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Comedian Hal Roche dies aged 82

Published 28/02/2012 | 13:23

Comedian Hal Roche
Comedian Hal Roche

THE death has been announced of comedian Hal Roche. The Waterford born funnyman died this morning at the age of 84.

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Roche was best known for his 26 year residency at Jury's Cabaret, Jury's Hotel Ballsbridge in Dublin where he held the Guinness world record for the longest running engagement of a comic.

He was known for his catchphrase: "Write it down, it's a good one!" He was part of the popualar Irish comedy circuit of the late 70’s and 80;s which included comedian Frank Carson who died last week.

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