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The death has occurred of

Walter O Byrne

Templetuohy, Co. Tipperary, and Chapelizod, Co. Dublin, predeceased by his father Walter, mother Maisie, and sister Bridget,

11th of January 2022, after a short illness bravely borne,

Deeply regretted by His loving wife Catherine (Kay),

sons, Michael Alan and Noel, daughters in law Anne and Lyndsey, grandchildren, Bobby, Corey, Cian, Oisin, Maisie, Kattie and Emily, brothers, Fr. Paddy and Noel, sisters Mary, Patricia and Margaret, sisters in laws, brothers in law, nephews, nieces, relatives extended family and friends, rest in peace.

Reposing in Grey’s Funeral Home Templemore this Thursday Evening from 5-30 pm to 7 pm.

Requiem mass on Friday in the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Chapelizod at 12 noon. Interment in Palmerstown Cemetery afterwards.

House strictly private please.

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  1. Yvonne mooney

    Rest in eternal peace uncle wally we had some good laughs your a legend ❤️

  2. Mary mark boys xx

    May you get the best bed in heaven thanks for all the great memories we will treasure them ❤

  3. Brian Edwards

    Rest In Peace Wally. Always ready for a chat, banter and a laugh. You gave us some great memories.

  4. Betty and vinny rigney

    Thinking of you all at this sad time to Kay and his family wally was a lovely man may he rest in peace

  5. Lena Fullam (Duffy)

    Sad to hear of Wally’s passing. May he Rest In Peace

  6. Angela Wilson

    Wally was a pure gentleman always got a good laugh with him rip Wally 🙏Angela and Damien Wilson

  7. Jimmy Byrne

    Our deepest sympathy to Kay and all your family my memories of Wally will always be with me we had great times. R.i.p my good friend

  8. Brigid mc Carthy

    Sorry about the passing of Wally we had some good times and laughter may you rest in peace Wally ❤❤

  9. Anne Leech

    Heartbroken to hear of Walter’s demise. We will never forget growing up in Chapelizod as friends, joined at the hip bone. Sincerest condolences to Katherine and all the family, and Walter’s sisters and brothers. He will always be remember for his good humour, and his wit, he was a fun guy. He was so proud of all his family and he will be sorely missed. Goodbye Walter, R.I.P. 🙏🙏

  10. Thérèse Conboy. OSi.

    Sincere Sympathy to Michael and the Byrne Family on the passing of your dad Walter. May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

  11. Sara (Leahy) and Kieran Hearne, Templetuohy

    My deepest condolences to you Kay, Mick, Alan, Noel, Anne, Lyndsey and adored grandchildren. You’d have always been guaranteed a good laugh when in Wally’s presence. I’m sure himself and Dad are both at peace enjoying a pint and a good sing song. Rest in Peace Wally x

  12. William & Carmel maher

    Our Deepest sympathy to Kay & Family and the Leahy Family on your sad loss. May Walter rest in peace

  13. Jackie Cahill T D

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Byrne family on the sad passing of Walter. May his gentle soul rest in peace

  14. Lorraine Robbie and family

    You’re loved more than you’ll ever know Uncle Wally proud to be your niece I will love and miss you forever X

  15. Elaine Croker

    There was never a dull moment when Uncle Wally was around, he will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace now x

  16. Mary Mooney

    Wally, you will be missed by all. Look down on Kay, your boys and your grandchildren & help them through this. Thanks for all the happy memories & the good times we shared. You’re with Mam,Dad & Brigid now, until we meet again.
    Your Sister Mary x

  17. Jim and Julie McParland

    Condolences to Kay and all the family
    Wally will be sadly missed by all
    R.I.P.

  18. Stephen, Breda Hogan & Family Limerick

    Sincere Condolences to Kay & Family to all the extended Leahy & O Byrne Families on the sad passing of Walter. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. Rest in peace Walter.

  19. Jacqueline Croker and Mark Hopkins

    Rest in peace Uncle Wally, we will all miss you so much. Love and condolences to all ❤️

  20. Pat Brian and staff at the mullingar house

    Our sincere condolences on the passing of wally.
    A great character who we had the pleasure to know.
    May you rest in peace wally.
    Thanks for the memories.

  21. Tom and Aine Maher Longorchard

    Deepest Sympathy to Kay and Family Rest in Peace Wally

  22. Eoin Downes

    Deepest sympathy Kay, Mick, Alan & Noel on the death of your Dad. So many good memories, from watching Wally play football for Chapelizod and then watching many Cherry Orchard games when Mick was playing. Wally was one in a million, always had a good laugh with him. Sleep well Wally.

  23. Elizabeth Cassidy and family

    So sad to hear of Wallys passing. What a character, always in good form and the best Godfather a girl could ask for. Sincere condolences to Kay, boys and all Wallys family. May he rest in peace in the arms of the angels. Goodnight and God bless Wally.

  24. Evelyn Kelly .

    Deepest sympathy to Kay and family and the extended O Byrne family on the death of Wally. Great memories of all the chats stories n fun in the shop in Chapelizod over the years ..Thinking of you all at this sad time. Rest in peace Wally.

  25. Peter Kavanagh

    We went to Chapelizod NS together, played cowboys and Indians in the Phoenix Park. Played soccer with Dominic Savio and won everything. We soldiered together in St. Patrick’s Pipe Band and knew and enjoyed Wally for all his life. Goodbye old friend, may all your loved ones take comfort from their wonderful memories of you. The Kavanagh family.

