Dessie O’Neill Obituary, Death – The members of the executive committee of the St. Malachy’s Hurling Club and the players of the club are both experiencing a state of profound grief as a direct result of hearing the news of Dessie O’Neill’s passing. This is the case as a direct result of hearing the news of Dessie O’Neill’s passing.
Dessie O’Neill, a person who was a part of the club, was held in extremely high esteem by the other individuals who participated in its activities. We would like to take this opportunity to extend our condolences and sympathies to his family as well as the wider extended family of the O’Neill family. We are very sorry for your loss. We are deeply sorry for the loss you have suffered.
Dessie was without a doubt one of the most talented hurlers to ever emerge from Ireland’s Antrim and Ulster provinces. He was a legend in his own time. When it comes to this specific topic, there is no room for argument or discussion at all. Period. During the years 1966 and 1967, when he was working and residing in Portadown, he was a member of St. Malachy’s and contributed to the success of the team in winning county titles.
During those same years, he was also a member of the team that won the All-Ireland championship. During the same period of time, he was a participant on the team that ended up winning the All-Ireland championship. In addition to that, he was successful enough during those years to win the county championship. In addition to this, he was successful during this time period and emerged victorious to claim the county championship.