Death of actor Martin Dempsey

The actor, singer and star of many RTE programmes, Mr Martin Dempsey, has died, aged 76

The actor, singer and star of many RTE programmes, Mr Martin Dempsey, has died, aged 76. Mr Dempsey, who was one of the founder members of the Irish National Opera Company, is survived by his seven daughters.

Mr Dempsey was born in Fermoy, Co Cork. He worked in the Civil Service for over 20 years from 1941 before leaving to become a professional actor.