Funerals for plane crash victims planned
Funeral arrangements have been announced for the two men who were killed in a plane crash in Co Offaly on Sunday.
Trainee pilot Damien Deegan (31) from Co Offaly and Tipperary born pilot instructor Niall Doherty(31) will be laid to rest on Thursday and Friday.
The two men were killed when the plane they were flying crashed a short distance from Birr airfield late on Sunday afternoon.
Mr Deegan will be buried at Clonoghill Cemetery following midday funeral mass at St Brendan’s Church in Birr, Co Offaly.
Mr Doherty is to be buried at Dunkerrin New Cemetery on Friday following midday funeral mass at Dunkerrin Church in Co Offaly.