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Headstone Inscriptions, St Conalís, Kilclooney, Inishkeel, Co Donegal

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St Conalís, Kilclooney (1864)
Curare: Rev Philip Daly, CC
Contact Details: Parochial House, Kilclooney, Portnoo, Co Donegal. Tel: 074-9545114

Masses:
Sundays: 11am
Saturdays: 7.30pm

Holydays of Obligation: 7.30pm

Confessions: Before Vigil Mass

Organisations:
SVDP: Mr Michael Friel, Narin, Portnoo 074-9545151
PTAA: Mrs Anne Moy, Sandfield, Portnoo 074-9541367

School: St Conal's NS, Narin, Portnoo. 074-9545379

Number on Rolls: 95.

Principal: Mr Thomas Plunkett

Records & Statistics:
Catholic Population, 520. 152 families
Baptismal records, 1885
Confirmation records, 1968
Marriage records, 1900

 

 

Notes:

This is not a complete survey of all the headstones in this graveyard

I concentrated on those headstones belonging to family of friends and relatives

as well as the older and prominent ones

 

Inscriptions:

 

291375 Private

Conal Boyle

Gordon Highlanders

3 Jun 1918 Age 23

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Have Mercy on his Soul

 

Note:

Conal son of Owen & Mary Boyle - see 1901 census Mulnamin Beg

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Francis Boyle

Loughfad, Clooney

Died 1976

His Wife Brigid

Died 1954

Their Daughters

Margaret died 1951

Nellie died 1953

Also their Son Francis

Died 1952

Their Son James

Died 18 Jul 1998

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Hugh Boyle

Died 9 Dec 1933 aged 88 years

His Wife Margaret Boyle

Died 5 Jul 1940 aged 87 years

Their Son-in-law George Boyle

Died 7 Dec 1980 aged 90 years

His Wife Mary

Died 9 Jul 1983 aged 85 years

Their Daughter Margaret

Died 2 Sep 1930 aged 3 years

Their Son Hugo

Died 14 Aug 1996 aged 76 years

Their Daughter Teresa

Died 15 Jun 2000 aged 82 years

 

Note:

Hugh Boyle & Margaret McKnight family - see 1901 census Clogher West

 

 

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Have Mercy on their Souls of

James Boyle, Loughfad

Died Mar 1902

Also his Wife Ellen

Died 8 Dec 1947

Their Daughter Margaret

Died Feb 1903

Their Son Michael

Died 4 Oct 1924

His Wife Annie died 28 May 1946

And Their Daughter Mary

Died 29 May 1937

Their Son James

Died 30 Nov 2002

 

 

Pray for the Souls of

James Boyle, Magheramore

Died 19 Jan 1919

Anne Boyle

Died 30 Jun 1949

Angela Anne McLoone

Rosbeg

Died 26 Jan 1979 aged 22 yrs

John McLoone

Rosbeg

Died 4 Sep 2004 aged 79 yrs

Jesus Have Mercy

RIP

 

Note:

James Boyle & Anne Harkin family - see 1901 census Magheramore

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Maria Boyle

Clogher

Died 28 Jun 1959

Her Husband James

Died 18 May 1969

Una Boyle

Died 7 Sep 1981

And her Husband Neil

Died 3 Sep 2005

Rest In Peace

 

 

Erected by Patrick Boyle

Sandfield

In Memory of his Mother

Mary Boyle

Who died 11 Mar 1886

Aged 86 years

Also his Father

Owen Boyle

Who died 2 Feb 1895

Aged 95 years

RIP

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Michael Boyle

Kilclooney

Died 11 Feb 1930

His Wife Ellen

Died 11 Oct 1945

Their Family

Mary A died 27 Nov 1950

John died 20 Feb 1957

Jim died 29 Aug 1965

? died USA ?

