Death Notices

Mary Philomena Donohue née Finn

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Rathgorgan, Athenry, Galway

Mary Philomena Donohue (nee Finn), Rathgorgan, Athenry, Co. Galway on the 20th November 2023. In her 100th year, in the loving care of the wonderful doctors and Nurses of UHG, Mary passed peacefully to her eternal reward.  Predeceased by her husband Patrick (Pakie) daughter Claire, sons Frank and Michael, her grandson Ross, son-in-law Tom, brothers Bill, Paddy, John, Richie, Mickey, Vincent and her sister, Sister Benedict.


Much loved mother of Willie (Rathgorgan), Richard (Dún Laoghaire), Margaret (Brussels), Gabriel (Philadelphia), Martin (Sligo) and Clara (Bilbao), sister to Gabriel (California),  mother in-law to Eileen, Anna, Margaret, Majella and Inake.  She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.


Reposing at her home (H65AE35) on Thursday evening (Nov 23rd) from 5pm to 8pm.  Arriving to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kilconieron, Co. Galway, H91 NH59, for 11am Mass on Friday 24th November.  Burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery.  Funeral Mass will be live streamed on


House private, please, on Friday morning.  Family flowers only, donations, in lieu, to Cancer Care West,  Galway (

Those who wish to leave a message of condolence to the family can do so in the condolence section below.


In God’s care

Rest in Peace

Date Published:

Tuesday 21st November 2023

Date of Death:

Monday 20th November 2023

Quinn’s Undertakers – Athenry


post code H65 KP70[email protected]Tel; 091-844652Mobile: 087-9241708
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  1. Deepest sympathies to All the Donohue Families on Mary’s passing. May her gentle soul rest in peace 🙏

  2. Sincere sympathy to Martin, Richie and all the Donoghue family on the passing your Mum. May she rest in peace.

  3. Our deepest sympathy Martin and the Donohue family on the passing of your dear mother ,may her gentle soul rest in eternal peace thinking of you all at this sad time 🙏..