Tributes paid to Earley at funeral

Lieutenant General Dermot Earley is being laid to rest in Co Kildare today.

Lieutenant General Dermot Earley is being laid to rest in Co Kildare today.

The former Chief of Staff of the Defence Forces died on Wednesday after being ill for several months.

Thousands have turned out for his funeral in St Conleth's in Newbridge.

He is being buried with full military honours.

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