 

Note:

Michael Boyle & Ellen Hanlon family - see 1901 census Kilclooney Beg

 

 

Pray for the Souls of

Michael Boyle

Loughfad

Died 16 Feb 1959

His Wife Bridget

Died 21 Sep 1965

Thomas A Boyle

Died 26 Jul 1997

RIP

 

Note:

Michael Boyle & Bridget Gallagher family - see 1901 census Loughfad

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Michael Boyle

Sandfield

Who died 20 Nov 1942

And his Sister

Maggie Boyle

Who died 9 Dec 1942

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Neil P Boyle

Rosbeg

Died 22 Nov 1988

Aged 77 years

His Son Neil

Died 1 Sep 1953

Aged 4 months

His Wife Agnes

Died 21 Feb 2000

Aged 90 years

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Patrick Boyle

Clooney

Died 4 Feb 1964 aged 46 years

His Wife Julia

Died 20 Aug 1990 aged 71 years

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Grant Him Eternal Rest

 

 

IHS

Memento Mori

Here lie the Remains of

Rose Boyle

Who died 22 Aug 1871

Aged 33 years

Requiescant in Pace

 

 

Breslin

In Loving Memory of

Denis

Died 11 Mar 1926

His Wife Mary

Died 24 May 1935

Erected by the Family

 

Note:

Denis Breslin & Mary Gildea family - see 1901 census Doochill North

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Pat James Bruce

Rosbeg

Died 28 May 1983

His wife Annie

Died 11 Jan 1945

His sister Maggie

Died 13 Feb 1969

RIP

 

 

IHS

Memento Mori

Here lie the Remains of

Condy Byrne

Who died 30 Apr 1867

Aged 84 years

Requiescant in Pace

 

 

IHS

Memento Mori

In Loving Memory of

Hugh Byrne

Ardara

Who died 28 Jul 1888 aged 59 years

Also his Wife

Rose

Who died 16? Mar 1899 aged 54 years

 

Note:

Hugh Byrne & Rose Boyle?

 

 

Erected by

Ellen Byrne

In Loving Memory of her Husband

John Byrne

Who died 26 Feb 1902

Aged 80 years

RIP

 

Note:

John was a blacksmith in Glenties - see 1901 census Glenties

 

 

IHS

In Memory of

Daniel Craig

Who died 12 Jun 1872 aged 80 years

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Neil Gallagher

Castlegoland

Died 1910

His Wife Winifred

Died 1938

Their Family

Joseph died 1930

Mary died 1970

Charles died 1986

His Wife Ailne died 1998

 

Note:

Neil Gallagher married Winifred Sweeney (Hotel, Dungloe) in 1885 - see 1901 census Cashelgolan

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Patrick Harkin

Rosbeg

Died 29 Jul 1925 aged 64 years

His Wife Bridget

Died 18 Oct 1961 aged 82 years

Their son John

Died 10 Mar 1930 aged 24 years

His Wife Maggie

Died ? Dec 1982

? Daughter Peg aged 2 years

 

Note:

Patrick Harkin & Biddy Gallagher family - see 1901 census Rossbeg

 

 

In Memory of

Jane Jones

Who departed this life

28 Mar 1879

Aged 38 years

 

 

In Memory of

James Kennedy

Who died Jan 1873

Aged 70 years

Also his Wife

Mary

Who died Feb 1869

Aged 70 years

Also their Daughter

Bridget

Who died Sep 1895

Aged 59 years

Their Son

James

Died 1918

His Wife

Catherine

Died 12 Mar 1915

RIP

Erected by their Son Bernard

Their Son Patrick

Died 14 Nov 1954

His Wife Susan

Died 12 Mar 1978

Their Sons

Aloysious

Died 26 Jun 1929

Bernard John

Died 4 Dec 1943

James (Jim)

Died 19 Feb 1989

Their Grandson Martin

Died 3 May 1973

 

Note:

James Kennedy & Catherine Quinn family - see 1901 census Kilclooney Beg

 

 

In Loving Memory of

The McGlinchey Family

Ballykilduff

Maggie, Patrick, John

 

 

In Loving Memory of

James McGlinchey

Died 7 May 1957

His Wife Brigid

Died 3 Mar 1977

His Brother Patrick

Died 16 May 1957

His Sister Margaret

Died 8 Jan 1965

His Son Francis

Died 4 Apr 1991

RIP

 

 

(badly weathered graveslab)

IHS

In Memory of

James McGrath

Who departed this life

29 Mar 1865 aged ? years

 

 

Thy Will Be Done

In Loving Memory of

Daniel McHugh

Ardlougher, Clooney

Died 6 Feb 1977

His Brother Peter

Died 25 Jan 2002

 

 

