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Ireland Funeral of RTÉ broadcaster Keelin Shanley takes place in Dublin

17:10  12 february  2020
17:10  12 february  2020 Source:   thejournal.ie

Tributes paid to RTE News presenter and mum-of-two Keelin Shanley who passes away aged 51 after brave cancer battle

  Tributes paid to RTE News presenter and mum-of-two Keelin Shanley who passes away aged 51 after brave cancer battle The talented Dublin broadcaster defied pain to present the Six One newsRTE managing Director Jon Williams posted on Twitter: "With heaviest of hearts, just announced that our friend Keelin Shanley died today.

The funeral mass will take place at St Paul’s Church in Glenageary at 12.15pm before leaving for Mount Jerome Crematorium. The death notice also thanks “ RTÉ News & Current Affairs and the whole RTÉ family for their support and kindness”. Shanley has been a stalwart of RTÉ news coverage since

The funeral of RTÉ journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley will take place on Wednesday in Dublin . The 51-year-old award-winning journalist She studied biochemistry at Trinity College Dublin in the 1980s and then moved to Italy to work as an assistant researcher in the school of pharmacy at

The order of service ahead of the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin. © Press Association The order of service ahead of the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin.

THE FUNERAL OF RTÉ broadcaster and journalist Keelin Shanley has taken place this afternoon in Glenageary in Dublin. The 51-year-old died following an illness and her death was announced on Saturday – with tributes pouring in from colleagues and friends in the hours after.

a group of people standing next to a man in a suit and tie: The coffin is removed from the church following the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley. © Brian Lawless PA Images The coffin is removed from the church following the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley.

Shanley survived by her husband Connor Ferguson and children Lucy and Ben. On Prime Time last night, Miriam O’Callaghan paid tribute to “our colleague and dear friend” which was followed by a specially edited segment featuring some of Shanley’s reporting from over the years.

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RTÉ news brings you the latest Irish news, world news, international news and up to the minute reports on breaking Irish news stories and news from around President Michael D Higgins has led tributes to RTÉ broadcaster Keelin Shanley who has died aged 51. 'An exceptional broadcaster who will be

Keelin Shanley , 45, is a broadcaster and journalist. Born in Dublin , she lives in Portobello with her husband, Conor Presenter Keelin Shanley on the set of RTE 's Morning Edition. Keelin Shanley presents 'Morning Edition' on RTE One and on the digital news channel RTE News Now, Monday to

“Keelin Shanley leaves a legacy of powerful journalism, driven by a strong commitment to social justice,” O’Callaghan concluded.

President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins leave the church following the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin. © Press Association President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins leave the church following the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin.

Shanley has been a stalwart of RTÉ news coverage since she joined the broadcaster, with stints on the stations’ pillars Prime Time and Morning Ireland.

She also presented her own television show Morning Edition for two years before returning to radio, and eventually taking over as co-anchor on the Six One news on RTÉ One.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar leaving the church following the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin. © Press Association Taoiseach Leo Varadkar leaving the church following the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin.

Attendees at today’s funeral included President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and RTÉ colleagues past and present.

Keelin Took Tough News Job, Despite Terminal Diagnosis

  Keelin Took Tough News Job, Despite Terminal Diagnosis Tributes have been paid to RTÉ news journalist Keelin Shanley who lost her long battle with breast cancer on Saturday. The 51-year-old mother of two had been a co-presenter on the station’s flagship TV news programme Six One until last May, when she took leave so she could concentrate on her health and her young family.Ms Shanley died just days after celebrating her 20th wedding anniversary with her husband Conor. Ms Shanley and her RTÉ news colleague Caitríona Perry made Irish broadcasting history in 2018 when they became the first women to be appointed as joint presenters of the evening news programme.

A "CELEBRATION" of RTE broadcaster Keelin Shanley 's life will take place on Wednesday. Keelin grew up in Monkstown, Co. Dublin and graduated from Trinity College with a degree in biochemistry. She worked as a researcher in the Department of Pharmacology in the University of

RTÉ journalist Keelin Shanley has died aged 51. The Six One News journalist passed away peacefully this afternoon after battling with cancer, RTÉ have Keelin grew up in Monkstown, Co. Dublin . Having graduated from Trinity College with a degree in biochemistry, Keelin worked as a researcher in the

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‘I’ve had a wonderful life’ Keelin Shanley told family before passing away .
‘I’ve had a wonderful life’ Keelin Shanley told family before passing awayEveryone from Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to President Michael D Higgins to all her many friends and colleagues in the RTÉ newsroom and her old school pals from Loreto College poured into St Paul's Church in Glenageary to pay their final respects in a humanist ceremony.

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