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Sts Conal & Joseph, Brickless, Graveyard Inscriptions, Killaghtee, Co Donegal

(All pre-1900 Headstones)

 

 

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Inscriptions

(sandstone cross slab)

In Memory of

James Armstrong, Dunkineely

Died 12 Dec 1890

Aged 64 Years

Erected by his Son AJ Armstrong

 

 

(horizontal sandstone slab with the letter IHS, in low stone enclosure)

To the Memory of

Fargall Boyle

Who died 21 Aug AD 1852

Aged 55 years

Requiescant in Pace

 

 

(brown marble cross in iron railed enclosure)

In Loving Memory of

Michael Boyle, Dunkineely

Died Dec 4 1904

Also his daughter

Margaret

Died Sep 16 1883

Catherine Died Jan 24 1906

RIP

Pat Boyle, Killybegs, died 19 Jul 1951

Boyle

 

 

(horizontal limestone slab with dove at the top and the letters IHS)

Memento Mori

Erected by John Mulhern

In Memory of

Bryan Boyle

Who Died Sep 13 1867

Aged 57 Years

Requiescant in Pace

 

 

(freestone cross slab)

In Memory of

Owen Braden

Who died 5 May 1867

Aged 84 years

Also His Wife

Mary

Who died May 27 1863

 

 

(horizontal sandstone slab with the letters IHS)

To the Memory of

Bernard Breslan

Who departed this life 17 Mar 1856

Aged 27 Years

 

 

(sandstone cross)

In Loving Memory of

John Breslin, Loughmult

Who died 29 Jan 1860

Aged 62 years

Also his Wife

Bridget

Who died 2 Feb 1904

Aged 80 Years

And his Son

Edward

And daughters

Anne, Madge and Mary

Erected by Mary F Breslin

In Loving Memory of

Edward Haughey, Belville

Died 19 Feb 1964

Aged 83 Years

His Wife

Margaret

Died 24 Jan 1976

Aged 85 Years

Their daughter

Cecilia

Died 2 Apr 1971

Aged 45 Years

Rest in Peace

 

 

(Sandstone cross slab)

In Memory of

Bridget Breslin, Meenagolin

Died 22 Jun 1878

Aged 40 Years

Also her beloved husband

Andrew Breslin

Who died 19 Jul 1910

Aged 90 Years

John F Breslin

Died 6 Sep 1928

Aged 61 Years

His wife

Mary A Breslin

Died 31 Dec 1955

Aged 79 Years

Agnes T Breslin

Died 13 Jun 1960

Aged 69 Years

RIP

 

 

(upright limestone slab in iron railed enclosure)

Sacred to the Memory of

Francis Brown, RN

Spamount House

Who departed this life 30 Apr 1867

Aged 46 Years

Also his wife

Margaret

Who departed this life 15 ay 1897

Aged 60 Years

 

 

(sandstone cross slab)

In Loving Memory of

William Buchanan

Who died Feb 18 1896

Aged 60 Years

Also his son

Atty

Who died Dec 15 1912

Aged 56 Years

Also his daughter

Susanna

Who died Jan 19 1896

Aged 26 years

RIP

 

 

(freestone cross slab)

In Loving Memory of

Mary Burke, Croagh

Born 1864, Died 1934

Also her husband

John Burke

Born 1839, Died 1894

James Burke

Born 1883, Died 1955

RIP

Erected by their son, J Burke, Croagh

 

 

(white marble cross, inscribed back and front, in low stone enclosure)

Front

Pray for the Eternal Repose of the Soul of

Anne Burns

Who died 16 Jun 1895 aged 62 years

Also William Burns

Who died 20 Jul 1897 aged 75 years

Also John Burns

Who died 16 Dec 1897 aged 38 years

Also Delia Burns

Who died 10 May 1917 aged 28 years

Also William Burns

Who died 20 Oct 1929 aged 55 years

Veronica, Jim, Anne

RIP

Back

Sacred to the Memory of

James Burns

Who died 29 Dec 1860 aged 61 years

His wife Bridget Burns

Died 23 Nov 1857 aged 63 years

Also their daughter Margaret

Died 17 Jan 1859 aged 31 years

And their son James

Died 3 Oct 1857 aged 24 years

RIP

 

