Co-Founder of Clannad Padraig Duggan passes away aged 67

 

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Co-founder of Clannad Pádraig Duggan  has died in Dublin at the age of 67.

Following a recurring illness, Duggan passed away in hospital and survived by his wife Jan.

Pádraig along with his twin brother, Noel, were the youngest of six children of Aodh and Máire Duggan.

They grew up in the Gaoth Dobhair Gaeltacht and in the 1970s, joined their niece and nephews, the Brennans, to form Clannad.

Musician, publican and entertainer Leo Brennan, who was the father of the Brennans, died last June.