Famous author's mistakes show 'how not to write a will'
O'Donohue v O'Donohue --
 IEHC 511
Poet, author and philosopher John O'Donohue of Connemara, Co Galway, died in January 2008 as a bachelor without children.
He was survived by his mother, Mrs Josephine (Josie) O'Donohue, his brothers, Patrick and Peter O'Donohue and his sister, Mary O'Donohue, as well as two nieces and two nephews.
He left behind a will that read:
"Last will (&) Testament of John O'Donohue made on night of Feb 21st before Australian Tour.
"I leave all my worldly possessions to Josie O'Donohue, my mother, to be divided equally & fairly among my family with special care (&) extra help to be given to Mary O'Donohue, my sister.
"Also gifts of money to be given to Olivia (&) family, & Marian O'Beirn.