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Mairead Blain (Née Carroll)

Station Rd, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Pearse Rd, Sligo.

2 Jan, 2022

Suddenly, at Sligo University Hospital. Mairead, predeceased by her son Seán. Beloved wife of John and dear mother of Rory, Muireann, Cearbhaill and Teresa. She will be sadly missed by her husband, sons, daughters, daughters-in-law Shirley, Lola and Ursula, sons-in-law Emmet and Owen, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother Kevin, sisters Maeve and Deirdre, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing in The Foley And McGowans Funeral Home, Old Market House, Market Yard, Sligo on Monday evening from 7:00pm to 8:00pm for family only. Funeral Cortége will leave the Funeral Home at 10:30am on Tuesday morning to arrive at St. Michael`s Church, Drumlion, Co. Roscommon for Requiem Mass at 12:00 noon. Funeral will proceed to Lakelands Crematorium afterwards for cremation service at 4:00pm.

The funeral mass can be streamed live on The Foley And McGowan`s Funeral Services Facebook page.

House strictly private please.

Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if desired to Cancer Research at Irish Cancer Society, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home.

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

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37 Comments

  1. Rest in peace Mairead, until we meet again. Condolences to Johnny, Rory, Muireann, Cearbhaill & families x

  2. Rest in peace Mairead, until we meet again. Condolences to Johnny, Rory, Muireann, Cearbhaill & Teresa & families x

  3. So sorry to hear of the death of Mairéad! I have lovely memories of Mairéad long ago as a child with “concerts” in the garage! May the Lord have mercy on her sweet soul, Helen ( Reidy) Coleman

  4. I remember the good times with Mairead practising for the Scor Ballad groups. She was a fantastic singer and mentor but still full of fun. Sympathy to the John and all the family. RIP Mairead.

  5. Sincere sympathy to John and family. Rest in peace Mairead.

  6. Sincere condolences to all the Blain Family on the passing of Mairead. She truly was a great friend and neighbour and will be very sadly missed. May she rest in peace.

  7. So sorry to hear this sad news, sincere condolences to John and family. Mairead was one in a million. A lady passionate about everything she was involved with, poetry and the arts were very close to her heart and many a helping hand and a listening ear she gave willingly. Rest in Peace Mairead❤️

  8. Condolences to the extended Blain family on the passing of Mairead. A great character. RIP Mairead.

  9. To the Blain family, I was deeply saddened to hear the news of Mairéad’s passing. She was an amazing woman that contributed to my development as child. Both in football and in life. May she rest in peace.

  10. Deepest condolences and sympathy to John & the Blain family and great sadness to hear of Mairead’s passing. She was so good to myself and Gerry when we were starting out in life and we will never forget that. A truly great neighbour. May she rest in peace.

  11. Sincere condolences to John and family and all who loved and will miss Mairead ..May she rest in peace ..

  12. To John and Family ,So sorry for your loss ,and for the loss of a beautiful and kind Lady and bridge partner will miss her so much ,hope you will keep guiding me from above M .

  13. To John and Family ,So sorry for your loss ,and for the loss of a beautiful and kind Lady and bridge partner will miss her so much ,hope you will keep guiding me from above M .

  14. Our deepest sympathy to you John, Rory, Muireann, Cearbhaill & extended family. We were very sad to hear about Mairéad RIP. her fun, honesty & community imput in so many ways. She’ll be greatly missed

  15. Deepest sympathies to all the family on the passing of Mairead. She was a lovely lady. May she rest in peace. ❤

  16. So sorry to hear of Mairead’s death, may she rest in peace.
    Dick and Breid Carr

  17. Very sad to hear about the passing of Mairead. She was a great woman and many’s a day Mairead and John brought us to soccer matches for Carrick town. May she rest in peace

  18. Deepest condolences to Blaine family, RIP Mairead.

  19. Sincere condolences to John, Rory, Muireann, Cearbhaill and Teresa and the extended Blain family on the passing of Mairead. May she rest in peace.

  20. To John, Rory, Muireann, Cearbhaill, Teresa and the extended family.

    We are all very sorry to hear of the loss of Mairead RIP. Mairead was a brilliant person and left no stone unturned for Carrick Town FC down the years.

    May she rest in peace.

  21. So sorry to hear of the loss of Mairead RIP. Many fond memories of her in the 80’s with Carrick Town FC. May she rest in peace.

  22. Love is eternal and I will always be grateful to have you in my life mairead my love to your family your truly Johnny and lisa

  23. A formidable woman with a great personality!
    Our condolences to the Blain family on the loss of Mairead.
    RIP.

  24. Sincere condolences to the Blain family.RIP Mairaid.

  25. Our deepest sympathy to John , Rory , Muireann , Cearbhaill and extended family on the sad and sudden passing of Mairead.
    Mairead was a very sincere person I’m glad to have known who had always words of wisdom in many a discussion we had with her , she will be greatly missed. May she Rest In Eternal Peace

  26. Deepest sympathy to all the Blain family. Mairead was a mighty woman with a personality and sense of humour larger than life. She will be missed by many

  27. My, deepest Sympathy to John and Family on the death of my lovely Friend. I, was just talking to her a week before Christmas and I said I will call ya next week…..R.I.P. My, beautiful Friend, so kind and so much fun. I, will be praying for you all at this very sad time. Sincerely , Claire Foley Tavares FL. (from pearse Rd)

  28. Condolences to all the Blain family. Missing her already. May she rest in peace

  29. Mairead, you touched so many lives and made so many friends ❤️ May you rest now in peace and watch over your beautiful family

  30. Rory, Shirley and all the Blain family. Deepest Sympathy at this sad time. RIP Mairead.

  31. Rest In Peace my Irish sister. You will be truly missed by all your relatives and friends here in the states. You always brought joy and laughter to all of us.Till we meet again you will always be in our hearts

  32. Deepest sympathy Rory Shirley and all the family on the death of your dear Mother, may she rest in peace .

  33. Sincere condolences to Carrol and Blain families..noeleen and Anne Forde Pearse Rd Sligo..R.I.P Mairead

  34. Deepest to the Carroll and Blaine families on the passing of Mairead – many happy & fond memories may she rest in peace – Marea Foley (Walsh) & family

  35. Deepest sympathy to the Carrol & Blaine families. R.I.P. Mairead.

  36. My sincere condolences Rory on the sad passing of your Mum, condolences to all of Mairead’s family. May she rest in peace.

  37. My sincere condolences Rory on the sad passing of your Mum, condolences to all of Mairead’s family. May she rest in peace.

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