Monday 5 December 2016

Video: Mourners sing emotional rendition of 'There is an Isle' in guard of honour for Anthony Foley's remains outside Thomond Park

Published 19/10/2016 | 21:19

The hearse carrying the remains of Anthony Foley paid a stop outside Thomond Park in Limerick tonight, greeted by thousands of grieving fans after arriving into Shannon Airport.
Pic. Brian Arthur
The hearse carrying the remains of Anthony Foley paid a stop outside Thomond Park in Limerick tonight, greeted by thousands of grieving fans after arriving into Shannon Airport. Pic. Brian Arthur

Anthony Foley passed by Thomond Park for the last time this evening, with thousands of mourners turning out to pay tribute to the Munster and Ireland legend as his hearse drove by the famous Limerick ground.

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Foley is being brought home to Clare this evening ahead of his funeral on Friday, which is expected to draw a huge crowd in Killaloe.

Read more: 'Ultimate tribute' to Anthony Foley as his hearse stops outside Thomond Park

Shannon RFC, Foley's club, organised the event outside Thomond Park tonight, with those in attendance singing a stirring rendition of club anthem 'There is an Isle' as the hearse passed by.

Watch the emotional moment below:

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