Category Archives: Obituaries

Death of Charlie Davis RIP

The death has occurred suddenly of Charlie Davis, son of our esteemed colleague Lar Davis (Baritone section). Reposing at The Coady Funeral Home on Wednesday evening from 5 o’clock with removal at 7 o’clock to the Church of the Holy … Continue reading

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Danny McGuiness – 30th January 2017 RIP – Obituary

It is with great sadness that we recall the passing of one of our founder members and President Danny McGuinness at Belvilla Community Unit Mount Carmel Dublin on 30th January 2017. Danny, born in Liverpool in 1924, was a well … Continue reading

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Mass For Deceased Members

A Mass for our departed members was held at St Saviour’s, Castlebar on the evening of 10th November, 2016 and the full choir was in attendance. The list of deceased members was read by Colin Kneafsey. Karl O’Boyle Michael Heverin … Continue reading

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Michael Basquille – 20 Jan 2016 R.I.P – Obituary

By Adrian Keena It’s hard to believe Michael is gone. He was a man of music, Mr. Music Man, Castlebar. Whether it be Castlebar Town Band,  the Youth Orchestra, the Holy Rosary Church Choir or Mayo Male Voice Choir, Michael’s … Continue reading

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Walter Loughrey – 30 September 2014 R.I.P – Obituary

Walter Loughrey, Past President, RIP Tribute by Patsy Murphy. It was with deep regret and sadness that we learned of the death of our good friend and colleague Walter (Wally) Loughrey on Tuesday last, 30th September. He passed away very … Continue reading

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Angus Ryan – 11 Sept 2014 R.I.P. – Obituary

Tribute by Jimmy Murphy The death occurred of our friend and second bass colleague on September 11th last following a long illness borne bravely. Angus, a native of Co. Meath came to live in Belcarra 26 years ago. He worked … Continue reading

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Bernie Hughes – 27 Jan 2014 R.I.P. – Obituary

It was with great sadness that we heard of the passing of our great friend and very loyal member of our choir, Bernie Hughes. Such was Bernie’s commitment to the choir that even though he was still convalescing after his … Continue reading

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Aidan Sheeran – 20 March 2012 R.I.P. – Obituary

It is with deep, deep regret that we heard of the sudden death of Aidan on Thursday last. An early photo call had been planned for 7 p.m., when he heard the sad news. Naturally, the practice was cancelled, as … Continue reading

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Seamus Chambers – Obituary

It is with deep sorrow we recall the passing of our President Seamus Chambers, Seamus with his years of experience in Choral singing was an inspiration to all the members of our choir. A founder member of the Castlebar Choral … Continue reading

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Paddy Kilroy – 17 Oct 2010 RIP – Obituary

It is with great regret that we record the passing of one of Castlebar’s true gentlemen and an esteemed member of our choir. Indeed though Paddy wasn’t able to participate in our rehearsals for the last few years, he still … Continue reading

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