Oldcastle native and Journalist Jim Farrelly has died

The former Managing Director and Editor in Chief of the Sunday Tribune Jim Farrelly has died.

The 77 year old, who was originally from Oldcastle, Co Meath, died today.

He retired from the Sunday Tribute in 2004 and had previously been Managing Director of the Drogheda Independent and Kerryman papers and Managing Director of INM Provincial Newspapers.

He began his career as a reporter with Independent Newspapers in 1968.

He’s survived by his wife Joan and two children.