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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Funeral

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Cork
Pensioner who died after alleged assault at Cork hospital ‘meant world to family’, funeral told
Healy was killed in an attack at the hospital shortly after 5.30am on Sunday.
This month
January 2023
# SANTOS
'The King': Brazil says its final farewell to Pelé
Santos FC said some 250,000 people had attended his 24-hour wake in the Vila Belmiro stadium, where mourners continued arriving straight through the night.
# Catholic Church
Pilgrims keep streaming to Vatican to honour Pope Benedict
The former pontiff’s body is lying in state after his death on Saturday.
# tributes
Fans mourn Pele at public viewing in Brazil stadium
Football fans started arriving at the Vila Belmiro Stadium in the early hours of this morning to pay their last respects.
# Lying in state
Tens of thousands pay tribute to ex-pope Benedict at Vatican
Today is the first day of three days of lying-in-state at St Peter’s Basilica.
Last year
2022
# Courts
Man accused of brother's murder in Tralee cemetery fails to overturn bail refusal
Patrick Dooley of Arbutus Grove, Killarney, Co Kerry, is charged that with the murder of Thomas Dooley.
# celebration
'She achieved a better Ireland': Music and memories at Kilkenny service for Vicky Phelan
The celebrated campaigner died earlier this month.
# vicky phelan
Private funeral of Vicky Phelan has taken place in Co Clare
Vicky Phelan died in the early hours of Monday morning.
# Queen Elizabeth II
British queen died of 'old age' three hours before announcement, death certificate reveals
The queen was laid to rest on 19 September, following a reign of 70 years.
# Funeral
Sport to resume in UK on Tuesday after nation paused to pay tribute to Queen Elizabeth II
Race meetings will resume and football will continue after sport paused for the Queen’s funeral on Monday.
# Funeral
Queen Elizabeth II laid to rest in Windsor after emotional public farewell
Around 2,000 people attended the late monarch’s state funeral at Westminster Abbey, including members of royal families from across Europe.
AS IT HAPPENED
Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II draws to a close as UK mourns
Huge crowds turned out to pay their respects to the monarch.
# royal duties
Truss and Sturgeon join King Charles III for queen's thanksgiving service
Charles will visit Northern Ireland tomorrow for a memorial service, which the Taoiseach and President will attend.
# last journey
Thousands line Queen’s coffin route to pay final respects in Scotland
The cortege travelled around 180-miles from Balmoral to Edinburgh in a journey lasting more than six hours.
# Tallaght
Funeral takes place for three siblings killed at home in Tallaght
Andy Cash, 24, has been charged with their murders.
# Moscow
Russians bid farewell to Gorbachev, but without Putin
Hundreds of mourners, including Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, lined up to file past Gorbachev’s open casket.
# RIP
'A parent's worst nightmare': Funeral held for Derry teenagers who drowned in Lough Enagh
Bishop of Derry Donal McKeown said that the two boys ‘were a huge gift to all of us in their life’.
# No Show
Putin will not attend Mikhail Gorbachev funeral due to 'work schedule'
Gorbachev’s funeral ceremony will be held on Saturday in Moscow.
# Tribute
'A young life needlessly ended': Funeral of Dylan McCarthy takes place in Limerick
McCarthy sustained fatal injuries when attacked by several men last week.
# brandon thomas byrne
Funeral of toddler struck by jeep in Co Roscommon takes place
The 21-month-old child was knocked down close to the house where he and his family had been staying.
# GAA
Tipperary hurling hero Dillon Quirke died “doing what he loved” funeral mass told
Taoiseach Micheál Martin said he was “shocked and saddened” by the news of Quirke’s passing.
# ballybunion tragedy
Siblings who died off Kerry beach 'looked after each other in life', funeral hears
Mourners were told of Dessie Byrne’s ‘wicked sense of humour’ and Muriel Eriksson’s ‘loving, caring’ nature.
# Lisburn
David Trimble's actions allowed a generation in NI to grow up in 'relative peace', funeral hears
The Taoiseach, the president and the UK prime minister were among those in attendance at the church.
# Funeral
Japan mourns as funeral for former PM Abe held in Tokyo
Abe was shot at close range on Friday while giving a campaign speech in the city of Nara.
# Belfast
Funeral of former UTV reporter and mother-of-two Aideen Kennedy held today
Aideen Kennedy died only hours after revealing on social media that she was receiving palliative care.
# shireen abu akleh
Israeli police to probe violence at journalist's funeral after outrage over 'disgraceful' scenes
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said the violence at Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral “should be roundly condemned”.
# shireen abu akleh
Coffin is dropped as Israeli police beat mourners at funeral of Al Jazeera journalist
Recent days have seen an outpouring of grief from across the Palestinian territories and the wider Arab world.
# RIP
Camogie player Kate Moran to be laid to rest on Friday afternoon
Kate died during a camogie match in Galway over the Easter weekend.
# Funeral
Man fatally stabbed in Cork last week laid to rest
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Carrigaline today.
# pierre zakrzewski
Funeral of journalist killed in Ukraine hears he 'brought hope to the darkest places of the world'
Family and friends of the cameraman addressed his funeral in Dublin today.
# ashling murphy
Despite the huge crowds, just silence: Ashling Murphy's community pays its respects
The nation came together yesterday to mourn the death of the 23-year-old teacher.
# aoife beary
'You insisted on living life well': Tributes paid to Aoife Beary as her funeral takes place
Within the church this morning, Aoife was described as having “insisted” on living life well following the tragedy in Berkeley.
All time
# Cape Town
Desmond Tutu's body lies in state for second day in South Africa
The globally revered anti-apartheid icon died peacefully aged 90 on Sunday.
# Funeral
Sean FitzPatrick remembered by family as a ‘giant of a man’
The former chief executive and chairman of Anglo Irish Bank died at the age of 73 last Monday after a short illness.
# RIP
Austin Currie remembered for his ‘fearless, immense courage’ at funeral
The leader of the civil rights movement in Northern Ireland was laid to rest in his native Edendork, Co Tyrone, on Saturday.
# Austin Currie
Tributes paid at funeral of a ‘true giant of civil rights’ Austin Currie
Currie, a key figure in Northern Ireland’s civil rights movement, died on Tuesday at the age of 82.
# Troubles
Military funeral for former British Soldier Dennis Hutchings takes place in Plymouth
Hutchings was on trial for the 1974 fatal shooting of John Pat Cunningham when he died last month.
# brendan kennelly
Funeral of Brendan Kennelly takes place in Kerry
Tributes have poured in for the celebrated poet and novelist, who died peacefully on Sunday.
# Paddy Moloney
'Music was his life': Funeral of Chieftains founder Paddy Moloney takes place in Wicklow
The piper, composer and producer from Donnycarney in Dublin died earlier this week aged 83.
# Pat Hume
'She was the calm at the centre of chaotic times': Funeral of Pat Hume takes place in Derry
Mrs Hume, a mother-of-five from Derry, died at home after a short illness on Thursday, surrounded by family.