Daniel O’Donnell sings his own composition  Beyond the Rainbow’s End at his mother’s graveside. Photograph: Trevor McBride

The tiny Donegal village came to a standstill yesterday as local people gathered for the funeral of Julia O’Donnell, the mother of singer Daniel O’Don(...)

A hearse carrying the remains of poet Seamus Heaney arrives at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Donnybrook. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

Hundreds of people gathered to pay their respects to the late Nobel poet laureate Seamus Heaney and his family as his remains were removed to the Chur(...)