Funerals of Tunisia beach attack victims to take place today

Hundreds of people are expected to gather in Athlone later for the funeral of a Westmeath couple who were killed in Friday’s terror attack in Tunisia. Church candles Larry and Martina Hayes will be buried after funeral mass at 11am in the Church of Saint Peter and Paul. The husband and wife, who were in their fifties, were two of the 38 people killed when a gunman opened fire on a beach in Sousse. Meath woman Lorna Carty also lost her life in the attack.