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All-Ireland winning medal stolen from family of Waterford Hurling legend

All-Ireland winning medal stolen from family of Waterford Hurling legend
All-Ireland medal worn by the legendary Daithí de Paor

The family of the legendary hurler Daithí de Paor are appealing for the safe return of an All-Ireland medal from 1948.

The medal was stolen from his family's home in the Glenbrien area, just outside Enniscorthy in Co Wexford, on November 25.

de Paor was a member of the Waterford team that captured the All-Ireland title, defeating Dublin in the showpiece.

The Irreplaceable family heirloom holds tremendous sentimental value and the family is pleading for its return.

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All-Ireland medal worn by the legendary Daithí de Paor

As reported by the Independent, the medal was passed down through the Power family and to have it stolen has devastated them.

Gardaí are investigating the burglary and has asked anyone who may have been in the vicinity of Glenbrien between 4 p.m. and 6.30 p.m. on Friday to contact them at 053 9242580.

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People are advised that all information will be treated in strict confidence.

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