An estimated 6-700 Orangemen have attended the funeral of Drew Nelson in Co down.
Mr Nelson, who had been Grand Secretary of the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland, died on Monday after a short illness. He was 60.
Hundreds of Orangemen followed Mr Nelson's coffin as it was brought to St John's Church of Ireland, Upper Kilwarlin, a few miles outside Hillsborough.
First Minister Arlene Foster, a close friend of Mr Nelson's for many years, paid a personal tribute during the service.