The Late Peggy Reidy, Castleisland and Kilcummin

Peggy Reidy baking Griddle Bread during a National Heritage Week demonstration at Browne's Bar.  ©Photograph: John Reidy 24-8-2014
Peggy Reidy baking Griddle Bread during a National Heritage Week demonstration at Browne’s Bar. ©Photograph: John Reidy 24-8-2014

The death has occurred of Peggy Reidy, née McCarthy, Knocknagore, Castleisland and Killarney, Co. Kerry and late of Inch and Annablatha, Kilcummin, Killarney.

March 6th, 2018, peacefully, in the presence of her family and in the loving care of the Palliative Care team at University Hospital Kerry.

Sadly missed by her loving husband Danny, son Willie, daughters Bríd and Liz, daughter-in-law Breda, sons-in-law Jim and Sean, her adored 11 grandchildren, brothers Dan and Patsy, brother-in-law Jimmy, all extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May She Rest In Peace.

There isn’t a women’s club or organisation in Castleisland in which Peggy didn’t play a significant role at one time or other since she moved to Castleisland almost 50 years ago.

She was deeply involved in politics and was a avid Fine Gael foot soldier at election times.

There was no need of a rallying call for Peggy. She would have been at Cllr. Bobby O’Connell’s or Jimmy Deenihan’s side as soon as an election was announced.

With that same zeal, she joined the Sliabh Luachra Women’s Retirement group when that time of her life arrived in recent years.

Peggy will also be known far and wide from her days as bean a’ tí with Ann O’Connor at Muckross Traditional Farm in Killarney.

May God be good her.

Funeral Arrangements

Reposing at Tangney’s Funeral Home, Castleisland, on Thursday evening from 5pm to 7.30pm. Funeral arriving to Castleisland Parish Church on Friday morning for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Kilbanivane Cemetery, Castleisland. No flowers, please.

Donations in lieu to the Palliative Care Unit / Oncology Unit University Hospital Kerry c/o Tangney’s Funeral Home, Castleisland.

Date Published: Tuesday 6th March 2018. Date of Death: Tuesday 6th March 2018.


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