Country music singer ‘Big Tom’ has died at the age of 81.
Tom McBride from County Monaghan is best known for hits including Four Country Roads, Back To Castleblayney and The Old Rustic Bridge.
The Mainliners frontman became the first person to be inducted into Ireland’s Country Music Hall Of Fame in 2016.
His family say he passed away peacefully this morning.
On this mornings Tipp Today Fran spoke to Tony Allen of Foster and Allen and Tom Allen aka TR Dallas who paid tribute to Big Tom.