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Funeral

# funeral - Monday 21 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Family portrait decorates Peaches Geldof’s coffin as mourners arrive for funeral RIP This post contains images

Family portrait decorates Peaches Geldof’s coffin as mourners arrive for funeral

Celebrities and others will say goodbye to the 25-year-old in the church where she got married.

Funeral of Peaches Geldof to take place later today

The private ceremony will be held a church in Kent.

# funeral - Friday 18 April, 2014

Funeral for Peaches Geldof to be held on Monday

It is thought that her father, Bob Geldof, will deliver a eulogy.

# funeral - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Body of Peaches Geldof released to family for funeral RIP

Body of Peaches Geldof released to family for funeral

The 25-year-old died suddenly at home on Monday.

# funeral - Sunday 16 March, 2014

Emergency personnel pay tribute to paramedic tragically killed on way to work

Some of David Fitzgerald’s colleagues had to treat him at the scene of the incident last week.

# funeral - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Christine Buckley will be laid to rest this morning

The justice campaigner will be buried in Shankill after a Funeral Mass in Dublin.

# funeral - Tuesday 11 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge This flower arrangement will make you do a double take Wait...what?

# funeral - Friday 28 February, 2014

Complaint over “unfair” Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld Bai

Complaint over “unfair” Liveline funeral mass discussion upheld

The complaint centred on a discussion about sympathies being given at funeral masses in Co Meath.

# funeral - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Irish students who died in Leuven fire to be laid to rest later this week RIP

Irish students who died in Leuven fire to be laid to rest later this week

Dace Zarina and Sara Gibadlo will be flown to their familys’ home countries to be buried.

# funeral - Friday 24 January, 2014

Family request privacy at funeral of Tom O’Gorman

The funeral mass for 39-year-old Tom O’Gorman will take place in Castleknock today.

# funeral - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Funeral of Tom O’Gorman to be held tomorrow RIP

Funeral of Tom O’Gorman to be held tomorrow

The removal will take place this evening in Castleknock.

# funeral - Monday 13 January, 2014

Israel holds state funeral for Ariel Sharon

Later today, Sharon’s body will be taken from the Knesset to his farm in southern Israel for burial.

# funeral - Sunday 12 January, 2014

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# funeral - Thursday 9 January, 2014

Funeral of David Spain to take place in Shankill today

The mass will be streamed live and on playback so friends in Australia can view the funeral.

# funeral - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The Score Eusebio’s coffin placed on Benfica pitch as thousands turn out to say goodbye Paying Their Respects

Eusebio’s coffin placed on Benfica pitch as thousands turn out to say goodbye

The funeral of the Portuguese footballing great took place this evening.

# funeral - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Controversial Mandela signer admitted to psychiatric hospital

Thamsanqa Jantjie had sparked outrage over his sign language work at Nelson Mandela’s funeral.

# funeral - Sunday 15 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about Peter O’Toole, Nelson Mandela’s funeral, and Enda Kenny’s address to the nation…

‘Go well, Madiba’:Nelson Mandela laid to rest in South Africa

Songs and speeches rang across the rural village of Qunu this morning as a nation said its final farewell.

Column: Goodbye Mandela. Now it is up to us.

Mandela was was rare role model for many, a man who was unafraid to speak truth to power, writes Ruairí McKiernan, who says the challenge now is for us to remember him by taking action.

# funeral - Saturday 14 December, 2013

Desmond Tutu says he will attend Mandela funeral after all

The peace icon had said he had not been invited to his old friend’s burial – but now says he will be going after all.

Gerry Adams picked for guard of honour for Mandela

The Sinn Féin president said he was honoured and privileged to be chosen to take part in the ceremony in South Africa.

# funeral - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

Mandela’s body lying in state after solemn journey through Pretoria

Madiba will lie in state for three days in Pretoria where heads of state, celebrities and the general public will view the open casket.

# funeral - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Column: ‘I attended Nelson Mandela’s inauguration in 1994 and he will be missed’

The obscenity of the apartheid system was brought home to me when Bishop Desmond Tutu visited Ireland in 1984 and he shared his stories, writes Joe Murray, who says the world has lost a unique leader.

More than 80,000 to attend memorial service for Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg

Here’s what else will happen in South Africa this week as the country says goodbye to its former leader.

# funeral - Friday 6 December, 2013

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed RIP

Higgins to attend Mandela service, as funeral plans confirmed

South Africa has declared a period of mourning all next week. Here at home, books of condolence have been opened in honour of the iconic leader.

# funeral - Wednesday 27 November, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Today everyone’s been talking about the sentencing of Liam Adams, the body found in Kerry and hospital staff top-ups.

Pictures: Funeral Mass for Fr Alec Reid held in Belfast RIP This post contains images

Pictures: Funeral Mass for Fr Alec Reid held in Belfast

Former President Mary McAleese was one of those who spoke at Fr. Reid’s funeral this afternoon.

# funeral - Monday 11 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Hundreds attend 99-year-old man’s funeral after appeal goes viral RIP

Hundreds attend 99-year-old man’s funeral after appeal goes viral

Harold Percival died without friends or close family to attend his funeral – so the internet took over.

# funeral - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Selfies at funerals now have their own dedicated Tumblr Tumblr Of The Day

Selfies at funerals now have their own dedicated Tumblr

What is the world coming to?

# funeral - Friday 18 October, 2013

Column: Funerals are tough – and costs escalate quickly

One of the more perplexing cuts outlined in this year’s budget is the axing of the Bereavement Grant. People feel that they’re not safe from austerity, even in death, writes Geraldine Fitzgerald.

# funeral - Thursday 17 October, 2013

Family of Nazi criminal searches for missing body

Erich Priebke’s body went missing as his family tried to celebrate a funeral mas for him in Rome.

# funeral - Saturday 12 October, 2013

Thousands attend funeral prayers in Dublin for family killed in Leicester fire

The Dublin-based doctor told people at the service he is like a “bird without any wings” since the tragedy.

# funeral - Monday 7 October, 2013

Funeral of Chloe Kinsella to take place in Limerick

The teenager will be buried following a requiem mass at St Munchin’s Church in the city.

# funeral - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Margaret Thatcher’s ashes laid to rest in private London service

A plaque with the inscription “Margaret Thatcher 1925 – 2013″ was placed at the site where she was laid to rest in the grounds of a military nursing home.

# funeral - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge ‘Loving’ father’s obituary ends on surprising note The Last Word

‘Loving’ father’s obituary ends on surprising note

He didn’t hold back when it came to the end!

# funeral - Thursday 5 September, 2013

Have you read Paul Simon’s moving tribute to Seamus Heaney yet?

The singer-songwriter writes of his conversations with the literary great in Dublin and in Manhattan, and says there are “few poets” he would rank as Heaney’s equal.

# funeral - Monday 2 September, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Pat Kenny versus Sean O’Rourke and the funeral of Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney.

“Don’t be afraid”: Seamus Heaney’s final words remembered at poignant goodbye RIP

“Don’t be afraid”: Seamus Heaney’s final words remembered at poignant goodbye

Hundreds of people turned out to pay tribute to the renowned poet.

In pictures: The funeral of Seamus Heaney Seamus Heaney This post contains images

In pictures: The funeral of Seamus Heaney

Heaney, a Derry native, had called Dublin his home for the past number of decades.

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