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The funeral of Mary Keane has taken place in Listowel.

Photo by Dominick Walsh

Mrs Keane, the widow of the late playwright, John B. Keane, was 86 and passed away at the weekend.

There was a large attendance of mourners at St Mary’s Church in Listowel this morning ahead of burial at St Michael’s Cemetery.

Gardaí are advising that there may be traffic delays in Listowel this lunchtime because of the funeral.

Friend of the Keanes and local actor, Batt O’Keeffe says Mrs Keane was a figurehead in her family: