Category Archives: Obituaries

Sad passing of schoolboy “a terrible tragedy”

THE funeral arrangements for the Kerry teenager who died after sustaining serious injuries in an accident involving a quad bike have been announced. 13-year-old Ryan Nagle was airlifted to Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin from University Hospital Kerry last week but he lost his fight for life on Tuesday. His family is hugely popular… Continue Reading

‘The world can ill-afford to lose humanitarians like Sally and Dr John’

THE chairman of the Hugh O’Flaherty Memorial Society in Killarney has told of the real sense of shock and loss felt in the town following the news that Trócaire’s former head in Central America, Sally O’Neill, was killed in a car crash. The 2011 O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award recipient was one of four people to lose… Continue Reading

Charity tells of shock and devastation

A FORMER winner of the Monsignor Hugh O’Flaherty Humanitarian Award in Killarney has died in a car crash in Guatemala. Sally O’Neill Sanchez was a prominent figure in third world agency Trócaire for close on 40 years and she was honoured in Killarney in 2011. Tributes have been paid to the recently retired charity worker… Continue Reading