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#Funeral

# funeral - Friday 19 February, 2016

'Nobody deserves to die the way Neddy died' - Hutch family pleads for violence to end
# North Inner City
# North Inner City

'Nobody deserves to die the way Neddy died' - Hutch family pleads for violence to end

Feb 19th 2016, 3:05 PM 73,349 Views 71 Comments

The father-of-five was gunned down in his home on the night of 8 February.

# funeral - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

"A heartbreaking occasion": Kenneth O'Brien remembered as kind, loving and reserved
# Laid To Rest
# Laid To Rest

"A heartbreaking occasion": Kenneth O'Brien remembered as kind, loving and reserved

Feb 3rd 2016, 11:42 PM 47,419 Views 18 Comments

Around 300 mourners attended the funeral service of Kenneth O’Brien, whose remains were found in Co Kildare last month.

In full: Kenneth O'Brien's father pays tribute to his "intelligent, handsome and loving" son
# Loving Tribute
# Loving Tribute

In full: Kenneth O'Brien's father pays tribute to his "intelligent, handsome and loving" son

Feb 3rd 2016, 4:00 PM 19,232 Views 3 Comments

“We feel so privileged and honoured to be able to say Kenneth was our son.”

# funeral - Monday 11 January, 2016

Hundreds turn out for funeral of Polish man who died alone on Christmas Day
# Ennis
# Ennis

Hundreds turn out for funeral of Polish man who died alone on Christmas Day

Jan 11th 2016, 10:35 PM 67,276 Views 41 Comments

Musicians also attended, while a garda escort accompanied him to the graveyard.

# funeral - Wednesday 30 December, 2015

'A funeral should sum up a person's life. There are tears, but laughter too'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'A funeral should sum up a person's life. There are tears, but laughter too'

Dec 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 1,055 Views 21 Comments

Father Seamus Ahearne writes about the challenges, pressures – and the lessons he has learned from presiding over many funerals.

# funeral - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Hero's funeral for California shooting victim who shielded co-worker
# California
# California

Hero's funeral for California shooting victim who shielded co-worker

Dec 12th 2015, 11:00 PM 25,201 Views 10 Comments

The family of Shannon Johnson were handed a US flag at his funeral service today.

# funeral - Monday 30 November, 2015

Watch: Powerful final haka as Jonah Lomu is laid to rest
# Tributes
# Tributes

Watch: Powerful final haka as Jonah Lomu is laid to rest

Nov 30th 2015, 12:52 PM 30,849 Views 30 Comments

The New Zealand rugby legend died of a heart attack earlier this month.

Shelford and Umaga lead emotional All Black Haka at Jonah Lomu's funeral
# Ka Mate
From The42
# Ka Mate

Shelford and Umaga lead emotional All Black Haka at Jonah Lomu's funeral

Nov 30th 2015, 9:56 AM 10,962 Views 2 Comments

The ceremony was broadcast live on New Zealand television.

# funeral - Saturday 28 November, 2015

In pictures: A traditional Pacific farewell for All Blacks icon Jonah Lomu
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

In pictures: A traditional Pacific farewell for All Blacks icon Jonah Lomu

Nov 28th 2015, 12:00 PM 29,597 Views 11 Comments

The All Blacks icon was honoured in Auckland.

# funeral - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Organising a funeral: The unexpected challenges when a loved ones dies
# Last Rites
# Last Rites

Organising a funeral: The unexpected challenges when a loved ones dies

Nov 12th 2015, 8:00 PM 29,842 Views 19 Comments

It can seem like an overwhelming task – here it is step by step.

# funeral - Sunday 8 November, 2015

12 things that happen at every Irish funeral
# Irish Wake
From The Daily Edge
# Irish Wake

12 things that happen at every Irish funeral

Nov 8th 2015, 8:15 PM 15,258 Views 11 Comments

“Sorry for your troubles.”

# funeral - Sunday 25 October, 2015

Carrickmines survivors are now living in this car park
# Carrickmines
# Carrickmines

Carrickmines survivors are now living in this car park

Oct 25th 2015, 1:41 PM 23,351 Views 84 Comments

It’s located at Ballyogan Road in South Dublin.

# funeral - Thursday 22 October, 2015

'The time of grieving, a tsunami of grief, is only just begun'
# Connors Family
# Connors Family

'The time of grieving, a tsunami of grief, is only just begun'

Oct 22nd 2015, 11:15 PM 40,568 Views 49 Comments

The remains of Thomas and Sylvia Connors and three of their children are now being taken to Wexford.

Priest criticises lack of empathy from settled community over Carrickmines deaths
# Connors Family
# Connors Family

Priest criticises lack of empathy from settled community over Carrickmines deaths

Oct 22nd 2015, 8:10 AM 13,306 Views 100 Comments

Fr Dermot Lane was speaking at the removal service for Thomas and Sylvia Connors and three of their children.

# funeral - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

Four-year-old released from hospital, as family's removal service takes place
# Carrickmines Tragedy
# Carrickmines Tragedy

Four-year-old released from hospital, as family's removal service takes place

Oct 21st 2015, 8:20 AM 23,598 Views 11 Comments

A removal service for the Connors family will be held in Balally, south Dublin, at 5pm today.

A final farewell: As the bells tolled, five coffins were taken from the hearses
# Carrickines Tragedy
# Carrickines Tragedy

A final farewell: As the bells tolled, five coffins were taken from the hearses

Oct 21st 2015, 6:01 AM 14,756 Views 8 Comments

With five coffins sitting before the altar, sadness could be seen etched on the faces of everyone in the church that day.

# funeral - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

# funeral - Sunday 18 October, 2015

Funeral details of Carrickmines fire victims announced
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Funeral details of Carrickmines fire victims announced

Oct 18th 2015, 2:23 PM 16,793 Views 5 Comments

The burials will take place in Wexford and Wicklow over the coming week.

# funeral - Thursday 15 October, 2015

One of life's gentlemen: 'Tony made his time on this earth beautiful in so many ways'
# Louth
# Louth

One of life's gentlemen: 'Tony made his time on this earth beautiful in so many ways'

Oct 15th 2015, 1:15 PM 26,612 Views 32 Comments

The emotional funeral mass was held in a small rural church in Blackrock, county Louth.

# funeral - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Funeral of murdered criminal Gary Hutch takes place in Dublin
# Costa Del Sol
# Costa Del Sol

Funeral of murdered criminal Gary Hutch takes place in Dublin

Oct 6th 2015, 1:51 PM 53,823 Views 67 Comments

He was shot dead at a holiday resort on Spain’s Costa Del Sol last month.

# funeral - Friday 18 September, 2015

What you need to know about the 'forgotten patriot' who is getting a state funeral today
# Column
# Column

What you need to know about the 'forgotten patriot' who is getting a state funeral today

Sep 18th 2015, 1:00 PM 454 Views 37 Comments

Thomas Kent is among the least recognisable of the men executed in 1916, but today he will take centre-stage in the centenary commemorative narrative, writes Brian Hughes.

# funeral - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state
# The Journey Home
# The Journey Home

Thousands turn out as 'forgotten patriot' Thomas Kent lies in state

Sep 17th 2015, 9:18 PM 28,206 Views 53 Comments

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.

# funeral - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

'We have to face life without him': Jason Corbett's funeral takes place
# Rest In Peace
# Rest In Peace

'We have to face life without him': Jason Corbett's funeral takes place

Aug 26th 2015, 9:51 PM 14,463 Views 9 Comments

He was laid to rest in Limerick today.

# funeral - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

White doves to be released at graveside during Jason Corbett's funeral
# Limerick
# Limerick

White doves to be released at graveside during Jason Corbett's funeral

Aug 25th 2015, 6:35 PM 26,226 Views 11 Comments

The father of two died in a domestic incident in the US earlier this month.

# funeral - Monday 24 August, 2015

'A people person - with a mad but fun side': Johnny Lyons laid to rest in Dublin
# Voice Of Sport
# Voice Of Sport

'A people person - with a mad but fun side': Johnny Lyons laid to rest in Dublin

Aug 24th 2015, 4:03 PM 22,553 Views 10 Comments

His brother told mourners Johnny was good-natured, a good listener and “liked to be underestimated throughout life”.

# funeral - Friday 21 August, 2015

Corbett custody battle: Stepmother issues appeal
# Limerick
# Limerick

Corbett custody battle: Stepmother issues appeal

Aug 21st 2015, 10:56 PM 65,015 Views 112 Comments

Molly Marten’s lawyer said he believed the children are already in Ireland.

# funeral - Thursday 20 August, 2015

Cliff Richard sings for his friend as Cilla Black is laid to rest in Liverpool
# Daughter Of Liverpool
# Daughter Of Liverpool

Cliff Richard sings for his friend as Cilla Black is laid to rest in Liverpool

Aug 20th 2015, 2:48 PM 25,917 Views 38 Comments

Thousands of fans lined the streets of Liverpool later today.

# funeral - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Superhero funeral held for seven-year-old boy who died on building site
# Yorkshire
# Yorkshire

Superhero funeral held for seven-year-old boy who died on building site

Aug 11th 2015, 7:08 PM 22,780 Views 10 Comments

“His smile could light up a room.”

# funeral - Saturday 1 August, 2015

Fight erupts at Bobbi Brown's funeral
# Whitney Houston
# Whitney Houston

Fight erupts at Bobbi Brown's funeral

Aug 1st 2015, 7:16 PM 61,699 Views 47 Comments

The 22-year-old died last week.

'The hardest day of our lives': Alan Drennan's funeral takes place
# Belfast
# Belfast

'The hardest day of our lives': Alan Drennan's funeral takes place

Aug 1st 2015, 3:33 PM 26,422 Views 6 Comments

He died in Ibiza last month.

The government, Sinn Féin and the battle for 2016 ... It starts today
# Multiple Pearsings
# Multiple Pearsings

The government, Sinn Féin and the battle for 2016 ... It starts today

Aug 1st 2015, 11:10 AM 27,048 Views 162 Comments

Sinn Féin are insisting their massive O’Donovan Rossa event today is not a ‘rival’ to the official one. But it sure looks like they’re competing.

# funeral - Monday 13 July, 2015

"Hero" Barry Davis Ryan laid to rest in west Cork
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

"Hero" Barry Davis Ryan laid to rest in west Cork

Jul 13th 2015, 9:32 PM 20,310 Views 6 Comments

A number of Penney’s staff turned out for the funeral.

# funeral - Friday 3 July, 2015

"The violence is now at our door - it invades our town in two coffins"
# DEVASTATING
# DEVASTATING

"The violence is now at our door - it invades our town in two coffins"

Jul 3rd 2015, 12:25 PM 24,948 Views 40 Comments

The funeral mass for Larry and Martina Hayes, killed in last week’s terrorist attack in Tunisia, has taken place in Athlone.

# funeral - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Eight arrested in Tunisia with 'direct links' to beach massacre
# Terror Attack
# Terror Attack

Eight arrested in Tunisia with 'direct links' to beach massacre

Jul 2nd 2015, 7:30 PM 18,829 Views 31 Comments

The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the massacre.

# funeral - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral
# RIP
# RIP

Last postcard sent home by Lorcán Miller read out at funeral

Jun 25th 2015, 10:57 PM 55,744 Views 13 Comments

Lorcán is the last of the victims to be laid to rest this week.

# funeral - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

"I looked up to you more than you can imagine, the king of tomfoolery."
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

"I looked up to you more than you can imagine, the king of tomfoolery."

Jun 24th 2015, 10:45 PM 53,609 Views 14 Comments

The funeral mass for Berkeley victim Niccolai Schuster was held today.

Hozier gives touching tribute at Olivia Burke's funeral by performing last song
# RIP
# RIP

Hozier gives touching tribute at Olivia Burke's funeral by performing last song

Jun 24th 2015, 10:41 PM 63,942 Views 17 Comments

Olivia Burke’s father said today was to be a celebration of his daughter’s life.

District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

District attorney to examine balcony collapse as report blames rotten wood

Jun 24th 2015, 8:11 AM 9,789 Views 9 Comments

Berkeley Police Department has said no criminal investigation is being carried out.

# funeral - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman
# Berkeley
# Berkeley

Eimear Walsh funeral hears of kind-hearted, generous and fun-loving young woman

Jun 23rd 2015, 8:50 PM 43,056 Views 16 Comments

Hundreds of people gathered to celebrate the life of the 21-year-old woman in Foxrock today.

Six Irish students remain in Californian hospitals, two still in serious condition
# Balcony Collapse
# Balcony Collapse

Six Irish students remain in Californian hospitals, two still in serious condition

Jun 23rd 2015, 8:00 AM 25,402 Views 6 Comments

Six Irish students remain in American hospitals.