Tributes paid to the late John Sherlock

Tributes have been paid today to the former Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council, Fianna Fail Councillor John Sherlock who passed away during the weekend.

Cllr Sherlock was first elected on to the Council in 1991 when he won a seat in the Ballymote electoral area.

He was appointed to the role of Cathaoirleach in 1995

Speaking earlier to OceanFM news Sligo Council Cathaoirleacht Tom MacSharry described the late John Sherlock as being a very committed politician, and a hard worker for those he represented on the local council.