Headstones, DONEGAL, St. Conals  Graveyard, Kilclooney, County Donegal, Ireland
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ST. CONALS  GRAVEYARD, KILCLOONEY, COUNTY DONEGAL, IRELAND

Photo No.0
Church yard and building from front gate.

Photo No.1
Church yard and building from roadway.

Photo No.2
Front door to St. Conal's Church

Photo No.3
Pray for the souls of | ANNIE BOYLE | Nairn | Died 10th Nov. 1965. |
Also her husband | THOMAS | Died 30th March 1966. | Also their four
babies. | R.I.P.
[smaller stone in front of main stone] In | Loving memory | of JOHN I.
NICHOLSON | Dallanbeg? | Died 24th August 1924 | Aged 75 yrs | His wife
C..... | Died 11th Oct...... | Aged ....... [flower arrangement blocks
inscription]

Photo No.4
In Loving memory of | BERNARD BOYLE | Loughfad | Died 8th Jan. 1966 aged
91 yrs | His wife ANNIE | Died 1st March 1956 aged 78 yrs. | Their son
THOMAS | Died 15th April 1996 aged 76 yrs. | His wife ANNIE | Died 7th
January 2007, aged 83 years. | R.I.P.

Photo No.5
In Loving Memory | of | BERNARD BOYLE | Narin, Portnoo | Died 22nd Jan.
1958 | Aged 71 years | His wife MARGARET | Died 22nd sept. 1975 | Aged
89 years | Their granddaughter | BRIDGET | Died 8th Dec. 1970 | Their
son BILLY | Died in Kamloops B.C. Canada | 27th Aug. 2001 | Aged 76
years

Photo No.6
In | Loving Memory | of | A dear wife & Mother | CISSIE BOYLE |
Kilclooney | Died 26th February 2006? | Also | A dear husband & father |
SONNY | Died 28th March 2006 | Rest in Peace | [base stone] BOYLE | two
color photographs on stone (a man and a woman)

Photo No.7
In Loving Memory | of | CONAL JOSEPH BOYLE | Hill Head, Narin. | Died
15th September 1996 | Aged 44 years | Rest in Peace | [base stone] BOYLE

Photo No.8
In Loving Memory | of | MICHAEL BOYLE | Kilclooney, | Died 11th Feb.
1930 | His wife ELLEN | Died 11th Oct. 1945 | Their family, | MARY A.
Died 27th Nov. 1950 | JOHN " [died] 20th Feb. 1957 | JIM  " [died] 29th
August 1965 | ...CK " [died] USA Oct 1947 | [base stone] Merciful Lord |
Grant them eternal rest | [second base stone] R.I.P.
[stone left of main stone]..... Private | CONAL BOYLE | Gordon
Highlanders | Died 1919 [or 1918] age 23 | [Flower arrangement blocks
inscription at base of stone]
[stone right of main stone] In Loving | Memory of | DAN GALLAGHER | Died
22-5-1942 | Aged 51 yrs | His wife CASSIE
Died  1-6-1994 | Aged 92 yrs | Their daughter | NELLIE | Died 9-12-2015
| Aged 88 yrs.

Photo No.9
In Loving Memory of | FRANCIS BOYLE | Loughfad, Clooney | Died 1976 |
His wife BRIGID | Died 1954 | Their daughters | MARGARET Died 1951 |
NELLIE Died 1953 | Also their son FRANCIS | Died 1952 | Their son JAMES
| Died 18th July 1998 | His wife ANNE | Died 1sr March 2016

Photo No.10
Treasured Memories of | A beloved husband, father | And grandfather. |
GEOFFREY BOYLE | Died 30th April 2011 | His Cherished Wife BREID | Died
1st March 2017

Photo No.11
In Loving Memory of | HUGH BOYLE | Died 9th December 1933, aged 88
years. | His wife MARGARET BOYLE | Died 5th July 1940, aged 87 years. |
Their son-in-law GEORGE BOYLE | Died 7th December 1980, aged 90 years. |
His wife MARY | Died 9th July 1983, Aged 85 years. | Their daughter
MARGARET | Died 2nd September 1930, aged 3 years. | Their son HUGO |
Died 14th August 1996, Aged 76 years. | Their daughter TERESA | Died
15th June 2000, aged 82 years. | [base stone] Pray for them

Photo No.12
In Loving Memory of | JAMES BOYLE | Summy, Portnoo | Died 28th Sept.
1983. | His parents | DENIS and MAGGIE BOYLE | His brothers | DENIS and
PATRICK | and his aunt | MARY ANNE GALLAGHER | Rest In Peace.

