The late Ann Ryan and Nora O'Rourke
Mullingar Shamrocks extends its deepest sympathy to the family and friends of the late Ann Ryan (née Gilmartin), Ardleigh Gate, Mullingar, Co Westmeath. In particular sympathy is extended to Clifford, Audrey and Robert, to Ann's mother Patsy, sisters Kathrina (nee Lambden), Jean and Mandy, brothers Roland and Mick, extended family and many friends.
Ann reposes at Gilsenan's Funeral Home on Wednesday from 4.00 pm followed by removal to the Cathedral of Christ the King arriving at 6.30 pm.
Ann's funeral Mass takes place on Thursday at 10,00 am followed by cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium.
The Gilmartin family is one of the great Mullingar Shamrocks families. Ann's son Robert has lined out on many occasions for Mullingar Shamrocks on both stage and pitch and has an All-Ireland Scór medal in his collection. Ann's brother Mick was the senior club goalkeeper back in the day and of course several members of the Gilmartin family starred in the club's The Sound of the Musicals last September. Ann's nephews Brian and Alan Lambden also served Mullingar Shamrocks with some distinction.
Sincerest sympathy is also extended to the family of Nora O’Rourke (née McKnight), High Street, Ballymore, Co. Westmeath and especially to her daughter Enya, son Conor, partner Paddy, brothers Martin, Anthony and Kevin, sisters Carmel and Ethel, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Nora reposes at her home on High Street, Ballymore today (Tuesday), February 11 from 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm. Nora's funeral Mass takes place at the Church of the Most Holy Redeemer, Ballymore on Wednesday morning, February 12 at 11.00 am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Nora is a brother of Kevin McNight, a man with strong Mullingar Shamrocks connections and Nora's nephew Shane Barkey was the mastermind of The Sound of the Musicals staged last Sept4ember.
May Ann and Nora Rest in Peace.