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Friday 24 May 2019

200 years of history: Funeral home marks its bicentennial with book

State funeral for President Erskine Childers
State funeral for President Erskine Childers

UNDERTAKERS Fanagans marked its bicentennial in business with the launch of a book 'Fanagans of Dublin - a 200-Year History' in City Hall, Dublin, last night.

William Fanagan, great grandfather of current managing director Jody Fanagan, was a councillor and arranged the funeral of Charles Stewart Parnell. It was one of many high profile funerals directed by Fanagans including those of President Erskine Childers (1974), pictured, Phil Lynott (1986) and Dr Garret FitzGerald (2011).

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