Funeral arrangements for Anthony Foley announced

The late Munster rugby head coach Anthony Foley. Photo credit:

The body of Anthony Foley will be flown home to Shannon Airport on Wednesday, October 19 and will be brought to his family home (private) in Killaloe, Co. Clare.

His remains will lie in repose at St. Flannan’s Church, Killaloe from 1pm to 8:30pm sharp on Thursday evening.

People intending on paying their respects to Mr Foley are asked to attend early as the house afterwards will be private.

Funeral Mass will take place at 12 midday on Friday 21, at St. Flannan’s Church with church reserved for family and friends only.

A special area will be set aside to facilitate media outside the Church, near speakers.

Burial afterwards will be at Relig Núa Cemetery in Killaloe, family flowers only.

According to the French coroner’s report the late Munster rugby head coach died of acute pulmonary oedema caused by heart disease.

Read about the tributes that have poured in for the legendary rugby coach here.

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