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Sadness at death of well-known business man Liam Linden

The death has occurred of Liam Linden, a well-known business man in Laois who left a deep imprint in business, GAA, golf and charity circles.

Originally from Monaghan, Liam was a founding partner of 4 Aces Cash and Carry in Portlaoise, a big local employer and a business that sold to the BWG Group earlier this year.

Liam was heavily involved in Ballyfin GAA, and described by the club as ‘one of our greatest servants’.

Linden managed 2010 Ballyfin who defeated Spink to emerge Junior football champions, bridging at 15 year gap since they last won the competition in 1995.

Among Liam’s other strong interests was golf. He captained the Heritage Golf Club in 2008 and was heavily invovled in donating to different charities throughout his lifetime.

Among the donations Liam oversaw was giving €25,000 Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital with 4 Aces Wholesale.

Liam is deeply regretted by his loving wife Dolores, son Barry, daughter Gráinne, granddaughter Grace, Barry’s partner Caroline, brothers Hughie and Ciarán, sisters Sr Mairead LSA, Kathleen, Irene and Brig, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, grand nephews, grand nieces, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing on Sunday from 3pm to 6pm in Moloneys Funeral Home Mountmellick. Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Monday in St Fintans Church Ballyfin. Burial afterwards in St Fintans Cemetery Ballyfin.

May he rest in peace.

Liam Linden with family and friends at The Heritage at Killenard. Picture: Alf Harvey.
Liam Linden’s prize winner Aidan Ryan celebrates with family at The Heritage at Killenard
Linden calling the shots against Spink in that fateful JFC ‘A’ Final at O’Moore Park in 2010.
Liam Linden and Pascal O’Brien, 4 Aces with Laois hurler Tommy Fitzgerald; Laois hurler and footballer Cahir Healy and Laois footballer Kieran Lillis at the Heritage Hotel Portlaoise for the launch of the Laois Juvenile GAA GALA League and Championship sponsorship. Picture: Alf Harvey.
4 Aces Wholesale present €25,000 to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Picture: Alf Harvey
Liam and Dolores Linden at the Ballyfin GAA Club Dinner Dance in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel.
Picture: Alf Harvey.

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