The death has occurred of the Very Rev William Murtagh PE, former Parish Priest of Clogherhead and formerly of Francis Street, Dundalk, in his 99th year. Peacefully in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital. After being wonderfully care for by Moorhall Lodge Ardee. 23rd September 2017.
Fr Willie beloved brother of the late Fr Mick Murtagh PP, May Murphy (Blackrock), and Kitty Murtagh (Blackrock). Deeply regretted by Archbishop Eamon Martin, Cardinal Brady, the Priests of the Archdiocese of Armagh, his nieces Anna, Dara and Michelle, his grandniece Clíodhna, grandnephews Ronan and Joseph, nephews-in-law Eamon Laverty, and Shane O’Reilly, his dedicatied Housekeeper Jane Marry , many friends and Parishioners.
May He Rest In Peace.
Reposing at Moorhall Lodge Nursing Home, Ardee from 2pm until 8pm on Wednesday, and from 2pm on Thursday. Removal on Thursday evening at 5.15pm to Church of St. Michael, Clogherhead, arriving for evening Prayer at 6.30pm Concelebrated Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial in St. Dennis Cemetery.