A mourner holds an order of service at the funeral of Darren Keys.

IN PICTURES: Mourners gather for the funeral of N.I. motorcycle racer Darren Keys

The funeral of gifted Northern Ireland motorcycle racer, Darren Keys, took place on Friday afternoon.

Mr. Keys (34) died in a high speed collision at the Walderstown Road Races, Co. Westmeath last weekend - here is a selection of photographs from Mr. Keys' funeral which took place in Ballylinney Presbyterian Church on Friday afternoon.

The funeral of Darren Keys at  Ballylinney Presbyterian Church near Ballyclare on Friday.

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The funeral of Darren Keys at Ballylinney Presbyterian Church near Ballyclare on Friday.
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The funeral of Darren Keys at  Ballylinney Presbyterian Church near Ballyclare on Friday.

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The funeral of Darren Keys at Ballylinney Presbyterian Church near Ballyclare on Friday.
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The funeral of Darren Keys at  Ballylinney Presbyterian Church near Ballyclare on Friday.

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The funeral of Darren Keys at Ballylinney Presbyterian Church near Ballyclare on Friday.
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Darren Keys' wife, Justine, embraces mourners at the funeral of her husband.

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Darren Keys' wife, Justine, embraces mourners at the funeral of her husband.
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