Gerard L. {Gerry} Dolan

Name of Person: Gerard L. {Gerry} Dolan
Date of death: Thursday 28th December 2023
Area: Wilmer Road, Birr, Offaly
Notice: It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Gerard Dolan of Wilmer Road, Birr, Co. Offaly, who peacefully passed away on December 28th, 2023 at Midlands Regional Hospital Tullamore at the age of 92. He was a dedicated choirmaster at St. Brendan’s R.C. Church in Birr.

Gerard was preceded in death by his parents Patrick and Bridget, his brother Joseph, and his nephew Robert. He will be deeply missed by his brothers Brendan and Gabriel, sister Mary, sister-in-law Mary, nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

The family will be receiving visitors at Boyd’s Funeral Home in Birr on Saturday from 3 – 5.30pm, followed by a funeral service at St. Brendan’s RC Church at 6pm. His Funeral Mass will take place at St. Brendan’s Church on Sunday at 12 noon, with burial at Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Vincent de Paul. The family kindly requests privacy at this time.

For those unable to attend in person, the Funeral Mass will be live streamed on the Facebook page: Brendan Birr at