Paul Shefflin’s funeral will take place on Tuesday following a sudden death


Howler Paul Shefflin’s funeral will take place on Tuesday after his sudden passing at the age of 40.

The father-of-four, who was the younger brother of Kilkenny hurling legend Henry Shefflin, died suddenly while jogging on Friday afternoon.

Paul will rest at rest at his residence on Monday from 2 p.m. with vigil prayers at 8 p.m.

A requiem mass will take place on Tuesday at 12 p.m. at St Martin’s Church in Tours, followed by a burial in the new Ballyhale cemetery.

A review on reads: “Deeply missed by his heartbroken wife Aoife (née McCarthy), his beloved children Béibhinn, Odhran, Keelan and Ronan.

“His beloved parents Henry and Mai. His sisters Aileen, Helena (Cody) and Cecilia, his brothers Tommy, John and Henry.

“His in-laws Denis and Margaret McCarthy, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, aunt, uncles, cousins, relatives and many, many friends.”

The club Paul played for, Ballyhale Shamrocks, said: “The Shamrocks GAA Club is shocked and saddened by the sudden death of club member and former player Paul Shefflin.

“Paul was an amazing player and won many county and Club All Irelands championships wearing the shirt he loved.

“Paul was also a former senior club treasurer and was currently involved in coaching minor teams and was actively involved in the youth section of the club.

“Our condolences to his beloved wife Aoife, his four children, his parents Henry and Mai, his siblings and the extended families Shefflin and McCarthy. May Paul RIP.”


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