Tributes have been pouring in this evening following the death of former County council member, Michael Carty.
Mr Carty served as a Fianna Fáil member of Mayo County Council for over five and a half years.
He was first co-opted to the authority following the election of his brother John to Dáil Éireann in the 2002 general election. He later contested the 2004 local elections and retained his seat in the Claremorris Electoral area.
Michael was also widely known in the local licensing trade, having been a publican in Knock for many years.
Deputy Dara Calleary paid Micheal this tribute...
His remains will repose at the Marian Funeral Home, Knock tomorrow (Friday) evening from 6 o’clock until 8 o’clock.
Funeral will to the Church of St. John The Baptist, Knock on Saturday morning for Requiem Mass at 11 o’clock followed by burial in local cemetery.