He is pictured here with his wife Peggy at a lawn meet at Mellon Stud hosted by Kate Jarvey, then master of Co Limerick, Duhallow and Scarteen.

There will be a special function in the Coach Inn, Kilcornan on Saturday, July 5th at 8.30pm to celebrate Michael’s 61 seasons, to which all are welcome. Michael hunted hounds with the late George Kennedy for many years and more latterly never misses a day in the car, invariably with Peggy at his side.