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Parish reports first death related to COVID-19 in Armagh

Peter Breen will be remembered in prayer at St Malachy's on Saturday night

The first death from COVID-19 in the Armagh area has been recorded.

Details emerged on a post on the Armagh Parish Facebook page.

It said: “Please join in prayer from St Malachy’s Church, Armagh on Saturday 28th March at 8.30pm as we pray for the late Peter Breen, Rock Road who has sadly passed away.

“We will remember Peter and all the Breen family and all who have lost their lives to Covid 19 and all who are struggling with the virus at this time.”

There have now been 15 reported deaths from COVID-19 in Northern Ireland.

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