Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 21 August 2014

Tributes continue to be paid to Ronnie Drew

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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