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Death of John (Jack) Dempsey - Youghal

Jack Dempsey R.I.P. - Condolences

The Officers and Officials of Cork Athletics County Board extend their condolences and deepest sympathy to the family of our esteemed colleague Jack Dempsey.  Jack was, along with his wife Maura, instrumental in the success achieved by Youghal AC in the 1970s and 1980s. Jack was coaching for many years. He also served, at committee level, with the Youghal club, and also with the East Cork Athletics Division. He is Mary Sweeney's (St Finbarr's AC) father, and grandfather of Aoife Cooke (Youghal AC).

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis


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The death has occurred of John (Jack) Dempsey
Kilcoran Park, Youghal, Cork

John (Jack) (Formerly of Our Lady's Hospital, Cork and St. Raphael's, Youghal) peacefully at his home after a short illness, surrounded by his loving family, beloved husband of Maura and much loved dad of Ken, Kathleen, Patricia, Mary, Colette, Jacinta and the late John Jnr, sadly missed by his loving family, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Egan's Funeral Home, Greencloyne, Youghal on Monday from 5pm with prayers at 7pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11.30 am in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, The Strand, Youghal with funeral afterwards to North Abbey Cemetery, Youghal.

Rest In Peace



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