Former teacher dies, aged 63
a former national school teacher has died at the age of 63.
Gerard Bates, the son of Marks and Mary Bates, of Kilmore Quay, died at his home at Goodtide Harbour.
Originally from Kilmore Quay, he taught at several schools in Wexford including in the Faythe and Clongeen.
He is sadly missed by his sister Marie, nieces Ingrid and Janice and nephew Kieren, other relatives and friends.
His funeral took place at St Peter's Church, Kilmore Quay, on Saturday, followed by burial in St Mary's Cemetery.