Tributes paid to the late Pat Gilhooley

Tributes have been paid this morning to the former Leitrim farming and Sinn Fein official Pat Gilhooley.


Mr Gilhooley served as chairman of the Leitrim IFA and also contested the 2019 local elections on behalf of Sinn Fein in the Ballinamore local electoral area.


Sligo Leitrim TD Martin Kenny described Pat Gilhooley as a man of great integrity:




Pat Gilhooley was a former Chairman of the Leitrim IFA and indeed held several  positions in the farming body.


Kathleen Henry is the Sligo IFA Chairperson, she says the loss of Pat Gilhooley to the Agri sector will be felt right across the Country: