Max Arthur Macauliffe,  the eldest in a family of 11, grew up in Co Limerick.

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Mary Cregan passed away at her home at Rowles, Meelin, near the Limerick-Cork border on Friday. Photograph: Diarmuid Greene

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Italian aerobatic team Frecce Tricolori in action during the Bray Air Show on Sunday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

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