Donaghcumper Gravestones - a Selection

By John Colgan

Sean O'Riordain Gabriel Hayes

The late Sean O'Riordain, Professor of Archaeology, UCD, and his wife, Gabriel Hayes O'Riordain, sculptor and coin designer, both of whom are deceased and buried in Donaghcumper

ASHE   James, Easton Road, Leixlip, died 4/1/1975 aged 64; wife Mary died 17/5/1986 aged 75.

BEHAN   John, 48 Main St., Leixlip, died 11/6/1987 aged 33.

CANE   In loving memory of Eva, wife of Claude Cane of St Wolstan’s, married 1/3/1882, died 9/9/1914.

CLEMENTS   Henry died 6/8/1974 aged 75; Violet died 19/2/1980 aged 77; Kitty died 8/6/1991 aged 91; all of Killadoon.

COLGAN   In loving memory of Peter, Colwel, Templemills, Celbridge, died 23/6/1987 aged 82.  Erected by his wife and family.

COOGAN   Christopher died 12/5/1934 aged 78.

DELANEY   In loving memory of Thomas Delaney, Blakestown, Leixlip, died 20/11/194x, also his son Joe Delaney died 15/4/199 aged 49.

DONOVAN   John died 10/8/1974 aged 64. Green Lane, Leixlip

FINLAY   Lilian Maud, [nee Williams, Toll House, Leixlip] died 3/1/1969 aged 72  -  her husband John died 14/3/1974 aged 89 years  -  for 51 years land steward to Kirkpatrick family.

GALLIVAN   In memory of Thomas Gallivan, Hillford House, died May 1952.  Also his wife Patricia Gallivan died July 1958.

GALLIVAN   Michael Gallivan, MD, died 30/12/1935; Daniel died 10/8/1939; Sarah Jane died 1/2/1940; Maire died 31/1/1993; Bernard J. died 24/11/1975.

GROGAN   In loving memory of Catherine and Thomas.

KIRKPATRICK   Alexander Richard d. 17/2/1891 aged 77 and Catherine Louisa died 15/10/1910 aged 78  [and many more, and Thorold]   Richard Trench Kirkpatrick, Captain Leinster Regiment, killed in Uganda 26/11/1898 aged 33.

McNALLY   Annie died 25/11/1941 aged 66; her husband Nicholas died 2/12/1947 aged 73; their daughter Teresa (Terry) died 14/10/1977 and their daughter Margaret died 3/1/1986.

McGETTIGAN   In loving memory of John, died 11/4/1976.

MITCHELL   In loving memory of Bridget, died April 1974.

MOLYNEAUX   Elizabeth late of canal banks, Hazelhatch and Main Street, Celbridge, died 14/1/1972 aged 87.  Erected by her family

O’RIORDAIN   In memory of Sean P. D Litt MRIA, Newbridge Lodge, Celbridge, Professor of Archaeology UCD, died 11/4/1957.  Gabriel Hayes O’Riordain, artist, died 28/10/1978.

PIM   Vera died 18/1/1977, wife of Francis E., died 28/12/1981, Kilmacredock House, Leixlip.

RUDDLE   Rose Wilhelmina died 8/4/1963 aged 83  -  late of Weston Park, Leixlip.

SAUNDERS   Erected by James Saunders in loving memory of his father Charles Saunders, who died 25/7/1896 aged 89; his mother Catherine Saunders died 9/3/1906 aged 84; their son John died 26/12/1909 aged 45; their daughter Esther Canning died 5/2/1920 aged 69; their son William died 18/3/1922 aged 71.

SKERRETT  Maureen died 15/1/1988  -  Celbridge and Pimlico  -  husband Henry died 28/2/1999  -  erected by their daughter Teresa

TYNAN   Edward (Ned)  -  Cooldrinagh  20/2/1900 ~ 13/6/1986.

TYNDALL   Mat died 1950 aged 58.  His father Mathew died 1919 aged 59.