Mayo community saddened by death of popular personality

The death of Vinny Gibbons, Derrycoourane, Islandeady, is widely mourned in the community.

He died peacefully at University College Hospital Galway.

Vinnt is deeply regretted by his loving wife Bridie (née Hopkins), sons James (Limerick), Declan (USA), Vincent (Islandeady) and Eugene (Galway), brother Tommy Francis (Islandeady), sister Margaret Hyland (Ballyvary), grandchildren Oliver, Lucas, Sarah and Callum, daughters in law, brothers in law, sisters in law, cousins, relatives neighbours and friends.

Deepest sympathy is extended to the bereaved family on their loss.

A member of Balla Golf Club for a number of years, he will be fondly remembered by everybody who knew him.

Islandeady GAA Club and Parke Keelogues Crumlin GAA Club have extended their sympathy to the Gibbons family.

Vinny will repose at St. Aidan's Islandeady on Sunday from 5 until 7 p.m. followed by removal to his home.

His remains will arrive to St Patrick's Church, Islandeady, on Monday at 1.30 p.m. for Requiem Mass at 2 p.m.

Burial takes place afterwards in Islandeady Cemetery.

May his gentle soul rest in peace.