A strong winter sun is the backdrop as Níall Tóibín laid to rest

A strong winter sun is the backdrop as Níall Tóibín laid to rest

The light from a strong winter sun shone down on the funeral cortege as it arrived at the church.

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Mourners pay last respects at funeral of Níall Tóibín

Mourners pay last respects at funeral of Níall Tóibín

Actor and comedian Níall Tóibín has been laid to rest in Dublin.

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There was more to Tóibín than just the gags and impressions

There was more to Tóibín than just the gags and impressions

THE man on the radio said Niall Tóibín could be regarded as Ireland’s Billy Connolly, which established that the man giving the tribute was probably less than half Tóibín’s 90 years and, as a result,recalled the performer mainly from appearances on The Late Late Show, where he did the equivalent of stand-up before stand-up was cool.

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Cork’s most famous exile takes his final bow

Cork’s most famous exile takes his final bow

Declan Hassett, former arts editor of the ‘Irish Examiner’, marks the passing of a ‘true great’, Niall Tóibín

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He made us think: Salute to the Tóibíns

He made us think: Salute to the Tóibíns

One made us laugh at times; the other cry at times but, best of all, they always made us think.

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President Higgins leads flood of tributes to ‘comic genius’ Niall Tóibín

President Higgins leads flood of tributes to ‘comic genius’ Niall Tóibín

Tributes flooded in yesterday for “comic genius” Niall Tóibín who has died after a lengthy illness.

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'Cork to me, in many ways, is heaven' - Niall Tóibín passes away a week shy of 90th birthday

'Cork to me, in many ways, is heaven' - Niall Tóibín passes away a week shy of 90th birthday

Remembered as an actor, comedian, raconteur and mimic without parallel, Niall Tóibín died today after a long illness, a week shy of his 90th birthday.

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Actor and comedian Niall Tóibín passes away after long illness

Actor and comedian Niall Tóibín passes away after long illness

Cork-born actor and comedian Niall Tóibín has passed away, his family has confirmed.

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