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Tributes paid to the late John Wall

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Tributes have been paid to John Wall, the son of former Labour TD Jack who passed away earlier this week.

The native of Branswood in Kildare, is a brother of Kildare councillor Mark Wall, who is set to contest the general election for south Kildare, which now includes Portarlington.

Tributes have been paid at a number of public meetings and also on social media.

The Castlemitchell GAA Club, which he contributed so much to, posted a tribute on their Facebook page.

“John was a member of the historic intermediate winning championship team of 1992, manager of both senior men and senior women guiding them to numerous finals, the driving force behind friends of Castlemitchell resulting in our Astro Park, and most recently chairman of our club.

“John was the ultimate club man, loving father and an absolute gentleman may he rest in peace,” the Facebook post outlined.

A guard of honour was formed by the club from Mr Wall’s resident to the church and later at the funeral ceremony.

Athy Golf Club also expressed sympathy to the Wall family on their loss.

 

The late Mr Wall iis sadly missed by his loving partner Vivienne and their daughter Ava, his father Jack, brother Mark, sisters Sinead and Catherine and step-daughters Lisa and Christina, brother and sister-in-law, uncles, aunts, cousins, nieces, nephews, his new grandson and his wide circle of friends.

Reposal was at his home on Tuesday with removal on Wednesday afternoon to arrive at St. Michael’s Parish Church, Athy, for Requiem Mass.

Burial took place on Wednesday afternoon  in Churchtown Cemetery.

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