The death has occurred of Ian Mac Consaidín (Ian Considine)
Ian Mac Consaidín (Considine), a member of Raidió na Life’s Board of Directors, has passed away.
Ian served as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of Raidió na Life. A former civil servant who had worked in the Department of Industry and Commerce, where he gained experience in the application of Company Law, and patents and trademark laws, Ian had also spent thirty years with the Revenue Commissioners working in income tax law. Previously in his life Ian had worked in Birmingham as a busman, where he had gotten to know the traditional music scene which was burgeoning in small clubs in that city at the time. He attended Coláiste Mhuire on Parnell Square and had a BA in Irish and Economics from UCD. He was a member of Conradh na Gaeilge and was a co-founder of the Craobh Uí Bheacháin branch. He was involved in the small pirate radio station Radio Capitol, where he presented a weekly traditional music programme. A long-time radio enthusiast and listener Ian was very interested in broadcasting generally and had a passion for, and a huge involvement in the promotion of the Irish Language, especially in Dublin.
Ian passed away on the 22nd December, after a short illness. His funeral took place on the 29th December. The Management, Board and Staff of Raidió na Life wish him eternal rest and offer our deepest sympathies to his wife Denise and to all his family.
Ian Mac Consaidín R.I.P. 16/06/1947 – 22/12/2017.
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