Photo No.13
IHS | Pray For the Souls | of JAMES BOYLE | Magheramore | Died 19th
January 1919 | ANNE BOYLE | Died 30th June 1949 | JOHN McLOONE | Rosbeg
| Died 4th September 2004 Aged 79 years | MARY McLOONE | Died 16th June
2013 Aged 86 years | ANGELA ANNE McMOONE | Died 26th January 1979 Aged
22 years | Jesus Have Mercy
[Left In background] In | Loving Memory | of | FRANCIS WHYTE | Died |
8th Aug 1934 | His wife | TERESA WHYTE | Died | 31st Dec. 2006 | R.I.P.
| [base stone] WHYTE
[right in background, in same plot] In Memory of | My darling husband |
MICHAEL WHYTE | Died  18th November 1985 | Aged 36 years | [base stone]
WHYTE

Photo No.14
In Loving Memory of | JAMES BOYLE | Kilclooney | Died 25th Nov. 1961
aged 82 years | His wife BRIDGET | Died 6th Oct. 1974 Aged 96 yrs |
[base stone] R.I.P.

Photo No.15
Sacred Heart of Jesus Have, | Mercy on their souls. | of | JAMES BOYLE
Loughfad, | Died March 1902. | Also his wife ELLEN, | Died 8th Dec.
1947. | Their daughter MARGARETT, | Died Feb. 1903. | Their son MICHAEL,
| Died 4th Oct. 1924. | His wife ANNIE Died 28th May 1946. | And their
daughter MARY, | Died 29th May 1937. | Their son JAMES | Died 30th Nov.
2002 | [base stone] R.I.P.

Photo No.16
In Loving Memory of | JAMES BOYLE | Hill-Head, Narin | Died 16th July
1965, aged 88 years | His wife MARY ANNE | Died 17th November 1957, aged
76 years | Their sons JAMES | Died 31st July 1983, aged 71 years | And
NEIL JOSEPH | Died 12th December 1990, aged 76 years | Their daughter-
in-law | ANNIE BOYLE | Died 28th September 1994, aged 76 | [base stone]
Rest In Peace

Photo No.17
In Loving Memory of | JOE BOYLE 1920-1986 | Narin| His father PATRICK
1877-1944 | His Mother CASSIE 1888-1975 | His brother WILLIE | His
sisters | MARY, BRIDGET & SARAH, | And PEGGY | His wife SUSANNA |
1921-2017 | Rest In Peace | [base stone] BOYLE

Photo No.18
In Loving Memory | of | JOHN BOYLE | "Ard Chonaill" | Narin | Died 16th
July 1966. | His son LAURENCE | Died 15th February 1969. | Also his wife
ANNIE | Died 7th March 1984. | Their son JOHN | Died 11th Sept 1987. |
R.I.P. | [base stone] BOYLE

Photo No.19
In | Loving Memory of | JOSEPH BOYLE | Sandfield | Died 1st June 1959 |
Aged 39 yrs | KEVIN & RAYMOND | Died in infancy | His wife SHEILA | Died
31st Dec. 2002 | Aged 78 yrs | Her husband | PATRICK CONNOLLY | Died
21st Jan. 1966 | Aged 54 yrs | RIP | [base stone] BOYLE | CONNOLLY

Photo No.20
In | Loving Memory of | JOSEPH PATRICK BOYLE | Kilclooney | Died 20th
Jan. 1979 | Aged 92 years. | His wife SARAH ANN | Died 7th Nov. 1970 |
Aged 79 years. | Also his sons CON | and WILLIE JOHN. | And his grandson
| PATRICK JOSEPH | Died at birth | Jesus Mercy | Mary help | R.I.P. |
[base stone] BOYLE

