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Kerry legend Páidí Ó Sé passes away at 57

The former Kingdom manager was found dead at his home this morning.

O'Se during his time in charge of Westmeath.
O'Se during his time in charge of Westmeath.

FORMER KERRY FOOTBALL manager Paidi O’Se has passed away unexpectedly.

The 57-year-0ld, who won eight All-Ireland senior championships as a player and led the Kingdom to the Sam Maguire in 1997 and 2000 as manager, was found dead at his home at Ventry this morning.

He has also had spells in charge of the Westmeath and Clare senior football teams.

In a brief statement, Kerry GAA said this afternoon:

“It is with deep regret that Coiste Chontae Chiarraí has been informed of the unexpected death earlier this morning of one of the county’s most outstanding footballers, Paidí Ó Sé.

“The Chairman of Coiste Chontae Chiarraí, Mr Patrick O’Sullivan, on behalf of all GAA Gaels, wishes to express his deep sympathy to the Ó’Sé family on this sad occasion.”

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