Death Notices

James (Jimmy) Hynes

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Creagh, Ballinasloe, Galway / Tynagh, Galway

Formerly of Tynagh, Galway. Jimmy passed peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at The Galway Clinic Hospital, surrounded by his loving family, on the 19th of March, after an illness bravely borne in his 73rd year. Predeceased by his parents May and Joe and brother-in-law Frank (Horkan). Jimmy will be sadly missed by his beloved wife Nuala, his daughter Sandra, his sons Daithi, Ronan and Alan, his adored grandchildren Órin, Robyn, Breelan, Fia and Allie, daughters-in-law Yvonne and Rosie, brothers Frank and Michael, sister Angela, brother-in-law Sean, sisters-in-law Mary, Carmel and Mary, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends.


May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.


Jimmy will repose in Grenham’s Funeral Home, Ballinasloe (H53 HK15) on Thursday, 21st of March, from 4.30pm, with removal at 7pm to St. Michael’s Church, Ballinasloe. Requiem Mass for Jimmy will be celebrated on Friday at 12 noon, followed by burial in Creagh Cemetery. Jimmy’s Requiem Mass can be viewed via live stream on

House private please.


Jimmy’s family would like to thank you for your support and prayers at this difficult time. Messages of comfort and support may be forwarded through the “Condolences” section below.

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  1. Sincere sympathy to Jimmy’s wife Nuala family and extended family on the passing yjimmy lovely memories of jimmy and Nuala playing in the country inn clonberne and calling into our home afterwards we have lost a beautiful singer but heaven has gained one may you rest in peace thanks for the memories Bridie Kearney clonberne

  2. Our Deepest Sympathy to Nula and family on very sad death of Jimmy. May his soul rest In Peace . Have many happy memories of dancing in McWilliam, loved his music

  3. Sincere sympathy to Nuala and all the family on the sad passing of Jimmy. May he rest in peace 🙏

  4. Deepest sympathy to the extended Hynes family on the passing of Jimmy .We heard him many a time playing in Julians of Midfield , Swinford .A real gentleman