George and Betty Boal with family members at Monday's event
For someone who has made his mark on the town of Letterkenny, George Boal has long been deserving of some local recognition.
Back in February, the elected members of the Letterkenny-Milford Municipal District passed a motion to name the Mountain Top Roundabout in Letterkenny the “George Boal Roundabout”.
The sign at the George Boal Roundabout is unveiled at Monday's event
And at a special ceremony on Monday morning, the new signs renaming the roundabout were unveiled by a delighted George Boal and the Mayor of the Letterkenny-Milford Municipal District, Cllr Jimmy Kavanagh.
Mayor Kavanagh referred to the large contribution Mr Boal has made to the Mountain Top area and the amount of employment that he has helped to generate.
George and Betty Boal with Cllr Jimmy Kavanagh
Cllr Ciaran Brogan, who had proposed the council motion, thanked Cllr Kevin Bradley for seconding the motion and the elected members of the Letterkenny-Milford Municipal District for their support in renaming the roundabout.
He also referred to the role that George Boal had played in the development of the area.
It was a proud day for the Boal family, their relatives and many friends.
George was joined at the unveiling by his wife Betty, the extended Boal family and local residents from the area.
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