Obituary: Literary icon Sam McAughtry had deep Belfast roots

Sam McAughtry

Sam McAughtry

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Sam McAughtry was a prolific writer, a war veteran, and also a rare Ulster Protestant voice in Dublin’s Seanad.

He died on Friday, March 28, at the Ulster Hospital after his condition deteriorated in the wake of a hip operation.

He had turned 93 mere days earlier, having been born on March 24, 1921.

 

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