Kilcoyne Funeral Home Thomas St Castlebar Co Mayo

Thomas Clarke (better known as Tommy), Cloggernagh, Islandeady, Castlebar.

The death has occurred, suddenly at his home, on Saturday, 11th December 2021, of Thomas Clarke (better known as Tommy), Cloggernagh, Islandeady, Castlebar. Predeceased by his parents Martin and Margaret Clarke, his brother Pat (Australia) and his sister Ann O'Donnell (Cloggernagh). Dearly loved husband of Kathleen (nee Reilly). He will be sadly missed by his Tommy Clarkelovng wife, sisters Mary Feerick (Ballinrobe) and Teresa Donnellan (Galway), his neices and nephews especially Amy, Sarah and Justin, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, relatives, friends and his neighbours who were always so helpful to him.

 May his gentle soul rest in peace.

 Tommy was a well known and respected farmer. He loved his animals and the land and always enjoyed his visits to Balla Mart. He looked forward to meeting his friends on a Saturday evening in Johnny McHale's. The highlight of his year were the holidays spent with Kathleen in Spain, Portugal and further a field, where they listened to and danced to their favourite Country and Western entertainers. Tommy loved travelling and he and Kathleen visited many countries including Australia. He tuned in daily to MWR and enjoyed the jokes and laughs with Paul and Gerry as well as Tommy Marren's show and he never missed a Michael Commin's show often listening to him late into the night. Tommy will be sadly missed by his many friends and the people he came into contact with at home and abroad.


Tommy will repose at his home on Tuesday 14th December from 5pm until 7pm. Removal from his home on Wednesday to St. Patrick's Church, Islandeady, arriving for Funeral Mass at 2pm. Afterwards Tommy will be laid to rest with his parents in Islandeady Cemetery. House private until 1pm on Tuesday. Covid 19 regulations will apply - no handshaking and face masks must be worn. 

All enquiries to Kilcoyne Funeral Directors, Thomas Street, Castlebar 087 2648869 

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