Maria O'Grady, wife of well known Tipperary racehorse trainer Edward O'Grady, dies in tragic accident

Maria O'Grady, wife of well known Tipperary racehorse trainer Edward O'Grady, dies in tragic accident

Maria O'Grady, who died following a tragic accident.

Maria O'Grady, who died in a fall from a horse on Saturday, was wife of well  known Tipperary racehorse trainer Edward O'Grady.

Mrs O' Grady died following a riding accident.

 She is survived by her two children Mimi and Rosie Mai and also Edward’s older children Amber, Lucy and Jonathan.

In  a statement, Jonathan said - "On behalf of Edward and family, it is with shock and profound sorrow that I confirm Maria O’Grady died ­suddenly today following a tragic fall on the hunting field. Beloved wife, revered mother and ardent friend, she will be inordinately missed. RIP."

Edward O'Grady, who trains at Ballynonty, Killenaule, is one of the country's best known and succesful race horse trainers.