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#Funeral

# funeral - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

“A heartbreaking occasion”: Kenneth O’Brien remembered as kind, loving and reserved

Around 300 mourners attended the funeral service of Kenneth O’Brien, whose remains were found in Co Kildare last month.

In full: Kenneth O’Brien’s father pays tribute to his “intelligent, handsome and loving” son

“We feel so privileged and honoured to be able to say Kenneth was our son.”

# funeral - Monday 11 January, 2016

Hundreds turn out for funeral of Polish man who died alone on Christmas Day

Musicians also attended, while a garda escort accompanied him to the graveyard.

# funeral - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

‘A funeral should sum up a person’s life. There are tears, but laughter too’

Father Seamus Ahearne writes about the challenges, pressures – and the lessons he has learned from presiding over many funerals.

# funeral - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Hero’s funeral for California shooting victim who shielded co-worker

The family of Shannon Johnson were handed a US flag at his funeral service today.

# funeral - Monday 30 November, 2015

Watch: Powerful final haka as Jonah Lomu is laid to rest Tributes This post contains videos

Watch: Powerful final haka as Jonah Lomu is laid to rest

The New Zealand rugby legend died of a heart attack earlier this month.

From The42 Shelford and Umaga lead emotional All Black Haka at Jonah Lomu’s funeral Ka Mate This post contains videos

Shelford and Umaga lead emotional All Black Haka at Jonah Lomu’s funeral

The ceremony was broadcast live on New Zealand television.

# funeral - Saturday 28 November, 2015

From The42 In pictures: A traditional Pacific farewell for All Blacks icon Jonah Lomu Homecoming

In pictures: A traditional Pacific farewell for All Blacks icon Jonah Lomu

The All Blacks icon was honoured in Auckland.

# funeral - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Organising a funeral: The unexpected challenges when a loved ones dies

It can seem like an overwhelming task – here it is step by step.

# funeral - Sunday 8 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 12 things that happen at every Irish funeral Irish Wake

12 things that happen at every Irish funeral

“Sorry for your troubles.”

# funeral - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Carrickmines survivors are now living in this car park

It’s located at Ballyogan Road in South Dublin.

# funeral - Thursday 22 October, 2015

‘The time of grieving, a tsunami of grief, is only just begun’

The remains of Thomas and Sylvia Connors and three of their children are now being taken to Wexford.

Priest criticises lack of empathy from settled community over Carrickmines deaths

Fr Dermot Lane was speaking at the removal service for Thomas and Sylvia Connors and three of their children.

# funeral - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Four-year-old released from hospital, as family’s removal service takes place

A removal service for the Connors family will be held in Balally, south Dublin, at 5pm today.

A final farewell: As the bells tolled, five coffins were taken from the hearses

With five coffins sitting before the altar, sadness could be seen etched on the faces of everyone in the church that day.

# funeral - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know this morning.

# funeral - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Funeral details of Carrickmines fire victims announced

The burials will take place in Wexford and Wicklow over the coming week.

# funeral - Thursday 15 October, 2015

One of life’s gentlemen: ‘Tony made his time on this earth beautiful in so many ways’

The emotional funeral mass was held in a small rural church in Blackrock, county Louth.

# funeral - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Funeral of murdered criminal Gary Hutch takes place in Dublin

He was shot dead at a holiday resort on Spain’s Costa Del Sol last month.

# funeral - Friday 18 September, 2015

What you need to know about the ‘forgotten patriot’ who is getting a state funeral today

Thomas Kent is among the least recognisable of the men executed in 1916, but today he will take centre-stage in the centenary commemorative narrative, writes Brian Hughes.

# funeral - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Thousands turn out as ‘forgotten patriot’ Thomas Kent lies in state

Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the 1916 Easter Rising. He will be buried with full state honours in his hometown of Castlelyons tomorrow.

# funeral - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

‘We have to face life without him’: Jason Corbett’s funeral takes place

He was laid to rest in Limerick today.

# funeral - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

White doves to be released at graveside during Jason Corbett’s funeral

The father of two died in a domestic incident in the US earlier this month.

# funeral - Monday 24 August, 2015

‘A people person – with a mad but fun side’: Johnny Lyons laid to rest in Dublin

His brother told mourners Johnny was good-natured, a good listener and “liked to be underestimated throughout life”.

# funeral - Friday 21 August, 2015

Corbett custody battle: Stepmother issues appeal

Molly Marten’s lawyer said he believed the children are already in Ireland.

# funeral - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Cliff Richard sings for his friend as Cilla Black is laid to rest in Liverpool

Thousands of fans lined the streets of Liverpool later today.

# funeral - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Superhero funeral held for seven-year-old boy who died on building site

“His smile could light up a room.”

# funeral - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Fight erupts at Bobbi Brown’s funeral

The 22-year-old died last week.

The government, Sinn Féin and the battle for 2016 … It starts today

Sinn Féin are insisting their massive O’Donovan Rossa event today is not a ‘rival’ to the official one. But it sure looks like they’re competing.

# funeral - Monday 13 July, 2015

“Hero” Barry Davis Ryan laid to rest in west Cork

A number of Penney’s staff turned out for the funeral.

# funeral - Friday 3 July, 2015

“The violence is now at our door – it invades our town in two coffins”

The funeral mass for Larry and Martina Hayes, killed in last week’s terrorist attack in Tunisia, has taken place in Athlone.

# funeral - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Eight arrested in Tunisia with ‘direct links’ to beach massacre

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the massacre.

# funeral - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral RIP

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral

Lorcán is the last of the victims to be laid to rest this week.

# funeral - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

“I looked up to you more than you can imagine, the king of tomfoolery.”

The funeral mass for Berkeley victim Niccolai Schuster was held today.

Hozier gives touching tribute at Olivia Burke’s funeral by performing last song RIP

Hozier gives touching tribute at Olivia Burke’s funeral by performing last song

Olivia Burke’s father said today was to be a celebration of his daughter’s life.

District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood

Berkeley Police Department has said no criminal investigation is being carried out.

# funeral - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman

Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the life of the 21-year-old woman in Foxrock today.

Six Irish students remain in Californian hospitals, two still in serious condition

Six Irish students remain in American hospitals.

# funeral - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Bodies of four Berkeley tragedy victims arrive home

Their families have thanked everyone for their support.

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