Death Notices

Bernadette (Bernie) O’Shaughnessy (née O’Loughlin)

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Ashleigh Grove, Knocknacarra, Galway / Shantalla, Galway

Formerly O’Conaire Road, Shantalla


Bernie passed away peacefully at the Galway Hospice, following exceptional care at Galway University Hospital and more recently at the Hospice.


Predeceased by her parents Gerald and Helen and her brother Francis.


Deeply loved and very sadly missed by her husband Joe and daughter Joanne, son-in-law John, sister Eileen, brother Gerald, sisters-in-law Anne, Shirley and Nora, brothers-in-law John, Michael and John and their families, relatives and friends.


Reposing at ‘St. Anthony’s Room’ within the Church of St. John the Apostle, Knocknacarra on Monday, 10 June from 5 pm. Removal at 6.30 pm into the Church. Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Bernie on Tuesday, 11 June at 11 am. Following Mass she will be laid to rest in Rahoon cemetery.


This Mass will be live-streamed, using the following link and the Mass is not recorded

May her kind and gentle soul rest in peace


Book of Condolence

If you would like to leave a message of sympathy for the O’Shaughnessy family, please find the online book of condolence below. Thank you for your thoughtfulness at this sad time.


Immediate family flowers only please. Donations in memory of Bernie will be appreciated by the Galway Hospice.

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