Death Notices

Dr. Phelim Donnelly

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Salthill, Galway and formerly of Rathgar, Dublin 6. Peacefully at his home, with his loving family by his side. Beloved husband of Ina. Will be sadly missed by his wife, daughters Sinéad, Derbhile and Clíodhna, sons Séamas and Félim, son-in-law Joe, daughter-in-law Martina, grandchildren Paige, Alannah, Aoibhín, Ríona and Tara, brother Michael, brother-in-law Des, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.


May His Kind and Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.


Reposing in Irwin’s Funeral Home, Bóthar Irwin (H91 CK84), on Wednesday, the 20th of September, from 5pm. Private removal to his home at 6:30pm. Dr. Phelim’s Requiem Mass will take place in St. John the Apostle Church, Knocknacarra (H91 W0H4), on Thursday, the 21st of September, at 11am. Funeral afterwards to Rinville Cemetery, Oranmore.


Funeral Mass can be livestreamed via


Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to

The Galway Hospice


House private, please.


Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.


Book of Condolence: For those of you who would have liked to attend the funeral but are unable to do so, are invited to leave a personal message in the condolence section below. The family would like to thank you for the kindness and support which has been shown to them, at this very sad time.

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  1. Sincere sympathies to the Donnelly and extended family on the death of Dr Phelim. May his gentle soul rest in peace.