Large crowds are expected to travel to Glenswilly this Thursday for the funeral of the late Manus ‘Mandy’ Kelly.
Thousands will say a final farewell to Cllr Kelly at a funeral mass in St Columba’s Church Glenswilly at 12noon, followed by burial in Conwal Cemetery.
To facilitate the mourners, the following traffic management arrangements have been put in place by Gardaí:
From 11.30 a.m. Thursday morning, all non-funeral traffic travelling out the R250, Glenties road other than funeral traffic and emergency service vehicles will be re-routed via the Letterkenny – Rockhill – Newmills Road.
All HGV traffic travelling from Glenties direction to Letterkenny will be diverted at Fintown via Ballybofey.
All persons attending the Funeral Mass are advised that parking at St Columba’s Church, Glenswilly is limited to family only. Persons attending may park at Glenswilly GAA Club, The Rock premises, Templedouglas Graveyard and McDaid’s field, Tullychullion. These locations will be stewarded and buses will convey mourners to and from St Columba’s Church. Parking for St Columba’s Church is also available at Kilpheak Cemetery, which is within walking distance.
Following the Funeral Mass, interment will take place at Conwal Graveyard. Due to limited parking at Sweeney’s field, those attending are requested to park at O’Donnell Park GAA Grounds and walk to Conwal Graveyard.
Your assistance and co-operation is very much appreciated.