VIDEO: Jim Forbes remembered during touching funeral oration

The Cork County Board Secretary today paid his respects to late Cork GAA administrator, Jim Forbes.

"It is a privilege to have the opportunity to pay tribute to a great Gaelic Games administrator and an extraordinary gentleman, whose untimely passing after a short illness is greatly mourned," Cork County Board Secretary Frank Murphy said during his oration at the funeral of Jim Forbes.

Mr Forbes, formerly of Cork GAA, was buried at St. John's Cemetery, Ballinrea, Cork. 

Video by Dan Linehan


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