He had been involved with Cistercian College Roscrea since 2017.
The former Irish rugby international Gary Halpin has passed away suddenly at the age of 55.
He had been acting as Head of Boarding at Cistercian College Roscrea which is located just over the border with Offaly.
Everyone at Irish Rugby is deeply saddened to hear of the passing of former Ireland international Gary Halpin.— Irish Rugby (@IrishRugby) February 24, 2021
Gary won 11 Test caps, representing Ireland at the 1991 and 1995 Rugby World Cups.
Our thoughts are with his family, friends and former team-mates at this sad time. pic.twitter.com/vE6HkVLW7x
Kilkenny native Halpin made 11 appearances for his country as a prop forward between 1990 and 1995, scoring a try against New Zealand at the Rugby World Cup in 1995.
He also played for Leinster, London Irish and Harlequins.
Our thoughts and condolences go out to the family and friends of former Ireland prop Gary Halpin, who has sadly passed away aged 55 pic.twitter.com/pMYgDHHoAg— World Rugby (@WorldRugby) February 24, 2021