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UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/YkMbCDOtUH



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💙💛 "OLD MAN BELFIELD: The funeral of Michael Byrne, known as 'Old Man Belfield' by students and staff at UCD, takes place at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Church. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill" @IrishTimes Images of the Day https://t.co/x9bUaGmFHP We will miss you Michael https://t.co/J2pe8AMdJj



Funeral of Michael Byrne Sochraid Michíl Uí Bhroin (1949-2021) via @ucdchaplaincy https://t.co/DBAecovr8B @FionaDillon reported for @Independent_ie https://t.co/nBFD4gFRTH





Nobody talk to me I’m busy shedding tears about over 1,000 people watching Old Man Belfield’s funeral online this week 🥺



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💙💛 "OLD MAN BELFIELD: The funeral of Michael Byrne, known as 'Old Man Belfield' by students and staff at UCD, takes place at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Church. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill" @IrishTimes Images of the Day https://t.co/x9bUaGmFHP We will miss you Michael https://t.co/J2pe8AMdJj



‘UCD has lost a friend’: Tributes paid to man known to generations of students as ‘Old Man Belfield’ https://t.co/EDQe3ZXvNn https://t.co/dV7NBAxNDm

‘UCD has lost a friend’: Tributes paid to man known to generations of students as ‘Old Man Belfield’ https://t.co/EDQe3ZXvNn https://t.co/dV7NBAxNDm



UCD has lost a friend, the funeral service for Michael Byrne, who was known affectionately as ‘Old Man Belfield’ to generations of staff and students was told today #News https://t.co/0jhM44934W



Michael was never alone not with everyone on campus who cared for him, I shed a tear today watching his funeral online. Sleep tight old man Belfield https://t.co/Wzr0qsPhUi



‘UCD was his home’ - Warm tributes paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ Michael Byrne...... #HumanValues https://t.co/9kjMoabziv



‘UCD was his home’: Warm tributes paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ Michael Byrne https://t.co/oSpRgpOQps



The funeral service for Michael Byrne, affectionately known as ‘Old Man Belfield’, was held this morning at Our Lady Seat of Wisdom Church, at UCD’s Belfield Campus. Byrne passed away on Monday on the campus that was his home for over 30 years. https://t.co/zteSCZKYbs



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/a48oHAFgEN. I did my #100daysofwalking to Kilternan Cemetery today to welcome this quiet man to his final home, a lovely gift by Massey Brothers & Kilternan Cemetery.❤️ May he rest in peace.



‘UCD was his home’ - Warm tributes paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ Michael Byrne @IrishTimes https://t.co/gEx8Py6gKQ



#UCD has lost a friend: Tributes paid to man known to generations of students as Old Man #Belfield https://t.co/623cqThrYL





‘UCD was his home’ - Warm tributes paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ Michael Byrne (via @IrishTimes) https://t.co/Tqff7dvKaG



‘UCD was his home’ - Warm tributes paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ Michael Byrne https://t.co/Ns0e8SxWR6



‘UCD was his home’ - Warm tributes paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ Michael Byrne via @IrishTimes https://t.co/vXmwUWGVNB



‘UCD was his home’ – Warm tributes paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ Michael Byrne https://t.co/0IcPEwj92B



Thanks to @ucddublin for celebrating the life of Michael Byrne "Old Man Belfield" this morning it was a beautiful ceremony. May his soul have gentle rest.



‘UCD was his home’ - Warm tributes paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ Michael Byrne @ucddublin's ‘silent guardian’, who roamed campus for decades, fondly remembered at funeral Mass https://t.co/T8ksF9g2GC via @IrishTimes



‘UCD was his home’ - Warm tributes paid to ‘Old Man Belfield’ Michael Byrne https://t.co/nsctb6PqfH



May I politely suggest while people are searching for Michael Byrne or Old Man Belfield that a bronze statute is commissioned & paid for by UCD Alumni & staff via a gofundme & erected on the grounds of UCD. The piece of art could be based on this photo @ucddublin



A moving ceremony for Old Man Belfield. Well done @ucddublin. The eulogy was beautiful. Rest in peace Michael. UCD was your home and community and you’ll be greatly missed. I hope heaven has all the cigarettes there and waiting for you. #oldmanbelfield



@GregDalyIC Me too, very emotional- @ucddublin alumni, staff, current students and neighbours all knew him. A lot of memories attached to Old Man Belfield #rip Well done to all involved, beautiful ceremony 💙💛



@ucddublin @BrigidLaffan Rest gently, old man Belfield. Lovely service concluded by fine rendition of “Going Home”



UCD was Michael's home and those who worked or studied there were his family. RIP Old Man Belfield as you make your final journey today https://t.co/3zjeDZ86Gv

UCD was Michael's home and those who worked or studied there were his family. RIP Old Man Belfield as you make your final journey today https://t.co/3zjeDZ86Gv



'Michael didn't believe he was homeless. UCD was his home. He chose to live here.' Beautiful words from Father Eamonn Bourke on Old Man Belfield, Michael Byrne.



