Death Notices

Mary (May) O’Brien, (née Ivers)

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Upper Salthill, Salthill, Galway / Kiltoom, Roscommon

May died peacefully on 23 January, 2024.

Dearly beloved wife of the late Peter and much loved mother of John, Gabriel and Paul.

Deeply mourned and sadly missed by her sons, daughters-in-law Marie and Sandra, Paul’s partner Mary, adored grandchildren Shane, Kieran, Sarah, Lisa, Paula and Hannah, great-grandchildren Myles and Isabella, the extended O’Brien and Ivers family, neighbours and friends.


Reposing at the O’Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway (H91V1K8) on Thursday 25 January, 2024 from 5.00 p.m. with Removal at 6.30 p.m. to Christ the King Church, Salthill. Requiem Mass will be celebrated for May on Friday 26 January at 11.00 a.m. Following Mass she will be laid to rest with her husband in Bohermore cemetery.


May her gentle soul rest in peace


Family flowers only. Donations in memory of May to Cope Galway.


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  1. John, Gabriel & Paul, & family.
    We are Very sorry for the loss of your mum, Aunt May. She was a lovely person.
    May she RIP.
    Denise & Michael (Atlanta GA.,)
    Gran nieces Kelsey & Janine
    Gran nephews Ryan & Kyle.

    Her sister in-law Noelle O’Brien
    Nephew peter O’Brien

  2. Barry Bridge club would like to extend sincere sympathies to Mays extended family on her recent passing
    She was a treasured member and very much loved by all our members
    May her gentle soul rest in peace
    Margaret Treacy secretary

  3. Very sorry to of May’s passing away . She was a great lady. I used to live in Pointe Boise and see her regularly.