Funeral held for former Irish Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave - Independent.ie

Ten military policemen carried the coffin of former Irish Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave as his funeral began in Dublin. Born in 1920, Mr Cosgrave had a 40-year political career and was part of the government which saw Ireland become a Republic in 1949. He ...

Funeral of former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave taking place - Irish Times

The funeral Mass of former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave is underway in the south Dublin church where he worshipped for over 80 years. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is leading the mourners. Former taoisigh Enda Kenny, John Bruton, Brian Cowen and Bertie Ahern ...

Funeral of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave under way - RTE.ie

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and members of the Cabinet are attending the funeral of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave in Dublin this afternoon. Mr Cosgrave was taoiseach from 1973 to 1977. In accordance with the wishes of the Cosgrave family, it is not a State ...

Army to render military honours at funeral of former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave - Independent.ie

The Army will render military honours at the funeral of former Taoiseach Liam Cosgrave today. Mr Cosgrave and his family were determined that there would be no formal State funeral for the man who played a key role in Irish politics for four decades ...

No full state funeral for Liam Cosgrave; former Taoiseach to be laid to rest today - BreakingNews.ie

The family of the 97-year-old have opted for a limited amount of State ceremony, even though Mr Cosgrave is entitled to a full state funeral. The service will take place in Rathfarnham in Dublin. Liam Cosgrave was a key architect of the Sunningdale ...

Fates forced Cosgrave to fill shoes of his father in march of a nation - Independent.ie

Enda Kenny and Liam Cosgrave talk at 45 Merrion Square, Dublin, in November 2011 2 Enda Kenny and Liam Cosgrave talk at 45 Merrion Square, Dublin, in November 2011. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins A young Liam Cosgrave, right, with his brother ...

Liam Cosgrave: Marking border between old and new Ireland - Irish Examiner

For someone who was far more comfortable waiting quietly in the background than standing in the glare of the spotlight, the past few days of wall-to-wall attention must feel unusual for those who knew Liam Cosgrave, writes Fiachra Ó Cionnaith. How apt ...