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Death of former Tipperary County Councillor Pauline Coonan

Wife of ex Tipperary TD Noel Coonan passes away.

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The death has been announced for former Tipperary County Councillor Pauline Coonan after a long battle with illness.

The death has been announced for former Tipperary County Councillor Pauline Coonan after a long battle with illness.

Wife of former Fine Gael TD, Noel Coonan, Pauline was very known in political circles and was a real activist for Fine Gael throughout many years, before taking over her husbands seat on the County Council. There, she worked tirelessly for her constituents and enjoyed great success over a number of terms. She ran a jewellers shop in Templemore for many years and was heavily involved in many local organisations. However, she took great pride in her work for Chernobyl Childrens programme and was very central to the success of the group locally

Her passing, after a long battle with illness, comes the day after Noel Coonan had been central to a commemoration of General Richard Mulcahy in Ballymoreen Cemetery - an event which was very well attended and very well organised.

No funeral arrangements have been announced at this stage. More details to come.

See this weeks Tipperary Star for tributes to a servant of the people.