Irish Poet John O'Donohue Dead at 52 Irish poet and philosopher John is laid to rest in Fanore, Co Clare, Ireland. O'Donohue was a native Irish speaker, a former priest, and author. He died suddenly on Jan. 4, near Avignon, France. He was 52.
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Irish Poet John O'Donohue Dead at 52

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Irish Poet John O'Donohue Dead at 52

Irish Poet John O'Donohue Dead at 52

Irish Poet John O'Donohue Dead at 52

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Irish philosopher and author John O'Donohue in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. in 2006. Karon Keller hide caption

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Irish philosopher and author John O'Donohue in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. in 2006.

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Irish poet and philosopher John is laid to rest in Fanore, Co Clare, Ireland. O'Donohue was a native Irish speaker, a former priest, and author of books that provided sustenance for many souls hungering for connection in a shallow, narcissistic world — a world full of what called the 'religion of rush.' He died suddenly on Jan. 4, near Avignon, France. He was 52.

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