Fundraiser in memory of the late Tony Griffiths

The late Tony Griffiths.
The late Tony Griffiths.

A fund-raising charity event in memory of Tony Griffiths is to take place in Derry this weekend.

Mr Griffiths (59), from Culmore, went missing near the Isle of Doagh in Inishowen at the end of August.

His body was found a number of days later on the shoreline at nearby Malin.

On Saturday, October 22, Foyle Golf Club will host a tournament in memory of the father-of-five.

Mr Griffiths was a former club captain at the Ballyarnett course.

Later that same evening, a charity evening with take place at Pitcher’s Restaurant to raise money for both the Irish Coast Guard - who found Mr Griffiths’ body - and the deceased’s family.

The event will include a night at the races and, according to the organisers, will feature “lots of excellent prizes”.