Aidan (Bucks) Buckley

"Willsgrove", Strandhill Rd, Sligo and formerly of Bellevue, Cobh, Co. Cork.

8 Jan, 2023

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family in the wonderful care of all the staff at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. Aidan, predeceased by his parents Joe and Julia and his sister Sheila. Loving husband of Brenda and dear father of Shelagh, Róisín and Ciara, proud GraGra of Tim and Mic and grandfather of Turlough. He will be sadly missed by his beloved wife, daughters, grandchildren, brothers Eoin, Donie and Edward, sisters Marie Ruby and Noreen O’Donnell, sons-in-law Dermot and John, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours, friends and members from Sligo Rotary Club and Sligo Rugby Club.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Reposing at his residence (F91K5C6) on Tuesday evening from 4:00pm to 7:00pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Patrick’s Church, Strandhill, Sligo on Wednesday morning for Requiem mass at 11:30am with funeral proceeding to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden for burial after.

You are welcome to stream Aidan’s funeral mass live by clicking ‘Live Stream’ below.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The Alzheimer Society of Ireland care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.

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  1. Sending you our heartfelt condolences on your huge loss. Lots of love

  2. To Noreen and Family,

    Keeping you in my warmest thoughts as you navigate this difficult time & wishing you hope and healing.

    “Life is eternal, and love is immortal, and death is only a horizon; and a horizon is nothing save the limit of our sight.”


  3. i thinkhe lived for the rugby club sligo my brother brian used to cross swords with bucks they always made up.there were great mates .my sympathy to brenda and the girls .hugh and bern mullan

  4. To Ciara, Tim, Mic and family. We’re so very sorry for the loss of your lovely dad and gra-gra.

    Thinking of you all at this sad time.

    Nadine, Larry, Ryan, Kacy, and Luke

  5. My deepest sympathies to Brenda and all the Buckley family on the very sad news of Aiden’s passing. He was such a lovely gentleman, who will be missed by us all.
    Jacqui ( Staff Nurse Ophthalmology)

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