Well known Tipp Town musician dies

The late Patrick Power

Well known Tipp Town musician dies

Patrick Power RIP

There was profound sadness in the Tipperary area at the passing of a well known musician.

Patrick Power, , passed away at Cluain Arran in Tipperary town.

A native of Ballysaggart,County Kilkenny he went to live with his grandparents in Monard when he was nine years old.He was well known for playing music and singing.

A plasterer by trade he is survived by his sons Terry and James and daughter Josephine and his sister Colette.

His family have a strong association with football in Tipperary.

His father Bobby played minor football for the county winning an All-Ireland medal in 1934 and captaining the team in 1935 when they were defeated byayor in the final.His uncle Tom played senior football for Tipperary for a long number of years as well as playing on Munster and Railway cup teams.His aunt Emily was a member of Cumann n a bmBan and played camogie for Tipperary.she played on an Irish team that played in Gaelic prk, New York in 1934 against an American selection.