Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# State Funeral

Last year
Shane Warne to have state funeral in Australia
His death has sparked a global outpouring of grief.
All time
'Bob did his best': Zimbabweans divided as State funeral held for Robert Mugabe
While Mugabe leaves a divided legacy, no expense was spared for his funeral in Harare today.
Trump says he 'didn't get a thank you' for John McCain's state funeral
Trump was speaking at a rally in Ohio yesterday evening.
Liam Cosgrave to be given a 'limited State funeral' as per his family's wishes
The former Taoiseach passed away yesterday aged 97.
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.”
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.
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.
Irish soldiers forced 'to borrow' ceremonial uniforms for Albert Reynolds' funeral
Soldiers had to borrow parts of the kit from their comrades.
LIVE: Watch the State funeral of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds
The former taoiseach will be laid to rest with full military honours.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the news of the day you might have missed…