There is a great sense of sadness in Mayo GAA circles following the news that Paddy Connor has passed away.
Paddy was a legendary stalwart and club chairman of Lacken Sarsfields in North Mayo.
The club paid tribute to Paddy in a statement on social media saying it is with the greatest of sadness that Lacken GAA must announce that our club chairman, Paddy Connor, has passed away.
“The news has truly come as a shock to all associated with the club and in the wider community.
“Paddy’s influence and commitment to our club and community over the past number of decades cannot be understated and can hardly be compared and he will be sorely missed by us all.
“A true gentleman in every sense of the word, may he rest in peace.
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