Greystones/Eire Og GAA Club have paid tribute to Club President Patsy Vickers who died on Saturday, Patsy was well known throughout the GAA world, and loved his club.
The club posted the following.
“It’s with great sadness that we have learned of the death of our club President, Patsy Vickers.
Patsy’s association with the club stretches back to 1977 when he took over the management of a juvenile team. In the intervening 45 years,
Patsy gave unbroken service to the club assuming a wide range of roles in coaching, and administration including the role of club President. He was an ever-present at club matches and for many years and he was the main reason our club grounds always looked to well-kept.
Patsy pictured with Fergus O’Brien, Martin Coleman and Ray Barry
Among the many accolades he received was the Wicklow GAA Lifetime Achievement award in 2017. In time, we will provide you with a fuller account of his immeasurable contribution to the club.
As a mark of respect, the club’s pitches will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, the 2nd and 3rd of May with no matches and training on either day.”
Patsy will repose at the William Doyle Funeral Home, Kilcoole, from 2pm until 4pm on Monday. The funeral cortège will leave Patsy’s home at Kindlestown Park at 11.45am on Tuesday morning walking to Donnybrook Fair and then proceeding to the Holy Rosary Church, Greystones, arriving for 12.30pm funeral Mass followed by interment in Redford Cemetery.