Johnny Marr was honoured in his parents home town of Athy, County Kildare, Ireland today (Nov. 2, 2018).
I just saw it on the Irish RTE news and am gutted that I didn't know in advance.
WATCH: Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr says he never forgot his Athy roots as he is honoured in the Kildare town - Leinster Leader
HE DEDICATES PLAQUE TO RELATIVES
Niall Gilmartin also sends photos and writes:
Johhny Marr was honoured yesterday in Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland, birth place of his parents. The plaque is part of a series of events called 'Made in Athy' which honours 24 artists and musicians with family roots in the town. Many of Johnny's family were present including aunts and cousins. Johnny played Dublin's National Stadium later that night.
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