Summer seat in memory of the late May McClintock to be unveiled this evening

Summer seat in memory of the late May McClintock to be unveiled this evening

The Letterkenny Community Heritage Group this evening will unveil a summer seat in memory of the late historian and environmentalist May McClintock.

The unveiling ceremony takes place at 7.30pm tonight, Tuesday, beside the Penal Monument on Letterkenny’s Sentry Hill.

“She would have been a very good friend to our group,” Gabriel Flood of the heritage group said, praising Mrs McClintock for her contributions to the community and her dedication and service in the fields of local history, heritage and the environment.

Cllr. James Pat McDaid, mayor of the Letterkenny Municipal District, will officially unveil the seating.

Mrs McClintock, 84, passed away in March of this year. She had been an active member of many local organisations, including the Donegal Historical Society; Letterkenny Tidy Towns, of which she was a founding committee member; An Taisce, who presented her with a lifetime achievement award in 2013; and the Irish Farmers’ Association, who recognised her contributions with an honourary life membership.

Light refreshments will be served afterwards in the Station House Hotel.

Pictured:: The memorial bench is beside the Penal Monument on Letterkenny’s Sentry Hill. Above, A view of St. Eunan’s Cathedral through the monument, which was created by sculptor Redmond Herrity.