This month marks the first anniversary of the death of Jack Charlton, and as soccer has been dominant in conversation over the last few weeks, it is fitting to remember him and his Killavullen link.

Jack Charlton’s death on July 10th, 2020 brought back great memories. Recalling where you were when you watched some of the Irish matches was one, as Big Jack steered the Boys in Green through what was to prove a glorious period in Irish soccer.

The rush to finish work so you could watch Euro ’88 and the 1990 World Cup another.

In 1994 many fans travelled to the USA for the World Cup. Irish people everywhere have a story to tell and a memory to share thanks to Jack.

Locally in Killavullen, there are more local and personal stories to be remembered. Jack had a passion for soccer and another for fishing. The …

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