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Tributes paid as popular man from The Heath laid to rest

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There was deep sadness in The Heath recently as one of their most popular members passed away.

Mick Kavanagh, who won four senior championship medals for the club, passed away on Saturday.

A post on The Heath GAA’s Facebook page said: “Mick Kavanagh passed away surrounded by his loving family who were at his side all the way until the end. He was 76 years old.

“Mick was a larger than life man who was very much loved on The Heath and further afield.

“A lorry driver most of his working life he spent time working for Roadstone and later Corrigeen Construction.

“He also worked as a mechanic on The Heath beside his home.

“A talented footballer he won four senior championship medals for our club where he was known as a tough corner back and full back at times.

“He was on the famous 3 in a row sides of 1960,1961 and 1962. His last senior medal won in 1974 (he suffered a broken ankle in the first round that year)

“Our deepest sympathies to his wife Patsy, and children Michael,Sharon, Richard, Seamus, Niamh and Elaine as well as his grandchildren, great grandchildren extended family and friends.”

May he Rest in Peace.

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