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Funeral arrangements for the late, great Bill O'Herlihy have been announced

The broadcasting legend passed away in his sleep yesterday morning.

Image: RTE

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS HAVE been announced for Irish sporting-tv talisman Bill O’Herlihy, who passed away peacefully yesterday.

The funeral will take place on Friday at 11.30am at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour in Foxrock, south Dublin, with burial following at Shanganagh Cemetery near Shankill.

The brief death notice is published on death notices site rip.ie:

“Peacefully at home; beloved husband of Hilary and loving father of Jill and Sally.

He will be sadly missed by his sons-in-law Johnny and Paddy, grandchildren Martha and Bill, Jack, Isla and Faye, his brothers Jack, David and Peter, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and his wide circle of colleagues and friends. Predeceased by his sisters Margaret and Mary.

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