| 3.1°C Dublin

Journalist Eddie Holt (60) dies

The death has occurred of journalist and lecturer Eddie Holt (60), who was television critic for the Irish Independent between 1988 and 1994.

Originally from Drogheda, Mr Holt was a lecturer in the school of communications in Dublin City University where he taught ethics, writing and literary journalism.

He died on Tuesday after a long illness and his funeral will take place on Friday at 10am at St Patrick's Church in Donabate.

Eddie is survived by his widow Dympna and son Joe.