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Peter Thursfield

The death has occurred of

Peter Thursfield

Rathmines, Dublin

Thursfield, Peter (formerly of The Irish Times, late of Rathmines Road, previously South Shields, England), 14 December 2023, peacefully, surrounded by his loving family in the wonderful care of the staff of St James’ Hospital. Beloved husband and best friend of Rosie and devoted Dad to the three daughters they shared: Katie, Sarah and Charlotte. Peter will be forever loved and very sadly missed by his heartbroken wife, daughters, brother Tony, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.


We’ll be guided by him, always.


May Peter rest in peace.


Reposing at his home on Sunday from 4pm-6pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday (18 December) at 11am in Terenure College Chapel followed by Cremation in the Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome Cemetery, Harold’s Cross, arriving at approximately 1pm.


Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice:


To view Peter’s Funeral Mass at 11am, please see the following link: Terenure College Chapel - Terenure College, Templeogue Road, Dublin, Ireland (


To view Peter’s Cremation Service on Monday at 1pm, please see the following link:


Those who cannot attend the Funeral Mass or Cremation Service, please feel free to leave a message in the condolence book below.


Please Note: The links provided to live-stream the Funeral Mass and Cremation Service is managed by independent streaming companies. The Funeral Home accepts NO responsibility for its functionality or interruption to a live transmission.


Date Published:

Friday 15th December 2023

Date of Death:

Thursday 14th December 2023

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