Removal of former Kerry bishop to take place later

Eamonn Casey’s removal will take place in Galway later today.

The former Catholic Bishop of Kerry passed away at a Clare nursing home on Monday aged 89 – after a long illness.

His body will lie in repose in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas from 7 o’clock this evening.

Funeral Mass will take place at 2 o’clock tomorrow afternoon followed by internment in the Cathedral crypt.