Tributes continue to pour in this morning for legendary folk singer Ronnie Drew who died yesterday,
The 73-year-old passed away after a long battle with cancer in St. Vincent's Private Hospital in Dublin.
He is survived by his two children and five grandchildren.
Minister of State Martin Mansergh says Ronnie was a great promoter of Irish music.
"He will be a great loss and it will be a great shock to his many fans," he said.
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