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Gadget sounds ruin great man's funeral

It was the moment mourners silently remembered. Heads bowed in reverence, stillness filled the air as the congregation at Seamus Heaney's funeral silently recalled his life. And then – the ear-splitting drone of a mobile phone.

It rang and rang, over and over, until members of the congregation began angrily shuffling on their pews, pushing out airy, exasperated sighs.

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