'We will never forget public's support': Man who died in tragic Waterford accident will be laid to rest on Friday

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'We will never forget public's support': Man who died in tragic Waterford accident will be laid to rest on Friday

The late Diarmuid O'Rahilly

The funeral mass of a man who died following a tragic accident near Ballymacarbry, County Waterford, will take place in Moyglass, County Tipperary, on Friday morning. 

The body of Diarmuid O'Rahilly from Bawnbrack, Killenaule, and late of Ballymacarbry was found on Tuesday morning after an extensive search and rescue operation involving the gardai, members of Carrick-on-Suir River Rescue, Bonmahon Coastguard, Tramore Cliff Rescue, the Civil Defence and South Eastern Mountain Rescue. 

A Dungarvan Garda Station spokesman thanked all the members of the search and rescue services who assisted in the search operation.  A family member also thanked the public: "Thank you to everyone who came to help. We have amazing friends and family and will never forget all the help and support."

Diarmuid's funeral mass will be celebrated in St Joseph The Worker Church, Moyglass, at 11.30am on Friday and the deceased will be buried in the adjoining cemetery.