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Prof. Maurice Harmon

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Prof. Maurice Harmon

Mount Merrion, Dublin / Balbriggan, Dublin

Harmon Maurice MA, PhD (NUI), DHumL (UC), Emeritus Professor of Anglo-Irish Literature and Drama at UCD, MRIA, Poet and Author (Mount Merrion, Co. Dublin and formerly of Balbriggan) October 13, 2023. Suddenly, but peacefully with his family in the kind care of the doctors and nursing staff at St. Vincent’s University Hospital. Dearly beloved husband and best friend of Maura for the last 73 years and loving dad to Maura and Diarmaid. He will be deeply missed by his wife, daughter, son, his cherished grandchildren Joanna, Jacqueline, Patrick, Joshua and Gideon, great-grandchildren Nathan, Ashley and Lily, great great-grandson Jackson, nieces, nephews, relatives, extended family, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.


Rest in peace.


Maurice will be reposing on Wednesday, 18th October, from 5pm to 7pm in Carnegies Funeral Home, Monkstown, A94XK28. Funeral Mass at 10am on Thursday 19th October 2023 in the Church of St. Thérèse, Mount Merrion followed by burial in St. Peter and Paul's Cemetery, Balbriggan. For those that cannot attend, the Mass can be viewed online using this link: Messages of sympathy for Maurice’s family can be left in the condolence section below. No flowers please. Donations, in lieu of flowers to UNICEF.


Date Published:

Monday 16th October 2023

Date of Death:

Friday 13th October 2023

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