'Father Ted' actor Frank Kelly is laid to rest in Dublin

He died last Sunday after battling Parkinson's Disease

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The coffin of Frank Kelly is removed from the Church of the Guardian Angels, Blackrock in Dublin | Image: RollingNews.ie

Actor Frank Kelly has been remembered as loving, courageous and committed at his funeral.

President Michael D Higgins, 'Father Ted' creator Graham Linehan and broadcaster Gay Byrne wee among the hundreds of mourners to gather at the Church of the Guardian Angels in Blackrock.

Personal mementos brought to the altar included 17 flowers for each of his grandchildren, a picture of the Forty Foot and the Irish Times crossword - which he did every day.

Frank Kelly's wife Barbara (centre) at the funeral of veteran Irish actor | Image: RollingNews.ie

His son Emmet drew the greatest laugh with his eulogy.

Frank Kelly died last Sunday after battling Parkinson's Disease, as well as heart disease and cancer.

President Higgins and Sabina Higgins arriving at the Church of the Guardian Angels, Blackrock in Dublin | Image: RollingNews.ie

Chief Celebrant Fr Bill Fortune said Frank Kelly had a particular type of courage.

'Father Ted' writers Arthur Mathews (left) and Graham Linehan (right) arrive at the funeral of Frank Kelly in Dublin | Image: RollingNews.ie

His son Stephen said his dad was always up to mischief around the house.