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IRELAND. THE FUNERAL OF MRS. PARNELL. BURIED IN GLASNEVIN CKMETERY.

On Friday, April 1, the interment of Mrs. Par nell, mother of the late Irish leader, took place at Gla8nevin Cemetery. The funeral was of a private character, but this did not prevent people attending to do honour to the remains of the deceased lady, and the streets through which the cortege passed were crowded. The body was removed from Avon dale to Harcourt-street terminus by train, arriving shortly before eleven o'clock, and about 20 minutes past eleven the funeral started for Glasnevin. The hearse was immediately followed on foot by a large

number of people; then came the carriages con taining the members of the Parnell family, who were present, and succeeding them were the carriages of the Lord Mayor, and High Sheriff. The funeral reached Glasnevin about half-past twelve o'clock. A very large crowd gathered round the Parne'.l Circle, ?where the interment took place, the mother being laid side by side with her distinguished son. The grave waa opened on Thursday, and the side of the coffin of Mr. Parnell was exposed and proved to be in a good state of preservation. When the coffin containing Mrs. Parnell' s remains was lowered into the grave, prayers according to the Protestant rite were said by the Rev. Wyndham Guinness, M.A., Rector of R'athdrum, and Rev. Thomas Long, Rector of St. Minchan's, Dublin. The grave was then closed and a very large number of beautiful wreaths were laid upon it. There were three wreaths sent by Mr. John Howard Parnell nnd by Mrs. Dickenson nnd other members of the Parnell family. A very beautiful one waa sent by the American Ambassa dor in London. Another wreath .bore the follow ing inscription — 'To the memory of the Dead Mother, from ever faithful and still sorrowing colleagues of her great son — J. E. Redmond. W. J, Corbett, J. J. O'Kelly, J- P-. Hayden, William Field, W. H. K. Redmond, Pat O'Brien, J. L. Carew, J. J. Clancy, J. E. Kenny.' An other wreath was sent by ' A- 1)., New York,' with these words on it — ' In affectionate memory, from one whose every heart's throb beats for the

cause.' The chief mourners were— John Howard Par nell (son), Mrs. Dickenson (daughter), Mrs. Paget (daughter), Mrs. O'Clery (grand-daughter), Alfred M'Dermott, solicitor (son-in-law), Tudor M'Der mot (grandson). Amongst those present were — The Right Hon. the Lord Mayor (Mr. Tallon, T.O.), the High Sheriff (Alderman Pile), Messrs. T. Harrington, M.P. ; Henry Campbell. Town Clerk ; Wm. Field, M.P. ; Thomas Mayne, 'V. 15. Dillon, solicitor ; John P. Hayden, M.P. ; J. J. Clancy, M.P. ; W. J. Cor bett, M.P. ; Philip Callan, Frederick Allan, Michael Cusack, L. Strange, solicitor, Waterford ; Dr. J. E. Kenny, J. Wise Power, Frank Dineen, President G.A.A, The following is the text of the telegram which Mr. Dillon, on behalf of the Irish party, despatched to Mr. John II. Parnell, M.P. : — 11 Parnell, Avondule, Rathdrum, Ireland. ' In accordance with the unanimous request of a meeting of the Irish Parliamentary Party, held this afternoon, I beg to convey to you the expression of their great sorrow for the death of your respected and patriotic mother. — John Dillon.'

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