Seamus Byrne, former President of Garryowen FC
GARRYOWEN FC in Limerick are mourning the loss of Seamus Byrne of Whitethorn, Newtown, Castletroy.
Late of Independent Newspapers and past-president of Garryowen FC, Mr Byrne passed peacefully at home on November 1. He was President of Garryowen for the 1983-84 season.
Vice Chairman of Garryowen F.C Eoghan Prendergast passed on his condolences to Seamus' family on behalf of the club.
"We are very sad to hear of Seamus's passing, he was a great club man and much more than that. He was always a great supporter every Saturday after Saturday, before and after his presidency."
"Last year we had a reunion and it was so great to see him again, even though he wasn't in the greatest of health. Every club needs a person like Seamus, he had such a pleasant personality and great ambassador for the club as well."
"He was one of our own and we are really sad to hear of his passing today. A lovely person and our sympathies to his family."
Beloved husband of Eileen dearest Father of Paul and Tara and adored Granddad of David, Nathan, James, Keira, Edward, Cillian and Ellie; deeply regretted by his sister Finola brother Gerard and Hugh, son-in-law Ger, daughter-in-law Libby, relatives, former colleagues and friends.
Reposing at Griffins Funeral Home, Johns Gate, Thursday November 2, from 5.30pm.
Removal at 7pm to Mary Magdalene Church Monaleen Funeral Friday, November 3 after 11am Mass to Kilmurry Cemetery, Castletroy.
Family flowers only, donations if desired to PHA Ireland c/o Mater Hospital.