Published on October 1st, 2018 | by Ballaghaderreen & District


Ballaghaderreen mourns local businessman John Duffy RIP

Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Great sadness has enveloped Ballaghaderreen today with the announcement  that local businessman, John Duffy, had gone to his eternal rest.  John passed away yesterday after a short illness.  John was a legendary figure in Ballaghaderreen who made a huge contribution to the Town and to the community in general, providing employment and supporting many good causes and local events.  He will be greatly missed. Deepest sympathy to his wife Berni, daughters, Teresa and Lorna and his son Kevin.

His funeral arrangements are as follows;

John will lie in repose in his home Tuesday afternoon from 3 o’clock until 7 o’clock with removal to The Cathedral of the Annunciation & St. Nathy arriving at 8 o’clock (house private at all other times please). Mass of the Resurrection Wednesday afternoon at 3 o’clock with burial afterwards in Kilcolman Cemetery.


Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Care West c/o Kilgarriff Funeral Directors, Ballaghaderreen.

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