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John Linehan was given 36 hours to live but he’s still going strong as May McFettridge

By David O'Dornan

You can't keep a good man down — and much-loved comedian John Linehan is living proof.

The Belfast joker — best known for his alter ego May McFettridge — has been shot at, survived a pub bombing and was once so gravely ill he was read his last rites and given 36 hours to live.

No laughing matter you’d think, but John reflects with a wry smile on how he has always dusted himself down and just got on with enjoying life.

Read the full interview only in tomorrow's Sunday Life

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