The death has occurred of Sligo born TV chef Joe Shannon, who passed away at the North West Hospice yesterday.

Joe of Milltown, Drumcliffe, was well known for his cookery TV slots on Ireland AM while he was also a leading chef at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sligo.

In recent months he presented a popular morning radio show on Ocean FM along with Georgie Gorman.

Both men spoke publicly about their cancer battles. They did a Recovery Tour, visiting many areas of county Sligo and posting their adventures on social media.

His remains will repose at the family home in Drumcliffe tomorrow (Wed) from 3pm to7pm , and from 2pm to 5pm on Thursday.

Removal on Thursday to Saint Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac arriving at 7pm.  Mass of the resurrection at 11am on Friday, with burial in Rathcormac New Cemetery.



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