Search our Archive

23/07/2021

Much sadness at the death of Offaly historian

Much sadness at the death of Offaly historian

John is seen in this 2006 pic on the right presenting his new book on Daingean to Fr Paddy O'Byrne

Offaly History have confirmed the death of beloved historian and author John Kearney.

In a post, the group said: "It is with great regret that we advise our members and friends of the death of John Kearney who was the Offaly History manager for 34 years. John is seen in this 2006 pic on the right presenting his new book on Daingean to Fr Paddy O'Byrne."

Tributes were paid to him on Twitter after the news was shared on Wednesday.

More News

Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.

Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.