Photo No.21
In Loving Memory | of | JOSIE BOYLE | The Carrick, Narin | Died 19th
August 2003 | Aged 87 years | We Have ................ | .... Not
forget............ | [base stone] BOYLE | [color photo of man on stone]

Photo No.22
In | Loving Memory of | MARIA BOYLE | Clogher | Died 28th June 1959 |
Her husband JAMES | Died 18th May 1969 | UNA BOYLE | Died 7th Sept. 1981
| & Her husband NEIL | Died 3rd Sept. 2005 | Rest in Peace | [base
stone] BOYLE

Photo No.23
Mother of God Pray For | MARY. | Beloved wife of | Doctor JAMES BOYLE, |
Ardara. | Who died in June 1961. | Crucified Jesus | Have mercy on her
soul. | Her beloved husband | DOCTOR JAMES Columba| Ardara and Dungloe |
Born 9th September 1910 | Died 22nd August 1975 | R.I.P.

Photo No.24
Thy Will be Done | In Loving Memory | MARY BOYLE Died 16th September
1954, | Aged 73 years. | Her daughter ANNIE, | Died 29th January 1941, |
Aged 28 years. | Her husband JAMES Ballykilduff, | Died 1st January 1958
Aged 80 years. | Their son JOHN | Died 21st December 1995 Aged 86 years
| Their daughter BRIDGET | Died 17th October 2007 Aged 89 years | Their
daughter MARY | Died 11th December 2007 Aged 93 years | [base stone]
R.I.P.

Photo No.25
In Loving Memory of | MARY BOYLE | Kilclooney | Died 1941 | Her husband
JOHN | Died 1961 | Their twin sons | Died in infancy

Photo No.26
Our Lady of Lourdes | Pray for the soul of | MARY BOYLE, (Maas) | Who
died 6th July 1919 | Also her husband | MICHAEL BOYLE, Who died 5th
January 1933. | Their daughter MARY ELLEN | Who died 23rd December 1943.
| R.I.P.
[smaller stone in front of main stone] Also their son-in-law | CON
MOLLOY died 17th July 1953 | His wife MARGARET | Died 22nd? November
1962 | R.I.P.

Photo No.27
[same as No. 26] from a greater distance

Photo No.28
[same as No. 26, side inscription] Also her grandchild | MARY P. MOONEY
| Died 14th July, 1927 | Aged 1  years | Their daughter | MARY E. BOYLE
| Died 23rd Dec. 1943

Photo No.29
With Love we Remember | A dear husband & Father | MICHAEL JACK BOYLE |
Lost at sea 31-10-1998 | "M F V" LISA SILENA | Our infant daughter SONIA
20-10-76 | & Infant son MICHAEL 11-3-86 | Staying together what ever
Life Brings | Sharing the Dreams of our Time Together | This is the Love
Ill Cherish Forever | [base stone] BOYLE | [Color photo of man on stone]

Photo No.30
Pray for the souls | of | MICHAEL BOYLE | Loughfad | Died 16th Feb.
1959. | His wife BRIDGET | Died 21st Sept. 1965. | THOMAS A. BOYLE |
Died 26th July 1997. | His wife MARY J. | Died 18th Nov. 2015. | R.I.P.
| [base stone] We........ in life | Let us no........then in death
[flower arrangement blocks base inscription]

Photo No.31
In Loving Memory of | MICHAEL (MICKEY) BOYLE | Kilclooney, More. | Died
10th October 2000 | Aged 70 years | God grant our souls eternal rest. |
[base stone] BOYLE

Photo No.32
In Loving Memory of | NEIL P. BOYLE | Rosbeg | Died 22nd November 1988 |
Aged 77 years | His son NEIL | Died 1st September 1953 | Aged 4 months |
His wife AGNES | Died 21st February 2000 | Aged 80 years | Rest in Peace
| [base stone] BOYLE

