It’s with sadness we must report the passing of Tommie O’Donovan of Tipperary Town in the past days at the wonderful age of 92.

Tommie was the father of Derby winning trainers, Tim and Michael O’Donovan, while his grandson Tommy is also a renowned handler.

We pass on our condolences to his sons and daughters, Tim, Betty, Pat, Mike and Brid, his grandchildren and extended family and friends.

Reposing at Whelan’s Funeral Home, Bansha Road, Tipperary, tomorrow, Thursday evening, from 5pm to 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Friday in St. Michael’s Church, Tipperary, at 10.30am and funeral afterwards to St. Michael’s Cemetery, Tipperary.

May He Rest In Peace.