Northern Ireland

Carrickfergus: Funeral for Eddie Girvan, 67, found stabbed

Eddie Girvan Image copyright Pacemaker
Image caption Eddie Girvan was found with his hands tied together

The funeral of pensioner Eddie Girvan has taken place on Tuesday in Carrickfergus.

Mr Girvan, 67, was found dead in his home at Station Road, Greenisland on Monday 18 January.

His hands had been bound and he had been stabbed.

A 29-year-old Belfast woman has appeared in court charged with his murder.