As Wicklow football supporters were making their way to Aughrim on Sunday, news was filtering through of the passing of former Wicklow GAA secretary Mick Murphy.
Mick, a member and former player of St.Patrick’s GAA club, was well known beyond Wicklow, having served as secretary on the county board.
Murphy was also the current secretary for Pat’s, as well as Leinster council representative.
Tributes have poured in from clubs all over the county.
Sad news today on the passing of former Wicklow Gaa county secretary Michael Murphy.Michael was always a pleasure to deal with in his role as county secretary.
Our symathies to his family and his clubmates in St Patricks Gaa Wicklow.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
— knockanannagaa (@knockanannagaa) February 10, 2019
Our sincere condolences to the family of St Patrick’s GAA Club Secretary Michael (Mick) Murphy of Friars Hill in Wicklow…
A sad day for Wicklow GAA on the passing of Michael Murphy.It is with deep sadness that hear of the passing of Michael…
Michael will repose at Flannery’s Funeral Home, Bachelors Walk in Wicklow Town from 3.00pm until 8.00pm on Wednesday 13th February. Walking from Wicklow Tennis Club to arrive at St Patrick’s Church on Thursday morning 14th February for Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by interment in Rathnew Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Liver Unit at St Vincent’s University Hospital. Donations can be made at the funeral home and Church.