Micheál’ Haulie’ O’Dwyer will be our focus. We will look at the life of the son of the Kerry GAA legend who died suddenly.
Who was Micheál’ Haulie’ O’Dwyer?
He was the son of Michael (Micko) Dwyer.
His mother’s name is Mary Carmel.
His siblings are John, Robbie and Karl.
Michael Haulie was married to his wife Liz and they had no children.
He was also survived by his aunt Noreen Moriarty.
He was formerly of Waterville County Kerry.
He died in the presence of his family at Tralee Palliative Care Unit.
His body will be reposed in Fitzgerald’s Funeral Home, Waterville.
The reposition will take place between 4pm to 8pm on Friday.
It will be followed by a Funeral Mass at 11am on Saturday in St Finian’s Church.
Haulie is said to have served at Waterville GAA Club at all levels.
He served as a mentor as well as a committee member.
Tributes pour in for Micheál’ Haulie’ O’Dwyer
Haulie sadly passed away today and tributes have been pouring in for him.
Most tributes described him as “the kindest and most considerate and encouraging of people”.
There was a tribute from Waterville GAA Club. It s said: “It was with the greatest of sadness that we at Waterville GAA learned of the passing of Micheál “Haulie” O’Dwyer.
They added that:
“Haulie served at all levels with the club as a mentor and committee member. His contribution is immense and his imprint will be felt for years to come. His style was always to encourage and support and his loyalty to club and parish was clearly evident.
“All who worked with Haulie enjoyed the experience and found him to be the kindest and most considerate and encouraging of people.
“There are so many people and homes that will deeply feel Haulie’s loss, he was such a regular caller to so many people. However it is his adoring and adored wife Liz who will feel that loss most.
“To Liz, his father Micko, brothers John, Karl and Robbie, Mother in law and Father in Law, Patsy and Maureen sisters in Law and Brothers in law, greatly loved nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends and neighbours that we extend our sincere condolences.
“Haulie will forever be remembered here in the club and community to which he gave so much.
“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dilís.”
The Round Towers G.A.A Kildare Town were not left out in the tributes.
They said: “Round Towers GAA wish to offer our condolences to the family of Michael O Dwyer, who sadly passed away this week. Michael is a brother of former Round Towers player Karl O Dwyer.
“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.”