Funeral of man who died following Killorglin assault to take place Friday

The funeral of the man who died following an assault in Killorglin last weekend is to take place on Friday.

32-year-old Stephen O’Connor from Glencar was assaulted outside a fast food outlet at the Square in Killorglin at around 2.40 Sunday morning.

He was taken to University Hospital Kerry and then transferred to Cork University Hospital where he died Monday afternoon.

A post-mortem was concluded yesterday; however, the results will not be released for operational reasons.

Mr O’Connor’s remains will repose at Flynn’s Funeral Home, Killorglin tomorrow evening from 5 to 7.30, with funeral Mass being held on Friday morning at 11 o’clock in St Stephen’s Church, Glencar.