Death Notices

George MacDonagh

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Oranmore, Galway

In his 91st year, peacefully in the loving care of his family supported by Galway Hospice, the Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association, HSE Home Care Team, Right at Home and Rosalie.

Dearly loved, and loving wife Collette and much-loved father of Donagh, Conor, Morris and Sarah.


Will be sadly missed by his 4 grandchildren Oran, Thomas, Leo and Maisie, his son-in-law Brian and daughters-in-law Emma and Cristina, his surviving sisters Maura, Margaret and Cecily and his cherished nieces and nephews, extended family and many friends.

In his last act of kindness, he donated his body to University of Galway for medical research.


Sympathisers welcome to Tearmann Mhuire, in the grounds of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Oranmore, (Eircode H91 XC61) on Wednesday 21st February from 4pm until 6.30pm. Funeral mass on Thursday 22nd February at 12 noon in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Those who can’t attend but wish can view funeral mass by visiting

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Galway Hospice or Irish Motor Neuron Disease Association

For those of you who would like to leave a message of sympathy and support for the family, please use the Book of Condolence below

Rest in Peace

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  1. So sorry to hear of the passing of George RIP, a lovely kind man. I met him many times whilst out on his bike with his two little dogs running along side him. George used to admire my High Nelly bike! Oranmore has lost a national treasure.

    “Rest In Peace George”

    God Bless,
    John Courtney
    White House Bar