IT Carlow mourn the loss of BA Sport & Exercise student John Conroy


Monday 8th September 2014 - The Staff and Students of Institute of Technology Carlow are deeply saddened to hear of the unexpected death of John Conroy, Sport & Exercise (Rugby) student.  John was due to commence year 4 of his studies this September.  He was actively involved in the college sporting community as both a player and a coach.  John was assistant coach to the IT Carlow Ladies Colleges Rugby team who won the All-Ireland Final 2014.  He also played both U19 interprovincial for Leinster Rugby and U20 for Connaught Rugby.  John will be sadly missed by his fellow students and the wider community at IT Carlow. 

IT Carlow President Dr. Patricia Mulcahy expressed her deepest condolences to John’s family and wide circle of friends who are left bereft by his death.  The Institute’s Student Services is offering counselling support to students of the Institute.

Support Contact Details

Kevin Deering, IT Carlow Counsellor – t: 059 9175604
Fr Martin Smith, Chaplain – t: 087 2713396