Garech de Brún dies aged 78

Garech de Brún with friend Angela Singleton at the launch of the book "A life in trees"

Owner of Luggala and founder of Claddagh records Garech de Brún has died aged 78.

A member of the extended Guinness family, De Brún lived most of his life at his house “Luggala” in Co Wicklow and played host to many leading lights from the worlds of acting, publishing and music, including Mick Jagger and Sean O’Riada.

President Michael D Higgins said in a statement: “The passing of Garech de Brún will be heard with great sadness by all those interested in the performance and recording of Irish music, song and poetry.”



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