Twenty-five-year-old Private William O'Brien, who died on duty with UNIFIL after being shot by Israeli-backed militiamen in Lebanon, is buried with full military honours in his native Athlone.

An tUachtarán and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces, Doctor Patrick Hillery, being received by senior army officers at Saint Mary’s Church, Athlone, for the funeral service. The funeral service, celebrated by Bishop Colm O'Reilly. Military cortege.

The reporter is Tom McCaughren.

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