Manchester attack victim Eilidh MacLeod will be laid to rest on Monday near her home
Police Scotland confirmed yesterday that the 14-year-old’s body will be flown to the Outer Hebrides on Sunday, accompanied by her family.
Tragic Eilidh’s funeral will take place 24 hours later at Our Lady, Star of the Sea at Castlebay on Barra.
It is expected to be followed by a burial on neighbouring Vatersay, where she grew up.
Eilidh had been at the Ariana Grande concert with her friend Laura MacIntyre.
The 15-year-old was at a Ariana Grande concert when a nail bomb exploded killing 22 people
The 15-year-old was also caught up in the blast but survived despite being seriously injured.
She has been taken off a ventilator and has spoken to her family.
Ariana Grande and guests will perform a benefit concert in Manchester to raise funds for victims Who are the Manchester bombing victims? Thu, May 25, 2017
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Sorrell Leczkowski, a 14-year-old schoolgirl from Leeds
Ferry firm Caledonian MacBrayne has altered its timetable on the Oban to Castlebay route to make it possible for mourners to travel from the mainland and return the same day.
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