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Tuesday 21 May 2019

Dr Maeve Hillery, wife of former President Patrick Hillery, dies aged 91

Dr Maeve Hillery
Dr Maeve Hillery
Maeve Hillery at the funeral of her husband former President Dr. Patrick Hillery following the funeral mass for held in the Pro- Cathedral, Dublin. Picture By David Conachy.
Former Irish President Mr Patrick Hillery and his wife Maeve
Denise Calnan

Denise Calnan

Dr Maeve Hillery, the widow of former President Patrick Hillery, has died.

Dr Maeve Hillery (nee Finnegan) passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 10, surrounded by her loving family.

She was 91 years of age.

Dr Hillery was a retired Irish doctor who was married to Mr Patrick Hillery, who was President of Ireland from 1976 to 1990. 

Former Irish President Mr Patrick Hillery and his wife Maeve
Former Irish President Mr Patrick Hillery and his wife Maeve

The funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, January 13 at 12 noon at St. Fintan’s Church, Sutton, followed by burial at St. Fintan’s Cemetery.

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