Kerry musician and writer Maidhc Dainín Ó Sé has died.

Mr Ó Sé published 19 books, including A Thig Ná Tit Orm, which is on the Leaving Cert curriculum.

He was also well-known for his involvement in Oireachtas na Gaeilge.

He is predeceased by his daughter Deirdre and survived by his wife Caitlín and four other children, including television presenter Daithí.