Funeral arrangements have been announced for former District Court Judge John Neilan Junior.
The Roscommon town native served on the Midlands Circuit for many years before his retirement in 2010.
He practiced as a solicitor in Roscommon town before being called to the bench in the 1980s.
He served in the Midlands circuit for many years, mainly in the Longford, Mullingar, Athlone and Tullamore areas.
His father, John Senior, was the State solicitor of the county, and his brother Brian also served in that role before his untimely passing, as well as his other brothers and many other members of the extended Neilan family.
John’s Funeral takes place at the Sacred Heart Church in Roscommon Town tomorrow morning at 11 o’clock with burial afterwards in St Coman’s Cemetery.
May he rest in peace.