Category Archives: Obituaries

Emotional scenes as parishioners say farewell

THERE were very poignant scenes as Fr Kevin McNamara’s final journey through Kerry commenced this St Stephen’s Day prior to his burial tomorrow in his native Cooraclare, Co Clare. The hugely popular and colourful priest’s remains reposed in St Agatha’s Church, Glenflesk – where he has been based since last summer – from 10.00am to 12… Continue Reading

‘Today and forever more, the Clare Shout will be heard in Heaven’

THE funeral arrangements have been confirmed for the late Fr Kevin McNamara, the parish priest of Glenflesk, who passed away, very suddenly, on Tuesday. His remains will repose in St Agatha’s Church, Glenflesk next Sunday, December 26, from 10.00am to 12 noon and in the Church of the Assumption, Moyvane that Sunday afternoon from 2.00pm… Continue Reading

Shock at passing of man of God and man of the people

THE Diocese of Kerry, the people in his native Coorcalare and, in particular, the parish of Glenflesk, were stunned in disbelief this Tuesday when news filtered through that the hugely popular Fr Kevin McNamara had died, suddenly and unexpectedly, at Cork University Hospital where he was due to undergo a procedure. One of the best-known… Continue Reading