We sadly announce the death of Fr.Tommy Byrne of this Esker Redemptorist Community who died in Portiuncula Hospital on 24th October 2016. May he rest in peace.
Fr. Tommy was born on 28 October 1938 in Kenmare but grew up in Killarney. He entered the novitiate in 1957, unfortunately his mother died tragically on January 15th, 1958 in the collapse of Carmody’s Hotel, Ennis. Some time later Tommy left the novitiate and worked for a few years as a bank clerk. In 1962 he rejoined the novitiate and in lieu of his previous stint as a novice the date of his profession was brought forward to 28 March 1963. He was ordained on 15 September 1968.
Arrival at Redemptorist Monastery, Esker, Tuesday, October 25th at 4.00pm
Funeral Mass on Wednesday, October 26th, at noon