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In pictures: The funeral of Páidí Ó Sé

Hundred of mourners gathered in Ventry in West Kerry today as the football icon was laid to rest.

KERRY FOOTBALL ICON Páidí Ó Sé was laid to rest today in his native Ventry in West Kerry.

The funeral service drew hundred of mourners and scores of dignitaries (read the full report here) from the sporting and political worlds.

They gathered to sympathise with Páidí’s wife Máire, three children Neasa, Siún and Padraig Óg, and his extended family.

In pictures: The funeral of Páidí Ó Sé
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    Páidí Ó Sé's remains are carried to the church in Ventry from his home.
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    Large crowds gather before the funeral of Páidí Ó Sé in Ventry.
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    Páidí Ó Sé's remains are carried from the church by his son Pádraig Óg and nephews Fergal, Tomás and Darragh.
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    Large crowds gather outside the church in Ventry after the funeral of Páidí Ó Sé.
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    Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice along with current players Kieran Donaghy and Paul Galvin.
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    Former Taoiseach Brian Cowen and Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.
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    Former Dublin goalkeeper Paddy Cullen (right).
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    Páidí Ó Sé's wife Máire and children Neasa, Siún and Pádraig Óg.
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    Former legendary Kerry footballers Mick O'Connell and Jack O'Shea at today's funeral.
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    Labour TD Pat Rabbitte.
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    Former Galway footballer Padraic Joyce.
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    Fianna Fáil leader Mícheál Martin.
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    Minister Jimmy Deenihan (centre) and former Kerry footballer John O'Keeffe (second from left) pictured at Páidí Ó Sé's funeral.
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    The funeral of Kerry GAA legend Páidí Ó Sé pauses at the family home in Ventry.
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    Páidí Ó Sé's funeral cortege makes its way towards Reilig Caitliona.
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    The coffin carrying the remains of the Kerry GAA legend is carried by his son Pádraig Óg (centre) and other family members to his graveside.
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    GAA Director-General Padraic Duffy (left) and GAA President Liam O'Neill (right) amongst the mourners today.
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    Kerry GAA greats Ger Power, Jack O'Shea and Mick O'Dwyer.
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    The No 5 Kerry jersey adorns the remains of Páidí Ó Sé at the graveside in Ventry.
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    Munster Council chairman Sean Walsh delivers the graveside oration as Páidí's nephew Tomás Ó Sé watches on.
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    Máire Ó Sé, Páidí's wife, accepts the No 5 Kerry jersey from the undertaker.
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    The remains of Páidí Ó Sé at the graveside in Ventry.

Pictures: INPHO/Don McMonagle - Niall Carson/PA Wire/Press Association Images - Laura Huton/Photocall Ireland

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