Mary Ward delivers grave side oration at funeral of Republican Joe O’NeilL

Mary Ward delivers grave side oration at funeral of Republican Joe O’NeilL
Following Requiem Mass at St. Joseph’s Church in Ballyshannon today where hundreds of mourners crammed the church and surrounds to attend the funeral of veteran Republican, Joe O’Neill, there was a grave side oration delivered by Dungloe woman, Mary Ward.

Following Requiem Mass at St. Joseph’s Church in Ballyshannon today where hundreds of mourners crammed the church and surrounds to attend the funeral of veteran Republican, Joe O’Neill, there was a grave side oration delivered by Dungloe woman, Mary Ward.

Mary Ward, whose husband Pat died as a result of hunger strike spoke at length where she paid tribute to Joe O’Neill’s unwavering beliefs and his contribution to Republicanism over 50 years.

Our picture shows Mary Ward delivering the oration at the grave side at the Rock in Ballyshannon.