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Mother who died after drowning in river to be buried


River tragedy: Edelle McGlade

River tragedy: Edelle McGlade

River tragedy: Edelle McGlade

The funeral of drowning victim Edelle McGlade will be held in the Star of the Sea Church in Portstewart tomorrow.

The devoted mother, who was in her 40s, died after falling into the River Bann at Portglenone in the early hours of Thursday morning.

It is believed she had been out on a boat on the river close to the village when she entered the water.

Her funeral will begin from her home in Portstewart at 12.30pm for 1pm Requiem Mass in Star of the Sea Church.

She will be buried in Agherton cemetery on the outskirts of the North Coast town.

She is survived by her three children, Ruairi, Eilis and Riain.

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