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Christine Buckley will be laid to rest this morning

first_imgTHE FUNERAL WILL take place today of justice campaigner Christine Buckley who died on Tuesday after a battle with cancer.Buckley was brought up in Goldenbridge industrial school where she suffered years of physical and mental abuse at the hands of the Sisters of Mercy.She went on to found the Aislinn Centre for abuse survivors and was a tireless campaigner for justice for child abuse victims.Buckley’s funeral will take place this morning in the Church of St. Thérèse, Mount Merrion in Dublin followed by burial at Shanganagh Cemetery, Shankill.Buckely is survived by her husband Donal and her children Cliona, Darragh and Conor.Separately, the funeral will also take place today of actress Eileen Colgan.Her funeral Mass will take place at Church of the Visitation in Fairview, followed by burial in St Patrick’s Cemetery in Enniskerry.Colgan was married with four children and eight grandchildren.Read: “We are devastated”: Campaigner and abuse survivor Christine Buckley has died >last_img read more