Patrick (Paugie) Murphy served in the Fire Service for over 30 years

Kilkenny People Reporter


Kilkenny People Reporter


Rest in Peace

The death took place in Naas General Hospital, following a short illness of Patrick (Paugie) Murphy, Hillview, Cork Road, Durrow on Sunday October 7.

A member of a highly respected and much loved family in the parish the late Paugie Murphy will be missed by his loving wife, family, friends and neighbours.

A mechanic by trade, Paugie was well known throughout the length and breadth of Ireland. The Late Paugie also served in the Local Fire and Rescue service for over 30 years. He is survived by his loving wife Margaret, sons Clive, Brendan and Padraig, brother, sister, grandchildren, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.

The large attendance at his wake in Phelan’s Funeral home on Monday and at the removal, Mass and burial was a testament to the high respect and love everyone had for Paugie and to offer to Margaret, Clive, Brendan and Padraig their heart felt sympathy.

His Remains were removed from his home on Tuesday morning to Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow with a guard of honour from The Durrow Fire and Rescue Service and former retired colleagues.

Following Requiem Mass his remains were laid to rest in the adjoining cemetery. May he rest in peace.