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Thomas (Jackdaw) Cawley

87 Lord Edward St, Ballina, Co. Mayo.

18 Nov, 2022

Suddenly at his residence.

Thomas (Jackdaw), predeceased by his parents Anthony & Bridget, brothers Paddy Joe, Charles & Michael, sisters Violet & Valerie.  Survived by his sisters Mary Dolly, Anne Cawley & Bridget Douglas.  Sadly missed by his loving sisters, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives & friends.


Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Monday evening from 6pm with removal at 7:30pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballina, (via Lord Edward St) arriving at 8pm.

Requiem Mass on Tuesday morning at 11am followed by buial in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina.

Funeral mass will be live streamed on

Family flowers only please donations if desired to Croí C/o McGowan’s funeral home, Ballina or on line

House Private Please.

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. Our condolences to all jackdaws family RIP cousin a gentle man. ❤️

  2. My deepest condolences go to you all, Tommy will be greatly missed from the street. He always had a wave and hello to the kids when passing and would talk the head off ya about fishing or days gone by in the Parkside area.
    Rest easy Tommy

  3. Condolences to all the family he was a gentleman rip jack daw

  4. Rip jack daw you be sadly missed very friendly and always had smile for u when he meet u .

  5. Jacko. You took me ferreting years ago and taught me all about catching rabbits and beeper collars and purse nets. Magic memories. You and my Dad will be talking fishing in heaven. Rest in Peace.

  6. Heartfelt condolences to the Cawley and extended family. May Jackdaw rest in peace

  7. Condolences to all the family
    Rip jackdaw / tommy always had a little chat why you sat on your bench … A true gentleman 💙😇

  8. I am saddened to hear about (Jackdaws) passing he was a very nice Man,my deepest sympathies to all the Family, may he Rest in peace 🙏

  9. Uncle Tommy You are my hero and have lovely memories of us . I am so glad we had hugs and photos in july. I will miss you forever Rest in Peace my Hero.

  10. Our deepest sympathy to Thomas’s (jackdaw) Family.Such a nice man.
    I worked with him in Clark’s. RIP.

  11. Deepest sympathy to all Cawley family I have good memories of jackdow since a child from ferrets to foxford goat fair and was always first person to meet heritage morning when down town a true gentleman

  12. RIP Jackdaw, sympathies to his family, he will be missed at the boxes, he was a gentleman and good craic.

  13. Deepest condolences to all the cawley family on the passing of jackdaw, a true legend,

  14. Condolences to the Cawley family on the passing of Jackdaw, a real gentleman, he always had a kind word as I passed. May he Rest In Peace.

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