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Oliver O'Rourke

The death has occurred of

Oliver O'Rourke

Threadneedle Road, Salthill, Galway / Westmeath

Formerly Tubberclair, Co. Westmeath

Oliver passed away ​​​peacefully, in his 99th year, surrounded by his loving family, and in the wonderful care of the staff of St Michael’s Ward, University Hospital Galway following a recent fall.


Beloved husband and best friend to Teresa (Tess) for 70 years. Cherished father of Kevin, Maeve Browne, Aiden, Doreen Hoey, Denise Thompson and Joe. Sadly missed and fondly remembered by his grandchildren Lorcan, Shane, Ronan, Fergus, Niamh, Ailbhe, James, Aishling, Sarah, John, Liz, Cathy and Alex, his fifteen great grandchildren, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, the extended O’Rourke and O’Neill family, neighbours and his wonderful circle of friends.


Reposing at the O’Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway (H91V1K8) on Wednesday, 29 November, from 4.30 pm to 6.30 p.m. Removal from his home on Thursday, 30 November, to the Church of Christ the King, Salthill, arriving in advance of Requiem Mass at 11 a.m. Funeral after Mass to Tubberclair Cemetery, Tubberclair, Co. Westmeath.


Live streaming link for Requiem Mass:


House Private. Family flowers only please. Memorial donations to a charity of your choice. Following his Month’s Mind Mass (to be arranged for early January) there will be a further social gathering in Galway for Oliver’s many friends to remember his life.


Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis


Date Published:

Monday 27th November 2023

Date of Death:

Sunday 26th November 2023

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