Alan Ruddock 1960 – 2010 RIP

Alan Ruddock, who had survived Hodgkin’s disease, died on May 30 after
collapsing while playing in a cricket match in Dublin. His wife and three
sons survive him. Born in Dublin on July 21 1960, Alan Stephen Dennis
Ruddock was educated at St Columba’s College, Whitechurch near the Grange
Golf Club, and Trinity College Dublin, where he started to read Law. He was
an eclectic and multi-talented journalist and editor of The Scotsman from
1998 to 2000, the period which saw devolution and the creation of the
Scottish Parliament.


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