Andrew Gerard Ball

Dún Laoghaire and formerly Brisbane, Australia.

16th May 2021

Andrew Gerard Ball, (Dún Laoghaire and formerly Brisbane, Australia) passed away suddenly on Sunday 16th May 2021 at his home at the age of 57 years. Manager, Croke Park and renowned Street and Art Photographer. Very sadly missed by his long-time partner, Michael Merrigan, his mother Nola Ball, brothers David, Peter and Dominic and their families, his birth-mother, Barbara Jones, the wider Merrigan family in Dún Laoghaire, his colleagues and staff at Croke Park, former work colleagues in the Town of Dún Laoghaire, his fellow bathers at the Forty Foot, his very wide circle of friends in Ireland, Spain, Australia, USA & UK and his lovely neighbours in Dún Laoghaire.

 

May he rest in peace.

 

A Civil Funeral Service will take place on Saturday (May 22nd) at 4pm at the Victorian Chapel at Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold's Cross. To view the Service live  go to  https://vimeo.com/event/153499.

 

For those who would have liked to attend the funeral but cannot due to Covid-19 restrictions can leave a personal message on on the condolence section below.

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19/05/2021 by Jodie Byrne

Rip andrew thinking of your family at this very sad time. Will miss your smile and happiness coming into the shop every morning you were such a gent.

19/05/2021 by Anne Mikusinski

I'll miss seeing the wonderful photos that you posted every day. Rest in peace, dear man.

22/05/2021 by Roe (& Ken Kitchin (Roe is Andrew’s first cousin from Australia )

You will be missed Andrew by so many on both sides of the globe. Rest in peace. Prayers for Michael and other family members and friends. We will treasure the memories. Grateful for the link that let's us join in this celebration of your life (at 1am our time) ❤️

22/05/2021 by Alan Denaro

Thank you Andrew for being a good friend through school and for sending birthday wishes each year without fail on fb. A great loss if felt by so many back here is Aus

24/05/2021 by Deborah Balfe Sharkey

RIP Old friend

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