The funeral will take place in Dublin on Saturday of Tuam-born playwright Tom Murphy, who passed away in hospital on Tuesday night.

Many tributes have been paid to the Galway playwright, who worked closely with the Druid Theatre and Abbey Theatre.

His remains will repose at his home in Rathgar, Dublin tomorrow evening from 4-8pm.

A Humanist Service in celebration of his life will take place on Saturday morning at 11am at the Mansion House in Dublin, followed by private cremation.

Tom Murphy is survived by his wife Jane and first wife Mary, two sons Bennan and Johnny, his daughter Nell, grand-daughter and extended family.

 

 

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