Tributes were paid at today’s monthly meeting of Ballina Municipal District to the father-of-two who died tragically in a plane crash near Ballina less than two weeks ago.

Michael McCarrick, who was in his 50’s, died when his 2-seater plane came down in a field at Breaffy, near Ballina, on 4th May.

A native of Cloonacool in Co Sligo, Mr McCarrick from Belleek, Ballina was an ESB employee.

He’s survived by his wife Breege Gordon, a longtime employee of Mayo County Council in the Ballina district, two children and extended family.

Today’s meeting of the Ballina Municipal District meeting, which is being held in Bonniconlon, was adjourned for 20 minutes as a mark of respect.


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