Photo No.33
In Loving Memory of | PATRICK JAMES BOYLE | Loughfad | Died 18th Jan.
1982 | His wife EILEEN | Died 31st Dec. 1989 | Their grandniece |
DOIREANN NI CHARTHAUGH | Portnoo | Died 27th Dec. 1994 | Aged 5 
months. | [base stone] Rest In Peace | Erected by his Loving wife EILEEN

Photo No.34
In Loving Memory of | PATRICK JOSEPH BOYLE | Kilclooney | Died 9th Jan.
1983 aged 18 years | [base stone] BOYLE

Photo No.35
Pray for the souls | of | PATRICK BOYLE | Maas. | His wife ANNIE, |
Their son JAMES, | R.I.P. | Erected by JOHN BOYLE. | Phila..Pa., U.S.A.

Photo No.36
In Loving Memory | of | MARGARET MOORE (nee CARR) | Died 26th January
1979] Aged 59 years | Her husband SEAN | Died 22nd September 2000 | Aged
69 years | Rest in Peace | [base stone] O Moroha

Photo No.37
In Loving Memory | of | PATRICK BOYLE | Clooney, | Died 4th Feb. 1964
Aged 46 years | His wife JULIA | Died 20th Aug. 1990 aged 71 years. |
Their son GERRY | Died 5th Nov. 2009 aged 54 years. | "Sacred Heart of
Jesus, | Grant Him Eternal Rest." | [base stone] BOYLE

Photo No.38
In Loving memory of | PATRICK BOYLE | Maas | Died 20th July 1939. | His
wife MARY | Died 6th Feb 1951. | Their sons | JOE died 29th June 1983. |
DAN Died 15th Aug 1986. | Rest in Peace.

Photo No.39
In Loving Memory of | The BOYLE family | PETER BRIDGET JAMES | KATHY and
HANNAH | [base stone] R.I.P.

Photo No.40
In Memory of | ROSE BOYLE | Died 21-6-1935, Aged 22 yrs | Her mother
BRIDGET | Died 4-8-1958, aged 84 yrs. | Her father THOMAS | Died
29-10-1961, Aged 89 yrs. | JOHN McLOONE | Died 28-4-1993, aged 89 yrs. |
His wife BRIDIE nee BOYLE | Died 30-1-2000, aged 91 yrs. | R.I.P.

Photo No.41
Pray for the Souls | of THOMAS BOYLE | Ballykilduff Clooney | Died 19th
Jan. 1959. | His wife MARY ANNE | Died 20th June 1966. | Their daughter
| MARY KATE | Died 14th April 1968 | HUGH BOYLE | Died 28th Dec. 1970 |
JOSEPH BOYLE, Died 2nd Sept. 1972 | BRIDGET MARTIN | Died 28th Aug.
1983. | MICHAEL BOYLE | Died 20th Oct. 1987. | R.I.P. | [base stone]
BOYLE

Photo No.42
In Loving Memory | of | Our dear parents | WILLIAM BOYLE | Died 6th
April 1948 | Aged 78 years. | And GRACE BOYLE | Died 13th May 1963 |
Aged 88 years. | Also their son JOHN BOYLE | Died 1st May 1939 | Aged 37
years. | Their daughter ANNIE BOYLE | Died 7th May 1999. | Their son CON
BOYLE | Died 10th Jan. 2000 | Aged 92 years. | R.I.P. | Erected by their
son & daughters | [left] Hughes [right] Carlow

Photo No.43
In Loving Memory of | PATY JAMES BRUCE | Rosbeg | Died 28th May 1983 |
His wife ANNIE | Died 11th Jan. 1945 | His sister MAGGIE | Died 13th
Feb. 1969 | R.I.P.

Photo No.44
In Loving Memory of | MARGARET (CATHERINE) CRAWFORD | (nee BOYLE) |
Kilclooney | Died 1st April 2014, Aged 96 years. | [base stone] Rest in
Peace

Photo No.45
In | Memory | of | MARGARET beloved wife | of PATRICK GALLAGHER | of
Ardloner? | Who died 15th May 1867, | Aged 60 years. | Also her husband
| PATRICK GALLAGHER | R.I.P.

