There was some sad news for the residents of Co Sligo as the county’s popular Councillor Seamus O’Boyle has suddenly died following a tragic accident recently.
It is understood that Mr O’Boyle crashed his van after suffering a heart attack whilst he was driving down the Temple St area of Sligo town. Gardaí say Mr Boyle (57) crashed into a house on the street at approximately 5pm on Monday evening he was subsequently brought to Sligo Regional Hospital where he sadly died a short time later.
Meanwhile Sligo Municipal District Mayor Thomas Healy paid his respects to Mr O’Boyle saying the ever popular councillor was a ever lasting figure amongst the Sligo community. Mr Healy said: “He will be sadly missed by his community where he was loved and respected.”