WATCH: Jazzy funeral procession in Dublin to highlight men's health

Heads were surely turned in Dublin recently when an old-fashioned funeral procession, complete with upbeat jazz band, made its way through the city's streets.

To celebrate the launch of Movember, a horse-drawn hearse and brass band took to O’Connell Street for a fun jazz funeral procession to raise awareness for men’s health and the Movember Foundation.

The aim of the stunt was to encourage Irish men to get themselves checked out, get moving and get talking – ensuring a longer, happier, healthier life.

On average, men die six years younger than women and are suffering from illnesses and diseases that are often preventable through minor lifestyle changes.

WATCH: Jazzy funeral procession in Dublin to highlight men's health

There are three ways you can raise money this Movember:

? Grow a moustache – Let your lip go free for 30 days

? Move – take a physical activity challenge during MOVEmber

? Host an event – run your own fundraiser

WATCH: Jazzy funeral procession in Dublin to highlight men's health

Visit to take part.

In Ireland, Movember are the primary contributor to the Irish Cancer Society’s Action Prostate Cancer programme. Funds help provide information, support and care to those affected by prostate cancer, as well as funding vital cancer research.


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