Tragedy strikes Harte family

AT THE time of going to press reports were circulating of the tragic news of the death of Michaela McAreavey, daughter of Tyrone manager Mickey Harte, while on honeymoon abroad.

Michaela and her husband, Down footballer John McAreavey, married just a few weeks ago on December 30 at St Malachy's Church, Ballymacilroy.

Her husband's uncle, Dr John McAreavey, the Bishop of Dromore, officiated at the couple's wedding ceremony.

Michaela was an Irish teacher at St Patrick's Academy and a former Ulster Rose in the Rose of Tralee competition.