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|Caption||The funeral of Eamon de Valera (1975)|
|Programme||Funeral of Eamon de Valera (News)|
A view of grave stones at Glasnevin Cemetery prior to the burial of Eamon De Valera on 2 September 1975. Scaffolding is being set up to hold photographers and cameramen who were covering the event. The Round Tower monument to Daniel O'Connell is visible in the centre. RTÉ News broadcast extensive coverage of de Valera's funeral.
Eamon de Valera received a state funeral. He served as Taoiseach between 1932-48, 1951-54 and 1957-9. He was President for two consecutive terms from 1959-1973.
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(02/Sep/1975 - 02/Sep/1975)