UCD Students Lead Tributes For 'Old Man Belfield' Michael Byrne RIP (funeral this morning on YouTube) @ucddublin https://t.co/jUTdjjdwcj via @spin1038



UCD streaming Old Man Belfield's funeral right now if anyone is looking! https://t.co/Xd7cBjKfeg



The funeral of Michael Byrne - 'Old Man Belfield' - is live at the link below now. A chance to say goodbye to a gentle soul who played a quiet, reassuring role in the lives of @ucddublin students. https://t.co/5zcWA8xgtS



Live service for Michael Byrne, aka "Old Man Belfield" starting now: https://t.co/whWrHWmSpy #ucd #oldmanbelfield



Reminder for Michael “Old Man Belfield” Byrne’s funeral about to begin on UCDs Youtube channel https://t.co/2C5mtVg8VR



For those wanting to watch the funeral of Michael Byrne, the homeless man affectionately known as 'Old Man Belfield', at UCD, it can be viewed below - here's my @IrishTimes story on the man and how was remembered by UCD staff, students and graduates... https://t.co/18n0OKBG3M https://t.co/Wy6yqzdQpS



Thank you to Massey Brothers and Kilternan Cemetery for this kind gesture. No less than Michael deserved. UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/sQ10ZiqAGP



i think it’s very poor form that UCD haven’t suspended classes tomorrow morning and encouraged students to stream Old Man Belfield’s funeral. the bare minimum respect the man deserves



Death of Michael Byrne ("Old Man Belfield) Bás Michíl Uí Bhroin, seanfhear an champais https://t.co/mA7JSkBikl



Michael Byrne, known affectionately as “Old Man Belfield” gifted final resting place https://t.co/ihhzs7Bxpw



my biography class talking about Old Man Belfield 🥺 RIP Michael Byrne



Saw this sweet tribute to Old Man Belfield in UCD today. https://t.co/J0jlksRUzy

Saw this sweet tribute to Old Man Belfield in UCD today. https://t.co/J0jlksRUzy



‘He was described as a man who rarely spoke but enjoyed cigarettes and chatter of students around him.’ https://t.co/TSyPvlOaoB



In life, Michael Byrne, known affectionately as “Old Man Belfield” for quietly roaming the University College Dublin campus for three decades, had no home. In death, he is being gifted a “home from home.” https://t.co/3hSUSqxoCV



Sad news of Old Man Belfield, remembering him quietly strolling around campus during the days at @UCDPhysio. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam. https://t.co/LlEfC30JDu



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/uaRfj2N89m #dontforgetme



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/FakmP8FAYi. End homelessness



Does anyone know who this man is and how he became homeless? R.I.P ‘Old Man Belfield' - funeral to be live-streamed by UCD in final farewell https://t.co/JzlQZkvN8o



Lovely gesture from @Kilternan_C_Pk for a gentle soul that was a fixture of campus life for so many of us during our time in Belfield #RIP https://t.co/jolyAmquG0



Michael Byrne funeral to be live-streamed by UCD in final farewell Wed 11am. https://t.co/r5GliacryK



@RuthyMcDonagh @MasseyBros Nice article in tribute in the Sunday @Independent_ie today too. Looking just like we all remember him. Rip old man belfield.



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/L9P1IZUdoT



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place via @IrishTimes https://t.co/3k2KQIO7TB. #Goodwill for a Michael Byrne RIP



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place via @IrishTimes https://t.co/3k2KQIO7TB



Very saddened to hear of the passing of 'Old Man Belfield', Michael Byrne who was found on the grounds of UCD in a sleeping bag last week. I cant help but remember how cold it was around these days and my heart breaks for him. May he rest in Peace. https://t.co/OFAn0Yoh94

Very saddened to hear of the passing of 'Old Man Belfield', Michael Byrne who was found on the grounds of UCD in a sleeping bag last week. I cant help but remember how cold it was around these days and my heart breaks for him. May he rest in Peace. https://t.co/OFAn0Yoh94



@ucddublin @Kilternan_C_Pk UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/HSUALqKGyl



