Fianna Fail councillor dies while canvassing in Limerick

Cllr Joe Crowley was on campaign trail for Limerick TD Willie O’Dea

via Limerick Leader

via Limerick Leader

A Fianna Fail Councillor candidate has died while canvassing for his party in Limerick city.

Councillor and former deputy Mayor of Limerick City and County Council Joe Crowley collapsed while out canvassing with local TD Willie O'Dea.

The party leader Michael Martin said this evening he was very saddened by the loss of a good colleague, as he was asked about the councillor's death as he arrived at the leader's debate this evening.