Garrihy family pay tribute to their late grandmother, Margaret

Pic: Instagram/Doireann Garrihy

Last week, the Garrihy family had to say goodbye to their beloved nana, Margaret.

The Clare native was laid to rest on Friday surrounded by her family including her three granddaughters, Aoibhín, Ailbhe and Doireann.

During a Q&A, Doireann admitted that things have been a “surreal” few days.

“We laid our nana Margaret to rest on Friday. A surreal few days of ‘the show must go on’. She absolutely loved her style and loved to dance too,” Doireann explained in an emotional Instagram Story.

Pic: Instagram/Clare Garrihy

Aoibhín shared pictures of her poem, My Mother, which takes a look at all the simple things that mothers do for us all.

Clare Garrihy, the sister’s mam, reshared the poem, with the caption: “The bed of Heaven to my beautiful Mom.“

Pic: Instagram/Clare Garrihy

She went on to share pictures of her parents explaining that they were now “reunited“.

“My style Queen. My Mom,“ she wrote alongside another picture of Margaret.

Pic: Instagram/Clare Garrihy

Clare then shared a picture of herself with her parents with the caption: “Simply The Best.“

Her death notice was shared on RIP.ie, reading: “The death has occurred of Margaret Droney (née Cusack) Bellharbour, Co. Clare on January 10th, 2023. Peacefully, in the loving care of her family and pre-deceased by her husband Chris, parents, Tom and Mary Cusack, brother Michael, sister Mary and son-in-law, Nöel.

Pic: Instagram/Clare Garrihy

“Sadly missed by her loving children Jimmy, Ann, Clare, Francis, Declan, Joseph and Caroline, her grandchildren David, James, Áine, Iarlaith, Oisín, Aoibhín, Ailbhe, Doireann, Cathal, Gráinne, Éanna, Christopher, Cian, Meaghan, Saileóg, Cillian, Ciara, Joey, Robyn and Heidi and great-grandchildren Hanorah, Líobhan, Isla and Séan, her sister Kathleen, brothers in law Frank and Paschal, sons in law, daughters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

“May she rest in peace.“

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