Obituaries: Tyrone


As it Happened: All-Ireland Hurling Final Tracker
Welcome to what was the biggest day of the year on the hurling calendar.
04 September 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
The Munster senior football championship replay was centre stage in today's action.
18 July 2015

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
Today saw the last of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers take place as there were two games to be decided this afternoon.
30 July 2016

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the busiest Saturday afternoon on the GAA front this year.
09 July 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
There were four games down for decision throughout the course of the day.
18 June 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
All roads led to Croke Park this weekend as the first two of the NFL finals took place.
23 April 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
We're into the height of the GAA season as the games keep coming thick and fast.
25 June 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
This afternoon saw four All-Ireland senior football championship qualifiers take place.
16 July 2016

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
There was another busy Saturday ahead of us with games in the All-Ireland SHC and SFC qualifiers as well as an Ulster SFC semi-final replay.
02 July 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It may be Lá na gClubanna but there was one game on today's fixture list and that is the Allianz NHL Division 1 final replay.
08 May 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to our latest edition of our live match tracker as we picked up where we left off last night.
05 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It was provincial final day in both Munster and Connacht this afternoon.
10 July 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Today we saw the first of this year's All-Ireland senior hurling championship semi-finals take place.
07 August 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the final round of fixtures in this year's National Hurling League.
20 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There was action from both the National hurling and football leagues this afternoon.
06 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the second part of our weekend live match tracker as we continued the action in the National Hurling League today.
21 February 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
We had plenty of action this afternoon with three hurling games and a football match down for decision.
05 June 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
One of the busiest days on the GAA calendar descended on us this afternoon.
12 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
This weekend was the turn of the small ball code to take centre stage.
20 November 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Football took centre stage this afternoon as we had quarter-finals and semi-finals down for decision in all four provinces.
13 November 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
The last of the penultimate round of the Allianz NFL matches were down for decision this afternoon.
27 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
This afternoon saw no fewer than 14 county finals take place around the country.
23 October 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
We're into November and the games are still coming thick and fast as there were another seven down for decision this afternoon.
06 November 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It was football all the way today and we had no fewer than six games to cover this afternoon.
12 June 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There were two provincial finals down for decision this afternoon, along with an Ulster SFC semi-final replay.
03 July 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
The remaining matches in round two of the Allianz NHL took place this afternoon.
19 February 2017

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There was action once again in both codes today as counties continued their battle for supremacy in their respective leagues.
13 March 2016

Black card rule=more scores
Statistics released by the GAA's Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) show that the average number of points scored per game in this year's football championship was 9.5 per cent higher than last year.
02 October 2014

Canavan, Sean
Sean Canavan of Ballygawley was the husband of Sarah and father of Kieran, Barry, Margaret, Agnes, Stephen, Nuala, Martina, Bronagh, Pascal, Peter, the Tyrone captain, and Joseph. Sean passed away after a short illness.
31 July 2003

Carlow proposal to be discussed
Carlow's proposal for a new format to the All-Ireland SFC will be discussed at Central Council later this year.
07 August 2015

Carson, Eileen
A popular and well known figure in the Greencastle community, Eileen Carson sadly passed away on January 21, 2012 following a short illness.
23 February 2012

Championship tweets: "Up the Dubs!!! It's time to celebrate"
The curtain came down on the 2015 inter-county gaelic football season yesterday and the Dubs are celebrating All-Ireland title number 25...
21 September 2015

Championship tweets: The Village celebrates
It's probably safe to assume that there is no shortage of sore heads around the country this morning following yesterday's club final schedule.
20 October 2014

Competition: win two All-Ireland hurling final tickets
We have two tickets to give away for the All-Ireland hurling finals on Sunday 4 September.
23 August 2016

Conway, Kevin
Tributes have been paid to the Carrickmore teenager killed in Saturday's fatal road crash near Pomeroy ahead of his funeral later this morning (Thursday). Kevin Conway (18) from Tremogue will be laid to rest in Carrickmore today after Requiem Mass in St Columcille's Church at 11am.
13 December 2012

Coyle, Conor
"Conor a lad to be proud of’ - Fr Faul
MONSIGNOR Denis Faul paid a very fitting tribute to the young Carrickmore man killed in a four car collision.

