In pictures: Thousands of mourners at Martin McGuinness’ funeral in Derry

The funeral of former Sinn Fein leader and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness in Derry
The funeral of former Sinn Fein leader and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness in Derry

Thousands of mourners have lined the streets of Derry to pay respect to Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness.

These images give a sense sheer scale of the crowds gathered in the city to remember the former deputy First Minister.

The coffin of Martin McGuinness is carried to St Columba's church in Derry

The coffin of Martin McGuinness is carried to St Columba's church in Derry

Sinn Fein's Martin Ferris and Caoimhgin O'Caolain.

Sinn Fein's Martin Ferris and Caoimhgin O'Caolain.

The funeral of former Sinn Fein leader and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness

The funeral of former Sinn Fein leader and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness

Thousands of mourners attended

Thousands of mourners attended

Members of the public look on

Members of the public look on

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams, Mary-Lou McDonald and Michelle O'Neill carry the coffin

Sinn Fein president Gerry Adams, Mary-Lou McDonald and Michelle O'Neill carry the coffin

This photo gives a glimpse of sheer scale of attendance

This photo gives a glimpse of sheer scale of attendance

Martin McGuinness' coffin makes its way to St Columba's Church in Derry for Requiem Mass

Martin McGuinness' coffin makes its way to St Columba's Church in Derry for Requiem Mass

The funeral of former deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

The funeral of former deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.

Martin McGuinness' widow, Bernie.

Martin McGuinness' widow, Bernie.