THE Irish tradition of the open casket at funerals has escaped the death knell
The death knell
sounded for Tiggy the day she kissed and hugged Prince Harry as the two were leaving church at Sandringham.
Our poultry industry is already struggling to survive so any outbreak here would almost certainly sound the death knell
AS an ex-smoker from a mining village I can see this drac-onian ban will be the death knell
for many working men's clubs.
Ministers have moved to scrap the exam but opponents said the plan will sound the death knell
for grammar schools.
A BOOM in the number of people booking holidays online could be the death knell
for travel agents.
SONY sounded the death knell
for the conventional TV yesterday as it axed 650 jobs in South Wales.
Last night's vote could be the death knell
for the Constitution, which needed the ratification of all 25 EU members.
THE death knell
was sounded when Daniella Westbrook turned up dressed top to toe in Burberry.
Failure to back LDV now could be the death knell
to Labour support in the Midlands and, subsequently, the country.
"I wish people would realise that restaurant critics simply diagnose the illness but they never sound the death knell
. We're only the pall bearers, not the killers" - Restaurant critic Jay Rayner.
We've been trying to sort out funding, but if the youth services move there will be less revenue, and it would be the final death knell
for the community centre."
A VICAR has said the closure of a west Wirral post office would be the "death knell
of independent living" for many elderly members of his parish.
But global warming could sound the death knell
for old favourites, which may no longer thrive.
In the late 1950s, architects decided to ring the death knell
on established material and tradesmen employed to erect buildings of character.