Tributes Paid To Former Irish Footballer Liam Miller

Tributes have been paid to former Celtic and Manchester United midfielder Liam Miller, who died last week at the age of 36 after suffering from pancreatic cancer.

A funeral for the former Republic of Ireland international player was held at the Church of St. John the Baptist in Ovens, Co Cork today, 12 February.

Miller joined United four years after making his debut at Celtic and went on to play for Leeds United, Sunderland, Queens Park Rangers and Hibernian.


Related Irish News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

26 September 2018
United Legends Win Penalty Shootout In Liam Miller Tribute Match
The Manchester United Legends team have beaten a combined Celtic/Republic of Ireland side in tribute match to the late Liam Miller. The United Legends were victorious in a penalty shootout when the score finished 2-2 after 90 minutes. The match took place in Liam's hometown of Cork at GAA stadium Pairc Ui Chaoimh.
22 January 2014
Staff In Sit-In At Closed Limerick Store
Thirty former employees of Limerick independent food store Ivans of Caherdavin are holding a sit-in. The store announced its closure earlier this week. The staff are occupying the store in a dispute over pay cheques and redundancy packages.
14 September 2011
Call To End Clerical Celibacy Gains Support
Former Bishop of Derry, Edward Daly, has received a wealth of support after calling for the Catholic Church to end clerical celibacy. The Association of Catholic Priests has welcomed the news along with well-known priest Father Brian D’Arcy. The association’s founder member Father Brendan Hoban said: "It is one part of our platform.
06 July 2010
Mosney 'Holiday Camp' Revolt By Migrants
Many of the 100 asylum seekers who are due to be moved today from Mosney to other centres around the country by the Reception and Integration Agency are hoping to stay put. A majority have refused to go and want to stay in the Co Meath former Butlins holiday village.
15 November 2007
Former Fianna Fáil TD Dies
Former Fianna Fáil TD Hugh Gibbons has died at the age of 91. Dr Gibbons served as a TD in Dáil Éireann for 12 years, from 1965-1977. Gibbons, who worked as a medical doctor before entering the world of politics, was elected on his first attempt when he stood as a Fianna Fáil candidate in the Roscommon constituency in the 1965 general election.