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Sunday 21 December 2014

Stephen Gately: Order of service

The order of service for the funeral of Stephen Gately
The order of service for the funeral of Stephen Gately
Ronan Keating attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Ronan Keating attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Guests arrive at the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Ronan Keating attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Boyzone's Shane Lynch attends the funeral of Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Boyzone's Mikey Graham attends the funeral of Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Kian Egan of Westlife attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Men carry flowers given by Elton John to the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Andrew Cowles is comforted by friends as he attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Brian McFadden attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately
David Furnish attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Louis Walsh attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Keith Duffy attends the funeral of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin
Margaret Gately arrives for the funeral of her son Stephen at St Laurence O'Toole church in Dublin
Jason Donovan arrives at the funeral of Stephen Gately
Singer Shane Ward arrives at Stephen Gately's funeral
Fans display tributes outside St Laurence O'Toole Church as Boyzone members, Ronan Keating, Shane Lynch, Keith Duffy and Mikey Graham visit the body of their fellow band member Stephen Gately in Dublin
Stephen's father, Martin Gately arrives at Jenning's Funeral before heading to a private service and overnight vigil at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin

Here is the order of service at the Requiem Mass for Stephen Patrick Gately at St Laurence O'Toole Church in Dublin

Celebrated by Father Declan Blake, parish priest at St Laurence O'Toole Church, Seville Place.

First reading by family friend Pat Halligan.

Psalm Be Not Afraid.

Second reading by Gately's sister-in-law Hannah Cowles.

Alleluia, sung by former Dublin showband singer Tony Kenny, before the Gospel and Homily by Fr Blake.

Hymn 'In This Life' sung by Ronan Keating

Boyzone musician Jo Garland sang 'At Last', made famous by Blues singer Etta James.

Prayers of the Faithful read by Michael Graham, Jordan Duffy, Liah Carr, April Nelson, Pat Roberston.

Eulogy by the four remaining bandmates.

Music provided by Gardiner St Gospel Choir plus three Boyzone musicians - Calum MaColl, James McNally, Jo Garland.

Donations were being received on behalf of Caudwell Children Charity, of which Stephen was an Ambassador

Order of Service ended with 'Happiness' sung by Ronan Keating.

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