Media arrangements for the Funeral Mass of John Hume RIP

04 Aug 2020

The Funeral Mass for the repose of the soul of the late John Hume RIP will take place tomorrow, Wednesday 5 August, at 11.30am at the Cathedral of Saint Eugene, Derry. Please see arrangements for media below:

Media arrangements

  • BBC will be live-streaming the Funeral Mass from inside the cathedral and will share their feed with other media outlets (TV and Radio). Please contact Naomi McCafferty for further details: [email protected]
  • RTÉ will also broadcast the Funeral Mass on RTÉ One, RTÉ News Now, and on its online and digital platforms.
  • Photography inside the cathedral is restricted to Stephen Latimer, the official photographer for media purposes. Mr Latimer is available to pool his photographs upon request and can be contacted on [email protected] or +44 7725992043.
  • On the grounds of the cathedral, there will be a cordoned off area reserved for media.
  • Media Centre: a dedicated media centre with WiFi and toilet facilities is available in the Cathedral Hall, formerly Craig Hall, on Infirmary Road, adjacent to the cathedral. The media centre will be open from 10.00am. Parking may be limited.
  • Public health guidance in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic will apply, such as social distancing.

Thank you for your cooperation.

For media contact: Catholic Communications Office Maynooth: Martin Long +353 (0) 86 172 7678 and Katie Crosby +353 (0) 86 862 3298