Jackie McKEOWN

Name of Person: Jackie McKEOWN
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Area: 10 Mourne View Terrace, Newry, Down / Dublin City, Dublin
Notice: Jackie McKeown, a beloved mother to Ciara and daughter of Rosa van Wijk and the late Alan McKeown, passed away suddenly in her residence in Newry on July 7th, 2023. She was also a much-loved sister to Tara McKeown. Jackie had lived in various places including Belfast, Croydon London, Epsom Surrey, and Banbridge, Co. Down. She will be fondly remembered for her contributions in the field of journalism, having worked as a writer and sub editor for several publications such as the Croydon Advertiser, Newry Democrat, Crossmaglen Examiner, Belfast Telegraph, Irish Independent, Irish Daily Star, Irish Daily Mail, and The Mirror. Her passing has left her family, friends, and colleagues devastated.

Jackie will be deeply missed by her daughter, mother, sister, brother-in-law Philip O’Neill, and nephews Oisin and Tiarnan McKeown-O’Neill. She will also be remembered by her stepfathers Willem Nouwen and Frits Lap, as well as her extended family in Banbridge, Cork, Waterford, and the Netherlands. Her presence and talent in the world of journalism will be greatly missed by her many friends and colleagues in Belfast, Dublin, London, and beyond. May she rest in eternal peace.

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