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Funeral of Adam McCormick to take place this afternoon

Jul 30, 2021 11:07 By News Northern Sound
Funeral of Adam McCormick to take place this afternoon Funeral of Adam McCormick to take place this afternoon
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The 14 year-old was airlifted to Temple Street Children's Hospital following an incident at Hollywood Lake on Sunday.

The funeral of Adam McCormick, who died after getting into difficulty in a north Monaghan lake, will take place later today.

The 14 year-old was airlifted to Temple Street Children's Hospital following reports of a suspected drowning incident at Hollywood Lake on Sunday.

He was pronounced dead at the Dublin hospital the following day, and was one of four local fatalities in waterways last week.

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His funeral procession will leave his grandparents' home at 2:40 to arrive to St. Mary's Chapel, Threemilehouse for funeral mass at three o'clock.

Adam will be laid to rest beside his uncle Gary, who died in a crash in 2006.

He was a student of St Macartan's College and the school has expressed "profound sadness" at his passing.

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