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Emmy award winner's mother passes away

MICHAEL MORAN

Published 30/10/2012 | 12:48

THE DEATH has occurred of wellknown Tubbercurry businesswoman, Maeve Walsh, mother of Emmy Award winning actress, Dearbhla.

She passed away peacefully at the North West Hospice last Friday.

Her funeral Mass took place at St. John the Evangelist Church, Tubbercurry, yesterday, Monday, with burial afterwards in Rhue Cemetery.

The late Mrs. Walsh was heavily involved in drama and served on the Western Drama Festival Committee for many years.

She also served on the Board of the Hawk's Well Theatre, Sligo Marketing Forum and Sligo Tourism Council.

She ran her bed and breakfast business at Cruckawn House, Ballymote Road.

Mrs. Walsh is survived by her husband Joe; daughters, Dearbhla and Coríosa; sons Alan and Brian; brother Donnie, relatives and friends.

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