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Sadness in Ballickmoyler at death of the highly-respected Jackie Behan

Jackie Behan RIP

There is sadness in the Ballickmoyler, Killeen and Arles areas this week at the death of Jackie Behan, a man hugely respected in the area.

Mr Behan was 84 years of age and had been living and farming in the area since he moved there more than 50 years ago.

Born in Howth in Dublin, Jackie and his father Jack initially bought a farm in Kill – just off the main road to Dublin – before later purchasing a holding Tierernane, Ballickmoyler, where he operated a beef and dairy enterprise.

Highly regarded in the community, Jackie is survived by his loving wife Carmel – a proud Kildare woman – children John, Joe, Anne, Maurice, Michael, Brede and Helen, brothers Paddy, Jim and Tim, sisters Betty, Maureen and Noreen, son-in-law Mario, daughters-in-law Paula, Theresa, Siobhán and Sheila, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

He is predeceased by his parents Jack and Molly, sister Frances and beloved daughter Mary.

Reposing at his home on Monday afternoon (March 25th) from 2pm to 8pm with prayers at 8pm. Removal on Tuesday afternoon to arrive at St. Abban’s Church, Killeen for Requiem Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in tn the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Poor Clare’s Convent, Graiguecullen.

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