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Gravestones and Memorials - Galway

Meelick Abbey (Obituary of Meelick Abbey )


This 25th May 1728 departed this life, fortified by the sacraments of the church, Master Brassel MADDEN parish priest of Clonfert, a good preacher, a friend of our order and a benefactor of our convent, to which he left his books. He was buried in out chapel on the 26th. May he rest in peace.

Moycullen Old

This graveyard served the Parish until about 1860 when the last burials took place.

William Madden decd May/26th 1817 aged 37 yrs/and Anne Madden wife of Martin/Caufield died Feb 6th 1800/aged 24 years/They were children of Dan/iel Madden & Mary Conneely (carving of a plough)

Moycullen Roman Catholic

The graveyard took over from Moycullen Old, about a mile to the east, and the first burials date from the 1830s.

O Lord have mercy/on the soul of/Bridget Madden/who died 27th March 1898/aged 49 years/Erected by her husband/John Madden

Moycullen Roman Catholic

The graveyard took over from Moycullen Old, about a mile to the east, and the first burials date from the 1830s.

Erected/to the memory of/Danl Madden/who died on the 19th of/January 1878 aged 44/Erected by his fond wife/Ellen Madden

Mweenish Island

This graveyard is on the southern end of the island directly south of Carna.

John Madden died 1869 aged 67, erected by his son Patrick (J.P.M.D. only)

Oughterard Old

The graveyard is about a mile south of Oughterard village. The Church of Ireland community were buried here prior to the opening of their church in the beginning of the 19th century.

Erected by/John Madden/in loving memory/of his children/James died 11th July 1864/William Joseph 15th July 1872/Mary Jane 2nd Decr 1897/also their father/John Madden/died 10th Janry 1902/aged 77 years/his wife Maria/died 8th July 1904/and their sons/Robert died 7th Sept 1906/aged 44/Dr Fred Madden A.M.C./died in South Africa 11th Janry 1902/aged 36/Edward J Madden died 7th Decr 1938

Tourmakeady (Roman Catholic)

The church and graveyard is on the west coast of Lough Mask. Only the pre 20th century church memorials have been transcribed.

Pray for the soul/of/Michael Madden/who died 1876 aged 50 years/his wife Mary/died 1898 aged 80 years/their son Patrick/died 1889/aged 57 years/Erected/by their daughter Ellen/also James Casey/Shanvalleyard/died 10th July 1956/his wife Ellen/died 11th Aug 1957