O'Faolain removal takes place in Dublin this evening

The removal of writer and broadcaster Nuala O'Faolain is due to take place in the Fairview area of Dublin this evening.

Ms O'Faolain died on Friday night at the age of 68 at the Blackrock Hospice in Dublin.

The hugely respected writer received widespread plaudits last month when she spoke on the Marian Finucane show about being diagnosed with terminal lung cancer.

Her removal takes place this evening to the Church of the Visitation in Fairview, arriving at 5.30pm.

Her funeral takes place tomorrow after 12 noon mass to Glasnevin Crematorium.

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