The death has taken place of Fr. Patrick Burke from Westport.
There is a huge sense of shock and sadness at the sudden passing of the 38-year-old.
Fr. Patrick was ordained in 2006 and served as Chaplin in Castlebar.
He then moved to Knock where he broadcast mass regularly on Midwest Radio.
Fr. Patrick then moved to Westport.
Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary paying tribute to the late Fr. Patrick Burke.
Fr. Patrick’s remains will be reposing at the Presbytery South Mall Westport today from 6pm until 9pm.
Mass in appreciation of his Ministry in St. Mary’s Church Westport on Wednesday morning at 11am.
Removal afterwards to Killererin for his funeral on Thursday and Friday, arrangements of which will be announced later.