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This afternoon

The Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Killiney, County Dublin

Former ministers and TDs gather after the funeral mass for Monica Barnes, who served as a Labour Party senator and Fine Gael TD during her political career.

From top: Olivia Mitchell, Nora Owen, unidentified mourner; Mary Banotti; Barry Desmond; Avril Doyle and Alan Dukes; from left Eamon Gilmore, Sabina Higgins, President Higgins.


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Five festive hours of Darth Vader’s crackling corpse from Return of The Jedi for the season that’s in it.


Much like ‘sheet movie critic Mark Ryall’s review of The Force Awakens.



This morning.

Ashington, off the Navan Road, Dublin 7

James M Chimney writes:

Everything you need for a gangsta send off, just add some Puff Daddy & Faith Evans…


This afternoon

Scenes from the  funeral of murdered father-of-nine Barney McGinley in Athlone. Up to 500 people attended the ceremony.

Mr McGinley was killed at a wedding in Co Fermanagh last week , the apparent victim of a feud between two traveller families.

(Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland)




This morning.

Paul Byrne tweetz:

Turf, a mobile phone and election leaflets are some of the offertory gifts at the funeral mass of Jackie Healy Rae.

Funeral of Jackie Healy-Rae to take place (RTE)