Headstones: Shanakyle Cemetery (Old), Kilrush County Clare
Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives
Clare Index
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Contributed by: Claire Donlon cfcth1840@hotmail.com
& Joan Andes Auerbach (No.12)
Photos
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SHANAKYLE CEMETERY (OLD), CO. CLARE, IRELAND

Photo No.0
Cemetery view

Photo No.1
1967. | Erected by | The Very Rev. PETER Canon RYAN P.P.V.F. |
Kilrush | In enduring memory of the numerous heroes of | West
Clare who died of hunger rather than pervert | in the Great
Famine 1847-1849 and who were buried | here coffinless in three
large pits. | May they rest in peace.

Photo No.2
Erected | by MICHAEL BLACK | Kilrush | In memory of | his beloved
daughter | MAY | Who died January 11th 1919 | Aged 23 years | His
son SINON died 19. July 1924 | In London aged 37 yrs. | His
loving wife BRIDGET | Died 9 Sept 1924 aged 68 yrs | MICHAEL
BLACK | Died 12. Dec-1924 aged 81 yrs | MONA BLACK died 25. Dec
1941 | JOHN BLACK died 2. April 1950 | CATHERINE NAGLE nee BLACK
| Died 20. Oct. 1956 | BILL BLACK died in London | July 1. 1971 |
SARAH BLACK | Died 13. Sept. 1977 | R.I.P. | BILLLY BLACK died in
London 1969 | JACK BLACK died in London 1970 | MICHAEL BLACK died
in Germany 1975

Photo No.3
In Loving Memory Of | MARY (May) BRENNAN | Cappa | Died 17th Feb.
1985, aged 72 years. | Her son PATRICK JOHN | Died 11th Nov.
1935, aged 15 months. | Her husband FELIX | Died 26th Nov. 1986,
aged 88 years. | Their son MICHAEL | Died 3rd March 1990, aged 54
years. | R.I.P. | BRENNAN

Photo No.4
In Memory Of | MICHAEL CAHILL | Forestry Centre | Kilrush | Died
17 Oct. 1938 | Aged 58 yrs | His Wife BRIDGET | Died 19 March
1927 | Aged 40 yrs. | R.I.P. | CAHILL

Photo No.5
In Loving Memory | of | BRIDGET CROTTY | Movasta, | Died 21st
March 1947 aged 80 yrs | Also her husband THOMAS | Died 5th Feb
1953 aged 92 yrs | Their son THOMAS | Died 19th July 1979 aged 77
years | His wife MARY | Died 24th Aug 1978 aged 78 yrs

Photo No.6
In loving memory of | MARTIN CULLIGAN | Leadmore Lodge, Kilrush |
died 27th February 1955. | His wife MARY, 31st May 1936. | Their
daughters: | MARGARET DOYLE | died 28th September 1951. |
ELIZABETH CULLIGAN | died 29th May 2000. | May They Rest In
Peace. | CULLIGAN

Photo No.7
In loving memory of | MICHAEL E. DALY who | died 10th Feb 1918
aged | 22 years also | MICHAEL RYAN who died | 31st Dec. 1916
aged 1 year | MICHAEL T. DALY died 2nd Nov. 1939 | BRIDGET SCALES
DALY died 26th Nov. 1944 | JOHN DALY died 8th Dec. 1964. | My
Jesus mercy

Photo No.8
In | Loving | Memory | Of | PATRICK FINN | Peila Rd. | Died 28
Sept 1963 | Aged 70 years | His son PATRICK | Died 8 Jan. 1947. |
Aged 2 years. | His grandaughter PATRICIA | Died 10 Feb 1975 |
Aged 2 1/2 years | His wife BRIDGET | Died 11. July 1968 (?),
aged 76 years | Their son PAUL died 19 Aug 1995 (?) | R.I.P. |
Erected by the family

Photo No.9
In Loving Memory Of | PAUL FINUCANE | Frances Street | died 11th
November 1943. | His wife MARY | died 11th August 1987. | Their
son SENAN | died 10th December 1944. | Daughter PAULINE ANNE
CUSACK | Prince Edward Island, Canada | died 1st January 2005. |
Rest in Peace

Photo No.10
Back stone: In loving memory | BRIDGET KELLY | The Glen | died
... | Her husband ... | died ... | Daughter | MARGARET KELLY |
died 1922. | Sons | SEAN KELLY died 1933 | TIMOTHY KELLY died
195... | Great-grandson | ... ...GAN | ... | Rest in Peace. Front
stone: In memory of | SUSAN KELLY | High Street | died 1950. |
Her husband | PADDY KELLY | died 1970. | Rest In Peace.

