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Kilkenny legend Michael ‘Ducksie’ Walsh will be laid to rest this afternoon

The funeral of Kilkenny handballing legend Michael Ducksie Walsh takes place this afternoon.

The local legend passed away on Thursday, following a suspected stroke, as he made his way home from a tournament in Cavan last Saturday.

He spent some time in Beaumount hospital in Dublin, surrounded by family and friends, before passing away on Thursday.

His funeral mass takes place at 1:30pm this afternoon in St Bennetts Church in Bennettsbridge, he’ll be laid to rest at Foulkstown cemetery afterwards.