Tributes have been paid to retired District Court Judge Bernard (Barney) Brennan, who has passed away at his home near Tubbercurry.
Judge Brennan was known for his wit on the bench, as well as his compassionate manner, and is survived by his wife, Nancy and 5 children.
For many years, Judge Brennan sat in what was known as District 4 in the courts service whose courts venues included Ballyhaunis, Castlerea and Ballaghaderreen.
Amongst those to express online condolences to the Brennan family on their loss has been retired District Court Judge Mary Devins and her husband, Jimmy.
They described Barney “as a wonderful vibrant man who brought all his humanity to his professional career”.
Mr. Brennan will be laid to rest in Rhue Cemetery, Tubbercurry, tomorrow (Thursday) following Requiem Mass in St John Evangalist Church, Tubbercurry.at 12 noon.