Inishowen councillor battles serious illness

Best wishes extended to Black Mickey Doherty

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INISHOWEN councillors have united in wishing Quigley’s Point councillor Mickey Doherty all the best in fighting his current illness.

Moville councillor, and chairperson of the Inishowen Electoral Area, Martin Farren started off the kind words, during the bi-monthly meeting of the electoral area in Carn on Tuesday.
Cllr. Farren said he wished Cllr. Doherty the very best during his sick leave and that he hoped everything goes well for him.

“I hope Mickey has a quick recovery and that he is back with us soon,” said the Labour councillor.

Cllr. Doherty’s fellow party colleague, Culdaff councillor Bernard McGuinness, concurred with Cllr. Farren and said he hoped he was back at work soon.

Buncrana councillor, Rena Donaghey, said she has known for sometime that Cllr. Doherty had to go into hospital and wished him all the luck in the world in his recovery. Similarly Newtown councillor extended his best wishes and wished the Quigley’s Point man luck during his illness.

Fellow Fine Gael councillor, and Mayor of Buncrana, Peter McLaughlin added: “I’ve known Black Mickey for some time and I know he’s a fighter so I know he’ll fight this too. I wish him all the best.”

While Sinn Féin councillor Jack Murray wished the Fine Gael councillor a “speedy recovery”.

Comfortably elected for the first time in 2009, Cllr. Doherty is expected to run for office again next May.

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