League of Ireland players pay tribute to young Bohs fan who sadly passed away
The 'Ginger Mourinho' clearly had a positive impact on so many people.
Oran Tully passed away on Monday following after a battle with a rare bowel condition that he has had from an early age.
Tully, who lived in Skerries, was a die-hard Bohs fan, and travelled the country to watch them play.
League of Ireland players from a number of teams have paid tribute to the 'Ginger Mourinho', claiming he had a positive impact on everyone he met.
Rip wee man always had a smile on your face x pic.twitter.com/gYfn84a6m6
— Keith Ward (@KWard102) August 27, 2018
Was only talking to Oran about getting his leaving cert results a couple of weeks ago.. Shocking to see someone so young taken away. Thoughts with his friends and family, RIP
— Oscar Brennan (@OscarBrennan96) August 27, 2018
Sad news to hear Oran Tully has passed away, had a lot of time for this lad when interviewing me on occasions! Rest in peace mate 🙏 pic.twitter.com/z8M5BsPE10
— Kieran Sadlier (@KieranSadlier) August 27, 2018
R.I.P Oran Tully (Ginger Mourinho) he will be missed at league of Ireland matches all across the country. A sad day for Skerries. Thoughts are with his friends and family pic.twitter.com/1XNzSUEkos
— Steven Beattie (@steven5beattie) August 27, 2018
Everyone at the club is very saddened to learn of the passing of Oran Tully.
Oran was a dedicated supporter who followed Bohs up and down the country with an infectious passion for the team he loved. He will be sorely missed.
RIP ‘Ginger Mourinho’ ❤️🖤 pic.twitter.com/AKzgzMxpc8
— Bohemian Football Club (@bfcdublin) August 27, 2018
One of Tully's last tweets, before he passed, showed just how devout a Bohs fan he really was.
Message from the Mater Hospital Dublin is Red and Black pic.twitter.com/8AnVzi6u5L
— Oran Tully 🇮🇪 (@Kidney_Failure) August 18, 2018
A number of League of Ireland fans are trying to organise a minute's applause at the 19th minute of every game this weekend, to celebrate the life of a proper football fan.
As well as Bohs, Tully loved Chelsea Football Club, who have since tweeted their sympathies.
Everybody at Chelsea Football Club is deeply saddened to learn that Chelsea fan Oran Tully has passed away. Oran was an inspiration when he visited us in 2013 and 2014 and made us all smile. Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this sad time. Rest in peace, Oran.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 27, 2018
Tully played for and coached with Skerries Football Club, who posted a lovely tribute on Monday morning, saying:
"It is with a heavy heart and deep deep sadness and tears, that we pass on the dreadful news of the passing of STFC player and coach Oran Tully late last night.
"Oran's love of football and infectious personality brightened up every Academy, camp or training session he was involved in, the kids simply loved him & truth be known, so did the adults.
"This is a truly sad day for our club and our deepest condolences & sympathies go to Martin, Clare, Dara, Conall and Orans family & friends.
"We will miss you wee man, rest in peace."