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The funeral of Bridie Kavanagh who died tragically in a house fire at her home in Ballyferriter has taken place today.


Originally from Waterford, Bridie ‘Ger’ Uí Chíobháin as she was also known, was the wife of the late Ger Ó Cíobháin, the author of Cogarnach ar ár gCósta.

He came to national prominence when he rowed around the entire coast of Ireland in a naomhóg.

Mrs Kavanagh was laid to rest today in Dun Urlann Cemetery.