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Thursday 30 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Funeral

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# Funeral
Senator John McCain ends 81-year journey with burial at Naval Academy
McCain died on 25 August from brain cancer.
# Memorial
'America was always great': McCain memorial tributes echo with criticism of Trump
Barack Obama and George W Bush are among those speaking about the senator during today’s service.
# Fermanagh
Funeral of Donegal crash victim to take place today
Two people died in the crash on Sunday.
# Bundoran
Funeral of crash victim Shiva Devine takes place in Donegal this morning
The 20-year-old lost her life in a fatal crash in Bundoran in the early hours of Sunday morning.
# pa o'connor
Killing of young Limerick man 'brutal' and 'futile', funeral told
Canon Donal McNamara, St Munchin’s Church, offered the victim’s heartbroken family his “deepest heartfelt sympathies”.
# Philippines
'Full of love, fun, joy and so many dreams': Jastine Valdez laid to rest in Philippine hometown
The 24-year-old has been laid to rest with her late grandfather and uncle.
# Clondalkin
'People were screaming and crying' - seven injured after driver 'falls ill' and strikes pedestrians at funeral
At least four people were hospitalised in the aftermath of the incident at the Immaculate Conception Church in Clondalkin at 10.20am.
# bobby messett
'He touched many lives': Funeral hears of 'huge void' left by man killed in Bray shooting
Hundreds of mourners turned out today to pay their respects to Bobby Messett.
'From Russia with love': Hundreds attend funeral of Ana Kriegel in Dublin
The 14-year-old is being laid to rest in Dublin this afternoon.
# Liverpool
'Our hero': Hundreds attend funeral of 23-month-old Alfie Evans
He died last month after doctors withdrew life support.
# sligo cathedral
'Her death is unspeakably painful': Funeral of Natalia Karaczyn takes place in Sligo
Natalia Karaczyn’s body was discovered on Wednesday morning.
# broken heart
George Bush Sr hospitalised the day after his wife's funeral
Barbara Bush, wife of the former president, died last Tuesday after 73 years of marriage.
# Monaghan
'An amazing presence', 'a humble man': Hundreds attend funeral of music icon Big Tom
One mourner took a taxi from Galway to pay his respects to the Irish music legend.
Funeral of Stephen Hawking takes place in Cambridge
Hawking’s remains will be buried near the grave of another legendary scientist, Isaac Newton.
# Kilkenny
Priest at Elisha Gault funeral urges young people to turn off phones and find a support network
“Facebook are artificial friends. You need real people around you.”
# Arnaud Beltrame
'French spirit of resistance' hailed as hero policeman laid to rest
Hundreds attended the ceremony for Arnaud Beltrame today.
'I'm heartbroken': Irish author Emma Hannigan laid to rest following 11-year battle with cancer
Emma Hannigan passed away last Saturday.
# Storm Emma
Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions
Some services are still due to go ahead on Sunday.
# Inheritance
'It has a big impact on loved ones': Probate delays leave families waiting months to resolve inheritance
TD Barry Cowen said this means families coping with funeral costs are left waiting for months before they can inherit the estate.
# tributes
Hundreds of gardaí turn out to form guard of honour at Superintendent Colm Fox's funeral
Superintendent Fox was found dead on Saturday evening in his office at Ballymun Garda Station.
# homily
Priest condemns 'reign of violence and total disrespect for human life' at funeral of murdered Derek Hutch
Hutch was killed at the Bridgeview halting site near Cloverhill Road, Dublin, on Saturday 20 January.
# Limerick
'Deeply loved and cherished': Thousands pay final respects to Dolores O'Riordan
The singer was found dead in London on Monday.
# Funeral
Dolores O'Riordan to be laid to rest in Limerick on Tuesday
The Cranberries frontwoman died in London on Monday.
# Limerick
Second man arrested in connection with Martin Clancy murder
The 45-year-old was found dead at his apartment on Sunday.
# laid to rest
Funeral hears tributes to Peter Sutherland's 'countless hidden acts of generosity'
The former attorney general and UN Special Representative for Migration was laid to rest today.
# Social Protection
County breakdown: Government paid out over €4 million to help cover costs of funerals
Exceptional needs payments can be made under the supplementary welfare allowance scheme.
# Rosie Hanrahan
'Unfair, cruel and mind-boggling': Funeral takes place for pensioner murdered in her own home
Rosie Hanrahan’s family made an emotional appeal for information that would lead to her killer’s arrest.
# Corruption
Nelson Mandela family 'dismayed' by €18m funeral corruption claims
Mandela died on 5 December 2013 aged 95.
'A life of dedication': Funeral to take place of Dublin Fire Brigade's oldest member, who died aged 101
Henry “Harry” O’Keeffe was on duty when the city came under aerial attack in WW2.
# Jack Dinan
'Our love for Jack will never be lost': Tributes paid at funeral of missing Ennis teenager
Jack Dinan (19) went missing from his home on 31 October.
Politicians pay final respects as Liam Cosgrave is laid to rest
The former Taoiseach’s life was remembered in Dublin today.
# Located
Family of Irish man who died alone in Manchester located after appeal
John Joseph O’Brien died at his home in Hulme in Manchester earlier this year.
# plea
Appeal for mourners to attend funeral of Irishman who died alone in Manchester
The Council of Irish Associations in Manchester are making funeral arrangements.
# six days a week
Funerals in Kerry will no longer be allowed to take place on Sundays
The change is due to a severe shortage of Catholic priests in the diocese.
# philip leahy
‘Anger, emptiness and loss’: Funeral of J1 student hears of family's devastation
Philip Leahy got into difficulty while swimming at a beach in Ocean City.
# philip leahy
Funeral of Cork student who died in Maryland to take place on Monday
Philip Leahy was swimming with friends when they got into difficulty.
# left behind
Limerick removal delayed as Aer Lingus flight arrived without the body
The coffin of Mary O’Brien wasn’t put on a flight from Heathrow due to “operational reasons”.
# Glasnevin
'People really loved her': 90th anniversary of Countess Markievicz's funeral to be commemorated
The event will mark her impact on Irish history.
An emotional Jermain Defoe attended the funeral of Bradley Lowery earlier today
Mourners wore ‘Bradley 6′ Sunderland jerseys at the funeral service of six-year-old Bradley Lowery who passed away last Friday.
# Germany
Bill Clinton and Angela Merkel pay respects to 'post-war giant' Helmut Kohl
On his watch, West and East Germany reunified after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989.