Tullaroan great passes away

Two time Kilkenny All Ireland winning senior hurler passes away

Sean will be buried in Cork

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Great Kilkenny senior hurler, Sean Clohosey who has passed away in Cork

A great Kilkenny man living in Cork has passed away. Sean Clohosey, from Tullaroan won two All Ireland senior medals with Kilkenny and was a member of the Tullaroan team that won the Kilkenny senior hurling county championship in 1958 when they beat Bennettsbridge, 1-12 to 3-2.

The 87-year-old played at corner forward in the All Ireland senior win against Waterford in 1957 and was at midfield when Kilkenny overcame Waterford in the All Ireland final of 1963.

He lived in Midleton, county Cork and passed away peacefully at Cork University Hospital yesterday (Sunday)

He is survived by his wife, Patricia (nee Kirby) and children; Alan, Irene, John, David, Michael and Frances (Hannigan). Predeceased by his brothers and sisters Jim, Paddy, Dick, Christine and Maureen. Deeply regretted by his brothers Milo, Joe and Liam, sisters in law, loving father in law to Majella, Amanda, Marian and Donal, loving grandfather to Emma, Iain, Ashling, Aidan, Sarah, Grace, Liam, Pippa, Neva, Faye, Rebecca and Leah, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Reposing in T. Wallis and Sons Funeral Home, Riverside Way, Midleton. Co. Cork on Monday, 7th October, 2019 from 5pm followed by removal at 7pm to The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Midleton. Co. Cork. Requiem Mass on Tuesday, 8th October, 2019 at 12.30pm in The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Midleton. Co. Cork. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family Flowers only. Donations if desired to Alzheimer Society of Ireland.