Ronan Kerrs funeral to be held tomorrow at 12 noon

Police Constable, Ronan Kerr's funeral will take place in his home town of Beragh tomorrow.

The 25-year-old was killed on Saturday afternoon when a bomb exploded under his car in Omagh.

His body was returned to his mother's home last night ahead of his
funeral mass at 12 noon at the Church of the Immaculate Conception.

A peace rally - organised by trade unionists - is also due to take place tomorrow in Belfast.

Jerome Quinn - a journalist based in Tyrone - expects it will be well attended:

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Meanwhile, the Ulster Council of the GAA, along with the Tyrone County Board and the Beragh Red Knights GAA club, yesterday held a joint press conference condemning the death of Ronan Kerr.

The President of the Ulster Council of the GAA, Aoghan Farrell said the murder was an attack on the GAA family............

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And Ciaran McLaughlin, the Chairman of the Tyrone County Board, also condemned the attack.......

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