The death has occurred of Bishop Martin Drennan
Doughiska Road, Galway City, Galway / Piltown, Kilkenny

Originally from Piltown,Co. Kilkenny. Bishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Kilfenora.

 

Peacefully, surrounded by his family. Dearly loved son of the late Martin and Mary, brother of John, Paddy, Jim, Michael and the late Willie, brother-in-law of Una, Bernie and the late Bridget. Sadly missed by family, nieces and nephews, Bishop Michael Duignan, Bishop Emeritus Brendan Kelly, priests, religious, the people of the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora, and all to whom he ministered throughout his life of priestly service.

 

“I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and anyone who lives and believes in me will never die.” (John 11)

 

Reposing at the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas, Galway, from 7.00pm to 10.00pm on Tuesday, 29th November. Funeral Mass at 1.00pm on Wednesday, 30th November, in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas, Galway, followed by interment there.

Livestream link for Mass:https://www.galwaycathedral.ie/webcam

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

DEATH NOTICE

The death has occurred of Bishop Martin Drennan
Doughiska Road, Galway City, Galway / Piltown, Kilkenny

Bishop Martin Drennan

Originally from Piltown,Co. Kilkenny. Bishop Emeritus of Galway and Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator Emeritus of Kilfenora.

 

Peacefully, surrounded by his family. Dearly loved son of the late Martin and Mary, brother of John, Paddy, Jim, Michael and the late Willie, brother-in-law of Una, Bernie and the late Bridget. Sadly missed by family, nieces and nephews, Bishop Michael Duignan, Bishop Emeritus Brendan Kelly, priests, religious, the people of the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora, and all to whom he ministered throughout his life of priestly service.

 

“I am the resurrection and the life; whoever believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and anyone who lives and believes in me will never die.” (John 11)

 

Reposing at the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas, Galway, from 7.00pm to 10.00pm on Tuesday, 29th November. Funeral Mass at 1.00pm on Wednesday, 30th November, in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas, Galway, followed by interment there.

Livestream link for Mass:https://www.galwaycathedral.ie/webcam

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Date Published: Sunday 27th November 2022
Date of Death: Saturday 26th November 2022

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