In Loving Memory of

John McHugh

Died 24 Jan 1942

His Wife Hannah

Died 13 Nov 1931

His Sister Mary

Died 13 Jun 1944

Brendan McHugh

Died 21 Aug 1974

Aged 20 years

Bridget McHugh

Died 16 Aug 1986

Aged 69 years

Her Husband John

Died 17 Dec 1994

Aged 81 years

Their Son Shaun

Died 21 Feb 2004 Aged 60 years

RIP

 

 

In Loving Memory of

John McHugh

Lough Doon

Died Apr 1909

His Wife

Hannah died Feb 1938

Their Son

Thomas died Sep 1920

Their Daughters

Catherine died Nov 1923

Eileen died Nov 1972

Bridget died Mar 1979

Sarah died Feb 1987

Their Dau-in-law Annie

Died 30 Jun 1996

Her Husband Francis

Died 22 Mar 2002

Rest in Peace

The Lord is My Shepherd

 

Note:

John McHugh & Hannah Boyle family - see 1901 census Drumboghill

 

 

Thy Will Be Done

In Loving Memory of

Patrick J McHugh

Clooney

Died 31 May 1978

Aged 57 years

 

 

In Loving Memory of the

McLoone Family

Clooney

Philip died 7 Oct 1912

Annie his Wife died 20 Mar 1888

Michael, son, died 21 Mar 1947

Bridget his wife died 1 Jan 1977

RIP

Compassionate Lord Jesus

Grant them Eternal Rest

 

Note:

Philip McLoone married Anne Gerin (Sharp) in 1874 - see 1901 census Clooney

 

 

In Loving Memory of

John McLoone

Loughfad

Died 23 Aug 1952 aged 83 years

His Wife Mary

Died 17 Feb 1971 aged 85 years

Their Son Hugh

Died 31 May 1995 aged 88 years

Their Daughter Kate

Died 1 Dec 2000 aged 85 years

Their Son Michael

Died 29 Jan 2006 aged 87 years

RIP

 

 

In Loving Memory of

The McNelis Family

Hillhead, Summy

 

 

In Loving Memory of the

McNelis Family

Summy

May they Rest in Peace

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Andrew McNelis

Summy

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Bridget McNelis (nee Burke)

Loughfad

Died 27 Oct 1927

Aged 40 years

Her Husband John McNelis

Died 27 Jun 1929

Aged 50 years

 

 

McNelis

In Loving Memory of

Mick died 1945

His Wife Agnes died 1973?

Also his Son James

Who died 1995

 

 

In Memory of

Mary McNelis

Loughfad

Who departed this life

21 Nov 1870

Aged 30 years

Also her Son

Patrick McNelis

Died 25 Nov 1898

Aged 32 years

 

(plaque in front of monument)

In Loving Memory of

Paddy Meehan

Sandfield

&

Cootehall

Co Roscommon

Died 9 Feb 2005

 

 

(front of monument)

Erected in Loving Memory of

Neil McNelis

Of Ardara

Who died 23 Feb 1895

Aged 51 years

Also his Wife Annie

Who died 4 Oct 1921

Aged 70 years

Also Mary

Beloved Wife of

Michael McNelis

Who died 22 Jul 1927

Aged 44 years

Daniel McNelis

Who died 20 Jun 1930

Aged 45 Years

RIP

 

(left side of monument)

Francis E McNelis

Who died 13 Dec 1940

Aged 54 years

Mary A McNelis

Who died 9 Sep 1960

Aged 84 years

Annie T McNelis

Died 20 Aug 1966

Michael McNelis

Died 27 Jan 1967

 

(plaque in front)

In Loving Memory of

Bernard McNelis

Castlegoland

Died 26 Dec 1994

Aged 75 years

 

 

IHS

Sacred to the Memory of

Hannah Martin

Who departed this life

26 May 1864 aged 60 years

Also Neil Martin

Who died 28 Feb 1890 aged 58 years

(plaque on top of graveslab)

His wife Ann died 10 Jun 1894

Their son James died 27 Mar 1953

His wife Mary died 1 Feb 1947

Their family, Neil died 26 Sep 1985

Conal, Scotland, died 8 May 1980

John died 19 Oct 1985

James, USA, died 24 Jun 1931 (51?)

