Death Notices

John also known as Jacko Byrne

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Colmcille Road, Shantalla ad formerly of Mincloon, Rahoon., Rahoon, Galway

On 19 December, Jacko died peacefully at Caiseal Geal Nursing Home, Galway. Pre-deceased in November 2022 by his wife Mary and also by his siblings Willie, Stephen and infant John Oliver.


Deeply mourned and sadly missed by his sons Stephen, Seán (Carnmore), Joe, twins Liam (Monivea) and Edel and Paul (Oughterard), sister Mary-Ann Reilly, daughters-in-law Tanya, Catriona, Donna, Michelle and Jenny, grandchildren Natasha, Darren, Ciara, Shauna, Leah, Laoise, Aodán, Elon, Edel, Johanna, Calum, Lochlann and Isla, and by the extended Byrne and O’Reilly, family and friends.


Reposing at the O’Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway (H91 V1K8) on Thursday, 21 December from 5 p.m. with Removal at 6.30 p.m. to St. Joseph’s Church, Presentation Road. Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Jacko on Friday, 22 December, at 11 a.m. and following Mass he will be laid to rest in Rahoon cemetery.

Livestream link for Mass


No Flowers please, donations if preferred to Croí


Re-united again

And until we meet again,

May God hold you in the palm of his hand.

‘Codladh Sámh’


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  1. Sincere sympathy to the Byrne families on the sad loss of there dear dad John May his gentle soul rest in peace