SAD LOSS OF FISSTA ANGLING GIANT

EDWARD (EDDIE) POWER RIP

The sad news that the renowned Edward Power from has died suddenly at his residence in Clonmel has shocked the Irish and international angling community. Eddie served as former Chairman of the Clonmel and District Salmon Anglers and currently as the FISSTA Vice Public Relations Officer. He was a strong defender of Irish country sports and served on the NARGC board for many years with distinction. However, through his love for salmon and trout sportfishing he became a legendary leader of anglers throughout his lifetime. He was a former Chairman of FISSTA at the crucial time when salmon stocks were at an all time low due to over fishing. His strong qualities of public relations and management completed the international campaign to end the wild salmon driftnets that surely save the species from extinction back in 2006.

His professional contribution to his beloved River Suir and the town of Clonmel was immense having served as Transport Director of Bulmers with distinction. He is survived by his beloved wife Mary and was the much loved father of Anna, John, Alison and Kenneth.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at Condons Funeral Parlour, Dillon Street, Clonmel on Thursday 27th February from 5pm with removal at 7.30pm to SS Peter & Paul’s Church. Funeral Mass on Friday at 1pm. Funeral immediately afterwards to Powerstown Cemetery.

Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a h-Anam Dílis

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