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Tributes pour in for The Commitments director Alan Parker – who has sadly died

The legendary filmmaker has passed away at the age of 76


Alan Parker has sadly died at the age of 76, following a lengthy illness.

The filmmaker was best known for directing legendary Irish movies The Commitments and Angela’s Ashes.

He also directed other blockbuster hits, including Midnight Express, Bugsy Malone, Mississippi Burning, Fame and Evita.

Since the news of his death broke, many have taken to Twitter to pay tribute.

Alan is survived by his wife Lisa Moran-Parker, his children Lucy, Alexander, Jake, Nathan and Henry, and seven grandchildren.

On the latest episode of Goss Chats, Goss.ie CEO Ali Ryan chats to Alan Hughes about life during the coronavirus pandemic.

The TV presenter admits working on Ireland AM has been a “life saver” over the past few months, and opens up about his fears over the future of his Cheerios Panto.

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