Folk singer and broadcaster Mary McPartlan dies at 65
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Mary McPartlan: the singer and broadcaster ‘leaves a legacy of achievement for the arts that will endure’, according to President Michael D Higgins
“It is with deep sadness that Sabina and I have heard of the death of a dear friend, Mary McPartlan, musical director, broadcaster, and one of Ireland’s great folk singers,” he said in a statement today. She “leaves a legacy of achievement for the arts that will endure”.