Members of Mayo County Council have extended sympathy to the family of the Ballina man whose body was discovered in the waters at The Quay in Westport yesterday morning.

32-year old Sean Hynes from Gurteens, Ballina had been attending an event in Westport at the weekend with a group of friends.

His body was discovered by a tourist who was out walking just before 9am yesterday morning.

Gardai are investigating the circumstances of his death.

At this afternoon's monthly meeting of Mayo County Council, sympathy was extended to Mr Hynes' parents Ann and Noel, his brothers Mark and Brian and extended family.


Sean Hynes' remains will repose in McGowan's Funeral Home, Ballina tomorrow evening from 6-8pm.

Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 12.30 in St Muredach's Cathedral, with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery.







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