The Late Matt O’Donohoe, Mullingar, Dublin and Castleisland

The late Matt ‘Hughie’ O’Donohoe (front) pictured at his father, Matt’s 95th birthday celebrations in Barrack Street, Castleisland in 1993. Included are Michael O’Donohoe, RIP; and Breda Brooks, RIP; with Rory and Anne O’Donohoe. ©Photograph: John Reidy 18-2-1993

The death has occurred of Matt O’Donohoe, Greenpark Meadows, Mullingar, retired Ladies Fashion Designer, Wicklow Street Dublin, late of Templeogue and Castleisland, Co Kerry.

On July 4. 2020, peacefully in the company of his loving family and the caring staff of the Midland Regional Hospital, Mullingar.

Beloved husband of the late Ann and dear father of the late Joseph.

Matt will be very sadly missed by his sons Mark, Rory and Barry, his daughter Mary, his adored grandchildren, daughters-in-law Carol, Kate and Celine, nephews and many friends.

May Matt Rest In Peace

A hugely talented designer of ladies wear, Matt O’Donohoe worked closely with the Lions Club in his adopted Mullingar.

He staged a couple of his design launches in conjunction with the Celie Holman Lee model agency for the benefit of the Lions  Club.

He is the last of his generation of the O’Donohoe family of 11 Barrack Street. The children of Garda Matt and Catherine O’Donohoe,  Matt’s brother, Michael ‘The Master’ died on June 26th. 2008 and his sister Breda Brooks passed away just last February 14th.

Family Funeral

In keeping with Government guidelines, a family funeral will take place. This can be viewed with a click on the link here: on Monday at 12 noon.

Those wishing to send messages of condolence to Matt’s family can do so in the Condolence Book section below.

House private please.

Date Published: Saturday 4th July 2020. Date of Death: Saturday 4th July 2020.