Templemore Town Council paid tribute to former Tipperary Star journalist John Guiton at its June meeting for his coverage of council affairs over the past 30 years.
Mr Guiton retired from the Tipperary Star last December and had covered Templemore Town Council meetings since 1980.
He was described by Mayor Cllr Jim O’Shea as a “good friend of this council who always had the best interest of the town at heart”.
Mr Guiton told the council that it was “great to be back among friends. The one thing I have always valued is the friendships I have made,” he said.
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