Ireland (Market News)
According to news circulating on social media, the Irish Comedian and Singer is said to have passed away after being diagnosed with cancer.
— Paul O’ Halloran (@paulohalloran) July 10, 2019
Market News was the first news outlet in the world to confirm the death of the comedian.
What many unconsidered a false news and speculations has now been confirmed by major news outlets including the BBC to be true.
Update: We have seen more reports suggesting the comedian has indeed passed away.
He fought with all his might and had family close by all the way to the end, laughing and reminiscing, but Brendan Grace finally succumbed this morning.
Rest in Peace Bottler.
— Ciarán Ó Raghallaigh (@Ciaran_O) July 10, 2019
For those who don’t know who Brendan is, he an Irish comedian and singer. He is known for his comedy schoolboy character “Bottler”, the role of Murphy in the 1995 film Moondance, and his 1996 appearance in the Irish TV sitcom Father Ted as Father Fintan Stack.
Cause of Death : Cancer.
Fans took to social media to pay tributes to the late comedian. Below are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and legacy of Brendan Grace.
So sad at the passing of a great comedy legend, husband and father #brendangrace He opened doors for so many of us and leaves a legacy of love and laughter that will echo through this land and we will all mourn his passing. Rest peacefully Bottler you’ve earned it.
— Brendan O’Carroll (@brendanMrsBrown) July 10, 2019