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Sr. Mairéad Rabbitte, Presentation Sisters

The death has occurred of

Sr. Mairéad Rabbitte, Presentation Sisters

Shantalla, Galway

Formerly of Ballinakill, Co. Galway.


Sr. Mairéad slipped away very peacefully at Galway University Hospital in the early hours of Thursday, 8 February, 2024. Beloved daughter of the late William and Margaret Rabbitte and sister of the late Liam, Mary-Paschal and Eileen.


Mourned by her Presentation community and congregation, her sisters Áine (England), Fionnuala (USA) and her brother Seán (Letterkenny). Lovingly remembered by their families, her community and friends.


Reposing at her Presentation community house, Shantalla, on Sunday, 11 February, from 3 p.m. with Prayers at 5.30 p.m. Removal at 6 p.m. to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Seamus Quirke Road (H91 E781). Requiem Mass will be celebrated for Sr. Mairéad on Monday, 12 February, at 11 a.m. and following Mass she will be laid to rest in Rahoon Cemetery. Mass will be live-streamed : Here


Sr. Mairéad lived by 'Nano Nagles’s' prayer

Holy Spirit of God,

Direct us, guide us, inspire us and give us a listening and generous heart.



Book of Condolence: If you would like to offer a personal message of sympathy to Sr. Mairéad's family and to her to the Presentation sisters and community please find the online book of condolence below. Thank you for your thoughtfulness at this time.


Date Published:

Thursday 8th February 2024

Date of Death:

Thursday 8th February 2024

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