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Famous playwright Brian Friel to be laid to rest in Co Donegal

Famous playwright Brian Friel to be laid to rest in Co Donegal

The famous playwright Brian Friel will be laid to rest today in Co Donegal.

He died at his home on Friday morning at the age of 86.

He is best known for his play Dancing At Lughnasa, which won three Tony Awards in 1992.

Friel is survived by his Anne and their five children.

He'll be buried at Glenties Cemetery at 3 o'clock this afternoon.