Popular Irish author Maeve Binchy dies in Dublin at 72
By: ROBERT BARR - The Associated Press
The Associated PressMAEVE BINCHY: This April 26, 2001 photo shows author Maeve Binchy. Binchy, one of Ireland’s most popular writers who sold more than 40 million books worldwide, died in Dublin after a brief illness, according to Irish media reports on Tuesday. She was 72 years old.