The son of Kevin 'Boxer' Moran was elected in 2019.
Westmeath councillor Jamie Moran is resigning.
The 23 year old son of former TD Kevin 'Boxer' Moran was elected to the local authority in 2019.
In a statement on Facebook, the independent councillor say it's with a heavy heart that he's taken the decision to resign with immediate effect, which he says is due to new work opportunities.
He added that it was a great honour and privilege to serve the people of Athlone and Moate.
The full post states;
"It’s with a heavy heart I want to let you know that I have resigned from Westmeath Co Council with immediate effect.
It was a great honour and privilege to serve the people of Athlone and Moate since I was elected.
My decision for stepping down is due to new work opportunities , it is one that I have not taken lightly and I have given it much thought and reflection.
I would like to thank all my colleagues and staff members in the council and the outdoor staff.
A big thanks to all my friends, supporters and family.