Zsa Zsa Gabor the Newry born actress has died in America aged 99 and will be returning to her native Ballyholland for burial next Tuesday her estate has said.
Famous for being divorced 7 times and her leading role in the movie epic Moulin Rouge she never lost touch of her Newry roots.
10 years ago Ms Gabor bought her family homestead on Billy’s Road in the rural townland and it is thought her wake will be held there before her immediate internment in Newry’s St Mary’s chapel.
A spokesman for Zsa Zsa Gabor told Newry Spud:
“It’s with great saddens we announce the tragic death of the fabulous Zsa Zsa Gabor. She will be returned to her native Ballyholland and everyone is invited afterward to the Canal Court Hotel next Tuesday where sandwiches and tea will be served.”