Photo No.46.
In Loving Memory of | JOHN JOSEPH JOHNSTONE | Rosbeg | Died 16th July
1956 Aged 25 years. | His sister-in-law | HELEN WARD JOHNSTONE | Died
30th Dec. 1979 aged 46 years. | R.I.P. | [base stone] JOHNSTONE | [two
color photos on stone (a man and a woman)

Photo No.47
Thy will be done. | In Loving Memory of | MARY KENNEDY | (nee JOHNSTONE)
| Eden, Rosbeg | Died 1st July 1983? [or 1993?]
[smaller stone in front of main stone] In Loving Memory | of | MAY BOYLE
| (nee McLOONE) | Died 4th Feb. 2006 | Aged 88 years | We hold you close
| within our hearts, and there you shall | remain, | To walk with us |
throughout our lives, | .......again. |[inscription partially blocked]

Photo No.48
Pray for the souls of | JAMES McHUGH | Clooney | Died 19th Nov. 1958 |
BRIDGET McHUGH | Died 10th Jan. 1972 | DAN McHUGH | Died 28th Jan. 1966
| R.I.P. | [base stone] McHUGH

Photo No.49
In Loving Memory | of | PATRICK McHUGH | Clooney | Died 15th August 1949
| His wife CATHERINE | Died 5th October 1989 | Rest in Peace | [base
stone] McHUGH

Photo No.50
Thy Will be Done | In Loving Memory of | PATRICK J. McHUGH | Clooney |
Died 31st May 1978 | Aged 57 years | His wife SHEILA | Died 20th October
2010 | Aged 87 years | [base stone] McHUGH

Photo No.51
Thy Will be Done | In Loving Memory | of|  DAN McLOONE | Kilclooney |
Died 24th July 1965. | His wife MARY | Died 22nd Oct. 1970. | Their
daughter ANNIE | Died 26th Sept. 1961. | Their son MICHAEL | Died 22nd
Oct. 1999. | Their granddaughter PATRICIA | Died 5th Feb. 2000. R.I.P. |
[base stone] McLOONE

Photo No.52
Cherished Memories of | A dear husband and father | DANNY McLOUGHLIN |
Died 7th August 2002 | No Morning dawns or evening falls | without a
thought of you | Rest in Peace | [color photo of man on stone]

Photo No.53
In Memory of | MARY McNELIS | Loughfad | Who departed this life | 21st
November 1870 | Aged 30 years | Also her son | PATRICK McNELIS | Died
25th November 1888 | Aged 32 years
[small stone at base of main stone] In Loving | Memory of | PADDY MEEHAN
| Sandfield |and Cootehall | Co. Roscommon | Died 9th.......[flowers
arrangement blocks inscription] | And his | Beloved wife | BREEGE MEEHAN
| Died 14th Nov. 2016 | Remembered Always

Photo No.54
In | Loving memory of | JOHN McHUGH | Kilclooney | Died 16th March 1979
| His wife MARGARET | Died 15th Jan. 1992 | Erected .....family [small
flat stone partially blocks inscription] | [base stone] McHUGH

Photo No.55
In Loving Memory of | VINCENT RANKIN | Narin | Died March 1st 2002 | His
wife BRIDIE | Died Dec 20th 2006 | Rest in Peace | [base stone] RANKIN

Photo No.56
In Loving Memory of | BERNARD RODGERS | Rosbeg | Died 13. Dec. 1966 |
Aged 63 years | His wife TERESA | Died 1. March 1998 | Aged 81 years |
R.I.P.

