The Tipperary Times learned this morning of the sudden death of Cllr Willie Kennedy. Mr Kennedy was part of the Lowry Team of Tipperary Councillors
Mr Kennedy was attending a funeral last evening in Co. Laois when he was knocked down by a passing car.
The Glastrigan resident was much loved by the Thurles rural community.
There has been an outpouring of tributes Mr Kennedy who has been an advocate for many community groups.
Willie was also a supporter of the Tipperary Times and helped with news submissions and direction of our publication. We would like to send our sincere sympathy to his family on the passing of such a genuine gentleman