‘Funeral crowd put people's lives at risk'
Irish Sunday Mirror|April 19, 2020
‘Funeral crowd put people’s lives at risk’
DARRAGH BERRY

A LARGE gathering for a funeral yesterday sparked mixed reactions as photographs appeared to show crowds ignoring social distancing rules.

The burial of a popular member of the traveller community from Dublin due to complications from Covid-19 drew a large number of mourners.

Up to 60 people turned out to pay their respects – with images appearing to show them standing shoulder to shoulder at the graveside. The man in his late 70s was interred at Balgriffin Cemetery with gardai maintaining a presence close by to monitor proceedings.

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