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Thursday 20 September 2018

Community Games committee extends its condolences

The late Toddy Moore, one of the founding members of Wexford Community Games
The late Toddy Moore, one of the founding members of Wexford Community Games

At a recent county meeting of Wexford Community Games sympathies and were expressed to a number of families who suffered bereavements in recent times.

Condolences were extended to the family of the late Chris Culleton, from the Piercestown/Murrintown area, who died following a brave battle with illness.

Mr Culleton was a stalwart member of his local area committee and was also a former County Secretary and County Chairperson. Sympathies were also extended to the wife and family of the late Toddy Moore, Kilmore, who was recently laid to rest. Mr Moore was one of the founding members of Wexford Community Games in the late 1960`s, alongside Bill Esmonde, Jim French, Peter Byrne and a number of volunteers.

A committee member highlighted that Mr Moore 'devoted much of his energy and time to athletes in the county as well as at provincial and national level'. Condolences were also conveyed to Marie Mooney, Adamstown, and Catherine Doyle, Craanford, and their families on the recent death of their father, Noel Walsh. Both ladies are well known for being very active within their Community Games Areas. The recent passing of County President, Margaret McDermott's sister-in-law, was also marked at the meeting with expressions of sympathy.

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