A picturesque church on a hill overlooking Bandon, West Cork drew over 800 people today as the town enveloped college student Cameron Blair in a blanket of love as he was laid to rest following his murder ten days ago.
The violent death of Frankie Dunne, whose dismembered body was found behind a derelict house in Cork just over a week ago, is incomprehensible, wrong, pointless and without justification, mourners at his funeral Mass were told today.
In our increasingly secular society, there has been a significant rise in non-religious and humanist funerals. And non-church services mean people can choose a bespoke ceremony that truly reflects their loved one’s life, funeral celebrant Padraic Cawley tells
HER cousins in Carlow and Dublin asked her if she had “lost her marbles” when 80-year-old Joyce McCullough sent them pictures of her standing beside her coffin. It was weird enough that she had actually invested in the deathly box; the fact that she had also decorated it with pictures of leprechauns had them proclaiming: “You’re certifiable!”
A legend, a leader, a braveheart, a kind, loving and spiritual man were among the accolades used to describe Willie Duggan at his funeral Mass, when more than 1,000 people gathered to say farewell to a giant of Irish and international rugby.