Photo No.11
In memory of | MARY MAHONEY | Died 6th June 1926 | Aged 71 yrs |
JANE HARTNEY | Died 3 April 1920 | R.I.P.

Photo No.12
Sacred | To The | Memory of | JAMES MAHONY, Kilrush | Who Died 21
Aug 1937 Aged 83 Years | MARIA His Wife | Died 5 Nov 1933 Aged 72
Years | Their Sons | JOHN Died 15 March 1947 | Aged 62 Years |
PATRICK Died 1 Dec 1918 | Aged 28 Years | Their Daughter ANNA
McNALLY | Died 6 Jan 1945 Aged 50 Years | The Beloved Wife of |
A.J. McNALLY Kilrush | And Formerly of | Cookstown, Co. Tyrone.
Side:
MARGARET MAHONY Moore St. [rest illegible}

Photo No.13
In loving memory | of | JERRY MAHONY | Kilrush | Who died 17th
May 1958 | aged 67 years | His wife | MARY MAHONY | Died 7 Jan
1978 | Aged 76 yrs. Stone in front: In Loving Memory of | ALICE
O'MAHONY | Died 1943 aged 8 yrs | RAYMOND O'MAHONY | Died 1941
aged 1 yr | Infant twins died 1940 | JERMIAH O'MAHONY | Port
Talbot and Kilrush | Died 16 Feb. 1952 aged 64 yrs | Rest in
Peace

Photo No.14
In Loving Memory of | THOMAS & ANNE MAHONY | & family | C... St.
Kilrush | Also my dear mother | BRIDGET BOURKE | (Nee ... MAHONY)
| R.I.P. | Remembered always by | daughter BRIDIE & family

Photo No.15
In loving memory | of | JENNIE McDONNELL | Who died 24th May 1914
| Aged 12 years | JOHN McDONNELL | Who died 30th Nov. 1918 | Aged
25 years | JAMES McDONNELL | WHo died 17th April 1826 | Aged 21
years

Photo No.16
In Loving Memory | of | ANN McINERNEY | Died 4th Jan. 1952 | Her
husband JOHN | Died 12th Nov. 1960. | Their daughter SUE | Died
28th Oct. 1974 | THOMAS McINERNEY | DIed 26th Jan. 1978. | R.I.P.
| McINERNEY

Photo No.17
In memory of the | MOODY family | Vandeleur St. | MARY (nee
CROWLEY) | Died March 1930 | JOSEPH died July 1940 | BRIDGET (nee
GRIFFIN) | Died 1965 | WILLIAM died Feb. 1970 | R.I.P. | Erected
by JOHN J. | MOODY

Photo No.18
In Loving Memory | Of | JAMES W. PYNE | Died 18th January 1957 |
His wife MARY PYNE | Died 21st January 1962 | Their daughter
KATHLEEN | Died 5th February 1944 | Their daughter EILEEN | Died
10th February 1986 | Infant grandchildren | JOHN, DAVID | &
ELIZEBETH LYNCH | Rest In Peace

Photo No.19
In memory of | PATRICK RYAN, Junior. | Died 24. March 1923 | Aged
30 years. | CATHERINE RYAN | Died 2 June 1923 | PATRICK RYAN,
Snr. | Died 24 June 1945. | BRIGID (Delia) RYAN, wife of PATRICK,
Jr. | Died 21 June 1981, aged 90 years | R.I.P. | Blessed are the
dead | Who die in the Lord. | (Apoc. XIV. 13) | RYAN |
Carnacalla.

Photo No.20
In loving memory | of | WILLIE RYAN | Henry St. Kilrush | who
died 2nd June 1892 | aged 38 years. | On whose soul sweet Jesus |
have mercy | Erected by his fond wife | MARY ANNE RYAN. | NORA
RYAN | 5th Jan. 1958 | MARY ANNE RYAN | 14th Feb. 1941. | DELIA
RYAN | 19th May 1958.
Bottom:
NORA RYAN | 5th Jan. 1958 | MARY ANNE RYAN | 14th Feb. 1941. |
DELIA RYAN | 19th May 1958.

Photo No.21
In memory | of | JOHN WALSH | Died 11th Dec. 1932 | Aged 67 years
| Also NORAH McMAHON | Died 9 June 1928 | Aged 75 years.