Limerick teenager and keen sportsman dies during his Leaving Cert

first_img Eighteen-year-old Luke O’Brien May who died this week after falling ill. By Rónán Duffy Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Image: Facebook 43,985 Views Source: Young Munster RFC/Twitter Wednesday 21 Jun 2017, 12:01 PM Short URL Eighteen-year-old Luke O’Brien May who died this week after falling ill. Image: Facebook Limerick teenager and keen sportsman dies during his Leaving Cert Luke O’Brien May (18) died on Sunday. Jun 21st 2017, 12:01 PM 7 Comments http://jrnl.ie/3455663 Share539 Tweet Email2 Aisling Annacotty AFC also shared some memories of Luke from his time playing with them:Luke came to every session and match and no matter how long we played he wanted to stay for more with pleas to his mother or father who were always on the sideline to let him stay. Even though Luke did not play junior soccer with us this year, he is remembered fondly by his team mates.Requiem mass for Luke O’Brien May is being held in Our Lady help of Christians Church today at 12pm.Read: Man dies after kayaking incident off the coast of Sligo >Read: Man (30) dies in hospital following Galway crash > TRIBUTES ARE BEING paid to an 18-year-old Limerick man who died during his Leaving Cert exams.Luke O’Brien May died on Sunday after suddenly becoming ill last week.The teenager had attended Castleroy College and also had played for Bruff GAA, Bruff RFC and Aisling Annacotty AFC.Luke’s two younger brothers Ross and Paul also attended the same school.The Limerick Leader reports that Luke still had two Leaving Cert exams to sit when he became ill.“He was a very popular young man and he was a very involved sportsman. Our deepest sympathies and condolences are with his family at this time,” his school’s principal told the paper.“It is with deep regret and profound sadness that the Bruff GAA club has been informed of the untimely passing of one of our players, Luke O’ Brien May, after a brief illness,” Bruff GAA said in a statement on its Facebook page.We express our sincere sympathies to Luke’s family and also to his teammates, friends, coaches and all who knew him, at this very sad and difficult time. Our condolences to the family of Luke O’Brien May and his school & team mates in @CastletroyC & @bruffrfc— Young Munster RFC (@YoungMunsterRFC) June 20, 2017last_img

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