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Obituary: Michael Maher
  • People
  • March 18, 2017, 05:12

Michael (Mick) Maher who has died at the age of 87, will long be remembered as an uncompromising member of the famous Tipperary backline known as “Hel(...)

 A woman pays respects to Cardinal Connell at his funeral in the Pro-Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A remarkable feature of Cardinal Desmond Connell’s funeral last week was the scarcity of public representatives. It was such a “small” affair for some(...)

The remains of the late cardinal Connell at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Collins

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin reflected on the age profile of those present at the funeral Mass for Cardinal Desmond Connell yesterday , as re(...)

Michael Flatley carries the remains of his mother at St Moling in Glynn,  Co Carlow, on Tuesday. Photograph:  Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

Michael Flatley has paid tribute to “the greatest mother in the world” at the funeral Mass for Elizabeth Flatley who died on December 28th, just over(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin welcomes President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina on their arrival for  World Day of Peace Mass in St Theresa’s Church,  Clarendon St,  Dublin, on Sunday. Photograph: John McElroy

There is “a dangerous culture of violence in Ireland, which is difficult to understand”, the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Diarmuid Martin, has sa(...)

Galway City Councillors form a guard of honour as the remains of Bobby Molloy are taken to the New Cemetery in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

Former Cabinet minister Bobby Molloy was a politician imbued with “personal warmth, intelligence” and “humility” during his “long -filled life”, mourn(...)

Sally (left), Jill (right) and Hilary O’Herlihy, daughters and wife of Bill O’Herlihy at the funeral Mass of the RTÉ presenter at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour in  Foxrock, south Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Together for the last time, they moved slowly towards the church door as the funeral bell tolled. And in our imagination, we half expected to hear Joh(...)