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In pictures: The funeral of Michaela McAreavey

Poignant and moving scenes as the young bride killed on her honeymoon in Mauritius is laid to rest in her native Tyrone.

A HEARTBROKEN young widower, a heartbroken father and mother. The funeral service of Michaela McAreavey in Co Tyrone this lunchtime drew hundreds of mourners and scores of dignitaries (read the full report here). But the pain etched on the faces of her loved ones was the most poignant tribute to her short life:

In pictures: The funeral of Michaela McAreavey
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    Michaela McAreavey's widower John McAreavey follows her coffin as it is carried to St Malachy's church in Ballymacilroy, Co Tyrone for her funeral.Source: PA Images/Niall Carson
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    Michaela McAreavey's father Mickey Harte and husband John follow as her funeral cortege leaves her parents' home at Glencull Road, Ballygawley, Co Tyrone for her funeral Mass today.Source: PA Images/Niall Carson
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    Michaela's brother Mark Harte carries her coffin from her parents' home in Ballygawley, Co Tyrone this morning.Source: PA Images/Niall Carson
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    Michaela McAreavey's funeral cortege makes its way to St Malachy's church for her funeral this morning.Source: PA Images/Niall Carson
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    John McAreavey carries the coffin of his wife Michaela from her family home in Ballygawley to her funeral service.Source: AP Images/Peter Morrison
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    The coffin of Michaela McAreavey approaches the church in which she was married just over two weeks ago in Co Tyrone.Source: AP Images/Peter Morrison
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