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Taoiseach offers condolences to children's minister Katherine Zappone after wife dies

Senator Katherine Zappone, left, with Ann Louise Gilligan at the Central Count Centre in Dublin Castle, Dublin, in 2015 after Zappone proposed live on TV as votes are continued to be counted in the referendum on same-sex marriage. Picture by Brian Lawless, Press Association
By Brian Hutton, Press Association
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has led tributes to Children's Minister Katherine Zappone's wife, who has died after a short illness. Dr Ann Louise Gilligan, who taught at St Patrick's College, [...]

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