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Sunday 18 February 2018

Live coverage of state funeral on TV and radio

Edel O'Connell

THE state funeral of former Taoiseach Dr Garret FitzGerald will be covered live on television and radio tomorrow.

Television coverage will start from 2pm on RTE One.

The funeral mass will be held at the Sacred Heart Church in Donnybrook, Co Dublin. President Mary McAleese, Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and other dignitaries will be in attendance.

At about 3.45pm the funeral cortege will proceed to Shanganagh Cemetery in Shankill, Co Dublin, where Dr FitzGerald will be laid to rest beside his wife Joan.

RTE Radio 1 will broadcast a series of features dedicated to Dr FitzGerald's memory from early tomorrow.

Irish Independent

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