Michael Valentine Doonican (3 February 1927 – 1 July 2015) was an Irish singer and television presenter. He sang traditional pop music and swing. Doonican was born in Waterford, Irish Free State.
He was well known for his novelty stylised songs. His career began in 1951.From 1965 to 1986 he was a regular fixture on the BBC Television's schedule with The Val Doonican Show, which featured his own singing performances and a variety of guest artists. He retired in 2009.
Doonican died at a nursing home in Buckinghamshire, England, at the age of 88.
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- ↑ Furness, Hannah. "Val Doonican dies age 88". Telegraph. Retrieved 2 July 2015.