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'A great friend': Tributes paid to young GAA player who's died while on holiday in Cyprus

10 June 2018 14:13
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Conor Morgan was a popular GAA player who attended DCU.

TRIBUTES ARE BEING paid to a young GAA player from Louth who has died while on holiday in Cyprus.

Conor Morgan was a member of the Dundalk Gaels team and a student at DCU. The exact circumstances of his death are not yet known.

His team paid tribute to the “club member, player and great friend” in a post on Facebook today.

The club later said that a meeting would be called today at the club for people to meet to “share our grief”.

Dundalk Gaels said: “In the wake of the most devastating news imaginable for all of us, the tragic loss of such a beautiful young life. In the circumstances the club feel it is appropriate for people to meet in the club room at 6pm this evening to share our grief.”

The Donegal Democrat reported that Conor was an up-and-coming player with the team, and had established himself on the senior team having played at underage levels. The teenager had also represented Louth at various underage levels.

Neighbouring teams and others in the area also offered their condolences to Conor’s family and friends on social media.

In a statement to, the Department of Foreign Affairs said it “cannot comment on individual cases”.


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