THE death has occurred of Mr Jim Murphy, Waterford Road and formerly of Michael Street, Kilkenny. The former investment broker was a great sportsman and coached the juvenile section of Kilkenny Golf Club for many years.
He was father of professional golfer, Gary Murphy and an unclde of fomer Kilkenny hurling goalie, Mickey Walsh.
Mr Murphy who was extremely well known and well liked was 68 years of age and his death follows a short illness. He is survived by his heartbroken wife, Ann and children Jean, Gary, Hilary and Orla; borther Billy, (formerly of Radio Kilkenny), sisters Vera, Kit, Mary, Olive, Clare and Nel, daughter-in-law Elaine, grandchildren Hollie and Daniel, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.
His remainswill repose at Hehir’s Funeral Home, Kilkenny city from 3pm on Saturday with funeral prayers at 4pm followed by removal to St. John’s Church. Funeral on Sunday after 2pm mass to St. Kieran’s Cemetery.