The Late Kay Finnegan Nee O’Leary, Killarney and Kilcummin

The late Kay Finnegan (centre left) with her husband Michael during their tenure at the Central Bar in Castleisland in the 1990s. They are pictured with a pair of terrapins while celebrating May Day with: James O’Connor, Castleisland; Francis P. Moynihan, Knocknagoshel; Julie Nelligan, Currow; Martin Hewitt, Scartaglin and Paudie McGlynn, Castleisland. ©Photograph: John Reidy 1-5-1991

The death has occurred of Kay Finnegan, nee O’Leary, Dirreen, Killarney and Finnegan’s Cross, Kilcummin, Killarney.

Beloved wife of Michael and loving mother of Leonard and Isaac.

Very sadly missed and dearly loved by her family, daughter-in-law Anne, sisters-in-law Betty and Marie, relatives, neighbours and many dear friends. May She Rest In Peace.

Stint in Castleisland

Kay and her husband, Michael and family will be fondly remembered by many in Castleisland and surrounding districts as the always pleasant hosts during their tenure at the Central Bar in Castleisland in the 1990s.

They will also be remembered throughout the county for their musical talents with Michael doing the instrumentals and vocals with Kay.

May God be good to her.

Funeral Arrangements


Reposing at O’Shea’s Funeral Home, Cathedral Place, Killarney on Sunday evening from 4pm to 6pm.

Removal at 6pm on Sunday evening to St. Mary’s Cathedral.

Requiem Mass on Monday morning at 10.30am, cremation will take place in the Island Crematorium, Cork.

No flowers by request, donations if desired to Palliative Care. House Private Please.

Date Published: Friday 6th July 2018. Date of Death: Friday 6th July 2018.

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