Death of Pat Doyle

RACING personality Pat Doyle has died after a brief illness.

The late Mr Doyle captained the Limerick minor hurling team who won the All-Ireland in 1958.

As a bookmaker he stood at all the major meetings in this country and in England. He is survived by his wife, Margaret and two daughters, Barbara and Davina.

He is also survived by his brother Mick, who was an outstanding player with Limerick and played in the FAI cup final of 1965 during which he broke his leg in a team managed by the late Ewan Fenton. He is also survived by his sisters Maura and Carmel. Mr Doyle, who lived in Parteen, Co. Clare, will be buried at Ballycannon Cemetery following 11am Requiem Mass at St Johns Cathedral today.

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