Cartoonist Terry Willers dies at 76

Friday 11 November 2011 10.40
Terry Willers with a cartoon of Charles Haughey on 'The Live Mike' in January 1981
Terry Willers with a cartoon of Charles Haughey on 'The Live Mike' in January 1981

Cartoonist Terry Willers has died at his home in Wicklow aged 76.

He was well-known for his cartoons on the long-running RTÉ programme Hall's Pictorial Weekly and on the Mike Murphy Show, as well as on the Sunday Independent, Evening Herald and Irish Farmers Journal.

For several years he organised an international cartoon festival in Rathdrum, Co Wicklow.

His funeral will take place in Rathdrum tomorrow.

Mr Willers is survived by his wife Valerie, daughter Julie and son Steven.