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Jedward mourning death of grandad

POPSTARS Jedward are in mourning following the death of their grandfather James.

John and Edward Grimes -- who are Ireland's entry in this year's Eurovision song contest -- were said to be very close to their grandfather who lived on the north side of Limerick city in Mayorstone Park.

The deceased, known locally as Jim, died in a nursing home in Clarina, Co Limerick, on Monday, aged 88.

The twins were regular visitors to Limerick and were said to be very fond of their grandfather. Their father John grew up in the Mayorstone area, where the family were well known.

Jim Grimes's removal will take place tomorrow at 5pm and his funeral mass will be on Friday at 11am in St Munchin's Church in the city.