Death Notices

An tOllamh Gearóid Mac Eoin

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Bearna Co. na Gaillimhe / Luimneach

Gearóid died peacefully (in his 95th year), in the wonderful care of the staff in Greenhill Nursing Home, Carrick-on-Suir. Predeceased by his wife Gimma, parents Jack and Babs and by his brothers Willie and John.

He is mourned and will be sadly missed by his children Seán, Gearóid, Máire and Caitlín, sons-in-law Peter and Paul, daughters-in-law Audrey and Maura, his nine grandchildren Siobhan, Liam, Patrick, Cian, Dara, Feilim, Caitriona, Paul, and Gimma and his great-granddaughter Casey. Sadly missed also by his many friends and academic associates in the University, Galway and Worldwide, the extended Mac Eoin family and friends.

Reposing at the ‘Cillin’ within the Church of Mary Immaculate Queen, Barna (H91 A2T7) on Tuesday, 13 June, 2023, from 5.00 p.m. with removal at 6.30 p.m. into the Church. Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Gearóid on Wednesday, 14 June at 12 noon. Following Mass, he will be laid to rest in Rahoon Cemetery.

An tOllamh Gearóid Mac Eoin, Bearna, Co. na Gaillimhe / Luimneach. Fuair Gearóid bás go suaimhneach (in aois a 95ú bliain) i dTeach Banaltrais Greenhill, Carraig na Siúire, mar a raibh aire iontach á tabhairt dó ag an bhfoireann. Imithe ar shlí na fírinne roimhe tá a bhean chéile, Gimma, a thuismitheoirí, Jack agus Babs, agus a dheartháireacha, Willie agus John.

Dólás agus díth mhór is ea a bhás dá chlann, Seán, Gearóid, Máire agus Caitlín, dá gcéilithe siúd, Peter agus Paul, Audrey agus Maura, dá naonúr garchlainne, Siobhan, Liam, Patrick, Cian, Feilim, Caitriona, Paul agus Gimma, agus dá fhionnó iníne, Casey. Crothnóidh a chairde agus a chomhghleacaithe in Ollscoil na Gaillimhe agus ar fud an domhain é go mór freisin, mar aon le muintir Mhic Eoin uile agus a chairde i gcéin is i gcóngar.

Beidh sé á thórramh sa ‘Chillín’ laistigh de Sheipéal Réalt na Mara, Bearna (H91 A2T7), Dé Máirt, 13 Meitheamh 2023, óna 5.00pm ar aghaidh, agus aistreofar é isteach sa Séipéal ag 6.30pm. Léifear Aifreann na Sochraide do Ghearóid Dé Céadaoin, 14 Meitheamh, ag 12.00 meán lae. Cuirfear i ndiaidh an Aifrinn é i Reilig Rathúin.

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Condolences

  1. Méala mór is ea bás Ghearóid. An tOllamh ollscoile ba spreagúla a bhí agam riamh, agus an múinteoir ab fhearr. Leaba i measc na naomh Gaelach go raibh aige – beidh sé i measc na gcarad! Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam uasal!

  2. Scoláire agus múinteoir den chéad scoth ab ea an tOllamh Gearóid Mac Eoin. Solas na bhFlaitheas ar a anam uasal.