Boyzone’s Keith Duffy is supported by bandmate Ronan Keating at his father Séan’s funeral

Keith Duffy said goodbye to his father Séan at his funeral held in Ireland on Thursday. 

The Boyzone singer, 47, was supported by bandmate Ronan Keating, 44, who attended the mass with his wife Storm, 40, and daughter Missy, 20. 

Keith stood by the entrance of the church, greeting close friends and family members ahead of the service. 

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Farewell: Keith Duffy said goodbye to his father Séan at his funeral held in Ireland on Thursday

The grieving singer wore a black suit in respect to his father, with Ronan, Storm and Missy also wearing black ensembles. 

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Shane Lynch, 45, was also pictured arriving at the church and hugged a friend, before the men carried Séan’s coffin in. 

Earlier this week, Keith broke the news his father Séan had passed away aged 77.  

There for him: The Boyzone singer, 47, was supported by bandmate Ronan Keating, 44, who attended the mass with his wife Storm, 40, and daughter Missy, 20

Family: Earlier this week, Keith broke the news his father Séan had passed away 

Moving: The men carried Séan’s coffin in for the service 

Close friendship: Keith gave Storm as hug as they arrived for the funeral 

Bandmates: Ronan and Shane Lynch were pictured chatting outside the church 

They penned: ‘Séan Duffy 1945 – 2022 . Words cannot describe how heartbroken we are to announce the passing of our father/grandfather Séan. 

‘The most courageous and brave warrior we’ve ever known and probably will ever know. We already miss him so much. Keith&Jay. X.’  

Tributes flooded in for Séan as people added their messages of love and support in the comments section.  

Memories: Tributes flooded in for Séan as people added their messages of love and support in the comments section as Ronan Keating, Brian McFadden and Shane Lynch gave suppor

Hug: Keith stood by the entrance of the church, greeting close friends and family members ahead of the service

Strong bond: Storm and Missy linked arms as they waited for the funeral to begin

The Boyzone singer and his son Jay, 25, penned a heartfelt tribute to their dad and grandad as they shared a flurry of photos.  

Keith could be seen alongside Jay as they stood by Séan’s side in a number of images shared to Instagram. 

Keith’s bandmate Ronan commented: ‘Sending all our love.’ 

Mourning: The grieving singer wore a black suit in respect to his father, with Ronan, Storm and Missy also wearing black ensembles

Smiling through the pain: Keith put on a brave face as he spoke to his friend Brian Ormond 

Heartfelt: Storm gave a hug as she arrived for the service with Missy 

As Brian McFadden added: ‘What a fighter! What a man!’

Shane added three hearts to the post as he sent his love to Keith and jay during the difficult time.   

The singer first spoke of his concerns for this father during the first UK lockdown in March 2020.

He added that he would regularly ignore his doctor’s advice and still go to work as he enjoys staying active but explained that he ‘hasn’t been well’.

Family: The Boyzone singer and his son Jay, 25, penned a heartfelt tribute 

Tribute: The father and son penned: ‘Words cannot describe how heartbroken we are to announce the passing of our father/grandfather Séan’

Keith told The Sun: ‘My dad is not well at the moment so he is having to mind himself but even though he’s not well, my dad would still get up and go to work.   

‘Before the pandemic he was stuck at home for a few weeks and with the extra weeks of the pandemic he is starting to go stir crazy.

‘I think he is looking forward to getting out of the house and go for a walk, you know. He has been telling me for years he is 69 so I don’t think he’s telling me the truth any more. He’s definitely past 70.’  

Worries: The singer first spoke of his concerns for this father during the first UK lockdown in March 2020

Concerned: He added that he would regularly ignore his doctor’s advice and still go to work as he enjoys staying active but explained that he ‘hasn’t been well’

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