Liam Kennedy R.I.P

 

Liam Kennedy

(1954-2017)

The untimely death has occurred of Liam Kennedy following a short illness.

Liam, a proud Tipperary man and native of Cloughjordan and the famed Kilruan McDonaghs GAA Club.

Liam has been involved with Na Piarsaigh for many years and was instrumental in the setting up of the Summer Camps which are now a massive part of our GAA calendar in the club.

He also played a big part in the underage coaching within the club and brought this knowledge to the Colleges hurling through his involvement with Ard Scoil Ris and the big success enjoyed in Dean Ryan and Harty Cup competitions

Liam served as Na Piarsaigh Senior Hurling manager in the early 2000’s and in the recent years he held the position of Club Treasurer, where he was coordinator of the Club Limerick draw and also ran the Friday night 45 for the past few years.

Liam will be sadly missed by his family Ann, Darragh, Deirdre, Padraic and also his extended Na Piarsaigh GAA Club family

Go ndeana Dia grasta ar a anam dílis

 

Reposing at Griffin’s Funeral Home, John’s Gate on Sunday evening, April 30th, from 4pm to 6pm.

Removal will arrive at Christ the King Church, Caherdavin on Monday, May 1st, for 12 noon Mass.

Burial afterwards in Castlemungret Cemetery.

 

Family flowers only ~ donations, if desired, to Blood Bike Mid-West c/o Griffin’s Funerals.

 

House private on Sunday night and Monday morning please.

Comments 25

  1. Alfie Corcoran

    My sincere condolences to Ann and Family.”a great Gael and true friend”.

  2. Seán Ó Briain

    Fear uasal, he coached me in Ardscoil Rís with his fellow Tipp man, Cormac Bonner. Shane O’Neill and quite a few more Na Piarsaigh boys played on the first Ardscoil team to qualify for the Harty Cup. Ar Dheis Dé go raibh Liam.

  3. Alan Delaney

    A great clubman. Kept hurling going in Ardscoil for many years before the successes of recent times. Will be sadly missed.

  4. Tom Sheehan

    Kevin O’Connor

  5. Lynda Stapleton

    Very sorry to hear this news. Condolences to all the Kennedy family and his Na Piarsaigh family. Rest in peace.

  6. Maurice Foley

    Life coach and mentor to so many, whether on the GAA field or off it. Responsible for the development of so many young men. RIP Liam – forever in our thoughts.

  7. Stella Brougham

    Condolences to the family…a true gentleman

  8. Carmel Curtin Burke

    A lovely man. So sad. RIP

  9. Brenda Moloney

    RIP Liam so sorry to hear this! Enjoyed many a game of 45 with him

  10. Aine Ni Lúing

    Rest in Peace Liam

  11. Stephen Hayes

    R.I.P very sad news.

  12. Ger O'Donnell

    So upset to hear this, what an absolute gent with a great sense of humour and a magnetic personality. A great teacher and an inspiration, you’ll be sorely missed Liam! RIP

  13. Eoin Smyth

    RIP Liam a great man teacher and trainer

  14. Josh O' Halloran

    RIP liamo. A gent

  15. Michael Mulvihill

    A true gael and gentleman. RIP Liam.

  16. Ger Power

    So sorry to hear of Liam’s passing. A big loss to Ann , his lovely family and na piarsaigh .

  17. Adam Costelloe

    Sorry to hear the news . Liam was a teacher and coach of mine . Nicest man you’ll ever meet. May he rest in peace

  18. Alan Broderick

    Very sad to hear this. An outstanding teacher.

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