Category Archives: Obituaries

He passed through this life but once. And he more than made his mark

THE dark overhead clouds and heavy March mist seemed very appropriate as Killarney bid a fond and emotional final farewell to one of its favourite sons this Monday as the late Finbarr Slattery was laid to rest in Aghadoe. A gentle, caring, warm and incredibly intelligent man, who was always interesting and, equally impressively, always… Continue Reading

‘Do not count his faults against him for in his heart he always desired to do your will’

BISHOP Eamonn Casey, who was laid to rest in Galway this afternoon, will be remembered as a man who approached his work at a local, national and international level with great enthusiasm and he displayed real energy and leadership during his time as Bishop of Kerry and, later, Bishop of Galway. Bishop of Achonry Brendan… Continue Reading