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Funeral Service: Lord Rossmore - James Hughes-Onslow

Regulars | By James Hughes-Onslow

Lord Rossmore with Marianne Faithfull, June 1970

James Hughes-Onslow attends the funeral of his favourite uncle, photographer Lord Rossmore (1931-20201)

Photographer Lord Rossmore briefly hit the headlines twice. First in 1970, when he announced his engagement to Marianne Faithfull. And again in 1981, when his house at Rossmore, County Monaghan, was burnt down by the IRA during the Bobby Sands hunger strike. Having helped Marianne with her addiction problem, Paddy Rossmore set up the Coolmine Therapeutic Community near Dublin in 1973. Still going strong, it has saved hundreds of lives. ...


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