Former Waterford FC player and junior international passes away

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Former Waterford FC player and junior international passes away

Former Waterford FC player and junior international passes away

Waterford FC has today paid tribute to former player Paul Carr following his untimely passing on Sunday last, November 18.

The former junior Irish international from Shannon, Clare, died peacefully in the University Hospital Limerick and is deeply missed by his loving family, father Tom, mother Vivienne, sister Vivienne, brother Pat, as well as extended family and friends.

In a statement on Tuesday afternoon, Waterford FC said, "All at Waterford FC were deeply saddened to hear of the untimely passing of former player Paul Carr of Shannon, County Clare."

"A midfielder with great vision and passing ability, Paul played for Waterford United for two seasons and was an integral part of the team that won the First Division in 1997/98."

"He was signed from Limerick by manager Tommy Lynch in July ‘97 and made twenty league appearances in that title-winning season, scoring three goals. He was a regular squad member the following season until he rejoined Limerick in October. Paul also had the honour of representing Ireland at Junior international level. We would like to extend our sympathy to all his family and friends."

Funeral Arrangements

Reposing at Mc Mahon’s Funeral Home, Shannon, this Tuesday evening (20th November) from 5:30pm followed by removal at 7:30pm to St. John and Paul’s Church, Shannon. Funeral Mass Wednesday (21th November) at 11:30am followed by cremation in Shannon Crematorium.