Boyzone star Ronan Keating today performed a moving musical tribute at the funeral of former bandmate Stephen Gately.
Ronan Keating (front left) and Boyzone members Mikey Graham (front right), Shane Lynch (back right) and Keith Duffy (back left) carry the coffin of Stephen Gately from St Laurence O’Toole Church in Dublin after
today’s funeral service
The star sang In This Life as friends and family gathered to say farewell to the singer at the St Laurence O’Toole Church in Dublin.
Later, surrounded by bandmates Mikey Graham, Shane Lynch and Keith Duffy, Keating delivered a stirring eulogy, paying tribute to the man they called their ‘little brother’.
He broke down in tears as he said: ‘The world has lost one of its brightest stars. We have lost a brother and I have lost my wing man.
‘For Stephen, we will carry on but it will never be the same without him.