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Doc Morrissey (1935-2020) – The Horseman of Portlaw

Doc was not actually a Doctor but, as the seventh son of a seventh son, the Waterford man was universally hailed as a healer from the ancient world. Indeed, it was whispered locally, Doc had healed a man or two in the course of his long years, although the identity of both patient and ailment remains something of a mystery. As we walked towards his home, he turned to me with a wicked grin and said: ‘There’ll never be another Doc.’