Tributes pour in for ‘treasured’ eleven-year old Calvin

Tributes have been paid around Dundalk for eleven year old Calvin Gray who died on Sunday from injuries he received following a fall at a premises on Clanbrassil St. two weeks ago.

The sixth class Redeemer Boys pupil was described by his school in an online post as ‘a treasured RBS pupil, whose friendly smile endeared him to everyone. His presence will be sorely missed by pupils and staff in the days weeks and months that lie ahead. The thoughts and prayers of the entire RBS community go out to Calvin’s wide circle of family and friends. Go Raibh Suaimhneas Síoraí Air. Codladh Sámh Calvin”.

Calvin, from Coxes Demesne in Dundalk, passed away in Temple Street Children’s Hospital where he had been in a critical condition since the 4th of September after he fell through a Perspex roof at a premises in the Clanbrassil St./Market St area. He was airlifted from the grounds of the Clan na Gael Gaelic football club where he was a player to hospital where he later died. The Clans are flying its flag at half-mast in memory of the youngster. They also posted a message which read- “Our flag is sadly at half-mast today after the tragic loss of our u11 player Calvin. From everyone at Clan Na Gael our thoughts and prayers are with the Gray and Curley families at this very difficult time.”

As well as being a talented GAA player Calvin also played soccer for Shamrocks FC and they too posted a tribute to their player. “It’s with a heavy heart and disbelief that we have to pass on the news that our player Calvin has gained his Angel’s wings. He was an amazing kid a wonderful player and teammate who had the world at his feet. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this terrible time R.I.P CALVIN you’ll never be forgotten.”

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