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Laois Parish In State Of Shock And Sadness As Brothers Laid To Rest

Fr. Tom Dooley will lead joint funeral mass for the Brophy brothers this afternoon.

A Laois parish has been in a state of shock and sadness, since the death of two brothers in a diving accident.

Fr. Tom Dooley will lead funeral mass in St. John's Church Killenard for 42 year old Fergus and 34 year old Philip Brophy of Lough, Portarlington at 12 o'clock this afternoon.

The brothers drowned at the Portroe Quarry in Tipperary last Sunday. 

Fr. Dooley says the mood in the community remains low:

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