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Cllr Oliver Tully to be laid to rest on Saturday

Cllr Oliver Tully to be laid to rest on Saturday

The Funeral Mass of Louth County Councillor Oliver Tully, who passed away suddenly on Wednesday, will take place on Saturday morning.

The Baltray man will be reposing at at Townley’s Funeral Home, Crosslanes from 5pm until 8pm on Thursday and Friday evening. Removal on Saturday morning at 10.30am to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Termonfeckin arriving for Funeral Mass at 11 o’clock. Burial afterwards in Holy Cross Cemetery, Shetland Rd, Termonfeckin.

He is survived by wife Eileen, children Philip, Sarah, Amy and Eibhlín, daughter-in-law Maureen, sons-in-law Kelvin, Christoff and David, grandchildren Róisin, Diarmaid, Cathal, Fergal, Tadhg, Hugo, Helen, Katie and David, brother Eugene, sisters Susan, Bernie, Mary, Anne and Elizabeth, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, Eileen’s step-mam Margaret, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

The Fine Gael member was the current vice chairman of the local authority.

Cllr Tully was first elected to Louth County Council in 1991 and topped the poll in two elections including in May’s election when he was elected on the fifth count in Drogheda Rural having accumulated 965 first preference votes.

Cllr Tully was also chair of the council on two occasions in 2011-2012 and 2014-2015.

A former secondary school teacher, he has 37 years experience in the education sector and continues to be heavily involved in a number of committees, including Louth Meath Education and Training Board where he was Chairman from 2005 to 2011 and 2015 to 2016.

Sympathy to his family and friends. May he Rest In Peace.

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