A publicity photo for the Longford Arms Hotel from the early 1980s shows the late Jim Reynolds welcoming Donal Winters and the late Margaret Jones to the hotel for their wedding reception.
Popular and well known Longford town business couple, Jim and Anne Reynolds passed away within 24 hours of each other at the weekend.
Anne Reynolds (nee Lenehan), passed away on Saturday, November 5 and her loving husband Jim, died on Sunday, November 6.
The couple are sadly missed by their loving family, daughters Angela and Orlagh, sons John and James, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, Jim’s sister Teresa, his sisters-in-law, their grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Their funeral mass takes place on Wednesday at 1pm in St Mel’s Cathedral with burial afterwards in Ballymacormack cemetery.
The Reynolds are best known locally for the Longford Arms Hotel which is now being ran by their daughter, Orlagh.
Together with his late brother and the former Taoiseach, Albert, Jim was also one of the country’s leading music promoters and a pioneer in the dance hall era.
Anne & Jim Reynolds, Glack, Golf Club Road, Longford Town, Longford
The recent death has occurred of Anne (nee Lenehan), (on Saturday, November 5) and her loving husband Jim Reynolds, (on Sunday, November 6), Glack, Golf Club Road, Longford town.
Sadly missed by their loving family, daughters Angela and Orlagh, sons John and James, daughter in law, son in law, Jim’s sister Teresa, his sisters in law,their grandchildren, nieces ,nephews, relatives and friends. May they rest in peace.
Jim and Anne will repose at their residence on Tuesday, November 8 until 8pm. Removal on Wednesday, November 9 to arrive at St Mel’s Cathedral for Mass of the Resurrection at 1pm, interment afterwards in Ballymacormack cemetery. Family flowers only please donations if desired to the Alzheimer’s Society. House private on Wednesday morning please.