This has warmed my heart. What a lovely move by @MasseyBros and Kilternan Cemetry to give "Old Man Belfield" a funeral and a resting place. ❤️ https://t.co/2dHDaUjdEV



The Irish Times: UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place. https://t.co/tkZljS9fe5 via @GoogleNews



Michael Byrne lived out in the open for 50 years and never spoke. He may have died on his birthday, writes Niamh Horan https://t.co/1NWLwEelRq



Latest post: 'Old Man Belfield' funeral to be live-streamed by UCD in final farewell https://t.co/7TCwI4V7cx #irishnews



What a lovely piece by @NiamhHoran in today’s Sindo on such an interesting character: Enigma of Old Man Belfield and family who cared for him https://t.co/92TqcysFpZ



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/xozoJNvKeb



'Old Man Belfield' funeral to be live-streamed by UCD in final farewell https://t.co/batg4rWRH2



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UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place Dublin cemetery dona... https://t.co/YPS2gkadh7 #homeless #ucd’s https://t.co/Pd3KaPowgY



A lovely gesture ⁦@Kilternan_C_Pk⁩ & ⁦@MasseyBros👏:⁩ UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place. Thank you from all of us past and present ⁦@ucdscience⁩ ⁦@ucddublin⁩ https://t.co/yzfS9L9cjj



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place via @IrishTimes https://t.co/m2DUNuVEiI



How nice💕#oldmanbelfield UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/n7LixhjTYk





Very sad to read this story. Enigma of Old Man Belfield and family who cared for him https://t.co/sNpxL6wGSc





UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/zMHQG2bLY8



Lovely gesture from Kiltiernan Cemetery Park and Massey Bros to give Michael Byrne a final send off and resting place. https://t.co/j3E2cp8YXj



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/aQMzkBuihs



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/vKgJIjaUCU



A really nice gesture by Massey Bros and Kilternan Cemetery Park. Well done all! UCD's 'Old Man Belfield' gifted funeral and headstone https://t.co/erXvTbjQ8x @MasseyBros #masseybros



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place (via @IrishTimes) https://t.co/ufBEBWzYJd



UCD’s Michael Byrne ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/Z6EgOvCs8X



Good to hear. I remember seeing him regularly on my way to the UCD Library. UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/cd9Vmc22tr



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place. #DontForgetMe https://t.co/hnboMqyp7X



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place. #DontForgetMe https://t.co/RT6OvKPatu



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place
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UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place ➡️ https://t.co/LC0cLjaBce https://t.co/YcoDFiyh7r



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/c3flvHcG8a



Heartwarming to see the community respond in this way. UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place via @IrishTimes https://t.co/in1GaZIu2K



UCD to Stream ‘Old Man Belfield’ Funeral Online on Wednesday https://t.co/Tt54ilAsNB





UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/47N0rv8q3l





Delighted to see @ucddublin hosting a commemorative service for Old Man Belfield, he will be greatly missed from campus. #UCD https://t.co/3NpzDfvf8A



The funeral of Michael Byrne, 'Old Man Belfield', will take place on Wednesday 20th of January at 11am. The full details of @ucddublin 's online funeral service below. https://t.co/h9VoPRHpNx



Enigma of Old Man Belfield and family who cared for him https://t.co/KUjY6H4Ab7



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/m7oabMjC92



#UCD’s #homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/xPUdzKYHGq ❤



Old Man Belfield has been given a funeral and headstone free of charge after tributes poured in online after his death last week https://t.co/MKmBksKXc1



There is very little known about the elusive figure who frequented the university's campus and affectionately became known as 'Old Man Belfield', but what is clear is that he lived outdoors for at least 50 years https://t.co/nZHuCNz1DH



A lovely gesture when there is so much sad and negative news in these current times #RIPMichaelByrne #oldmanbelfield Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam 🙏 UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/Jmp3r7imXs



UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place https://t.co/LbQq0iYusx



Really lovely gesture. One of the moving things about the reaction to Michael Byrne's death is that it makes you realise that even in somewhere as vast as UCD, common experiences, or certain people, connected and continue to connect us as community. RIP https://t.co/xHBCWm4JVL



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🇮🇷 UCD’s homeless man ‘Old Man Belfield’ gifted final resting place #ireland #mostliked https://t.co/T7n8fWfZ7N





Gentle, silent, lovely Michael Byrne, "Old Man Belfield" will have a funeral and be laid to rest in a beautiful setting, May he RIP in death as he lived free under the sky. https://t.co/x5Y7PDFH4C