The funeral of former Waterford TD Billy Kenneally took place yesterday.

The 83-year-old was buried after requiem mass in St Joseph and Benildus Church in Waterford.

The father of sitting TD Brendan Kenneally, he was first elected to the Dáil for Fianna Fáil in 1965 and was re-elected for four terms before losing his seat in 1982.