It was with great sorrow we learnt today of the passing, after a long illness of our friend, and U13 coach, Alan Buckley.

Alan had been with us for 6/7 years and joined us for 2 London Irish Festivals, he is pictured above with his son Rory, Lenny Twomey & Pat Boland at one of them.

Our sincere condolences go his wife Aoife and children, Rory & Síofra.

Reposing at the Mayfield Funeral Home, Old Youghal Road, of Jerh. O’Connor Ltd: On Tuesday (October 3rd) from 5.00pm to 6.00pm

Requiem Mass at 11.00am on Wednesday (October 4th) in St. Joseph’s Church, Mayfield.

Funeral afterwards to St. John’s Cemetery, Ballinrea.