30 October 2004

Cushnahan, Mick
Mick Cushnahan, the mid field colossus from the first Tyrone senior team to win the Ulster title in 1956, died after a short illness on Monday.
07 February 2013

Daly, Pat
Pat Daly from Altnaveagh (Augher), who passed to his eternal reward recently, gave many years of superb service to Augher St Macartan's GAC.
07 July 2011

Dargan, Malachy
One of the last surviving members of the Tyrone Minor team which won two All-Ireland titles in the late 1940’s, has died aged 75.
08 November 2005

Devlin, John
The death in hospital in Belfast of Mr John Devlin on March 21, 2006, removed a popular and well-known figure from the Loughshore community.
06 April 2006

Devlin, Patrick
Described by those who knew him as a ’lovely child’, with a real love for football, Ardboe teenager Patrick Devlin became the second youngster in Tyrone to die on a GAA pitch within a matter of days.
30 September 2007

Donaghy, Eileen
The committee, players and members of An Mhaigh Tir na nOg GAC deeply regret the death of Eileen Donaghy, wife of the late Pat, beloved mother of former players and current members Patrick, Liam, Colm, Plunkett, Seanie and Paul, and grandmoher of youth playing members Aaron, Steve, Adam, Josh, Jack, Connor, Scott, Lucy and Carmel.
04 November 2008

Donaghy, Seamus
Seamus Donaghy (spelt Donaghey around his native Dromore), one of Tyrone's top forwards during the early 1970s, has died in New York. He was 60.
19 February 2010

Donnelly, Donal
Archive footage showing some of Donal Donnelly's most notable GAA triumphs vividly illustrated the career enjoyed by one of the most respected figures in Gaelic Games locally.
19 December 2013

Donnelly, Michael Bernard
A popular and well known figure in Fintona and the winder community, Michael Bernard Donnelly (Mickey), has died suddenly but peacefully at his home in Mountain View on the Aughafad Road, Lisnacrieve, Fintona.
12 December 2013

Dorman, Fehin
All our youth are precious. We think of them as our own, part of our extended family. All have their own special gifts.
31 October 2004

Duffin, Gary
The Tyrone community has been left shocked at the news that Coalisland hurler Gary Duffin died suddenly on Wednesday March 30.
08 April 2005

Duffy: derogatory comments will now be dealt with
Paraic Duffy says disciplinary committees are "far more likely" to enforce the GAA's new ruling regarding derogatory comments from managers.
04 November 2014

Former GAA President Joe McDonagh dies
It was great sadness that we learned of the passing of former GAA President Joe McDonagh yesterday evening following a short illness.
21 May 2016

GAA President Elect chosen
Dublin's John Horan has been voted in as President-Elect of the GAA tonight at the Annual Congress in Croke Park.
24 February 2017

GAA propose to scrap All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals and introduce group stage
The GAA have announced proposed changes to the All-Ireland senior football championship - including plans to scrap the competition's quarter-finals.
04 August 2016

GAA/Basketball crossover programme
For many years, GAA players have turned to soccer and rugby to keep up their fitness levels over the winter, but they are now finding that basketball is of more benefit to them during the off-season.
23 September 2015

Gardai urge clubs to be more vigilant
A Garda Sergeant has warned GAA clubs to be extra vigilant when moving money like gate receipts as there is no doubt that they are being watched.
15 April 2016

Get your diary out: the 2015 GAA Master fixture list for intercounty games
The GAA have released the master fixture list for 2015.
12 November 2014

Hagan, Tommy
There was great sadness in the local area of the news of the passing of Thomas (Tommy) Nightingale Nursing Home in Dungannon.
21 April 2009

Harte, Peter
At times like this, the GAA family excel- Mickey Harte
26 October 2010

Hughes, Charlie
Requiem Mass was celebrated for Charlie Hughes of Drumglass Way, Dungannon, who died in Craigavon hospital.
28 April 2005

Hurl, John
Sean Hurl’s untimely death at the age of 40 occurred in the early hours of Sunday 18 April. Sean’s life was short but he had lived life to the full. He enjoyed life - In Sean’s mind life was for living and he did exactly that.
18 April 2004

Inter-provincials 'in a coma'
Connacht manager John Tobin believes that Croke Park must make a decision on the future of the inter-provincials as they are 'in a coma'.
22 December 2016

Introduction of new playing rules deferred
At the recent GAA Congress, a number of changes were made to the playing rules of football and hurling, including the introduction of the 'one-on-one penalty' and advantage rule in hurling.
23 March 2015

Kavanagh highlights CPA role
CPA Executive Member Derek Kavanagh believes that making players aware of their cause is their main focus at the moment.
20 January 2017

Live: Sunday Match Tracker
It may be the October Bank Holiday weekend, but there was still plenty of GAA action around the country this afternoon.
30 October 2016

Logan, Packie
Well-known and respected Dungannon journalist and sportsman PJ (Packie) Logan passed away at the age of 85.
31 August 2003

MacCann, Kevin
Kevin 'the Tailor' (the family nickname a nod to the trade of his father and his brothers Frank and Harry) Mac Cann, a well-known character in the Trillick area, died on July 27, 2013, a few hours short of his 92nd birthday.
22 August 2013

Mallon, Fr John Patrick
Fr John Patrick Mallon who lived his life as a Salesian priest passed away surrounded by his loving family in Edendork.
30 June 2004

Mallon, John
The passing of John Mallon had deprived the Edendork community of one of its most respected members.
14 January 2005

Martin, Packie
On the afternoon of Saturday October 29, Carrickmore Gaels everywhere were savouring a successful first round venture in the Ulster Senior Football Club Championship when word quickly spread through the parish that a great club stalwart had gone to his eternal reward.

