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Kathleen Ruane (nee Kelly)

Dooneen, Castleconnor, Co. Sligo.

25 Dec, 2021

In her 94th year.  Peacefully at the Ard na Greaine Nursing Home, Enniscrone.

Kathleen, Predeceased by her husband Paddy, sons Gerard & Kieran, sisters Bridget, Mai & Evelyn.

Beloved mother of Breege Cardy (U.K.), John (Dooneen), Peter (Dooneen), David (Bundoran) & Raymond (Galway).  Deeply regretted by her loving daughter, sons, brother, John Kelly (Clontia), sister Nan Hallinan (Dublin), son-in-law, daughters-in-law, sister-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


Reposing at McGowan’s funeral home, Ballina on  Monday evening (3rd January) from 5.30pm with removal at 6.30pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Castleconnor arriving at 7pm.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning (4th January) at 11am with burial afterwards in Killanley Cemetery.

House Private Please

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Ard na Greine, patient comfort fund C/o Mc Gowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina.

You are welcome to leave a message of condolence below for the family – please see form at bottom of page. Alternatively, you can send a private message to the family on


  1. Deepest condolences to the family and friends of Kathleen.
    May she rest in peace

  2. Our deepest sympathy, prayers, and love to Kathleen’s children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She was one of many fine and fierce Kelly women I had the privilege of knowing. Rest In Peace auntie Kay. Teresa Jones and Don Parsons

  3. Sincere sympathy To the Ruane family on the death of your mother,May her gentle soul rest in peace

  4. So so sad to hear of Kathleens passing. She was a lovely gentle lady. May her soul Rest in peace. Sincere condolences to John and Bernie and extended Ruane families.

  5. To our cousins and extended family,
    We are deeply saddened to hear of Aunt Kay’s passing, our thoughts and prayers are with all of you, those Kelly girls, rest in peace, your sister were waiting for you. Love, Heather & Kelly

  6. Condolence to John,Bernie & all the Ruane family on the passing of your lovely mother,a lovely lady may her gentle soul rest in peace.

  7. Deepest sympathy to John and Bernie and the extended Ruane family. Kathleen was such a beautiful lady inside and out. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

  8. Deepest condolence to the Ruane / Kelly families on the death of Kathleen.

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