Phone: 09670669

Michael Swartz

The Commons, Foxford Rd, & formerly of The Ballina Angling Centre.

28 Dec, 2021

Peacefully at the Mayo Hospice.

Michael, sadly missed by his heartbroken wife Mary, son Mark (Dublin), sister Sonia (France), sister-in-law Liz and all the Butler family, in-laws, nephews, niece, relatives and many friends.

Rest in Peace

Funeral cortege will leave McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Friday morning at 11am to arrive to St Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina for Requiem mass at 11.30am with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina.

(Funeral home private on Friday morning)

Funeral mass will be live streamed on

Family flowers only please donations if desired to the Mayo hospice C/o McGowan’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. Great memories Michael.

  2. Deepest sympathy to the Swartz family on the death of Michael . May his soul rest in peace.

  3. Rip Michael.. A nice guy and always had a word..

  4. Goodbye to our friend Michael. Ballina has lost one of its true characters.

    Our deepest sympathies go out to his family.
    May he Rest In Peace.

  5. Sincere sympathy.

  6. Deepest sympathy to Sonia and Mary on the death of Michael .Tony and Bea Cheetham

  7. My deepest condolences Mary on the sad passing of Michael. Have some great memories. The best fly fisherman in the world. May his gentle soul rest in peace

  8. I’m writing on behalf of my Dad Andrew Lynott, Station Road.
    who thought the world of Michael, & shared their love of fishing. Dad extends his condolences to Mary & the family.
    May he rest in peace
    Mary Kilcullen.

  9. Thinking of you at this sad time, may Michael rest in peace

  10. rip so many memories

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