Funeral today for ‘Peace People’ founder Ciaran McKeown

Ciaran McKeown News Letter Political Correspondent Oct 03
Ciaran McKeown News Letter Political Correspondent Oct 03
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The funeral of highly respected journalist and peace campaigner Ciaran McKeown will take place today.

Mr McKeown, who was born in Londonderry in 1943 and raised in Belfast, is a former News Letter political correspondent who had also worked with the Irish News and Daily Mirror newspapers.

He is best known for his work as a peace activist who helped found the Peace People organisation in the 1970s.

He passed away on September 1 following a period of illness.

His funeral will take place today at 10am at Good Shepherd Church in Belfast, followed by cremation at Roselawn.