Shane Foley, RIP – Currow Hit by Another Farming Tragedy

The late Shane Foley of Barnfield, Currow.  ©Photograph:  John Reidy
The late Shane Foley of Barnfield, Currow.
©Photograph: John Reidy

Our neighbouring parish of Currow has been hit yet again with the devastating loss of a young husband and father to a farming related accident.

A pall of sadness descended on Saturday evening as the news spread of the accidental and tragic death of Shane Foley (43) in a farm machinery accident.

Mr. Foley of Barnfield in Currow, who has been described locally, by several people who knew him, as ‘a genuinely nice man and an active community volunteer’ died late on Saturday afternoon in an accident as he was removing a hedge cutter from his tractor.

Shane Foley is being described as a man who was always involved in anything that was going on in his local community and was very active in the local GAA club.

Two separate investigations are being conducted into the tragic incident.

The following notice has been posted on the website with the funeral arrangements to be added later. May God be good to him and to those mourning his loss.

The death has occurred of Shane Foley, Barnfield, Currow, Kerry.

Shane Foley Barnfield Currow Killarney, Co. Kerry November 12th 2016. Tragically, following a farm accident.

Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife Anne, his adored children Susan, Amber-Kate and Jack, his uncles Tadhg and Christy and all extended family, relatives, neighbours and many friends R.I.P.

Funeral Arrangements

Reposing at Tangney’s Funeral Home, Castleisland on Tuesday evening from 5pm to 8pm followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Currow. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Killeentierna, Currow. House Private Please.

Date Published: Monday 14th November 2016. Date of Death: Saturday 12th November 2016

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