Funeral for victims' campaigner William (Billy) McConville to be held tomorrow

The funeral of William (Billy) McConville will be held tomorrow at 1pm in St Paul's Parish Church, Falls Road

Tuesday, 25th July 2017, 5:49 pm
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:08 pm
Billy McConville

The 50-year-old victims' campaigner, who is the son of IRA murder victim Jean McConville will later be buried in Milltown Cemetery.

Requiem Mass for Mr McConville will be celebrated by Fr Patrick McCafferty.

Mr McConville had claimed he was abused in care after his mother's murder.

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Jean McConville

He waived his right to anonymity when he appeared before the Historical Institutional Abuse public inquiry in 2014.

The father-of-four described suffering sexual and physical harm at Rubane House in Co Down, run by brothers from the De La Salle religious order.

Jean McConville