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MELANIE McCARTHY McNAMARA LAID TO REST

Melanie McCarthy McNamara, pictured with fiancé Christy Moran

A teenage girl, who was murdered on February 7th following a drive-by shooting in Tallaght, has been laid to rest in London. The victim, Melanie McCarthy McNamara (16), was sitting in a car with her fiancé and two other men when a stolen Hyundai Santa Fe pulled up alongside the car and shot out a rear passenger window. Ms. McCarthy McNamara died in Tallaght hospital the following … [Read more...]

KIM JONG IL FUNERAL ATTENDED BY THOUSANDS

Kim Jong Il

The funeral of Kim Jong Il took place yesterday to a send-off of thousands of weeping citizens. The procession took place to a backdrop of heavy snow. "Seeing this white snow fall has made me think of the general's efforts and this brings tears to my eyes," a soldier told North Korean television reporters. The burial of the North Korean leader, who died on December 17th of heart failure at … [Read more...]

EITHNE KENNY LAID TO REST

Eithne

Eithne Kenny, the mother of Taoiseach Enda Kenny, has been laid to rest in Castlebar, Co. Mayo yesterday. Mrs. Kenny, who died at the age of 93, was buried in Islandeady Cemetery after mass at the Church of The Holy Rosary in Castlebar. She is survived by sons Enda, John, Henry and Kieran and by daughter Marie. At her mass, parish priest Fr. Pat Donnellan said she was "proud as punch" of … [Read more...]

AMY WINEHOUSE LAID TO REST

Amy Winehouse

The singer Amy Winehouse has been laid to rest. The private service for the 27 year old singer was attended by two hundred people. A large security personnel was present at the funeral at Edgwarebury Cemetery in north London. Attendees included Kelly Osbourne, who wore her hair in a beehive in tribute, and Mark Ronson. Ms. Winehouse, died in “non-suspicious circumstances” according to … [Read more...]