Coulter Plays At Stabbed Friend's Funeral

The 22-year-old student who was stabbed to death in last weekend's knife attack at his family home in Bray is due to be buried this afternoon.

Hundreds of mourners turned out to pay their respects at Sebastien Creane's removal in Bray last night.

His funeral service was at the Church of the Holy Redeemer in Bray this morning, before his burial in Ballina, Co Mayo, this afternoon.

The mass began with a rendition of Bridge Over Troubled Waters, sung by Tommy Fleming, with family friend composer, Phil Coulter playing piano.

The chief celebrant, Brendan McHale, told the mourners that, although Mr Creane's days were brief, his spirit was alive, awake and complete.

A keen photographer, he was due to enter the fourth year of a degree programme in Visual Communications at Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art Design and Technology in just a few weeks' time.

The events that led to the fatal stabbing of Sebastien 'Seb' Creane in Cuala Grove in the early hours of Sunday, August 16 are tragic, with the alleged killer Shane Clancy - also aged just 22 - stabbing himself to death afterwards.

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