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Patrick (Paddy) FINUCANE [Parents] was born on 5 Dec 1899 in Clounprohus, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 10 Apr 1984 in Listowel, Co. Kerry. He was buried in Listowel, Co. Kerry. Patrick married Nuala O'DONNELL on 21 Nov 1950 in Dublin.

Other marriages:
HANRAHAN, Elizabeth (Lily)

Paddy was elected to Kerry County Council in 1942, and in 1943 he was elected as TD (Teachta Dála, meaning member of parliament) for Clann na Talún (the Farmers' Party). At a later stage he was elected to the Dáil as an Independent TD. He was never defeated at election time, and in 1969 he retired after 26 years in the Dáil. His main achievement as a TD was the implementation of the Brick and Cashen drainage scheme which proved vital in the prevention of flooding in north Kerry.

During World War II, Paddy played a role in bringing evacuated German children to North Kerry. These children would stay initially in Glencree, Co. Wicklow from where they would be sent to live with Irish families for the duration of the war. Paddy found homes for over twenty of these children in North Kerry. Two of the children lived with Paddy and his family, and one lived with Paddy's brother Jack and his family in Clounprohus, Moyvane. The children attended the local schools and even learned Irish.  

Nuala O'DONNELL was born in Dublin. She died on 24 Jan 2012. She was buried in Newlands Cross Cemetery, Dublin. Nuala married Patrick (Paddy) FINUCANE on 21 Nov 1950 in Dublin.

Nuala was from Walkinstown, Co. Dublin. She and Paddy lived in Listowel, Co. Kerry before settling in Ballybunion, Co. Kerry.

They had the following children.

  F i Bernadette FINUCANE died on 1 Jan 2001.

Edmond (Eddie) FINUCANE [Parents] was born on 25 Jun 1907 in Clounprohus, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 26 Aug 1958 in Argo, Illinois. He was buried in Queen of Heaven Catholic Cemetery, Hillside, Illinois. Edmond married Mary Margaret GROSS on 22 Oct 1955 in Cook County, Illinois.

Eddie, who was also known as Ned, emigrated to the United States in 1925 or 1926. He lived in Argo, Illinois.

Mary Margaret GROSS died after 1967. Mary married Edmond (Eddie) FINUCANE on 22 Oct 1955 in Cook County, Illinois.

Mary made her first visit to Ireland in 1967, some years after the death of her husband, Eddie.

They had the following children.

  M i Living.

John (Johnny) STACK [Parents] was born about 1930 in Drommurhur, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He died on 17 Mar 2007 in Murhur, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. He was buried on 20 Mar 2007 in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. John married Noreen FINUCANE in 1959 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry.

Johnny and his sister Kathleen were twins. Johnny lived in Murhur, Moyvane.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  M v Living.

Patrick (Paddy) SHEEHY [Parents] was born about 1923. He died on 20 May 1999. He was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Patrick married Mary (Maunie) STACK.

Maunie and her husband, Paddy Sheehy, lived in Derry, Listowel and may have had more children than Jimmy, listed below.

Mary (Maunie) STACK [Parents] was born about 1924 in Drommurhur, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 22 Feb 2002. She was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. Mary married Patrick (Paddy) SHEEHY.

They had the following children.

  M i
James (Jimmy) SHEEHY was born in 1945. He died on 30 Nov 1984 in Australia. He was buried in Australia.

Jim lived in Kyneton, Victoria, Australia. He was only 39 years of age when he died.

Thomas (Tom) O'DWYER was born in Shrone, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry. He died on 8 Dec 1984 in Shrone, Ballylongford, Co. Kerry. Thomas married Catherine (Kathleen) STACK.

Catherine (Kathleen) STACK [Parents] was born about 1930 in Drommurhur, Moyvane, Co. Kerry. She died on 7 Jun 2014. She was buried in St. Michael's Cemetery, Listowel, Co. Kerry. Catherine married Thomas (Tom) O'DWYER.

Kathleen and her brother Johnny were twins.


Gerald (Garrett) MULVIHILL [Parents] was born about 1925 in Shronowen, Listowel, Co. Kerry. He died on 30 Sep 2007. He was buried in St. Michael's Cemetery, Listowel, Co. Kerry. Gerald married Catherine (Kathleen) HANRAHAN in 1956.

Garrett ran the Mulvihill family farm in Shronowen, Listowel, Co. Kerry.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  M ii Living.
  M iii Living.
  M iv Living.
  F v Living.
  F vi Living.

Living [Parents].

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  F i Living.
  ii Living.
  iii Living.
  iv Living.
  F v Living.

Living [Parents].

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  M i
Richard SHANAHAN died in 2002.
  ii Living.
  iii Living.
  iv Living.

John (Sean) SHEEHAN was born in probably Knocknagorna, Athea, Co. Limerick. He died. John married Kathleen SHANAHAN in 1959 in Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, Ennis Road, Limerick.

Living [Parents].

They had the following children.

  M i Living.
  F ii Living.

Living.

Living [Parents].

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