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Gately death a 'tragedy' - Ahern

Former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern says that singer Stephen Gately has been "part of Irish life for the last 15 years".

Mr Ahern was talking to Andrew Marr hours after Mr Gately, whose family were his constituents, was pronounced dead while on holiday in Majorca.


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