Hundreds of mourners gathered at St Cadoc's Roman Catholic Church in Cardiff, to pay their respects and say goodbye to captain Stephen Healey who was killed while on duty in Afghanistan.
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Rain overnight turning light and patchy in the morning.
Most of us will have a pleasant and dry evening with a few late sunny spells, though the odd light shower is possible.
The Eisteddfod's intention to visit an area must be proclaimed at least a year and a day before the beginning of the festival.