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Lucan, Dublin / Ballyfermot, Dublin

KEATING, Derek (Lucan, Co. Dublin, formerly of Ballyfermot and former T.D. and South Dublin County Councillor) May 6th, 2023, peacefully, surrounded by his family and in the wonderful care of the staff at Ryevale Nursing Home, Leixlip. Treasured husband of Anne, much loved father of Niamh and Sinead and brother of Clare, Martina, Seamus, Debora and the late Rebecca.

Sadly missed by his loving wife, daughters, grandchildren, Niamh’s partner Maxine, son-in-law Joseph, brother, sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.


Removal to the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption, Ballyfermot on Wednesday morning (10th May) arriving for Requiem Mass at 11am followed by burial in Esker Lawn Cemetery, Lucan.


House strictly private please.

Derek’s Funeral Mass may be viewed (live only) by following this LINK.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Family Carers Ireland.

Messages of sympathy and condolences for the family may be left by selecting “Condolences” below or alternatively at


“In our hour of darkness, there is still a Light that shines”

Date Published:

Sunday 7th May 2023

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