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John Coughlan R.I.P.

John Coughlan R.I.P.

It is with sadness that Irish Travel Trade News reports the death, on Saturday 2nd February 2013, of well-known travel journalist John Coughlan, at the age of 69.

John Coughlan R.I.P.

John Coughlan R.I.P.

In his early years John was publisher and editor of the Irish music industry’s Spotlight magazine and, since 1983, of the Holiday magazine. He had also been the travel correspondent for the Sunday Independent and, later, the Sunday Tribune.

He is survived by his wife Margaret and family of two sons and a daughter, and by his brother Barry, a journalist with The Examiner.

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    NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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