Bishop Daly to be laid to rest on Thursday

Bishop Daly to be laid to rest on Thursday

The former Bishop of Derry Edward Daly will be laid to rest on Thursday, following funeral mass at 3.30pm in St Eugene's Cathedral, Derry.

His remains were removed to the cathedral last night (Monday). There will be morning prayers at 7.45am, mass at 8am and 10am, and midday prayer each day. On Tuesday and Wednesday, there will also be evening prayer at 7pm, mass at 7.30pm and rosary and night prayer at 10pm. Midday prayer will take place at the earlier time of 11.45am on Thursday, after which the coffin will be sealed.

Mourners are asked to be aware that there will be a wedding at the cathedral at 1pm.

The funeral mass will take place at 3.30pm, with burial afterwards in the cathedral grounds.