Tom Ryan was a founder of London GAA Club

Tom Ryan (left) receiving his presentation from Josie O’Leary. (Photo credit: Lucia Butler).

The death has occurred of Tom Ryan, Galbally, Curracloe, and formerly of Clonroche, who was a founder member of the London-based Fr. Murphy’s GAA Club in November 1958, along with his brother, Jim, and some other Wexford exiles.
He played a major role in the early success of the club both on and off the field and once retired filled many roles on the club board including chairman before he returned home to Wexford.
Tom was heavily involved with the London Wexford Association where he was Life-President and he attended the 60th Anniversary Dinner Dance just last year where received a presentation to mark 59 years since Fr. Murphy’s first junior championship win.
Reposing at Browne’s Funeral Home, Enniscorthy today, Wednesday, from 3 o’clock to 8 o’clock.
Funeral arriving at St. Clement’s Church, Cloughbawn on Thursday for Funeral Mass at 12 noon.
Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please.
Sincere condolences to Tom’s family and friends, he will be sorely missed by all. May He Rest In Peace. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

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