Media advisory note for the Funeral Mass of Jonathan, Thomas and Paddy O’Driscoll RIP

07 Sep 2014

Please find below advice to media regarding coverage of the Funeral Mass of the late Jonathan, Thomas and Paddy O’Driscoll RIP:

Father Tom Naughton CC, of Holy Cross Church, Charleville, Diocese of Cloyne, will be the chief celebrant at the Requiem Mass and will preach the homily.  This Mass will take place tomorrow, Monday 8 September, at 12.00 noon.  The chief mourners are Helen and Thomas O’Driscoll.

In order to respect both the solemnity of the Mass, and the wishes of the family of the deceased, media are advised that fixed cameras and video recording equipment are not permitted inside the Church during the Requiem Mass.  Audio recording can be arranged from the sacristy and a public address system will be available outside of the Church during the Mass.

Following the Mass the remains of Thomas and Paddy will be interred in Charleville cemetery.  The remains of Jonathan will be brought to Kilmallock cemetery for interment.  The family ask the media to respect its wishes for privacy and not to attend the burials.



For media contact: Catholic Communications Office, Maynooth: Brenda Drumm 00353 (0) 87 310 4444