The Late Gerard ‘Gerdie’ Murphy, Knockananlig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry

Gerard ‘Gerdie’ Murphy putting out the call for support for the club’s ladies in the 2021 Munster football championship game against Waterford champions Kilrossanty Brickeys. ©Photograph: John Reidy 19-11-2021

The death has occurred of Gerard ‘Gerdie’ Murphy, Knockananlig, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and Vincent Murphy’s Sports Shop, Killarney Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry.

Unexpectedly on April 17th 2024. Predeceased by his mother Mary and his brother Fergal. Sadly missed by his loving and heartbroken wife Joan, his dearly loved father Vincent, brother Rory, brothers-in-law Peadar and Pat, sisters-in-law Mairead and Martina, niece Alanna, nephew Tyler, aunts, uncles, all extended family relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.

Gerdie’s Funeral Arrangements

Reposing at Tangney’s Funeral Home, Church Street, Castleisland on Sunday evening from 4:30pm to 7pm.

Removal from the funeral home on Monday morning at 10:30am arriving to Castleisland Parish Church for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. John’s Cemetery, Castleisland.

The Mass will be livestreamed on

A Clip of Gerdie Urging Support for the Desmonds Ladies in 2021

As 2021 county champions, Castleisland Desmonds Senior Ladies Gaelic Football team hosted Waterford champs, Kilrossanty Brickeys Ladies Football Club for their first round of the Munster LGFA Intermediate Championship.

Here, Gerdie in his role as spokesman puts out the call for home support for the ladies. – The Maine Valley Post. 19-11-2021. Please Click on the link:

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