Widespread sadness has greeted the death of Camross man Michéal Lalor.
The 48-year-old man is from a well-known family in the area, as his father Michael was a long-time member of Laois County Council and the family have also been heavily involved with Camross and Laois GAA for many years.
The family is steeped in Fine Gael tradition with strong ties to the party and former Laois/Offaly TD Tom Enright.
His aunt, Elizabeth (Lizzie) Scully also passed away recently.
Tributes on social media described Michéal as a “pure gentleman” and “one of a kind”.
Predeceased by his mother Mary and sister Bridget. Deeply regretted by his father Michael, sister Mary, brothers Fint and Pat, Godchildren Michael, James and Polly, nieces Michelle and Sheila, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, uncles, aunts, cousins, extended family and friends.
Reposal is at his home in (Cardtown) on Friday evening from 3pm, with rosary at 9pm.
Removal on Saturday morning to St. Fergal’s Church, Camross, for funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.
SEE ALSO – WATCH: Laois man peforms huge gig in 3Arena