Death Notices

Thomas (Tom) Costello

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Newgarden, Belclare, Tuam, Galway

Tom; unexpectedly, at his home.


Pre-deceased by his parents Stephen and Mary, brothers Fursey, Patsy, Peadar, Michael-Joe and Noel.


Deeply missed by his loving family; sons Paul and Jarlath, daughter Ellen, their mother Josie, granddaughters Bláithín and Sadhbh, daughters-in-law Anita and Aoife, brothers Martin and Vincent, sisters Mary, Sarah and Catherine, nephews, nieces, and the wide circle of friends he made in Tuam, England, the Caribbean and elsewhere.


Reposing at St. Colman’s Room, adjoining St. Colman’s Church, Corofin (H54 X768), on Friday, 19th April, from 6pm. Removal at 7.30pm to the Church. Requiem Mass for Tom Costello on Saturday, 20th April, at 11am in St. Colman’s Church, Corofin (H54 X768). Burial afterwards in Claretuam Cemetery.


Family flowers only, by request.


Tom’s Funeral Mass will be streamed live on It will also be broadcast on Parish Radio – 105.9FM.

The Costello family appreciate your support, respect and understanding at this difficult time. Messages of sympathy may be expressed through the Online Condolence Book below or through our website:


May Tom’s Kind And Gentle Soul Rest In Heavenly Peace

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  1. So sorry to hear of Tom’s sudden passing. Regrettably I will not be able to pay my respects in person but wish to take this opportunity to express my sincere condolences to all of the Costello family. I always enjoyed meeting and chatting with Tom. He had a warm personality. May he rest in peace.

  2. so sorry to hear of the passing of tom new tom very well from his time in coventry playing football with four masters gaa club rip tom my condolence to the costello family 🙏🙏

  3. One of the funniest men I had pleasure to play rugby with! His tours with old coventrians gave us all such amusement when tom was around. A great full back and love to all his family. No one could forget him once met. RIP. 🏉🥰