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Liam (Chunky) O'BRIEN

The death has occurred of

Liam (Chunky) O'BRIEN

St. Fiacre's Place, Kilkenny City, Kilkenny

O'Brien, Liam (Chunky) (35 St. Fiacre's Place, Kilkenny) 23rd August 2021, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff at St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny, predeceased by his loving wife Judy, brother Paddy and sister Evelyn, much loved father of Derek, Mark, Nicola and Liam, sadly missed by his loving family, brothers Eamonn and Kevin, sisters Lily and Pauline, son-in-law Mattie, daughters-in-law Bridget, Aisling and Donna, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours, friends and all in the G.A.A Community.

May Liam Rest in Peace.


In accordance with current health guidelines a private funeral for family and close friends will take place. Requiem Mass for Liam will be celebrated on Thursday (26th August) at 11am in St. Patrick's Church, Kilkenny (max 50 people), with interment afterwards in Foulkstown Cemetery. For those unable to attend due to restrictions, the Mass can be viewed online at

House Private Please.


There will be an opportunity for the community to support the family and remember Liam by being present, socially distanced, on Thursday morning, en route from Johnston's Funeral Home to the church (walking via John St. and Patrick St.)


Those wishing to leave a message of condolence for Liam's family may do so below.

Date Published:

Tuesday 24th August 2021

Date of Death:

Monday 23rd August 2021

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