Community pays tribute to talented young GAA player

Community pays tribute to talented young GAA player

Eoghan Rua club colleagues provide a guard of honour outside St. Mary’s Star of the Sea on Thursday morning. WK30KC108

Damian Mullan

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Damian Mullan

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THE town of Portstewart came to a standstill on Thursday morning for the funeral of talented young GAA player Michael McQuillan.

Friends and family gathered to pay their last respects to the popular 23-year-old at his requiem mass in St. Mary’s Star of the Sea church.

Originally from Belfast, Michael (below) was a member of the Eoghan Rua club with whom he was a noted hurler. Team-mates and club officials formed a guard of honour as his remains were carried into the church.

*Full story in this week's Chronicle*

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