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Adams extends sympathy to the family of Tomás Mac Anna

18 May, 2011 - by Gerry Adams

Sinn Féin President Gerry Adams TD has expressed on behalf of Sinn Féin his “deepest sympathies and condolences” to the family of playwright, actor and director Tomás Mac Anna.

Mr. Adams described Mac Anna as ‘a committed republican’ who will be sorely missed by his friends and family.

The Sinn Fein leader said:

“I have known Tomás for many years. He was a committed republican with a passion for the theatre, the Irish language and the arts.

“Tomás played a pivotal part in modernising Irish Theatre.

“He will also be very fondly remembered by republicans for the advice and help he provided in the production of a number of national pagents.

“Tomás will be sorely missed by many and I want to extend my sincerest sympathies to his family.”


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