Funeral of Bishop James Mehaffey to take place on Saturday

The funeral of the former Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, Rt Revd Dr James Mehaffey, will take place at St Columb’s Cathedral in Londonderry on Saturday afternoon. The Service of Thanksgiving for Dr Mehaffey’s life will begin at 2pm.

Dr Mehaffey’s family have said that, in the meantime, visitors will be welcome to pay their respects to the late Bishop at the family home at 10 Clearwater, off the Limavady Road, in the Waterside, from Wednesday morning onwards between 11am and 11pm.

Dr Mehaffey will be cremated in Belfast on Monday 13th January at 1.30pm.