A large crowd, gathered in New Ross this afternoon for the burial of Kathleen Cash (nee Connors).
Sympathy is with those who have been bereaved, following the death of Mrs Cash in an accident, however, many in the local community have voiced their concerns in relation to the size of the gathering, which is in direct contravention of the regulations introduced by the Government.
County Council Chairman and New Ross based Councillor Michael Sheehan, has been one of those to express concerns today:
This event has occurred only days after organisations representing travellers made a public appeal for people to adhere to the newly introduced funeral restrictions. Link to this appeal is below: