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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Funeral

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'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.
Funeral services across the country postponed due to weather conditions
Some services are still due to go ahead on Sunday.
'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.
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.
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.
'Deeply loved and cherished': Thousands pay final respects to Dolores O'Riordan
The singer was found dead in London on Monday.
Dolores O'Riordan to be laid to rest in Limerick on Tuesday
The Cranberries frontwoman died in London on Monday.
Second man arrested in connection with Martin Clancy murder
The 45-year-old was found dead at his apartment on Sunday.
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.
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.
'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.
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.
'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.
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.
Appeal for mourners to attend funeral of Irishman who died alone in Manchester
The Council of Irish Associations in Manchester are making funeral arrangements.
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.
‘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.
Funeral of Cork student who died in Maryland to take place on Monday
Philip Leahy was swimming with friends when they got into difficulty.
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”.
'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.
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.
Bagpiper plays 'Going Home' as US student who was detained in North Korea laid to rest
“It doesn’t feel real yet,” a school mate said at the funeral.
Japanese monk gives 'funerals' for old dolls' souls
It’s a common belief in Japan that all things have a soul – including unwanted dolls.
Elderly couple found dead at their Portadown home laid to rest
Michael and Marjorie Cawdery, both aged 83, had been together for over 55 years.
At least seven dead in attack on funeral in Kabul
The violence comes just three days after a bomb blast in the city killed 90 people.
Actor Josh Brolin gives eulogy as stars such as Brad Pitt attend funeral of Chris Cornell
Musicians in attendance included Pharrell Williams and Nile Rodgers.
'Conor found something on the internet that went wrong' - Funeral held for tragic teenage boy in Clare
Conor Wilmot died in Sixmilebridge last Thursday.
Thousands gather for funeral of policeman killed in Westminster attack
London came to a standstill for the procession, led by the hearse with a floral tribute reading ‘No 1 Daddy’.
'She had so much yet to give': Mourners share fond memories at funeral of Nicola Collins
The young mother’s body was found in her home last week.
Cloud turns to light as Captain Mark Duffy makes his final journey
The funeral of the Coast Guard pilot, who died when his Rescue 116 helicopter crashed off the Mayo coast a fortnight ago, took place in Blackrock, Louth, yesterday.
'Paralysed with grief, we have lost one of God's finest creatures' - funeral of Captain Mark Duffy takes place
The funeral service for the Coast Guard helicopter pilot took place this morning in his hometown of Blackrock, Co Louth.
George Michael's funeral takes place three months after his death on Christmas Day
A UK coroner has ruled that his death came by natural causes.
Love and respect as Martin McGuinness made his final journey through the town that loved him so well
Derry was brought to a standstill by the funeral of one its most important sons.
Applause for Taoiseach as Clinton says 'thank you' for raising immigration with Trump
“As an American I have to say a special word of thanks to the sitting Taoiseach,” Clinton said.
Funeral of Martin McGuinness expected to bring Derry to a standstill
The city is also mourning the loss of Derry City FC captain Ryan McBride
Large crowds turn out in Derry, Dublin and Belfast to remember Martin McGuinness
The death of the former deputy first minister of Northern Ireland was announced yesterday.