Local freelance journalist Paddy Tierney has died

Local freelance journalist Paddy Tierney has died.

The Monaghan town native passed away peacefully in Cavan General Hospital earlier today.

Paddy covered the District and Circuit Court in Monaghan town extensively and had by-lines with a number of national newspapers.

He’ll be laid to rest following a funeral mass in St Macartan’s Cathedral on Friday morning.