Tragic news has broke this evening as 21 year old footballer Red Óg Murphy has sadly passed away.
The news broke this afternoon about the sad passing of Murphy, a trainee primary school teacher in DCU, Murphy was seen as one of the brightest football prospects in the country.
The Curry clubman, who spent eight months with Australian Rules side North Melbourne in 2019 before returning home to play GAA, opted out of the Sligo fold for 2022 but he had starred with DCU in the Sigerson Cup.
Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family at this tough time for them.
Tributes paid to Sligo footballer Red Óg Murphy who has died tragically https://t.co/tj4okQxLG4
— Irish Examiner (@irishexaminer) April 1, 2022
Awful news today that Sligo and DCU star Red og Murphy has passed away tragic passed away.
Thought and prayers are with his family and friends at this time 🙏 pic.twitter.com/dTFTmnvfSz
— Emmet Finan (@EmmetFinan8) April 1, 2022
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