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Cork man collapses and dies while refereeing under-16s camogie match

The man has been described as a “young family man, who was always very respectful of the players” and “who always had a smile on his face”.

Douglas GAA Club.
Douglas GAA Club.
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A CORK MAN has died after collapsing suddenly while refereeing a minor’s camogie match in Douglas, Co Cork.

The man has been described by Cork Camogie Chairperson Mary McSweeney as a “young family man, who was always very respectful of the players” and “who always had a smile on his face”.

McSweeny said that the players at the match were ‘traumatised’ by the incident.

She sent her deepest condolences out to the wife and family of the man.

The man has yet to be named as family members are being notified.

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