 

(horizontal limestone slab with the letters IHS at the top)

Memento Mori

Here lie the remains of

Margaret Burns

Who departed this life Apr 10 1864

Aged 61 years

Requiescat in Pace

 

 

(freestone cross with the letters IHS)

Erected by John Byrne

In Memory of his Mother

Ellen Byrne of Corkermore

Who died Jun 8 1886 aged 72 years

RIP

 

 

(sandstone cross)

Erected by Annie Byrne

In Memory of her beloved father

John Byrne, Loughmult

Who departed this life 14 Aug 1886

Aged 55 years

Also his beloved wife

Mary

Who died 12 Mar 1898

Aged 64 years

RIP

 

 

(freestone cross slab)

Sacred to the Memory of

Hannah Carr

Who departed this life Dec 24 1859

Aged 58 years

Also her beloved husband

Peter Carr

Who departed this life Aug 26 1871

Aged 80 years

 

 

(freestone cross in iron railed enclosure)

In Loving Memory of

Andrew Cassidy, Dunkineely

Who departed this life 1 Apr 1897

Aged 83 years

Also his beloved wife

Margaret

Who departed this life 21 Jan 1898

Aged 75 years

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Have Mercy Upon Them

Immaculate Heart of Mary

Pray For Them

Erected by their son James Cassidy

 

 

(horizontal sandstone slab with the letters IHS)

To the Memory of

John Clarke

Who departed this life 14 Feb AD 1853

Aged 60 years

Requiescant in Pace

 

 

(freestone cross slab)

In Memory of

William Conaghan

Who died 10 Feb 1860

Aged 65 years

Also his wife

Ellen Conaghan

Who died 19 May 1887

Aged 65 years

Erected by their son Edward

 

 

(freestone cross slab)

In Memory of

John Conaghan

Who died 7 Dec 1877

Aged 28 years

RIP

Erected by his brother Edward

 

 

(sandstone cross)

In Memory of

Thomas Conaghan

Who died 27 Aug 1865

Aged 60 years

Also his wife

Bridget

Who died 29 Jan 1900

Aged 86 years

Also their daughter

Margaret

Who died 22 Jun 1862

Aged 16 years

RIP

 

 

(sandstone cross)

Sacred to the Memory of

Mary Conwell, Straleeny

Who departed this life Oct 9 1864

Aged 43 years

Also of her husband

James Conwell

Who departed this life Nov 30 1891

Aged 82 years

Also Richard Breslin, Cavan

Who died 18 Feb 1937

RIP

 

 

(badly flaking sandstone cross in iron railed enclosure)

In Memory of

James Derry, Multens

Who died May 4 1882

Aged 70 years

Erected by John Derry

(also Deery)

 

 

(horizontal limestone slab)

Memento Mori

Dever Bros, Meenacloy

In Memory of their Father and Mother

Bernard Dever

Died 10 Apr 1890

Aged 35 years

His wife Ann

Died 8 Nov 1949

Aged 84 years

O Compassionate Lord Jesus

Grant Them Eternal Rest

RIP

 

 

(sandstone tablet)

Sacred to the Memory of

Anne Divver

Who departed this life Jun 19 1874

Aged 86 years

(also Dever)

 

 

(sandstone cross in iron railed enclosure)

In Memory of

Catherine Ferguson

Who died 31 Aug 1890

Aged 62 years

Also Hugh Ferguson

Who died 8 Jan 1920

Aged 63 years

Mary Ferguson

Who died 23 Jan 1951

Teresa Ferguson

Died 7 Jan 1977

Erected by her son Hugh and daughter Bridget

RIP

 

 

(freestone cross slab with dove at the top)

James Friel, Croagh

Born 15 Mar 1806, died 10 Mar 1879

Aged 73 years

May His Soul Rest In Peace

Amen

 

 

(freestone cross slab with dove at the top)

Grace Friel, Croagh

Born 10 May 1816, died 8 Jun 1881

Aged 65 years

May Her Soul Rest In Peace

Amen

 

 

(limestone cross slab in low stone enclosure)

Erected by Charles Friel

In Memory of his father

Patrick Friel, Drimasorna

Who died 9 Oct 1891

Aged 56 years

Also his mother

B Friel

Who died 26 Feb 1903

Aged 63 years

 

 

(freestone cross)

In Memory of

John Gallagher, Meenacloy

Who died Mar 1 1892

Aged 78 years

Erected by his son John

RIP

 

 

(white marble cross in low stone enclosure)

Thy Will Be Done

In Loving memory of

James Gillespie, Carn Hill

Died 25 Nov 1877

His wife Mary

Died 12 Jan 1912

Their daughters

Mary, Annie, and Cassie

Their son Joseph

Died 31 Jan 1977

His wife Bridget

Died 25 Mar 1972

RIP

Erected by the Family

 

 

(freestone cross slab)

Erected by William Griffith, Lagan

In Memory of his beloved wife

Ellen Griffith

Who departed this life

29 Jan 1880

Aged 88 years

 

 

(freestone cross slab with Dove at the top, in low stone enclosure)

In Memory of

Connell Haughey

Who died 16 Sep 1871

Aged 70 years

also his beloved wife

Mary

Who died 18 Oct 1884

Aged 100 years

Eddie Keeney, Dunkineely

Died 19 Dec 1980

Aged 57 years

RIP

 

 

(sandstone cross)

In Loving Memory of

Patrick Herreran, senior, Meentullynagarn

Who died Oct 1894

Aged 91 years

Also his wife

Margaret

Died Oct 1883

Aged 71 years

Their sons

Joseph

Who died 14 Aug 1905

Aged 42 years

Patrick

Died 1 Dec 1914

Aged 75 years

Their daughter

Margaret Hegarty

Who died 4 Feb 1874

Aged 37 years

 

 

(freestone slab in iron railed enclosure)

In Loving Memory of

Thomas Higgins, Commons, Killybegs

Died Jun 1870

Aged 60 years

Also his daughter

Sarah

Died 1872

Aged 16 years

Erected by his daughter Annie

RIP

 

 

(sandstone cross)

In Loving Memory of our Mother

Margaret Lynch

Who died Jul 1894

Aged 70 years

Also our Brother

Thomas Lynch

Who died Jun 1883

Aged 45 years

 

 

(freestone cross slab with dove at the top,  in low stone enclosure)

Erected by Patrick McBrearty, Gilbertstown

In Memory of his Father

John McBrearty

Who died 24 Mar 1892

Aged 85 years

Also his Mother

Bridget McBrearty

Who died 25 May 1896

Aged 87 years

Hugh Byrne

Died 1 Nov 1967

Aged 72 years

Margaret Byrne

Died 10 Dec 1955

Aged 58 years

 

 

(limestone cross slab with the letters IHS at the top)

In Loving Memory of

John McBrearty

Died 1896 Aged 50 years

Mary McBrearty

Died 1924 aged 90 years

Winnie McBrearty

Died 1951 aged 76 years

RIP

 

 

(sandstone cross slab with the letters IHS)

Sacred to the Memory of

William McCready

Who departed this life 19 Oct 1863

Aged 80 years

Also to his Wife

Jane McCready

Who departed this life 25 Mar 1863

Aged 82 years

 

 

(freestone cross slab)

In Memory of

Francis McCready, Dunkineely

Born Jun 1824

Died Nov 1897

RIP

 

 

(Limestone cross in low stone enclosure)

Thy Will Be Done

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Have Mercy on the Souls of

James McCunningham, St John's Point

Died 1 Jan 1889

Aged 70 years

His wife Catherine

Died 10 Mar 1925

And their Family

Maggie, James, Pat, Con and Eddie, Willie and Kate

McCunningham

 

 

(horizontal sandstone slab with the letters IHS)

Erected by Sarah McFaden

In Memory of her Brother

John McFaden

He died 4 May 1871

Aged 61 years

 

 

(freestone cross in low stone enclosure)

Of Your Charity

Pray For The Soul of

James McGettigan

Who died Mar 18 1865

Aged 81 years

Also of his Wife

Ann McGettigan

Who died Mar 16 1895

Aged 83 years

Also Catherine McGettigan

Wife of John McGettigan

Who died Oct 20 1901

Aged 32 years

Also Ellen McGettigan, His Sister

Who died Jun 29 1904

Aged 68 years

Also his Son

Dr Jack McGettigan

Who died 6 Nov 1918

Aged 26 years

Also the above

John McGettigan

Who died 15 Nov 1921

Aged 72 years

Nora McGettigan

Died 25 Apr 1972

Aged 67 years

Dr Michael McGettigan

Died 14 Feb 1981

Aged 84 years

(on side of stone)

