Ireland’s longest serving councillor, Sean McEniff (FF) died today at the age of 81.

Cllr McEniff had been seriously ill as a result of an accident in Gran Canaria last October. Since then, he was cared for in hospitals in Gran Canaria, Dublin and Sligo.

Tourism

The councillor was at the very heart of the tourism industry in Bundoran. Indeed, he recently told the Donegal Post that is was his role in the development of his beloved Bundoran that he was most proud.

He served for 50 years as a councillor, representing the Fianna Fáil party both at Town Council and County Council levels. He also served as a director of Bord Failte and was a recipient of Donegal Person of the Year.

Cllr McEniff died in Dublin earlier today. Funeral details have not yet been announced.

 

 

 

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