Category Archives: RIP

Moorefield and Kilcullen GAA mourn the death of Tom O’Connell, RIP

The sad passing of Tom O’Connell, a brilliant hurler and footballer, breaks another link in the chain of Moorefield players who brought great honour and glory to the club 60 years ago.  When Kilcullen hurlers threw in their lot with … Continue reading

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Tribute to Alex Whelan Jnr

Alex Whelan, Jnr: An outstanding Footballer who won Leinster Minor and Under-21 Medals  The late Alex Whelan who died in Sydney on was one of Moorefield’s outstanding players in the 1970s and ‘80s. His name appeared on the scoresheet on … Continue reading

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RIP Winifred Murray

We are heart broken to hear of the passing of Winifred Murray who sadly passed away on Saturday. A proud Moorefield supporter, Winifred could always been seen standing on The Hill in St Conleths Park surrounded by her family while … Continue reading

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Kevin Barry, RIP

Moorefield GAA would like to send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Kevin Barry. Our thoughts are with them during this difficult time. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam. https://rip.ie/death-notice/kevin-barry-newbridge-kildare/479973

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Val Dowling, RIP

Moorefield GAA would like to send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Val Dowling  who has sadly passed away. Val was a lifelong Moorefield supporter & gave many years of loyal service to the club as an … Continue reading

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Betty Dempsey, RIP

We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Betty Dempsey (née Murray) , sister of Tony Murray who is an active member on our Club Executive. Our thoughts are with Tony, the Dempsey family & Murray family at … Continue reading

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Gerry Christie, RIP

Moorefield GAA would like to send our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Gerry Christie. Our thoughts are with the Christie family- Gerry, Philip, Mary, Helen, Jennifer, Susan and their extended family during this difficult time. Ar dheis … Continue reading

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Peg Whelan, RIP

The Executive Committee and members of Moorefield Club extend sincere condolences to the family of Mrs Christina (Peg) Whelan, wife of the late Alex who was Club President from 1991 to 2012 and who predeceased her in October 2019. We … Continue reading

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Charlie McCabe, RIP

The Executive Committee and members of Moorefield Club extend sincere condolences to the family of Charlie McCabe. The McCabe family have a life long association with Moorefield. Charlie’s father Ted was caretaker of our old clubhouse on Moorefield Road for … Continue reading

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The ‘great-hearted’ Jimmy Cummins- A top-class Moorefield and Kildare Footballer, RIP

The ‘great-hearted’ Jimmy Cummins A top-class Moorefield and Kildare Footballer Jimmy Cummins, the Moorefield, and Kildare dynamo, who graced the playing fields of Kildare and many other counties went to his eternal reward on Monday 1 February, the feast St … Continue reading

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