Well known businessman Michael McCabe passes away

Well known Cavan businessman Michael McCabe has died. He passed away in his home yesterday, surrounded by his family.

The Mountnugent man was well known across the county after he opened the Sheelin Shamrock Hotel in the area in the 1960s before setting up Sheelin Boats.

He featured in a television documentary about his son, Garda whistelblower Maurice McCabe last year.

Michael is survived by his six children. His funeral will take place in Saint Brigid’s Church in Mountnugent on Thursday at 11 o’clock.