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RTE to broadcast Funeral Mass of presenter Marian

Household name: Marian Finucane
Household name: Marian Finucane

By Staff Reporter

The Funeral Mass for broadcaster Marian Finucane, who died aged 69 last Thursday, takes place today.

The service will be in St Brigid's Church in Kill, Co Kildare, at noon, and the chief celebrant will be Monsignor Ciaran O'Carroll, rector of the Pontifical Irish College, Rome.

RTE will broadcast the Mass on its NewsNow online service.

Ms Finucane started her career with RTE in the 1970s after having originally qualified as an architect.

She became a household name through her Liveline programme on RTE radio.

Most recently, she presented the early morning radio slot, The Marian Finucane Show.

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