The death has taken place of former Castlebar Urban and County Councillor Sean Bourke.

Sean of Castlegrove West, Castlebar, was a native of Keelogues and aged 72.

He served as an elected Fianna Fáil representative in Castlebar from 1985, when he was first elected to Castlebar Urban Council, until 2009, when he stepped down.

During his time on the urban council, he held the office of Mayor for a term. 

Sean’s remains will repose at the Mortuary Chapel, Mayo University Hospital on Sunday evening from 4 o’clock with removal at 7pm to the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar.

He will be laid to rest on Monday following 11am Funeral Mass in Castlebar new Cemetery.





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