In Loving Memory of

John

Darling son of James and Anne McGovern

Who died 17 Jan 1937

Aged 4 years and 8 months

RIP

 

 

(freestone cross with dove at the top, in low stone enclosure)

In Memory of Charles McGill, Dunkineely

Who departed this life 21 Jun 1878

Also his beloved Wife

Bridget McGill

Who departed this life 22 Nov 1892

Also their Son

George McGill

Who died 22 Mar 1931

And his Wife

Mary

Who died 21 Dec 1947

May the Lord have Mercy on their Souls

Amen

 

 

(freestone cross slab in low stone enclosure)

In Memory of

George McGill

Who died Feb 4 1880

Aged 84 years

Also his beloved Wife

Catherine

Who died Mar 17 1863

Aged 73 years

Their daughter

Bridget

Who died Sep 5 1884

Aged 50 years

RIP

Erected by Anne Glackin

 

 

(freestone cross with the letters IHS and dove at the top, in iron railed enclosure)

In Loving Memory of

John McGready

Who died 10 Oct 1896

Aged 70 years

Also his Brother

Edward McGready

Who died 6 Jun 1914

Aged 80 years

His Wife

Mary

Died 17 Nov 1925

Aged 78 years

Also Son

James

Died 1 Jul 1960

Aged 88 years

His Grandson

Paddy

Died 15 Nov 1965

Aged 42 years

His Grand daughter

Mary M

Died 3 Nov 1948

Aged 24 years

Also Bridget

Died 22 Sep 1959

Aged 27 years

Erected by Wife and Family of Edward McGready

 

 

(sandstone cross slab with the letters IHS at the top)

Erected in Memory of

James McHugh

Who departed this life Jul 17 1874

Aged 75 years

Requiescant in Pace

 

 

(sandstone cross slab in iron railed enclosure)

In Memory of

Patrick McLaughlin, Castlemurray

Died Feb 20 1889

Aged 84 years

Also Catherine McLaughlin

Who died 16 Jul 1934

Aged 64 years

And her Husband

Patrick Joseph

Died 10 Mar 1956

RIP

 

 

(freestone cross slab in iron railed enclosure)

In Memory of

Thomas McShane

Who died Apr 21 1897

Aged 75 years

Also his Brother

John

Who died Jan 30 1900

Aged 84 years

 

 

(freestone cross with dove at the top)

Sacred Heart of Jesus

Have Mercy on Me

Of Your Charity

Pray for the Soul of

Rose Monaghan

Formerly of Ballowoges and America

WHo died at Meenagoland

14 Sep 1893

Aged 42 years

RIP

 

 

(freestone cross with the letters IHS, in low stone enclosure)

Underneath Repose the Remains of

Catherine

The Beloved Wife of

Patrick O'Brennan of Croagh

Who died 1 Feb 1872

Aged 55 years

Frank Brennan

Died 1926

Hannah Brennan

Died 1947

Teresa Patterson

Died 1951

Requiescant in Pace

Farewell Mother

 

 

(freestone cross slab with lamb and cross at top, in iron railed enclosure)

In Memory of

Denis O'Donnell

Who died 2 Apr 1898

Aged 87 years

Also Peter O'Donnell

Who died 23 Mar 1879

Aged 67 years

 

 

(three horizontal sandstone slabs)

In Memory of

Charles O'Reilly

Who departed this life 27 Mar 1860

Aged 20 years

Erected by his Father

John O'Reilly

Light Keeper

Requiescant in Pace

 

 

(sandstone cross slab with the letters IHS, in iron railed enclosure)

In Memory of

Ross Quinn, Castlemurray

Who departed this life Dec 29 1883

Aged 44 years

Remember Me

For Ever Thine

 

 

(upright sandstone slab, two feet high)

Cecelia Ryan

Aged 16 months

Died 12 Jul 1890

 

 

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