Council pays tribute to boxing champ Muhammad Ali and country music star Fiddlin’ Tom

The late boxing superstar Muhammad Ali. INLT-23-709-con
The late boxing superstar Muhammad Ali. INLT-23-709-con

Mid and East Antrim Borough councillors have agreed to send letters of condolence to the families of the late Muhammad Ali and Fiddlin Tom Cameron.

Three-time world heavyweight champion Ali passed away on Friday at a hospital in Phoenix.

The late Tom Cameron. INLT-21-709-con

The late Tom Cameron. INLT-21-709-con

Fiddlin Tom, who passed away on May 22, was a regular fixture on the country music scene for half a century.

The motion to write a condolence letter to Ali’s family was put forward by Alderman Tommy Nicholl, while Cllr Beth Adger proposed to write to Fiddlin Tom’s family.