•   
  •   

Ireland Husband pays tribute to ‘determined and warm-hearted’ Keelin Shanley at funeral

07:15  13 february  2020
07:15  13 february  2020 Source:   msn.com

Funeral of RTÉ broadcaster Keelin Shanley takes place in Dublin

  Funeral of RTÉ broadcaster Keelin Shanley takes place in Dublin Funeral of RTÉ broadcaster Keelin Shanley takes place in Dublin © Brian Lawless PA Images The coffin is removed from the church following the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley.

The husband of the late RTÉ journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley has told her funeral that she was a determined and warm - hearted person who In a moving 30-minute eulogy, her husband said: “She was humble, she was very dogged and determined in her work to do her best and she knew

KEELIN Shanley 's husband has told her funeral that she was a determined and warm - hearted person who loved getting stories out of people. RTE stars and politicians pay respects at funeral of journalist Keelin Shanley . Den en route. Black ice on roads with temps set to plummet to -3C as

Keelin Shanley posing for the camera: The order of service for the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley (Brian Lawless/PA) © Brian Lawless The order of service for the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley (Brian Lawless/PA)

The husband of the late RTE journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley has told her funeral that she was a determined and warm-hearted person who loved getting stories out of people.

Conor Ferguson said she was very “dogged” in her work and that she was a humble spirit who loved listening to people.

The 51-year-old broadcaster died at her home on Saturday following an illness.

Among those attending her funeral in Dublin was President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, as well as her colleagues at RTE.

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.

The husband of the late RTÉ journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley told her funeral that she was a determined and warm - hearted person who loved getting stories from people.Conor Ferguson said she.

Husband pays tribute to ‘ determined and warm - hearted ’ Keelin Shanley at funeral . The 51-year-old broadcaster died at her home on Saturday Caitriona Gleeson, Programme and Communications Manager of Safe Ireland, said: “Coercive control is at the very heart of domestic abuse.

The humanist funeral service took place at St Paul’s Church, Glenageary.

Michael D. Higgins wearing a suit and tie: President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins leave the church following the funeral of Keelin Shanley (Brian Lawless/PA) © Provided by PA Media President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins leave the church following the funeral of Keelin Shanley (Brian Lawless/PA)

Also attending the funeral were RTE director-general Dee Forbes and managing director of news and current affairs Jon Williams, as well as government ministers Paschal Donohoe and Katherine Zappone.

Broadcasters Ryan Tubridy, Miriam O’Callaghan and Des Cahill also attended.

The award-winning journalist had worked across a wide array of RTE news and current affairs programmes, including flagship shows Prime Time and Morning Ireland.

She presented Morning Edition for two years before returning to radio, and taking over as co-anchor on the Six One news on RTE One with Caitriona Perry – the first time two women have done so.

'There is a cloud over us today': Tributes to Keelin Shanley from heartbroken RTÉ colleagues

  'There is a cloud over us today': Tributes to Keelin Shanley from heartbroken RTÉ colleagues The presenter would have been in the thick of general election coverage, her colleagues said.Colleagues have also been paying tribute to her on the airwaves, with Rachael English and Sean O’Rourke speaking about their sadness over her death on the Today With Sean O’Rourke show. “If Keelin was still with us she’d be here today and she’d be in the thick of [general election reporting] and she’d be loving every last minute of it,” said English, who described Keelin as intelligent, honest, and a “wonderful, warm, funny colleague”.

The funeral of RTÉ journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley at St Paul’s Church in Glenageary Pic: Mark Condren. The service booklet for the funeral of Their family were touched that amidst all the chaos of the election results, her friends in RTE took time to pay tribute to her. The 51-year-old from

Husband pays tribute to ‘ determined and warm - hearted ’ Keelin Shanley at funeral . He was reacting to reports of how a grieving mother has been reunited with her dead daughter in virtual reality. The heart-wrenching digital reunion features in a South Korean documentary which has been

In a moving 30-minute eulogy, her husband said: “She was humble, she was very dogged and determined in her work to do her best and she knew how good she could be but she was a humble spirit and she was shy.

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.

“She loved listening to people and meeting people and getting stories out of people.

“She liked to elicit stories from people and in doing so, she engendered so much love and appreciation for that because people felt they could talk to her and felt she was listening and she knew how to ask the right questions and how to walk the line between getting the person to tell the difficult story and not exploiting them.

“She was charming, warm-hearted, whip-smart, she was always on the ball and incredibly curious and a little bit bossy and stubborn.

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.

