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Northern Ireland jockey AP McCoy's mother dies

AP McCoy's mother, Claire McCoy has passed away.

The Northern Ireland Jockey star took to Twitter on Tuesday to share the news that she passed away peacefully with her five children around her.

He said: "My beautiful mother Claire passed away peacefully this evening with all her family around.

"The most incredible wife to my Dad and mother to myself, Annmarie, Roisin, Jane, Colm and Kelly."

Tributes and condolences from celebrities and members of the public have been pouring in following the sad news.

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