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Video: Funeral held for brave Belfast girl Dempsey Ballantyne (8) after cancer battle


The funeral has taken place of inspirational Belfast child Dempsey Courtney-Ballantyne who died after a battle with cancer.

Dempsey, from the Shankill area of the city, touched many hearts as she courageously fought cancer of the spine over the past three years, inspiring people to raise funds to pay for her treatment.

Dempsey was a member of the Shankill Star Flute Band and they flanked her pink coffin which was carried in a horse drawn carriage.

The service took place at New Life City Church in Northumberland Street.

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