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Mary (Babs) Finnerty

The death has occurred of

Mary (Babs) Finnerty
(née Walsh)

Renmore, Galway / Headford, Galway

Mary (Babs) Finnerty (née Walsh), Dun na Mara, Renmore, Galway and formerly of Ballycolgan, Headford, 25th November 2023. Babs passed away peacefully in the wonderful care of St. Finbar’s Ward UHG, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife and best friend (of 63 years) of her husband Martin Joe. Adored mother, sister, sister-in-law, nana, great nana, mother-in-law and aunt. Babs is predeceased by her parents Katie and Pat, brothers Tommy and Paddy, sisters-in-law, Dell, Baby and Madeline, brothers-in-law Stephen and Michael Francis, and nephew Declan.


Deeply mourned by her husband Martin Joe, son Patsy, daughter Bernie Divilly, sister Noreen Cosgrove, daughter-in-law Josie, son-in-law Michael, grandchildren Natashia (and her husband Damien), Teigan, Katelyn, Nigel and Luke, great-grandchildren Leah Jane, Alanna, Sophie and Izzy, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, great neighbours and friends.


May Babs Gentle Soul Rest in Peace


Reposing in Áras Naofa in the grounds of St. Oliver Plunkett Church, Renmore, on Monday evening, 27th November, from 5pm until 6.30pm. Arriving at St. Oliver Plunkett Church on Tuesday morning, 28th November, for requiem Mass at 11am. Funeral afterwards to Cloughanover Cemetery, Headford.


Funeral Mass can be viewed live on


The family greatly appreciate your sympathy and support at this sad time. If you would like to leave a personal message for the family please use the condolence section below.

Date Published:

Sunday 26th November 2023

Date of Death:

Saturday 25th November 2023

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