Aghamore GAA Club has paid tribute to Tom Freeman, better known as Black Tom, who has passed away following an illness.
The father of Mayo footballer Alan Freeman was much loved by everyone in the club and wider GAA community, according to a Facebook tribute from Aghamore GAA.
Mr Freeman is described as "a pillar of the local club, and loyal servant and supporter who will be sadly missed".
Tom Freeman from Tubber, Aghamore is survived by his wife Ann, sons Paul, Alan and Niall and extended family.
His funeral arrangements will be announced later.