The Cathaoirleach of Sligo County Council Councillor Hubert Keaney has paid tribute to the late Tommy Lavin, describing him as ‘One of the most respected and experienced Councillors in this Authority’s history.
Cathaoirleach Pays Tribute to the Late Tommy Lavin
He was widely admired for his trojan work on behalf of the Ballymote community, and in his later years he was a father-figure to many young Councillors finding their way in local government. He had the distinction of serving as Cathaoirleach in 1984 and 1992, and as Leas Cathaoirleach in 1979 and 1991. He gave exemplary service to this Council for 36 years, and this should be a great source of pride to his family at this difficult time.