REMAINS OF DERRY’S ‘CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS’ RYAN MCBRIDE RETURN HOME THIS EVENING
THE return of the remains of the Derry City F.C. Team Captain, the late Ryan McBride, and other arrangements including the funeral are as follows.
His funeral will take place on Thursday following two days of waking him at his parent’s home in Bluebell Hill Gardens in the Brandywell.
Several thousand people from across the city and from across the football industry are expected to pay their respects to Ryan and show solidarity with his sorrowing family.
6:00pm – Monday, March 20: remains leaving Bradley & McLaughlin’s Funeral Parlour, William Street, Derry.
Route – William Street, Rossville Street, Lecky Road, Brandywell Avenue, Bluebell Hill Gardens.
Funeral – Thursday 10 am Requiem Mass Long Tower Chapel with interment immediately afterwards in the City Cemetery.
Parking – Those wishing to pay their respects are asked not to park on Brandywell Avenue or on approach roads to the Brandywell area in order to avoid congestion.
“The G.A.A. has kindly made parking available at College Field on Lonemoor Road close to Ryan’s home.
“Derry City F.C. would ask that people please avail of this facility.
“Parking will be available at this location from 6 pm Monday and until after the funeral.
“PLEASE NOTE THE FAMILY HOME WILL BE PRIVATE FROM 11 PM – 11 AM.
“WE ASK PEOPLE TO RESPECT THOSE TIMES.