Kevin Byrne RIP

The Leinster Football Association are saddened to hear of the passing of their ex President Kevin Byrne who passed away this morning after a brief illness.
 
Kevin had been involved in the game for many years as a referee after returning from Australia where he had worked as a tram driver. After his retirement from refereeing, he became involved in Administration becoming Treasurer of the Leinster Football League for many years.
 
He was also President of the LFA and a member of the FAI Senior Council and was made an Honorary Life Member of the FAI in recognition of his long years of service in the game
 
He was involved in the formation of the Combined Counties Football League who made him an Honorary Vice President in recognition of his help in their formation. 
 
He is pre deceased by his wife Jean who passed away in April and they had five children Ann, Marie, Eamon, Aldo and Patrick
 
The LFA would like to offer our sympathies and condolences to his family and wide circle of friend
 
May he Rest in Peace
 

 

 

 

 



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