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Comment #2251144 by Sean Mac Gabhann

Sean Mac Gabhann Mar 21st 2014, 10:55 AM #

The Chinese have a saying about this kind of person. When someone like this dies a library has been burnt down. RIP.

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Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies

Glasnevin historian Shane MacThomais dies

Colourful tour guide, passionate about preservation of cemetery’s legacy, passed away yesterday.

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    Favourite Sean Mac Gabhann
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    Mar 21st 2014, 10:55 AM

    The Chinese have a saying about this kind of person. When someone like this dies a library has been burnt down. RIP.

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    Favourite david garland
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    Mar 21st 2014, 2:31 PM

    Life really isn’t fair.. This man contributed so much to Irish society and I’m sure he left tourists and Irish people with a smile on their faces anytime they met. Then we have the other side of Dublin people, the scrouts that kicked that poor man in the face.. They’ll probably live to 80 and contribute nothing to society. Just live off the rest of us hard working people..

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    Mar 22nd 2014, 12:20 AM

    I’m so very sorry to hear this. He had the skills of his dad Eamonn, a man I listened to avidly on both radio and TV, hoping, because he was so brilliant, that he’d never pass away. His son did him proud, but didn’t spend long enough with us. R. I. P

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