One of the great GAA club men in Ireland passed away over the weekend 4 years ago

One of the great GAA club men in Ireland passed away over the weekend

RIP Jimmy Lynch.

One of the most heartwarming GAA stories of last year was Clare man Jimmy Lynch witnessing his beloved Feakle's win in the County Intermediate Hurling Championship.

Jimmy was the club's president for 25 years and despite his battle with Parkinson's disease, he was there on the day to see his club win the championship.

The players recognised Jimmy's contribution to the club by lifting him and his wheelchair up onto the stand so he could lift the cup, here are some of the touching images.

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Sadly the club lost their great ambassador over the weekend as Jimmy passed away. The club paid tribute to him with this post on Facebook.

It is with great sadness today that Feakle GAA has learned of the passing of our longstanding and loyal President,...

Posted by Feakle GAA on Saturday, August 1, 2015

RIP Jimmy Lynch.