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  • Comdt Kevin Geraghty, Retired.

    The death has occurred of Kevin Geraghty
    Castleview, Carrigtwohill, Cork / Dundalk, Louth



    Geraghty, Castleview Carrigtwohill & formerly of Dowdallshill Dundalk. On July 23rd 2022.Peacefully, in the exceptional care of the GEMS Ward staff at Cork University Hospital. Kevin, beloved husband of Mary and dear father of Susan (Rohan), Denis, Roy, Darren and Tara (Cotter). Loving grandad of Sean, Emma, Ciara, Cecilie, Jamie, Matthew, Kon, Daniel and Kim, brother of Sean, Ann and the late Maura, Kitty, Rita and Anthony. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his family, sons in-law Michael and Seamus, daughters in-law, Pia, Kay and Lynn, grandchildren, brothers in-law, Christy Crosbie and Pat Casey, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Also remembering his former colleagues in the Irish Defence Forces.



    May Kevin Rest In Peace



    Kevin will repose at O’Farrell’s Funeral Home Riverside Way Midleton on Monday from 5.30pm – 7pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 12 noon at St. Mary’s Church Carrigtwohill, followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery Carrigtwohill. The Funeral Mass will be livestreamed on Carrigtwohill Parish
    Death Notice of Kevin Geraghty (rip.ie)

    Sad to hear this,
    Formerly OC 14th Inf Bn, His son Roy was also a technician in the army from the early 80s. Kevin is possibly the first member of the Defence forces I knew, as I was in primary school with his other son, and lived not far away. A true gentleman, and well liked by those who worked with him. Joined the army as a recruit, and ended up in Cork for his sins having completed a Potential Officers course, in the late 70s, possibly one of the first of its type.
    He can be seen in an army recruiting video of the time, 34 seconds in, he's the NCO on parade.
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    Have learned since he also served in 2 Inf Bn in Cathal Brugha and 1 Fd Sigs in Collins Bks, as well as overseas with 10 IRCOMP UNIFIL.

    May he rest in peace.
    Last edited by na grohmiti; 25 July 2022, 13:35.
    For now, everything hangs on implementation of the CoDF report.
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