Awful news broke last night with the passing of former Tipperary Gaelic football manager Liam Kearns. The Tralee-born man passed away following a sudden illness on Sunday. He was 60.
n a statement, Offaly GAA said it was “devastated to learn of the sudden passing this evening of our senior football manager, Liam Kearns.
“In his short period of time as manager of the senior footballers, Liam made a hugely positive impact and he was extremely well respected by everyone associated with Offaly GAA.
“Offaly GAA extend deepest sympathies to his wife Angela and daughters Rachel & Laura. May he rest in peace.”
Rest in Peace to current Offaly football manager Liam Kearns. Shocking🙏 pic.twitter.com/J3BuimzRyS
— GAA Editz (@Gaa_editz) March 12, 2023
Offaly GAA is devastated to learn of the sudden passing this evening (Sun., 12th March) of our senior football manager, Liam Kearns, R.I.P.
— Official Offaly GAA (@Offaly_GAA) March 12, 2023
I’ll never forget the pride and emotion in Croke Park when we beat Galway in the All-Ireland quarter-final. I took this photograph just after we beat Cavan in 2017. You can see the joy he got from that win. Thanks for the memories #LiamKearns pic.twitter.com/glKIOmXVUL
— Enda O'Sullivan (@Enda_OSullivan) March 12, 2023
We send our thoughts are prayers to Liam Kearns family and friends at this difficult time, very sad to hear, he was a big, big figure in the GAA and seemed like a really nice RIP Liam Kearns.