Last laugh: Irish man pranks family one last time at his own funeral

An Irish man with a wicked sense of humour gave loved ones at his funeral one hell of a surprise, playing a recording of his voice as his coffin was lowered into the ground.

Dublin man Shay Bradley, who died of cancer at the age of 62, had organised the prank with his son Jonathan, and footage has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times on social media.

In some countries, this kind of morbid humour might not have gone down so well. Thankfully, however, this was Ireland, where the wake is nearly as celebrated and stereotypical an Irish export as Guinness, leprechauns or shamrock.



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