Jack Charlton Quickly Became A 'Legendary Sporting Icon'

President Higgins has been paying tribute to the former Ireland manager

Tributes have been paid to the 85-year-old who passed away at his home in England last night, after a battle with lymphoma and dementia.

The former Republic of Ireland manager led the country's football team to the 1988 European Championships as well as two World Cups in the 90s.

Legendary footballer John Giles says he was a great man:

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