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Tributes being made to well known Kilkenny referee Podge Butler following his death

He passed away on Tuesday in St Luke's Hospital

Tributes are being made around Kilkenny and beyond after the passing of Podge Butler.

He died on the 13th of May peacefully in St Luke’s Hospital.

He was a Camogie and GAA referee for many years and in 2006 became the oldest GAA referee to take charge of a County Final when he replaced another ref in the Senior Football Championship Final.

Podge will he laid to rest on Thursday morning.

Ar a dheis dé go raibh a ainm dilís

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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