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‘BLAYNEY LAUNCH FOR BIG TOM BIOGRAPHY

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13 Sep 2018 Comments Off on ‘BLAYNEY LAUNCH FOR BIG TOM BIOGRAPHY
‘BLAYNEY LAUNCH FOR BIG TOM BIOGRAPHY

A new biography of the legendary country music entertainer Big Tom McBride from Oram, who passed away earlier this year will be launched at the Íontas Centre in Castleblayney on Saturday, September 22 next. Co Galway journalist and broadcaster Tom Gilmore has penned the Big Tom life story, interviewing his family, friends and fans and unearthing previously unpublished interviews with the singer himself. . The book also features tributes to the legend from luminaries of music, sport and politics, including President of Ireland Michael D Higgins. “Featuring never-beforepublished interviews with ...

BIG TOM PROVIDED PULLING POWER FOR CHARITY WEEKEND IN BALLYBAY!

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27 Jul 2012 Comments Off on BIG TOM PROVIDED PULLING POWER FOR CHARITY WEEKEND IN BALLYBAY!
BIG TOM PROVIDED PULLING POWER FOR CHARITY WEEKEND IN BALLYBAY!

The ageless appeal of Irish country and western music legend ‘Big Tom’ McBride added considerable pulling power to last weekend’s programme of fund-raising events staged by the Friends of Ballybay Cancer Society. Big Tom presided at the draw for a vintage diesel 20 tractor which was one of the highlights of the weekend – and the Oram balladeer performed some of his most popular hits to the delight of his assembled fans. Donated by Mickey Duffy, the tractor was won by Aidan Morgan of Cordevlis North, Braddox. ...