Thomas Comer Collins (better kinown as The Big Bamboo),

New York and formerly Birmingham and Gortgarrow, Clonberne, Co Galway on June 27th 2022, suddenly in New York.

Predeceased by his brothers Brendan and Martin.

Deeply regretted by his parents Mary Fleming and Johnny Collins, his sons and daughters, Dylan, Brendan, Holly and Chloe. Their mothers Margaret and Susan, his brothers and sisters, John, Anne, Stephen, Michael, David and Peter, uncles, aunts, cousins, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Rest In Peace.

Reposing in Kilkerrin Community Centre on Wednesday evening from 6pm until 8pm.

Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in Clonberne Church with burial afterwards in Clonberne cemetery.

House private please.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust.

Nicolas Mansell ( Countryclass Music )
So sorry to learn that Tom had left us. We played the Irish Clubs in Birmingham 1993/1994. Tom was loved by so many people. He was a star then. Keep shining Tom. Never forgotten.
John Smyth
Really sad, RIP
Mary & Gerry O Boyle Ballyhaunis
Our deepest sympathy to Thomas family on his passing rest in peace The
big bamboo

Sean and Colleen Smyth
Sincere sympathies to all of Tom’s family. May he Rest In Peace
Geraldine Duane ,Ballinlass,Glenamaddy
May his soul rest in peace condolences to all his family
Carmel Dunne
Rip Tom. My trip to NY will not be the same without hearing you sing.
Mary Clynes / Collins
Extending my Sincere Sympathy on the passing of ,Thomas ( Bamboo) such precious memories of him !!
Condolences to all his family and friends. May his gentle soul Rest in peace. He's singing now for the Angels. Praying for all his family, May God Console them at this sad time.

Stephen and Jennifer Rutledge.
Our deepest sympathies to Tom’s family, Johnny and Mary and all related, may he rest in peace.
Margaret and Martin Casey Kilmovee
Sincere sympathy to Tom's family. Tom played at our wedding in New York. A truly lovely and talented gentleman. Rest in peace Tom.
Sheilah Sani (nee Collins)
My deepest condolescences to my brother Johnny and family. Rest in peace Tom.
Tania sani
Heart-felt condolences to Johnny, Mary and family. RIP Tom.
Joe and Teresa (nee Comer) Staunton, Castlebar.
Sincere condolences to Mary and family. RIP Thomas.
James & Rita Cusack Lancashire
Rest in peace Tom and condolences to your family and friends
Slattery family, Clonberne
Sincere sympathy to Tom's parents Johnny and Mary
To his son's and daughters
To his brothers and sisters and extended family members
On the sad passing of Tom
May his gentle soul rest in peace
Thinking of you all at such a difficult time and keeping you in our prayers
From John ,Maureen and all the Slattery's Clonberne.

Mary and Eddie mchale . New Jersey.
Such happy memories of Tom in Williamstown ,New York and New Jersey. You were a truly talented singer and entertainer. Deepest sympathy to Dylan, Brendan and Margaret. Also to mollie, Chloe and susie. Thinking of your parents Mary and John and Aunt Helen and all the cousins .We will miss you BIG BAMBOO. Rest In Peace.
Jerome Popplewell
Sincere condolences to both extended families, may Thomas,s soul abide in Heavanly peace.
Liam &Margaret Kirrane Williamstown
Sincere condolences to all the family and friends on the sad passing of Tom. May he Rest in Peace.
Rowland family glencastle belmullet Co Mayo
Rest in peace amen