Kerry man’s last wish realised as ashes spread at Cheltenham – ‘It was a sad moment but a nice one’

During the recent Cheltenham Festival the ashes of popular Kerry racing enthusiast Eamonn O’Carroll were spread at the final fence at jump racing’s sacred ground.

Listowel men pictured with local publican Eamon O'Carroll's ashes that were scattered at the final fence at Cheltenham (L-R) Con McCarthy, Spike Murphy, Berkie Browne, Pat Healy, Brian Quille, Noel Kennelly, Derek Galvin, Michael and Padraig Quille. Photo by Healy Racing.

Stephen FernaneKerryman

The late Eamonn O’Carroll from Listowel is forever a part of the landscape of Cheltenham Racecourse after his ashes were spread at the final fence during last week’s tumultuous festival which was dominated by emotion.