DEATH OF TOP COURSE DESIGNER PAUL DUFFY
- 15 July 2014, 23:43
THE Irish Times has reported that Paul Duffy, one of the leading show-jumping course designers in the world, has died.
Galway native Paul Duffy (78), died at St Brendan’s Nursing Unit in Loughrea Co Galway.
Mr Duffy, who was from Knocknacarra in Galway, was heavily involved in the design of show jumping courses throughout the 70s, 80s and 90s, including that of the 1982 World Championships and the Sydney Royal Show the following year.
He was the founder of Duffy Equestrian Centre in Loughgeorge, Co Galway. He is survived by his wife Brid, sons Paul, Brendan and Mark and daughter Audrey.
Horse Sport Ireland extends its deepest sympathy to all his family and to his many friends.