Tributes paid to Eoin Byrne as Carlow community left in shock at passing of 'fine young man'

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RIP, Eoin Byrne

Tributes have been paid to Eoin Byrne from Minvaud, Clonmore, Hacketstown as the community is left in shock from his sad passing on Saturday. 

In a post on Facebook, Eoin's soccer club, Parkville United, said: "All at Parkville United Football Club would like to send their condolences to the Byrne and McCarney families on the heartbreaking and devastating passing of Eoin Byrne.

"Eoin was a Parkville player, winning trophies at U14, U16 and U18 levels. He was part of our men's Premier team. He was also an avid GAA player and skilled boxer.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. 

"Our club house will be open from 11am Sunday for any of our players or members who would like to be together at this time. Tea and refreshments will be served.

"Eoin will be sorely missed by everyone, and he leaves a big hole in our hearts. RIP Eoin, ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam."

Eoin's passing is deeply regretted by his heartbroken family, parents Alan and Deirdre, sister Caoimhe and brother Dáire, grandmother's Kathleen McCarney and Kathleen Byrne, aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbours and many friends.

Reposing at his residence Minvaud, Clonmore, (Eircode R93YW72), Sunday, November 11 from 7-30pm and all day Monday.

Removal on Tuesday November 13 at 1:30pm to St Brigid's Church, Hacketstown for 2pm Funeral Mass followed by burial in Hacketstown Cemetery.

His school, Colaiste Eoin, also paid tribute to the young man as did his local GAA club, Clonmore.