Sligo funeral director clashes with Association over funeral procedures

County Sligo funeral director David McGowan has called on the Irish Association of Funeral Directors to clarify if they received guidelines or not from the HSE on the non-staging of funerals during the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr McGowan claims he’s been told by health authorities that the HSE has no issue with the embalming of bodies, or with the families of the deceased being allowed to view the body, despite IAFD recommendations to members