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# Christy Dignam

June 2023
Dave Fanning says Christy Dignam comments were in 'poor taste' after RTÉ receives complaints
In a tweet this afternoon, Fanning said his comments were “incredibly ill-timed and poor taste”.
Quiz: How well do you know Aslan?
‘Christy and his bandmates in Aslan have made an enormous contribution to the cultural life of our nation,’ President Michael D HIggins said this week.
'Idol, legend, beloved': Hundreds gather at Christy Dignam's public farewell
A crowd of mourning family, friends and fans followed Dignam’s hearse through Finglas, before gathering outside of Erins Isle GAA Club.
Lynn Ruane: 'Christy, you inspired me to live longer, love deeper and fight harder'
The senator pays tribute to the late Christy Dignam who will be laid to rest today.
'Bankers f***ing bankrupted us': Read Christy Dignam's in-depth 2018 interview with The Journal
The Journal sat down for a wide-ranging interview with Dignam five years ago.
Funeral and farewell gathering for Christy Dignam to be held in Finglas on Saturday
Christy’s funeral cortege will arrive at the junction of Tolka Valley Road and Cardiffsbridge Road in Finglas at 9.45am on Saturday morning.
'A legend ... a great Dub': Party leaders pay tribute to Christy Dignam in the Dáil
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar expressed his sadness at the news of Dignam in the Dáil today.
Poll: What is your favourite Aslan song?
Aslan lead singer Christy Dignam passed away yesterday.
Nine compelling TV performances from Christy Dignam and Aslan over the years
We take a look back at some of Christy’s standout TV performances as a solo arist and with Aslan.
Aslan frontman Christy Dignam has died aged 63
The singer had been receiving palliative care at home for a rare form of blood cancer since December.
Christy Dignam's story was so much more than a triumph over adversity
Dignam’s story was one of hardship, hope and music.
This year
Christy Dignam on asking for ten more years, his funeral and his daughter continuing his legacy
The Aslan lead singer sat down with RTÉ’s Ryan Tubridy.
Aslan's Christy Dignam thanks public for its 'support, well wishes and kind words'
Christy Dignam’s family announced this week that the singer is receiving palliative care at home.
Aslan frontman Christy Dignam announces he is receiving palliative care
The singer was diagnosed with a rare blood cancer called amyloidosis in 2013.
Last year
Aslan concert postponed at 3Arena as Christy Dignam in ill health
The Saturday night show was part of the Aslan’s “40 years 40 gigs” tour.
All time
A look back at some of the best Late Late Show interviews of the year
Many of the most memorable interviews covered the impact the Covid-19 pandemic was having on people’s lives.
'I'll never forget the pain of it': Christy Dignam on family's heartache following dad's death from Covid-19
Christopher Dignam Senior, who was in his late 80s, passed away earlier this month.
Father of Aslan singer Christy Dignam dies after contracting Covid-19
Christopher (Christy) Dignam Senior died yesterday afternoon.
Late Late crowd joins in as Christy Dignam sings a stunning version of Waltzing Matilda
Dignam talked about his parents, his teeth and his nerves for the Dubs match on last night’s show.
Christy Dignam spoke about cancer, drug addiction and ending his feud with Bono on Living With Lucy this week
Christy told Lucy how his feud with U2 began all those years back.
Aslan's Christy Dignam completely shut down an audience member who mocked his false teeth
Christy wasn’t having a bar of that.
Aslan's Christy Dignam has nothing but praise for Carlow Rose Shauna Ray Lacey
‘I thought it was amazing.’
'If you look at U2... they kind of belong to the world at this stage, where we still belong to Ireland'
After over 35 years in the business, Irish rock band Aslan are still going strong.
Christy Dignam: The bankers are still up here making millions... and we've 4,000 kids in homeless accommodation
Christy Dignam had some strong words in relation to bankers and homelessness when we sat down with him.
Mary O'Rourke talking about her late husband on Cutting Edge is giving people all the feels
As wholesome as it gets.
Today FM is being sued by a journalist over an interview it did with Aslan's frontman
Journalist with the Irish Sun Ken Sweeney has taken a case against the radio station in the High Court.
'I know I could be gigging on a Saturday night and in hospital on the Monday'
An intimate RTÉ documentary titled This is Christy will air this evening.
'There's no emergency': Christy Dignam rolls back after saying cancer has returned
Reports had emerged over the weekend that Dignam’s cancer had returned.
Finbar Furey and Christy Dignam wowed audiences last night with a stunning duet
The pair sang Green Fields of France.
Rumours Christy Dignam has died are "just rumours", say bandmates
The Aslan frontman was hospitalised on Thursday.
Rumours Christy Dignam has died are "just rumours", say bandmates
The Aslan frontman was hospitalised on Thursday.
Aslan's Christy Dignam diagnosed with cancer
The band have asked for support from fans and for privacy for Dignam, his wife, Kathryn and daugher, Kiera.
Aslan's Christy Dignam rushed to hospital