Funeral for taoiseach
30 Sunday Mail
Liam Cosgrave, who was the Irish taoiseach from 1973 to 1977, was laid to rest yesterday.
During a 40-year political career, he was part of Fine Gael governments who oversaw Ireland becoming a republic in 1949 and joining the UN in 1955.
Current taoiseach Leo Va ra d k a r and his predecessors Enda Kenny and Bertie Ahern were among those who attended the funeral mass in Dublin.
Cos g r av e d ie d on Wednesday. He was 97.