School: Kildalkey (C.) (roll number 868)

Kildalkey, Co. Meath
Máire Nic Dhiarmada

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0695, Page 150

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old Abbey of St Dympna was repaired and kept from falling into ruin. In him Kildalkey has lost the trust and noblest of her children.
The funeral was of large proportions and the grandest and most imposing sight that was ever seen in the parish. His old colleagues and friends numbering some hundreds marched two deep wearing white sashes and green rosettes, and carried the corpse through the village by the new chapel of St Dympna's where he was a constant attendant of daily " Mass" to the cemetery at Kildalkey. R.I.P. The following are some of his poems:

Patty Kealey

To Maggie in Heaven

Oh say beloved departed one
If from that bright celestial sphere
To which - ah me! thy soul is flown.
Can'st thou commune with mortals here
Knowest thou how faithful fun sincere.
Were feelings mine for thee always.

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