Tributes paid to Longford’s oldest citizen Anne Byrne who has died age 104

Tributes have been paid to Ann Byrne, who died over the weekend at the age of 104. The Ardagh woman was Longford’s oldest citizen, and was well known for historic collection of music.

The former teacher donated her collection of Irish traditional music to the Irish Traditional Music Archive in 2016. She passed away peacefully at her daughter’s home on Saturday and her funeral will take place on Wednesday.