Media information on the Funeral Mass for Seamus Mallon RIP

25 Jan 2020

The Funeral Mass for the repose of the soul of the late Seamus Mallon RIP will be celebrated on Monday 27 January 2020 at 12.00pm, in Saint James of Jerusalem Church, Mullaghbrack, in the Archdiocese of Armagh.  The chief celebrant of the Mass will be Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Dromore and Primate of All Ireland.  Father Michael Woods, Parish Priest of Tandragee (Ballymore and Mullaghbrack), will concelebrate the Mass.

To acknowledge the solemnity of the Mass, and out of respect and sensitivity to the family, friends and colleagues of the deceased, the use of personal or media cameras within the church is not permitted.  A reserved area for media cameras will be available just inside the church grounds to the right.  Journalists are respectfully requested to direct all queries concerning the Funeral Liturgy to the Catholic Communications Office in Maynooth, contact details below.  Details on the Funeral Liturgy will be published before the Mass on Monday morning, embargoed for publication until midday.  RTÉ will broadcast the Mass on its NewsNow digital platform, which is available online and as an app.  The Mass will also be live-streamed and the URL address will be published when available.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.   


For media contact: Catholic Communications Office Maynooth: Martin Long +353 (0) 86 172 7678