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Fr Tom Mullahy SMA (RIP)
The death has taken place of Fr Tom Mullahy SMA. Fr Mullahy died peacefully at the St Theresa's Care Centre at the African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork at 4.55am on Thursday, 5 December 2013.
Tom Mullahy, a native of Hollymount, Co Mayo was born in 1934 and, after seminary studies he was ordained on 21 December 1960. He served in the north of Nigeria, particularly in teacher-training in Kafanchan. Full obituary later.
Thursday, 5 December
5.30pm - Remains return to African Missions, Blackrock Road, Cork followed by Evening Prayer for the Dead.
7pm - Rosary in the community chapel.
Friday, 6 December
7pm - Prayers for the Dead followed by removal to St Joseph's SMA Church, Wilton.
Saturday, 7 December
12 noon - Concelebrated Funeral Mass followed by burial in the adjoining SMA community cemetery.
May Fr Tom rest in peace.