News from Mitchelstown

The Late Michael O’Brien
The death occurred on February 1 of Michael O’Brien (Mickey) Gortroe, Mitchelstown. The late Mickey was a native of Glenacurrane, Anglesboro. He was very well known in greyhound circles and was the owner of top greyhound Boro Parachute during the 70s. There was a large attendance at the removal on Wednesday night from O’Brien’s Funeral Home Mitchelstown to Anglesboro Church and also at the Requiem Mass and burial on Thursday. Interment took place to the adjoining cemetery. To his wife Helen (nee Casey), sons Mike and Johnny, daughters Catherine (Barry), Esther (Fitzgerald) and Mag. Brothers, sisters, extended family relatives neighbours and friends we tender our sincere sympathy.

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