Desmond (Dessie) Monaghan

17 Marymount, Pearse Rd, Sligo and formerly of Mail Coach Rd, Sligo.

27 May, 2022

Dessie passed away suddenly on Friday 27th May, 2022. Predeceased by his son Baby Desmond, his brothers John, Mattie, Jimmy, Billy and Eddie. Deeply and sadly missed by his devoted and loving wife Esther, his heartbroken children Shane, Kevin, Niall, Helen, Fintan and Desmond, his daughters and son-in-law, his cherished 13 grandchildren, his beloved sister Teresa Lambert and brother-in-law David, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Tuesday evening from 6:00pm to 7:30pm. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Wednesday morning for Funeral mass at 11:30am. Funeral will proceed to Sligo Cemetery for burial after.

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

House strictly private please.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to North West Hospice, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home.

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

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  1. So sorry for your lost ๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ™ he was a gentleman rip โค๏ธ

  2. May heaven b ur bed dessie a real gentleman u wer when I knew you in the 80s .and ur wife to .a real family man

  3. Sorry for your loss Esther, condolences to you and all the family

  4. So so sorry for all the family thinking of u all

  5. Sorry for your loss Kevin and to the extended family may he rest in peace

  6. Sorry for your loss๐Ÿ’”๐Ÿ˜ฅ

  7. Shane and family we are deeply sorry to hear about the loss of your father. All your friends in Organon are with you and thinking of you. Just reach out if you need anything.

  8. To Dessie, Helen, Kevin, Esther & all the family, so sorry to hear about the loss of Desmond. Wishing you all peace & strength in the days ahead. May he rest in peace ๐Ÿ’•

  9. My deepest sympathies to the entire Monaghan family. May Dessie rest in peace.๐Ÿ™

  10. Sincere Sympathy to Shane and family on the passing of your Dad.May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  11. Condolences to the Monaghan family on their great loss. May Dessie rest in peace.

  12. So sorry for you loss Kevin, condolences to you and all your family.

  13. Thinking of all of you at this very sad occasion from
    Desmond, Roberta, Sarah and Elliot

  14. Sorry for your loss , condolences to all the family

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