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# Funeral

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Funeral takes place for three siblings killed at home in Tallaght
Andy Cash, 24, has been charged with their murders.
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.
'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’.
Putin will not attend Mikhail Gorbachev funeral due to 'work schedule'
Gorbachev’s funeral ceremony will be held on Saturday in Moscow.
'A young life needlessly ended': Funeral of Dylan McCarthy takes place in Limerick
McCarthy sustained fatal injuries when attacked by several men last week.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
Camogie player Kate Moran to be laid to rest on Friday afternoon
Kate died during a camogie match in Galway over the Easter weekend.
Man fatally stabbed in Cork last week laid to rest
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Carrigaline today.
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.
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.
'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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Funeral of Brendan Kennelly takes place in Kerry
Tributes have poured in for the celebrated poet and novelist, who died peacefully on Sunday.
'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.
'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.
Funeral of Pat Hume to take place on Monday
Tributes have poured in for the widow of former SDLP leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner John Hume.
Funeral of 'person of courage and integrity' Des O'Malley takes place
O’Malley died on Wednesday at the age of 82.
Violence and protests continue ahead of funeral service for slain Haitian leader
Jovenel Moise was assassinated in his private home on 7 July.
Thousands of mourners bid farewell to slain Dutch journalist de Vries
Thousands more are expected throughout the day in an “unprecedented” outpouring of grief.
Gardaí launch probe into cars 'driving erratically' behind hearse of N7 crash victim
Dean Maguire died in a crash earlier this month. The car he was in was driving the wrong way on the motorway.
PSNI chief constable vows to rebuild trust after Bobby Storey funeral probe clears force of bias
The funeral was one of the most controversial events to occur during the pandemic in the North.
Family pay tribute to 'beautiful boy' Conor King as he is laid to rest in Cork
Conor passed away following a fall in to a blow hole from cliffs near Garrettstown beach in West Cork on Saturday.
Irish flags half-mast at State buildings in 'mark of respect' for Prince Philip
The Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral will take place later today.
Bobby Storey funeral: O'Neill will not be prosecuted as Foster calls for PSNI chief to resign
The PPS has said it will not bring any charges after considering evidence on 24 people.
No charges to be brought in relation to the funeral
NI's DPP says Covid-19 regulations at the time of the funeral had become 'inconsistent'
O'Neill apologises for what she said was the hurt caused to families as a result of the incident
Foster has claimed the PSNI 'facilitated a breach of the law'
'He will forever be in our hearts': Funeral of George Nkencho takes place in Dublin
Nkencho (27) was shot dead by gardaí on 30 December.
Gardaí launch investigation after 200 people gather in marquee following Leitrim funeral
Very few people were observed wearing face masks.
Funeral takes place for two brothers killed in murder-suicide
Willie, 66, and Paddy Hennessy, 60, are believed to have been killed by their younger brother Johnny, 59.
Coronavirus restrictions prevent Jurgen Klopp from attending mother’s funeral
The Liverpool boss paid an emotional tribute to his mother Elisabeth following her death at the age of 81.
Tributes paid at funeral of teenage boy killed in Dublin last month
The funeral heard of a talented young man who would have frequently have his peers “in stitches laughing”.