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'Lovingly remembered' Funeral details for Dublin celebrity hairstylist Darren Lacken announced

The award-winning stylist died suddenly on Wednesday 17th November.

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Darren Lacken (Crow Street Collective/Instagram)

Darren Lacken (Crow Street Collective/Instagram)

Darren Lacken (Crow Street Collective/Instagram)

Celebrity hairstylist Darren Lacken will be laid to rest this week.

The award-winning stylist, who was the director and co-owner of Crow Street Collective in Temple Bar, died suddenly on Wednesday 17th November.

He has worked with big name models like Alexa Chung, Cara Delevingne, Vogue Williams and Roz Purcell.

Darren’s funeral will take place at 11.30am in Church of the Most Precious Blood, Cabra West.

A notice on RIP.ie reads: “Lovingly remembered and sadly missed by his partner Mark, his mother Betty, brother, sisters, extended family and his many, many friends.

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“Reposing at the Kirwan Funeral Home, Fairview Strand from 12.00 noon on Sunday until 5pm and on Monday from 12.00 noon until 3pm – all friends are welcome to visit during these times. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11.30am in Church of the Most Precious Blood, Cabra West.”

Taking to Instagram on Thursday, Darren’s salon shared the sad news of his passing.

“It is with broken hearts we are devastated to say our beloved Darren passed away suddenly yesterday. It is impossible to convey into words how we are feeling right now.”

“He was the heart and soul of our salon, a best friend to each and every one of us and the backbone of our team,” they added.

“Our hearts are with Mark and all of Darren’s family at this tragic time.”

Model Thalia Heffernan wrote in the comments section: “I can’t comprehend this. One of the greatest people to ever grace this earth. The world is a far less beautiful place without you, Darren. I’m so sorry and sending love to friends and family.”

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Meanwhile, Vogue Williams took to Instagram Stories to pay tribute to Darren and react to the news.

“Just so sad to hear this… Everyone knew Darren. Such a lovely person,” she began.

“He was only in my house a couple of weeks ago and had us all in stitches. Rest in peace lovely Darren.”

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