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Dublin feud: Funeral for seventh victim Gareth Hutch

Gareth Hutch funeral cortege Image copyright RTÉ
Image caption Fr Paddy Madden told mourners that "every tragedy has a human face" and the victim's parents were numbed by grief and sadness

Mourners at the funeral of a murdered man, believed to be the seventh victim of a Dublin feud, have been told it will not be easy to end the violence.

Gareth Hutch, 35, was shot dead on North Cumberland Street on 24 May.

His killing is thought to be linked to a violent feud between the Hutch and Kinahan gangs.

At his funeral on Friday, the priest said ending the feud required "courage, restraint, goodwill and right reason and a desire for peace".

Fr Paddy Madden told mourners that "every tragedy has a human face" and the victim's parents were numbed by grief and sadness.

"Beyond analysis, comment and speculation we have pain and tears," the priest added.

Mr Hutch was buried at Glasnevin Cemetery.

The victim was a nephew of Gerard Hutch, a notorious Dublin criminal known as 'The Monk'.

The feud escalated into murder in September last year when another nephew of 'The Monk' - Gary Hutch - was shot dead in Spain.

This year, six other people have died in the greater Dublin area in gun attacks linked to the feud.

The killings including a gun attack at Dublin's Regency Hotel, during a boxing weigh-in event in February.