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# Funeral

This week
26th November 2023 - 2nd December 2023
Ben Dunne a ‘good, decent, generous, loving Irish man’, mourners told
Mary Lou McDonald and Larry Goodman as well as hundreds of others attended the funeral.
Last month
November 2023
Daughter tells funeral of Clare couple she would give anything for one more happy family day
Sara Collins said: “Mum and Dad we love you we want you both to know”.
Funeral of Denise Morgan hears there will be 'no justice' after she was shot dead in New York
Parish priest Sean Dooley expressed hope her death would contribute to a better understanding of the “scourge of domestic violence”.
Actor Matthew Perry laid to rest in Los Angeles, US media reports
The funeral was attended by his Friends co-stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, David Schwimmer, Matt LeBlanc and Lisa Kudrow.
This year
People gather to pay tribute as Tina Satchwell funeral cortege passes through home town
Tina Satchwell’s husband has been charged with her murder after remains were found earlier this month.
'A voice for those who needed it': Funeral hears of 'hardworking' journalism student Joe Drennan
The 21-year-old was waiting at a bus stop when fatally struck by a vehicle on Friday night.
Funeral of 22-year-old Irish-Israeli woman Kim Damti takes place
Kim Damti died following the attacks by Hamas on Saturday.
Funeral of Ronan Wilson who died after being struck by car told he enriched lives of those he met
The nine-year-old died in the incident in Co Donegal at the weekend.
Three-year-old girl knocked down and killed in Co Laois was a ‘bright star’, funeral hears
Rosaleen McDonagh, known as Rosie, died after being struck by a car in Portlaoise last Wednesday.
Mourners at funeral of Clonmel crash victim told she dreamed of being a teacher
The teenager was one of four killed in a crash while on their way to an event celebrating their Leaving Cert results.
Mother of Clonmel crash victim Nicole Murphy pays tribute to her 'beautiful angel' during funeral
A joint funeral for Grace and Luke McSweeney will take place tomorrow while Zoey Coffey will be laid to rest on Saturday.
Muslim funeral prayer for Sinead O’Connor hears that she 'moved a generation of young people'
Al-Qadri told the funeral service that Sinead ‘could reduce listeners to tears by her otherworldly resonance’.
Large crowds line streets in Bray to bid farewell to Sinead O'Connor ahead of private burial
The Grammy-winning singer was found unresponsive by police at her south-east London home, aged 56.
O’Connor’s family have asked people who wish to say a “last goodbye” to stand along the Bray seafront as the cortege passes by.
Handwritten notes left outside O'Connor's former home in Bray thanked her for sharing her voice and her music.
President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina are attending today's funeral.
Fiachna Ó Braonáin: Sinéad was a gifted, intelligent and sensitive soul - we will miss her
Sinéad O'Connor's death 'not being treated as suspicious' but 'no medical cause of death' given
Ronan Keating performs musical tribute at brother Ciaran's funeral
The former Boyzone star sang This is Your Song towards the end of the service.
Hundreds attend funeral for mother-of-four killed by train in Sligo
Jessica McLoughlin died following a collision in Ballysadare, Co Sligo, on 14 June.
'Idol, legend, beloved': Hundreds gather at Christy Dignam's public farewell
A crowd of mourning family, friends and fans followed Dignam’s hearse through Finglas, before gathering outside of Erins Isle GAA Club.
Lynn Ruane: 'Christy, you inspired me to live longer, love deeper and fight harder'
The senator pays tribute to the late Christy Dignam who will be laid to rest today.
Funeral and farewell gathering for Christy Dignam to be held in Finglas on Saturday
Christy’s funeral cortege will arrive at the junction of Tolka Valley Road and Cardiffsbridge Road in Finglas at 9.45am on Saturday morning.
Thousands gather in Milan for state funeral of Silvio Berlusconi
The former Italian prime minister died on Monday aged 86.
21-year-old woman killed after being hit by Garda patrol car ‘radiated life’, funeral told
Rebecca Browne, from Galliagh, Co Derry, was on a night-out in Buncrana when the collision occurred early on Sunday morning.
Community ‘numb’ after Tyrone road crash, funeral for siblings told
Siblings Dan and Christine McKane, and their aunt Julia McSorley, 75, were killed in a crash last week near Aughnacloy.
Teen to appear in court in connection with Tralee funeral stabbing
Thomas Dooley (43) was attending a funeral when the incident occurred and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Funeral takes place for man found liable for Omagh bombing
Mourners gathered in Co Armagh for the funeral of Colm Murphy, who was found liable in a civil trial for the 1998 atrocity.
'He wanted to make people proud': Irish rally driver Craig Breen laid to rest in Waterford
The 33-year-old died last Thursday during the pre-event test ahead of Rally Croatia later this month.
'He wanted to make people proud': Irish rally driver Craig Breen laid to rest in Waterford
The 33-year-old died last Thursday during the pre-event test ahead of Rally Croatia later this month.
Boxers form guard of honour at funeral for John Keenan (16) who died in Galway pier tragedy
John Keenan died together with two other teenagers when their car entered the water at Menlo Pier in the early hours of Saturday.
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.
'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.
Pilgrims keep streaming to Vatican to honour Pope Benedict
The former pontiff’s body is lying in state after his death on Saturday.
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.
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
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.
'She achieved a better Ireland': Music and memories at Kilkenny service for Vicky Phelan
The celebrated campaigner died earlier this month.
Private funeral of Vicky Phelan has taken place in Co Clare
Vicky Phelan died in the early hours of Monday morning.
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.
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.
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.
Funeral of Queen Elizabeth II draws to a close as UK mourns
Huge crowds turned out to pay their respects to the monarch.
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.
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.