CLONES MOURNS PASSING OF LITERARY LEGEND

4 September 2020 No Comments by The Northern Standard

The people of Clones lined the streets of their town on Saturday to bid final farewell to a fondly regarded literary legend who had made his home amongst them.

The funeral of playwright and novelist Eugene McCabe of Drumard, who passed away on Thursday last at the age of 90, was confined to close family and friends because of prevailing Covid- 19 restrictions. But Clones people took the opportunity to say their goodbyes as the cortege made its way through The Diamond and Fermanagh Street on its journey to the Sacred Heart Church, where Monsignor….

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