The remains of actor Jer O’Leary, being carried out of the Church of St. Agatha’s. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Actor, activist, artist, raconteur, orator, and trade unionist Jer O’Leary (73), who died in Dublin on St Stephen’s Day, had a favourite quotation: “I(...)

Actor Jer O’Leary plays Jim Larkin on O’Connell Street for a commomorative ceremony in 2009. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Actor Jer O’Leary, most famous for his portrayal of trade unionist Jim Larkin, has died. O’Leary, who had celebrated Christmas with his family, was fo(...)