Castleknock College Union

Jimmy Shanahan, class '46

Mar 15, 2022
Jimmy Shanahan, class '46 -

The Union was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Jimmy Shanahan (class '46), brother of Tom (class '43) and uncle of Jay (class '79)

James Shanahan; Ashtown, Kilmacthomas, Co. Waterford, 22nd November 2021, peacefully at University Hospital Waterford, James, deeply mourned and sadly missed by his wife Rosarie, daughters Clare, Lisa and Rudi, sons Bill and Paul, sisters Marjorie Hutchinson and Helen Tynan, extended family including sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. James is predeceased by his wife Doreen (née Charles), parents Frances and Willie and brother Tom.

James will be reposing at his home in Ashtown (X42 E832) on Tuesday afternoon, 23rd November, from 4 pm with Rosary at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday, 24th November, at 12 noon in St. Anne's Church, Fews. Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to The Solas Cancer Support Centre. House private please on Tuesday, 23rd November, until 4pm and also on Wednesday morning, 24th November.

A recording of James' Requiem Mass can be viewed from 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday afternoon, 24th November at

We encourage no handshaking or use of condolence books and suggest using the online condolence link below as an option to offer your sympathies.

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