According to The Irish Examiner Ray Dempsey has departed the Limerick footballers, with selector Mark Fitzgerald taking over until the end of the current campaign. It’s believed that it was to do with issues around man-management and preparation came to a head following their 24-point defeat against Cork. They are currently bottom of Division 2 without a win in five matches played.
Mark Fitzgerald will take over from Ray Dempsey as Limerick manager until the end of the season.
The form Kerry minor selector was part of Dempsey backroom team
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🚨BREAKING: Ray Dempsey is set to depart his role as manager of the Limerick senior footballers after just six months at the helm.
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Limerick GAA did release a statement; “Limerick GAA wish to announce that the Limerick Senior Football Management have stepped down with immediate effect.
“Limerick GAA would like to thank them for their commitment to the job and wish them well in the future.
“Mark Fitzgerald will take up the new position of manager until the end of the season Limerick GAA will be making no further comment.”