The death has occurred of well known international business man and a former Chairman of Ireland West Airport Knock, Joe Kennedy.
Tributes are pouring in today for Joe, aged in his eighties, who died yesterday.
He was a proud Mayo man, a native of Doocastle on the border of Mayo and Sligo.
The CEO of Ireland West Airport, Joe Gilmore described Joe Kennedy as one of the most respected and renowned businessmen to come from Mayo and a great friend to the airport, where he served as a Chairman for a number of years and was the Honorary President of the facility.
Speaking to Midwest News Editor Teresa O'Malley this lunchtime Mayo Fianna Fail deputy Dara Calleary has described Joe Kennedy with the Irish word “laoch” – a hero...