The father of former Irish football captain Roy Keane has died.
Maurice ' Mossie' Keane died on Wednesday after being ill for a number of months.
The Cork native took great pride in his son's achievements and was a well known figure in the city.
Tributes have been paid to him on Twitter:
Cobh Ramblers FC wish to express our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the late Maurice ‘Mossie’ Keane following his recent passing.
Maurice’s sons Roy, Denis and Pat all played for the club and he will be deeply missed.
May he rest in peace ?? pic.twitter.com/Atk7rEQqTF
— Cobh Ramblers FC (@CobhRamblersFC) August 15, 2019
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam https://t.co/uoHsqBbShK
— NFSC Munster Branch (@munsterforest) August 15, 2019
Roy Keane made is one of Manchester United and Ireland's most successful footballers.
He played at international level for the Republic of Ireland over a period of 14 years, most of which he spent as captain.
He has most recently served as assistant manager to Martin O'Neill for the Republic of Ireland and Nottingham Forest.
He has also worked as a studio analyst for British channel ITV's football coverage.