FRIENDS of Joseph Deacy, St. Albans, England, whose death in Mayo in August of last year is still under investigation by An Garda Siochána, have organised a number of events in his memory to take place in the county on Sunday, August 12.
A Mass in Joe's honour, marking the first anniversary of his passing, takes place at Bohola Church at 11.30 a.m. followed by a wreath-laying ceremony at 1 p.m. at Gortnasillagh, Swinford, where the body of the deceased was discovered on August 12, 2017.
This will be followed by a memorial GAA match at the Community Ground, Swinford, at 2 p.m.
Details of the events have been shared across social media using the hashtag #justiceforjoe
In the aftermath of his death, gardaí determined that it was a case of homicide, the post-mortem showing he had suffered head injuries.