Death Notices

Desmond (Des) Norton

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Merchants Road, Galway City, Galway / Abbeyleix, Laois

Merchant’s Road and formerly of Blakeshill, Galway and originally from Abbeyleix, Co. Laois



Des passed away peacefully on Monday, 4 December, at Galway University Hospital. Predeceased by his parents Lilly and John and siblings Sean, Betty, Collette and Michael.


Deeply mourned by his wife Therese, children David, Fiona, Peter and Jennifer, son-in-law Iain and daughter-in-law Yvonne, by his adored grandchildren Emily, Andrew, Olivia Ziva , Althaea and Emme. Survived by his brother Brendan and sister Deirdre.


Reposing at the O’Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue (H91V1K8) on Friday, morning, 8 December, for a short period from 9 a.m. Removal to the Church of Christ the King, Salthill, to arrive for Requiem Mass therein at 10 a.m. Following Mass, Des will be laid to rest in Rahoon Cemetery.

‘For those that love time is eternal’


Live Streaming link for Mass (This is not a recording)

Family flowers only, please.


Book of Condolence

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


8 December

Feast day of the Immaculate Conception

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