Husband pays tribute to ‘ determined and warm - hearted ’ Keelin Shanley at funeral . The 51-year-old broadcaster died at her home on Saturday following Residents seek injunction to stop work on Chapelizod social housing site.

Husband pays tribute to ‘ determined and warm - hearted ’ Keelin Shanley at funeral . The 51-year-old broadcaster died at her home on Saturday following A café has been ordered to pay €3,200 compensation to a waiter for unfairly dismissing him over eating a croissant while at work.

The coffin is removed from the church following the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin. © Press Association The coffin is removed from the church following the funeral of journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanley at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin.

“She was so loving to all of us and to her family. We were lucky to have her.”

In his tribute, Keelin’s brother Eoin said she filled the role of big sister “admirably and with gusto”.

“She was a huge influence on us,” he added.

“She had an endless curiosity and desire to learn and read everything she could find.

“She had an amazing can-do attitude and would go out of her way if you decided you want to do something.

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 Keelin Shanley (Brian Lawless/PA) © Provided by PA Media The coffin is removed from the church following the funeral of Keelin Shanley (Brian Lawless/PA)

“She was very proud of us all and I think she had more belief in us than we had in ourselves and was always encouraging us to go the extra mile.

“She had a fantastic sense of fun and a very dark sense of humour. She was our influencer, she was unquestionably the boss and she was our mentor.

“A bright, bossy and funny light has gone.”

Her two children Ben and Lucy presented a golden rabbit ornament and a swimming cap to represent her.

Funeral details announced for RTE broadcaster Keelin Shanley, who died 'peacefully, in the last sunshine before the storm'

  Funeral details announced for RTE broadcaster Keelin Shanley, who died 'peacefully, in the last sunshine before the storm' Funeral details announced for RTE broadcaster Keelin Shanley, who died 'peacefully, in the last sunshine before the storm'In news that sparked a wave of tributes from within the media organisation and members of the public, the mum-of-two (51) sadly passed away on Saturday following a lengthy battle with cancer.

Husband pays tribute to ‘ determined and warm - hearted ’ Keelin Shanley at funeral . The 51-year-old broadcaster died at her home on Saturday A State agency has been ordered to pay €5,000 to a mother currently living in a Direct Provision centre over its discriminatory race refusal to issue her with

Husband pays tribute to ‘ determined and warm - hearted ’ Keelin Shanley at funeral . The 51-year-old broadcaster died at her home on Saturday following Residents seek injunction to stop work on Chapelizod social housing site.

Irish musician Liam O Maonlai performed This Is The Sea by the Waterboys.

Friend and work colleague Niamh O’Connor said: “She was an unbelievable workforce, she was fearless, but most of all she was simply great fun to work with.

Journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanely's husband Connor Ferguson arrives for her funeral at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin. © Press Association Journalist and broadcaster Keelin Shanely's husband Connor Ferguson arrives for her funeral at St Paul's Church, Glenageary, Co Dublin.

“With Keelin you had to work harder than you have before and you found yourself doing things you didn’t really expect to do when you got up that morning.

“Few dug deeper into Irish life to find the people who needed to be given a voice and the stories that needed to be told. Keelin went time and time again to the margins of society.

“Through reports and documentaries on poverty, health, inequality, homelessness, she pioneered a form of social journalism.”

The humanist celebrant, Susie Kennedy, said: “She will be greatly missed in her public role as a journalist of great integrity, energy, professionalism, intelligence and compassion.

“She will also be sorely missed by her family and close friends.

“They will miss her positivity, her zest for living every minute of life to the full.

“Keelin was a woman of enormous humour, intelligence, talent and creativity.”

MORE NEWS:

Snow-ice warning issued for 11 counties (The Journal)

Kate Middleton makes surprise visit to Belfast farm (Press Association)

Man charged with holding woman 'as slave for 31 years' (Sky News)

Author 'kicked and punched in the face' in homophobic attack (The Journal)

Seven people rushed to hospital following four car pile up on M50 during Storm Ciara .
The incident happened on the M50 between J12 Firhouse and J13 Dundrum .The injuries have been reportedly non-life threatening.A spokesman for the Dublin Fire Brigade said: “We're currently attending a 4 car collision @M50Dublin J13 Ballinteer Southbound. Lanes are blocked but recovery has started.“Some lanes have reopened, but lane 1, hard shoulder still closed.” MORE NEWS: Coronavirus deaths surpass Sars fatalities (FOX News) Storm Ciara set to rage across entire country (Independent.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks
usr: 2
This is interesting!