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Seamus Fingleton

2nd January 2009

The Irish Marine Federation is mourning the loss of its member Seamus Fingleton of Rathfarnham, who died on December 27th. The Raymarine electronics expert who operated from Dun Laoghaire is to be buried this morning (Friday, January 2). A death notice is published here at Team

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