Photo No.57
HUGH SHARPE | ........... [a location] | and ........ [a location] |
Loved and | Remembered | Died 22-12-2014 | aged 11

Photo No.58
In Loving Memory of | MICK SHOVELIN | Ballykilduff, | Died 15th March
1950 aged 70 yrs. | His wife BRIDGET | Died 20th Nov. 1987 aged 92 yrs.
| MARGARET SHOVELIN  | Died 10th June 1931 aged 9 yrs. | DANNY SHOVELIN
| Died 27th Aug. 1955 aged 38 yrs. | TERESA SHOVELIN | Died 10th Nov.
1987 aged 68 yrs. | Rest in Peace.
[smaller stone in front of main stone] In | Loving Memory | of my Mum |
and Dad | JAMES FLYNN | Died 23rd Dec. 2006 | Aged 75 years | His wife |
JOSPEPHINE FLYNN | (nee SHOVELIN) | Died 1st Jan. 2010 | Aged 84 years |
Rest in Peace

Photo No.59
Treasured Memories of | A Loving | Husband and Dad | PACKIE SHOVELIN |
Ballykilduff | Died 26th July 1997 | Aged 68 years. | His son PAT,| Died
21st October 2017 | Aged 41 years. | Rest In Peace. | "I will only be
really dead when | People I have known forget me." | [base stone]
SHOVELIN

Photo No.60
In Loving Memory of | DANIEL SHOVELIN | Summy Portnoo | Died 26th
December 1988 | Aged 82 years | His wife ANNIE | Died 8th April 1961 |
Aged 48 years | Their son DANNY | Died 22nd July 1936 | Their daughter
PATRICIA | Died 20th January 2017 | Aged 78 years | [base stone] Rest in
Peace

Photo No.61
In Loving memory of DINNIE SHOVLIN | Ballykilduff | Died 16th June 1989
| Aged 54 years | His wife MARY | Died 22nd November 2000 | Aged 64
years | Their son JOHN | Died 8th June 2015 | Aged 50 years | | No
Morning dawns or evening falls | without a thought of you | [base stone]
SHOVLIN
[large flat stone in front of main stone] IHS | Erected by Dennis
Shivlin | In Memory of his beloved | Wife SARAH who died | May 6th  1869
[clearly inscribed] aged 35 years

Photo No.62
In Loving Memory of | HUGH SHOVLIN | Sandfield | Died 3rd March 1987 |
Aged 73 years. | His wife KATIE | Died 11th May 2012 | Aged 93 years.
[ smaller stone in front of main stone] In Loving Memory of | HUGH
SHOVLIN | Sandfield | Died 24th February 1948 | His wife BRIDGET | Died
18th September 1961 | His brother DANIEL | Died 26th February 1933 |
Their son FRANCIS | Died 18th February 1919 | Rest in Peace

Photo No.63
Pray for the souls of | HUGH SHOVLIN | Sandfield, | Died 9th July 1946?
| His wife | ANNIE | Died 12th Oct. 1967 | Their daughter | ROSE | Died
20th Oct 1945? | R.I.P.
[stone to left of main stone] PATRICK SHOVLIN | Sandfield | Died ...Jan.
1978 | On his soul sweet Jesus | ....
[stone to right of main stone] Also their daughter | BRIGID BOYLE |
Mulnamina, | Died 5th December 1969 | Her husband OWEN | Died 17th Dec.
1996. | R.I.P.

Photo No.64
IHS | In Loving Memory | of | JOHN SHOVLIN | Ballykilduff, | Died 28th
May 1957 | Aged 49 years. | His wife BRIDIE | Died 29th July 1995 | Aged
84 years. | R.I.P. | Erected by his wife BRIDIE | & DENIS PAUL SHEAN |
[base stone] SHOVLIN

Photo No.65
In Loving Memory | of | PATRICK SHOVLIN | Beagh, | Died 15th August 1975
| His wife BRIGID | Died 6th November 2003

Photo No.66
In Loving memory of | WILLIAM SHOVLIN, Kilclooney. | Died 28th Dec.
1943. | His wife MARY ANNE | Died 26th Sept. 1965. | Their sons |
JOSEPH, Died 2nd Feb. 1961. | FRANK, Fied 21st May 1971. | CONAL, Died
9th March 2014 | Rest in Peace |[base stone] SHOVLIN

Photo No.67
In Loving Memory of | A dear wife and mother | GERTRUDE WALSH | nee
BOYLE| Rosbeg | Died 1st June 2010 | Aged 86 years