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Sunday 21 October 2018

Tributes to a legend

"The world is truly a darker place without the golden light of lovely Maeve Binchy. We'll all miss her genius"

-- Actress and author Amy Huberman

"[She had] time for everybody. Perhaps because her stories came from all of us and for all of us." -- Scottish writer Ian Rankin

"So sad to hear of Maeve Binchy's passing. A warm, wonderful woman and an inspiration in so many ways." -- Author Sheila O'Flanagan

"Maeve Binchy RIP. Ireland's most loved novelist, died aged 72. Her books (40 million) adorned the best-seller lists worldwide."

-- Irish author Paddy Cummins

"The world is truly a darker place without the golden light of lovely Maeve Binchy. We'll all miss her genius."

-- Author Cathy Kelly

"As a person, she was charming, intelligent, warm, generous with her time, effort and work." -- Oscar winner Brenda Fricker

"She was just so kind, normal and generous. Her generosity was enormous."

-- Author Patricia Scanlan

"Godspeed Maeve Binchy RIP, lovely, warm gentle lady brought much joy through all her work." -- Meath East TD Regina Doherty

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