Hugh, USA, died 21 Apr 1943

Patrick, USA, died 10 Apr 1980

Anne B died 24 Feb 1974

Mary E, Australia, died 9 Mar 1972

William, England, died 1 Nov 1981

Martin

 

Note:

The civil death registration for Hannah Martin reads:

Died 25 May 1864, Kilclooney, married, 64 years

Wife of James Martin, cause of death Bronchitis, 3 months

Informant Neil Martin, son of deceased, present at death, Kilclooney

 

 

Thy Will Be Done

In Loving Memory of

James Moore

Loughfad

Died 5 Jun 1951

His Wife Kate

Died 2 Oct 1968

Their Daughter-in-law

Rose Mary

Died 2 Nov 1994

RIP

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Margaret Moore

(Nee McLoone)

Died 1928

Her Husband Edward

Died 1930

Rest in Peace

 

 

IHS

Memento Mori

Here lie the Remains of

Mary Moore

Who departed this life 19 May 1861

Aged 18 years

Requiescat in Pace

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Pat Moore

Loughfad

Died Oct 1949

His Wife Mary

Died Jun 1952

Their Daughter Hanna

Died Dec 1944

Their Sons

John, died Mar 1983

Jimmy, died Jan 1986

Rest in Peace

 

 

IHS

Memento Mori

Here lie the Remains of

Patrick Moore

Who departed this life 31 Sep 1860

Aged 27 years

Requiscat in Pace

 

 

In Memory of

Thomas Moore

Who died 3 Feb 1885

Aged 84 years

Also his Wife

Mary Moore

Who died 29 Jan 1894

Aged 84 years

RIP

Erected by their Son John

 

 

Pray for the Soul of

John Nicholson, Eden, Rosbeg

Who died 9 Sep 1948

Aged 84 years

Also his wife Mary

Who died 24 Jun 1955

Nora Nicholson

Died 21 May 1986

Aged 82 years

On His Soul Sweet Jesus

Have Mercy

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Annie O'Donnell

Mulnamina, Glenties

Died 17 Dec 1996 aged 82 years

Rest in Peace

 

 

In Loving Memory of

William Quinn

Summy, Portnoo

Who died 7 Jul 1958, 43 years

Sarah Quinn

(Nee Harkin)

Summy, Portnoo

Who died 26 Feb 1964, 85 years

Also 'The Harkin Family'

 

 

Sharpe

Hugh 1853 - 1947

Ellen 1861 - 1929

 

Joseph 1900 - 1952

Mamie 1905 - 1977

 

RIP

 

 

Erected by

Denis Shivlin

In Memory of his Beloved Father

Francis Shivlin

Who departed this life

12 Sep 1873(?)

Aged 92 years

May he Rest in Peace

Amen

 

Notes:

Civil death registration states Francis Shevlin, 93yrs d 12 Sep 1874

Francis father of Denis Shevlin, Ballymackilduff - see 1901 census Ballymackilduff

 

 

In Loving Memory of

Mick Shovelin

Ballykilduff

Died 15 Mar 1950 aged 70 years

His wife Bridget

Died 20 Nov 1987 aged 92 years

Margaret Shovelin

Died 10 Jun 1931 aged 9 years

Danny Shovelin

Died 27 Aug 1955 aged 38 years

Teresa Shovelon

Died 10 Nov 1987 Aged 68 years

Rest in Peace

(plaque in same grave)

In Loving Memory of my

Mum and Dad

James Flynn

Died 23 Dec 2006

Aged 75 years

His wife

Josephine Flynn (nee Shovelin)

Died 1 Jan 2010

Aged 84 years

Rest in Peace

 

 

Pray for the Souls of

Hugh Shovlin

Sandfield

Died 9 Jul 1946

Hus Wife

Annie

Died 12 Oct 1963

Their Daughter

Rose

Died 20 Oct 1945

RIP

 

Also their Daughter

Brigid Boyle

Mulnamina

Died 5 Dec 1969

Her Husband Owen

Died 17 Dec 1996

RIP

 

In Loving Memory of

Patrick Shovlin

Sandfield

Died 17 Jan 1979

On his Soul Sweet Jesus

Have Mercy

 

 

In Loving Memory of

James and Bridget Sproule

Drumbohill

Died 26 Oct 1931

RIP

 

Note:

Both were aged 68 years

James son of Daniel Sproule & Hannah Manelis - see 1901 census Drumboghill

 

 

 

 

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