Death Notices

William (Liam) Whelan

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Ardilaun Road, Newcastle, Galway / Eyrecourt, Galway

Formerly of Magheranearla, Eyrecourt, Ballinasloe, Galway.

It is with great sadness that Liam’s family share the news of his passing at home unexpectedly on Sunday, 3 December, 2023. Predeceased by his beloved wife Moira. Deeply loved and mourned by his four children Avril, Karena, Leona and Fergus, son-in-law Kevin, daughter-in-law Serena, grandchildren Cillian and Fiadh, his siblings Oliver, Brenda, Maureen, Geraldine and Dermot, nieces and nephews. He will be fondly remembered and sadly missed by all the family and his many friends.


Liam will repose at ‘St. Pio’s Room’ within the Church of the Sacred Heart, Seamus Quirke Road on Wednesday evening, 6 December, from 5.30 p.m. with Removal at 7.00 p.m. to the Church. Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Liam on Thursday, 7 December, at 10 a.m. and following Mass he will be laid to rest close in Rahoon Cemetery. Live Streaming link for Mass (This is not a recording)


May his kind and gentle soul rest in peace


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  1. With deepest, heartfelt sympathy to Avril, Karena, Kevin & children, Leona and Fergus & Serena at this awful time. May God bring comfort to you all. Liam was an absolute gentleman and will be sorely missed 💔🙏

  2. Fergus and the Whelan family, we are sorry to hear of your sad loss. Our thoughts are with you all.