Declan Nerney recalls his last meeting with Brendan Grace

Stars, fans and politicians have paid tribute to comedian Brendan Grace who has died aged 68.

The proud Dubliner, died after a short battle with lung cancer.

The Taoiseach described him as a “comedy legend” while President Michael D. Higgins says he has made a contribution to the deep wellspring of Irish wit.

Country music star, Declan Nearney recalled the last time he saw Brendan Grace to the Joe Finnegan Show this morning: