Tributes to well known Former Fine Gael Councillor

Tributes are being paid today to the former Fine Gael Councillor and community activist Charlie Hopkins.


Mr Hopkins was a former Roscommon Councillor who had many connections through family and politics with several parts of the North West.


A former coal miner by profession Charlie Hopkins was an advocate for miner’s rights over the years and was hugely respected union representative for miners.


Sligo/Leitrim TD Frank Feighan served with Charlie Hopkins on the local authority: