“Our hearts so stout have brought us fame
for soon 'tis known from whence we came
where e'er we go they dread the name
of Garryowen in glory”

US 7th Cavalry Association

Dr. P.J. Symth RIP

The death has been announced of Dr P.J. Smyth who passed away at Roseville Nursing Home, Limerick.   Formerly of Dept. Physical Education & Sports Science U.L, Bective Ranger F.C & Garryowen F.C.

PJ was instrumental in the introduction of modern coaching and training techniques in Dooradoyle, pre AIL in the mid 80s.  He was a front row specialist and held in very high esteem by everyone who was associated with him

Predeceased by his parents Noel & Bernadette and sister Roisín. Deeply regretted by his brothers Brendan (USA), Brian (Perth), and Frank, brother-in-law Colin, sisters-in-law Mary, Margaret and Anne, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews and a large circle of friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Griffin’s Funeral Home, John’s Gate on Tuesday (Aug. 1st) from 5pm to 6.30pm. Funeral arriving at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Milford on Wednesday (Aug. 2nd) for 11.30am Mass. Burial afterwards in Kilmurry Cemetery.

 

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