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Caleb Powell

Lucan, Co. Dublin

Caleb Powell

Caleb Powell (Lucan Co. Dublin and formerly of Templederry, Co. Tipperary) March 8th. 2023, peacefully, at St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown.

Beloved husband and best friend of Gill. Much loved dad of Bob, Lynn and Dave, father-in-law of Áine, Fergal and Jenny and adored grandfather to Amelia, Nathan, Caleb, Isaac, Rebecca, Lauren and Ellis.

Pre-deceased by his brother Charlie.

Sadly missed by his brothers Baden, George, Arthur and Dick and his sisters-in-law.

He will be greatly missed by family, relatives and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Lucan on Friday evening (10th March) from 6pm until 8pm.

Removal to St. Andrew’s Church, Lucan on Saturday (11th. March) for a Funeral Service at 11.30am followed by a private committal Service at Newlands Cross Crematorium.

Caleb’s Funeral Service may be viewed online by following the link below; 

St Andrew's — Leixliplucan ( 

Messages of sympathy and condolences for the family may be left by selecting “Book of Condolences” here.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown.


Funeral Information

Saturday 11th March 2023


The Family would appreciate if you could leave a message to be put into a book of condolences for the family.

The Burke FamilyKings Hospital and Hermitage GC

Our sincere sympathy to Gillian and the Powell family from the Burke family

Nicholas ComynFriend in Rugby and IRFU

Laura and I send our deepest sympathies to you and your family at the loss of Caleb.
We both cherished our times we met you and Caleb since I went on the UNION in 2011.Caleb was great company ,humorous,honest and above all made Laura and I welcome for all our time in the IRFU ,supported by you .
I appreciated the fact that Caleb always mentioned his time in Munster but mostly Laura and I enjoyed his sense of fun ,his integrity,his commitment to Rugby and the sense he made to any decisions .
Unfortunately we will not be able to attend the funeral but wish you every support and will not forget his laugh and companionship.
Nicky and Laura

Robbie and Tony TwomeyFriend

Our deepest sympathy to Gillian and family on the death of Caleb We cherish the good times we had with you both in Lansdowne Happy Happy days

Hazel and Harry MeyerColleague at The King's Hospital

To Gill and Family, we send our sincere condolences. We cherish the fondest memories of your Dear Caleb. A gentle, warm and wise giant, who guided and influenced for good so many pupils, sportswomen and sportsmen, and colleagues throughout his career as Teacher, Coach, Housemaster, Deputy Headmaster and Acting Headmaster at The King’s Hospital. May he now rest in peace.

kevin fitzpatricki was past president of my club DLSP in the season1993/94 the same year as Caleb was Presisent of Lansdowne F.C

Caleb you will be sorely missed at our annual club gathering as well as leinster rugby/IRFU meet ups .
Your welcoming personality and great sense of fun will be sorely missed .
i would like to thank Gill also for taking my wife Pam under her wing and showing her the ropes when i started my presidency of the leinster Branch in 2010/11
Pam and Kevin Fitzpatrick

Stan BrowningRugby colleague

so Gillian@ Family. It is with deep regret that I only learned to~day that Caleb had passed away so recently.I have great memories of working with him for many years on the Leinster Branch.

Derek CowmanSt Marys Collège Rathmines Rugby Lansdowne

Very sad a very spécial and kind personne to me in thé 70 ies and trained me in Rugby during the summer camps in those days gone by.Une homme intelligent et très bonne connaissance de Rugby et sont valeur humains bonne voyage dans le terrain de Rugby dans l’autre monde tout mes condoléances à toute la famille et amis.

Sharon Hayes nee GilmorePupil

Deepest sympathy to Mr Powell’s family , he was a wonderful teacher who brought out the very best in all his pupils , fond memories of him in KH in the 70’s .