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#State Funeral

# state-funeral - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Liam Cosgrave to be given a 'limited State funeral' as per his family's wishes RIP

Liam Cosgrave to be given a 'limited State funeral' as per his family's wishes

The former Taoiseach passed away yesterday aged 97.

# state-funeral - Friday 18 September, 2015

A solemn and poignant State funeral as Thomas Kent returns home after 99 years

“Today Ireland comes to reflect on his courage, his dignity, his defiance, his sacrifice.”

# state-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.

# state-funeral - Thursday 13 August, 2015

This forgotten patriot is getting a state funeral nearly a century after his execution

Thomas Kent was one of 16 people executed in the aftermath of the Easter Rising.

# state-funeral - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Irish soldiers forced 'to borrow' ceremonial uniforms for Albert Reynolds' funeral

Soldiers had to borrow parts of the kit from their comrades.

# state-funeral - Monday 25 August, 2014

LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds RIP

LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds

The former taoiseach will be laid to rest with full military honours.

# state-funeral - Friday 22 August, 2014

Albert Reynolds will lie in repose in Mansion House and funeral will take place on Monday

The Government Press Office has confirmed the details of the State Funeral for the former Taoiseach.

# state-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.

# state-funeral - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Thatcher to be given ceremonial funeral with military honours

The honours afforded to Margaret Thatcher’s funeral will be equivalent to those given to the Queen Mother and Princess Diana.

# state-funeral - Tuesday 27 March, 2012

From The42 Goodbye, Jim: Thousands turn out for Stynes' state funeral in Melbourne Legend

Goodbye, Jim: Thousands turn out for Stynes' state funeral in Melbourne

The former Dublin minor footballer and Aussie Rules giant was given an emotional send-off on Tuesday.

# state-funeral - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

What's going to happen at Kim Jong-Il's funeral tomorrow?

The funeral of the former leader of North Korea, who has been lying in state since he died on 17 December, is expected to see mass grief from mourners.

# state-funeral - Friday 23 December, 2011

16k people sign petition asking for Thatcher’s funeral to be privatised

The former British prime minister hasn’t died – but 16,000 people have signed a petition on a UK government website calling for the private sector to bear the cost of her funeral.

# state-funeral - Sunday 22 May, 2011

Former Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald remembered at State funeral

President Mary McAleese, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and the entire cabinet were among mourners at the funeral of Dr FitzGerald which took place in Donnybrook in Dublin. He died last Thursday, aged 85.

Coverage of the State funeral of Dr Garret FitzGerald

The funeral mass is taking place at the Sacred Heart Church in Donnybrook this afternoon.

Garret FitzGerald to be laid to rest in Dublin today

The former Taoiseach and leader of Fine Gael will be buried in a State funeral in Dublin today.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

In today’s 9 at 9: State funeral for Garret FitzGerald; final preparations for Obama; another volcanic eruption; elections in Spain; weak children; and the glory that was Leinster in Cardiff.

# state-funeral - Saturday 21 May, 2011

Public and politicians turn out to pay respects to Garret FitzGerald Garret Fitzgerald This post contains images

Public and politicians turn out to pay respects to Garret FitzGerald

The former Taoiseach is lying in repose at Mansion House in Dublin today ahead of the removal this evening. There has been a constant stream of people paying their respects today.

# state-funeral - Friday 20 May, 2011

State Funeral for Dr Garret FitzGerald this Sunday

The late taoiseach will be given full state honours for a funeral on Sunday, after lying in repose at the Mansion House in Dublin city on Saturday.

# state-funeral - Thursday 19 May, 2011

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