Updated: 03/05/17 : 04:55:31
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Councillor bereaved by death of brother

THE FUNERAL will take place of Albert Bree later this afternoon, Wednesday.

Deceased is older brother of Sligo's longest serving public representative, Cllr Declan Bree, a member of Sligo County Council since 1974.

In his Facebook tribute, Cllr Bree said: ''He meant the world to me and will be sorely missed.

''My older brother Albert was my friend but also a musician, writer, salesman, raconteur, pilot, sailor, supporter, canvasser, campaigner and so much more,'' S the tribute added.

Deceased is survived by sister Pauline Kerins, brothers Sean, Kevin and Declan.

Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 12.30pm.

This will be followed by a ceremony in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, after arrival at 4pm approx.