Ballymahon Christmas lights switching on ceremony postponed as mark of respect

Alan Walsh


Alan Walsh


The official switching on ceremony of the Ballymahon Christmas street lights, scheduled to take place tomorrow, Sunday, December 4 at 4.15pm, has been postponed as a mark of respect to the late Thomas (Tom) Dennehy RIP.

Ballymahon Traders Association announced on their Facebook page, “Due to the sad passing of Mr Tom Dennehy of Main Street, our Christmas lights event scheduled for this Sunday evening is postponed until further notice. RIP.”

Mr Dennehy, who is predeceased by his wife Nuala (née Finnegan), passed to his eternal reward on Friday, December 2 at Mullingar General Hospital.

Funeral Mass takes place tomorrow, Sunday, December 4 at 11.30am in St Matthew's Church, Ballymahon, followed by burial in Forgney Cemetery.

Sympathy is extended to Mr Dennehy’s daughter Irene and sons Peter, Ian and Evan. Very sadly missed by his daughters-in-law Bernie, Andrea and Gráinne, grandchildren, Tom, Jill, Fionnuala, Alison, Laura, Eoin and Niamh, his brother Denis, sisters Máire and Anna, sisters-in–law Damhnait and Peggy and brother-in–law Richard, nieces and nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.