|Role Cricket Player|
Name Ernest Bodell
|National side Irish|
Died October 16, 2003
Batting style Right-handed batsman
Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium
Ernest Herbert Bodell (17 August 1928 in Dublin – 16 October 2003 in Dublin) was an Irish cricketer. He was a right-handed batsman and right-arm fast-medium bowler.
He made his debut for Ireland in a first-class match against the MCC in September 1954. He went on to play for Ireland on six occasions; four further first-class matches against Scotland, the last of which came in June 1959, and a non-first-class match against the MCC at Lord's in August 1957.
As a Managing Director of Guinness he was at the forefront of business in the Republic of Ireland ranging from his involvement with Guinness and Murphy's to the Fishing community.
Ernest or "Ernie" was married to "Mo", as she is lovingly known to her grandchildren, and was father to three daughters, Jane, Olga and Phillipa and later Grandfather to a healthy eleven.