Large crowd attends Traveller funeral in Carrick on Shannon

A large crowd attended a Traveller funeral in Carrick on Shannon yesterday.

Gardaí say they carried out a policing plan around the funeral and liaised with the relevant parties in advance and is not investigating any breaches in respect of the church element of this funeral.

They further stated that they will carry out an investigation into the organisers of any event which is in breach of the public health regulations.

Yesterday’s funeral follows a crowd of around 300 mourners attending a funeral in Carrick on Shannon on March 11th.

The Leitrim Observer reports there was an estimated 150 or more mourners in the graveyard on Saturday with a visible Garda presence in the town.