Charlie Kavanagh

2 Knocknarea Villas, Sligo.

18 Apr, 2022

Ex BWG Foods.

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at his residence. Charlie, loving husband of Maeve and dear father of Tina, Maeve, Cathal & David. He will be sadly missed by his wife, daughters, sons, grandchildren Emily, Luke, Mark, Ciara, Alan, Jake, Rachel & Aisling, sons-in-law Martin and Shane, daughters-in-law Mandy and Roisin, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo on Wednesday evening from 6:00pm to 7:00pm. Funeral will arrive to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Thursday morning for requiem mass at 11:15am. Funeral will proceed to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden for burial after.

You can stream Charlie’s funeral mass live by clicking ‘Live Stream’ below.

House private please.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to North West Hospice, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home.

A very special thanks to the staff of Stokes Unit, Blackrock Clinic, Dublin, Irish Homecare and Homecare palliative care team, Sligo.

You are welcome to leave a message of condolence for his family below.

You are welcome to leave a message of condolence below for the family – please see form at bottom of page. Alternatively, you can send a private message to the family on


  1. Dear Maeve. Very sorry to hear about your father’s passing. You are in my thoughts at this sad time.

  2. So sad on the passing of Charlie. My thoughts are with you Maeve and family. Fond memories of holidays spent with ye

  3. Sincere condolences to David and all the Kavanagh family on your Dads passing. May he rest in peace.

  4. Our sincere condolences to all the Kavanagh family . Thinking of you all at this sad time. May he rest in peace.

  5. Deepest sympathy to all the Kavanagh family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you Rest in peace Charlie

    from Con Darcy and family Oakfield Park Sligo

  6. So sorry to hear of Charlie’s passing, he was a real footballing man,and a huge influence on all of us who had the pleasure of being coached by himself and the late Kevin Gordon, he was a true gentleman and the greatest thing he taught us all was respect. Respect for your coaches, respect for your teammates, respect for your opposition. RIP Charlie one of life’s good guys, condolences to all the family at this sad time in your lives.

  7. Deepest Sympathy on the passing of your loving husband father & grandfather.
    My thoughts & prayers are with you right now.
    Rest in Peace Mr Kavanagh

  8. So sorry for you loss David and family. Please accept my condolences. May your dad rest in peace.

  9. My Deepest Sympathy to you all. Thinking of you all all this sad time.

    Rest in Peace Charlie

  10. To Maeve and family . So sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. May he Rest In Peace .

  11. Deepest sympathy to Maeve Snr, Tina, Maeve, Cathal and David and extended family members.

    Remembering Charlie as a kind, sincere man. Always smiling and jovial, up to date with our music and happy to drive us out on our Saturday night escapades!

    Rest In Peace.

  12. A quiet, congenial man with a quick wit…he could get his point across when the timing was just right! He was always quick to acknowledge the neighbourhood kids on our street even if it was just “How’s it going Son?!” He loved his soccer and keeping fit. Wishing his lovely bride Maeve comfort during this difficult time. Nice to hear that he got to spend his last days in his home surrounded by his loving family. Condolences to all. May Charlie Rest In Peace.

  13. Sincere sympathies to Charlie’s family. A true gentleman. I enjoyed meeting him in Murray’s shop frequently.
    May he Rest in Peace.

  14. Our condolences to the Kavanagh family on the passing of their dear Charlie. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. May he rest in peace.

  15. Sincere sympathy to Maeve and all the Kavanagh family on your sad loss of your dear Husband’ and Father Grandfather of a nice family”may Charlie Rest in Peace🙏🌷🙏

    Aidan Heron. Essex Gaels ladies Gaa London and Leitrim Ladies LGFA

  16. Dear Maeve, I’m so sorry to hear the sad news of your Dads death. My deepest sympathies to you, your mum and the rest of your family. Much love Sandra McLaughlin (ex PFU)

  17. Sincere sympathies to Maeve, Tina, Maeve, Cathal, David and the extended Kavanagh family on the passing of Charlie. I have very fond memories of working with Charlie in BWG Foods. Thinking of you all at this very sad time. May he Rest in Peace.

    From John Bell, Donegal Town

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