Evening Times

Funeral for folk legend

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IRELAND: Music fans are expected to line the streets today to bid farewell to folk legend Liam Clancy.

The Co Tipperary-born performer was the last surviving member of the Clancy Brothers, who were credited with bringing Irish traditiona­l music to a world audience in the 1960s.

Th e 74-year-old had been suffering from a respirator­y illness. His funeral will be held in Dungarvan, close to Ring in Co Waterford.

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