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Death of Longford town man Tom O' Brien leads to many tributes

May 7, 2021 14:05 By Shannonside News
Death of Longford town man Tom O' Brien leads to many tributes Death of Longford town man Tom O' Brien leads to many tributes
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Tributes have flowed on social media and in the general community of Longford following news of the death of Tom O' Brien

Tributes are being paid to the late Tom O' Brien from Longford town who died yesterday evening.

Tom was a well-known figure in the town having been involved with Tops of the Town and other entertainment groups over many years, as well as working as a postman in more recent times.

Many tributes are being paid online today describing  Tom as a gentleman who had a great sense of humour and humanity generally.

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Following his diagnosis with cancer Tom recorded a song written by his friend Eamon O' Ceallaigh in January of this year which went to Number One in the iTunes charts, and raised €50,000 for the Irish Cancer Society.

 

 

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