Irish rock musician Rory Gallagher has a Paris street named in his memory .

One of Ireland's best known rock exports Rory Gallagher gave his final concert in France at Le Plan in Paris in December 1994. The musician died on 14 June 1995. Following his death, owners of the club asked their local representatives to have a street named after Rory Gallagher.

He had a huge following in France.

The local mayor in the Paris suburb of Ris-Orangie unveiled the street sign 'Rue Rory Gallagher’ at a ceremony attended by Rory’s mother Mona, brother Donal and many fans.

It’s the first time a street in France has been named after a rock star, Irish or otherwise.

An RTÉ News report broadcast on 4 November 1995. The reporter is Brian O’Connell.