29 October 2005

McCann, Brendan
If they had ever been handing out All Star awards for the supporters, Donaghmore man Brendan McCann would definitely have been a penalty kick to get one.
28 February 2009

McCusker, Conor
There has been tremendous shock and sadness across the Ballinderry region following the tragic passing of Conor McCusker ( Ballygillen Road) on April 20.
24 April 2009

McGirr, Mark
Three weeks ago the family of Mark McGirr had gathered to celebrate his 21st birthday. On Wednesday they were together one more for his funeral.
21 July 2009

McGrath, Tommy
At his funeral, one of the largest ever seen in Dungannon, left Woodlawn Drive we wondered if Tommy would have approved of what we were doing.
23 June 2006

McMahon, Frank
The passing of Frank McMahon has deprived the Edendork community of one of its most respected members.
08 July 2008

McMenamin, Bridie
Being a long time in camogie, I suppose I knew Bridie McMenamin for well over 20 years; not as a player, but as someone who stood alongside her camogs and footballers, day in and day out; alas, I never played against her in all my time.
30 September 2007

McNally, Charlie
Friends and family will gather for the funeral of popular Brackaville man, Charlie McNally.
05 May 2009

McSorley, Brendan
Brendan McSorley’s passing on the eve of St. Patricks Day was a terrible blow to his family and friends.
28 April 2005

McSorley, Brian
Tyrone are mourning the passing of Brian McSorley, a former stalwart from the first Red Hand team to make an impact on the All-Ireland senior stage in the 1950s, writes Damien Donnelly.
31 July 2004

Mimnagh, Martin
A Killyclogher man tragically killed in a cycling accident in Co. Wexford this week had been busy preparing for a special charity event in memory of his father who died just before Christmas.
21 February 2013

Morgan, Dan
In many of his 72 years, Dan Morgan constantly wore a familiar hat when the weather dictated the need to do so, But, over his many decades as a tireless servant of the sport of hurling, he wore all sorts of metaphorical hats- and all of them furthered the aims of the caman and sliothar for the benefit of his beloved Eoghan Ruadh and his county.
01 February 2011

O’Neill, Jimmy
Wednesday 3rd October will be remembered as one of the Club’s darkest days as we learned of the death of Jimmy O’Neil.
30 October 2007

O’Neill, Seamus
On December 27, the sad news broke of the passing of the late Seamus O’Neill, 39 Moor Road, Coalisland.
27 January 2005

O'Neill, Andrew
Family, friends and members of the local sporting community gathered for the funeral of tragic student Andrew O'Neil in a moving ceremony at St Patrick's Chapel Clonoe.
14 December 2010

O'Rourke taken to task on twitter
Colm O'Rourke's Sunday Independent column ruffled quite a few feathers on social media yesterday.
20 October 2014

One Kerry player on 2014 International Rules squad
David Moran is All-Ireland champions Kerry's sole representative on the International Rules squad, which has been named this morning.
28 October 2014

Quinn, Mark
Mark Quinn of the Battery, Moortown, died on Thursday 21 July 2005 after a long and courageous battle against illness. He was thirty-six years old. His untimely passing has left a deep and grievous void in the lives of his family and close friends, who are still feeling the pain of bereavement.
13 July 2006

Quinn, Mark
Eoghan Ruadh was saddened to learn of the untimely death of former player Mark Quinn, Moortown.
29 July 2005

Quiz: think you know your stuff from the weekend's GAA?
Do you know your stuff when it comes to what happened in the GAA world at the weekend?
15 August 2016

Rafferty, Pat John
Tributes have been paid to a well known and respected Donaghmore teacher, whose name became synonymous with local history.
05 May 2009

Slater, Desmond
Dean Colum Curry has described a community reeling in shock at the sudden death f very well known and highly respected Dungannon personality and former top Gaelic Football referee, Desmond Slater.
09 February 2010

Taggart, Margaret
A well-known local personality
14 October 2010

Turbitt, Damian; McAleer, Peter
St Enda's mourns passing of popular members
04 April 2013