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Is Ronnie Drew still alive?

Is Ronnie Drew still alive?

August 16, 2008Ronnie Drew / Date of death

Where was Ronnie Drew born?

Dún Laoghaire, IrelandRonnie Drew / Place of birth
Mr. Drew was born Sept. 16, 1934, in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, south of Dublin. His wife, Dierdre McCartan, whom he married in 1963, died last year, and he was buried next to her on Tuesday in Greystones, County Wicklow.

Why did Ronnie Drew leave the Dubliners?

In 1974, Ronnie Drew decided to quit the band, to spend more time with his family. He was replaced with Jim McCann. Before joining the band McCann had a TV show in the early seventies called The McCann man.

Who was Ronnie Drews wife?

Deirdre DrewRonnie Drew / Wife (m. 1963–2007)

Where is Ronnie Drew buried?

Redford Cemetery, Greystones, IrelandRonnie Drew / Place of burial

How old is Luke Kelly?

43 years (1940–1984)Luke Kelly / Age at death

Who wrote The Ballad of Ronnie Drew?

Robert HunterThe Ballad of Ronnie Drew / Lyricist

Where is Luke Kelly buried?

Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin, IrelandLuke Kelly / Place of burial
Luke Kelly grave is a memorial in Dublin. Luke Kelly grave is situated nearby to Glasnevin Cemetery, and close to Coke Ovens Cottages.

Where is Barney McKenna buried?

St Loman’s Cemetery
McKenna died unexpectedly on the morning of 5 April 2012 after collapsing in the kitchen of his home in Howth, Co. Dublin. He was buried at St Loman’s Cemetery in Trim, County Meath, on 9 April 2012.

Is Luke Kelly dead?

January 30, 1984Luke Kelly / Date of death

Who Vandalised Luke Kelly statue?

Michael Dunne
A man has appeared in court charged in connection with the vandalism of a statue of Luke Kelly in Dublin. Michael Dunne (47) from Sophia Housing, Sean MacDermott Street in Dublin, was arrested and charged at Store Street Garda station with one count under the Criminal Damage Act.

Who sang the Ballad of Ronnie Drew?

A Band of BowsiesKílaU2The Dubliners
The Ballad of Ronnie Drew/Artists

How many times has the Luke Kelly Statue been Vandalised?

The Luke Kelly statue that sits at the corner of Guild Street and Sheriff Street at the mouth of the Royal Canal in Dublin has been vandalised for a seventh time.

How many statues does Luke Kelly have?

two statues
It was donated by the late Gerry Hunt and sculpted by John Coll. The two statues were unveiled on either side of Dublin city last year to mark the 35th anniversary of Kelly’s death.

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