The death has taken place in Tralee Co Kerry of Mrs Kitty Barrett (97), widow of legendary Kerry fullback Joe Barrett, who won six All-Ireland medals in the '20s and '30s.

The late Mrs Barrett is also the mother of well-known journalist and author JJ Barrett, who also won an All-Ireland for Kerry against Roscommon in 1962.

Her funeral took place yesterday and she was laid to rest in Old Rath Cemetery.