Category Archives: Obituaries

Popular priest passes away at the age of 88

FUNERAL arrangements have been confirmed for the late Canon Denis O’Mahony, the retired parish priest of Castleisland, who has passed away at the age of 88. The Killeagh, Farranfore native will repose at Tangney’s Funeral Home, Castleisland, this Sunday from 3.30pm to 7.30pm with removal at 7.30 to Castleisland Parish Church. Requiem Mass will be… Continue Reading

A real air of sadness in the Valley

DESPITE the sparkling July sunshine, a heavy cloud of sadness hovered over the beautiful Black Valley this Thursday as the close-knit community gathered to bid a fond and emotional farewell to a much-loved parishioner. Requiem Mass for popular Eileen Tangney was celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Beaufort, at 11 o’clock this morning with burial afterwards… Continue Reading

A close community mourns for Eileen

THE close-knit Black Valley community has been greatly saddened by the passing today of the very popular Eileen Tangney who, with her husband Michael, owned and operated the landmark Black Valley Hostel before passing it on to their daughter Siobhan. The business is nestled in the heart of the famous valley – the last place in… Continue Reading