Funeral arrangements confirmed for Longford fire victim

Funeral arrangements have been made for the elderly woman who died in a fire in north Longford on Saturday night.

Gardaí from Granard were called to the scene at Camagh, Abbeylara, after 7pm, where they discovered a bungalow ablaze.

Fire units from Granard and Castlepollard attended the scene and brought the fire under control and Mary Ann McNerney’s body was inside the house.

The 83-year-old’s funeral Mass will be held in St Bernard’s Church, Abbeylara, on Friday at noon, followed by burial in Carra cemetery.