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Death Of Actor Mr Peader Lamb

It is with sadness we report the death of well known actor Mr Peader Lamb, Glenageary, Co. Dublin and late of An Cheathrú Rua in Conamara, Co. Galway, at the age of 87 years; which took place yesterday, Friday 1st September 2017.

Son of the painter Mr Charles Vincent Lamb, RHA  (1893-1964); Mr Peader Lamb passed away peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Left to Right: Actors Mr Peader Lamb (Deceased) & Ms Geraldine Plunkett.

Mr Lamb, a regular visitor to an address at Mill Road, Barnakey, Carrigatoher, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, was married to well-known actress Ms Geraldine Plunkett, who as a young girl, and following her fathers sudden death from Asthma, became a border with her sister Joan, at the Ursuline Convent here in Thurles, Co Tipperary. Ms Plunkett is fondly remembered for her roles in RTÉ’s ‘Glenroe’ (1983); as Rose O’Brien in ‘Fair City’ (1989), and ‘The Clinic’ (2003).

Mr Lamb joined the Abbey Theatre in 1954, starring in such plays as ‘The Hostage’, ‘The Shadow of a Gunman’, and ‘Philadelphia Here I Come’.  In 1990 he toured North America with John Millington Synge’s, ‘The Playboy of the Western World’, while also taking part in many Irish language productions, both on TV and radio, including ‘Cré na Cille’ (Irish – “The Dirty Dust”), and ‘In Ainm an Athar’ (Irish – “In the Name of the Father”), ‘Fair City’ and ‘Ros na Rún’, (Irish – “Headland of the Secrets”), as well as the comedy Father Ted.

Mr Lamb is survived by his wife Ms Geraldine Plunkett, and five children.

Funeral Arrangements
The earthly remains of Mr Lamb will repose at his home on tomorrow afternoon, Sunday 3rd September, from 4.00pm, with a gathering of family and friends for a 7.00pm Prayer Service (all welcome).

Removal will take place on Monday morning to Our Lady of Victories Church, Sallynoggin, Co. Dublin, for a funeral Mass at 10.00am, followed by interment in St. Brigid’s Plot, Deansgrange Cemetery, Kill of the Grange, Co. Dublin.

Note: Donations if desired to the Blackrock Hospice.

Go ndéana Dia trócaire ar a anam dílis.


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