  26. Ian Mooney

    Aunty Kay, Michael, Alan, Noel and families my thoughts are with you all, stay strong and remember all the memories ye created.

    Uncle Wally, You will be missed so much by all because of the person you were, I will always remember a weekend in Tipp where I holed a 70 (probably 15) foot golf putt and talked about it for the rest of the weekend, the banter on that weekend and the same on any occasions our families met was special.
    Rest in Peace Wally

  27. Lorna Leahy, Templetuohy

    Heart felt condolences to Kay, Michael, Alan, Noel, Anne, Lyndsey and cherished grandchildren. Wally always had a great sense of humour and it was a pleasure to be in his company. Hope the angels in heaven know a few Dublin tunes. Rest In Peace Wally x

  28. John & Miriam O' Donnell.

    We were very saddened to hear of Wally’s passing from this life.
    We extend our heartfelt sympathy to Kay, Michael, Alan & Noelle & extended family.
    Ar Lamh Dheis De go raibh a Anam Dhilis.
    John & Miriam O’ Donnell.

  29. Michael Lowry TD

    I extend my sincere condolences to the members of the O’Byrne family, to their extended family members and many friends and to all who mourn the passing of Walter, both in Tipperary and Dublin.

    May his soul rest in eternal peace.

  30. Anthony Buggy

    Our deepest sympathy on the passing of Wally a true gentleman. RIP
    Buggy family Martins Row Chapelizod

  31. Eddie and Ger Rowan

    Sincere condolences to all the family. A pure gentleman was Wallie May he rest in peace.
    Eddie and Geraldine Rowan

  32. Rose Leahy and family

    Sincere condolence to Kay Michael Alan Noel Anne Lyndsey and his beloved grandchildren on the sad passing of Wally he will be greatly missed by all who knew him. R I P Wally

  33. Marie

    To Kay and all The O Byrne family deepest sympathy on the passing of Wally..Got to know him when working in Pat Kelly’s newsagent .He was always in good humour and had time for a chat .Rest in Peace Wally.. Marie

  34. Mary Teresa odonnell and family

    Thinking of all the family at this sad time
    May he rest in peace

  35. Joe Butler

    It is with much sadness that Fr Paddy told me about the passing of Wally. He was a true gentleman and a great friend to have . I have known Wally since 1967 and I always found him to be the best tonic for a good chat and a laugh. He comes from a brilliant family and nicer people you will not meet. I have not seen Wally for the last year or two due to this dreaded Covid. I will miss the chat and laughter when ever I bumped into Wally at different funerals. I send my condolence to Catherine and the Lads on Wally’s passing.. May he rest in peace, Joe Butler

  36. Helen Quinlan

    Catherine so sorry to here of Wallys death we all lost touch over the years but I still have some great memories my prayers and thoughts are with you all at this sad time

  37. Aoife Hearne

    I am sad to hear of Wally’s passing. It was always a pleasure to be in his company. Deepest sympathy to Kay and family, and to the O Byrne and Leahy families. Rest in peace, Wally.

  38. Mairéad Harrington (OSi)

    To Mick, Kay, Alan & Noel Very sorry to hear of you great loss. Thinking of your family at this difficult time. May he Rest in Peace.

  39. Julie Byron

    I am so sad today to hear of the passing of Wally. I have known the O Byrne family all my life having been reared in the same New Row. I have had the craic with Wally on many occasions and always found hime to be a great friend and and very funny man.He would lift the hearts and anyone that he would chat with. His family in New Row were just the best neighbors that you could dream of. Although I have not seen Wally for some time due to me living in the North he will always have a special place in my heart. May he rest with the Angels in peace, Julie Byron

  40. Elizabeth Breheny

    Heartbroken to see this sad news of Wally’s passing 💔
    He was a great man and good witty humor man and always greeting everyone he sees in Chapelizod and have known him since I was child.
    Rest In Peace Wally xxxx
    Thought and prayers goes to his wife Kay and the boys and grandchildren and all the extended families x

  41. Maureen and John Mc Laughlin

    So sorry to hear of the untimely death of Wally. Sincerest condolences to you Kay and the three Boys and extended Family. May he Rest In Peace.

    Maureen and John Mc Laughlin, Castleknock.

  42. Alan Fitzpatrick and family

    Deepest sympathy to all of Walters family and friends, may he rest in peace

  43. John Crudden (Ex OSi)

    Sincere sympathy to Michael and the O’Byrne Family on the passing of Walter. May he Rest in Peace.

  44. Michael Byron

    Really sorry to hear about Wally. He was a larger than life figure for us as we grew up in Chapo and played football for the club’s. A funny and genuine man. Sympathies to all the family. RIP Wally.

  45. Declan and Pip

    So sorry to Kay, the lads and their families for your loss. An absolute gentleman with a cracking sense of humour. He always put a smile on the face of anyone in his company and the laughs, songs and stories shared with him will be remembered fondly. Rest in Peace Uncle Wally x

  46. John, Lorraine and Rachel Connolly

    Deepest sympathy to Kay, Mick, Alan, Noel and the extended O’Byrne family on the sad passing of Wally. A great character, May he rest in peace.
    Thinking of you all at this sad time.

  47. Martin Gavin And Family

    Martin Gavin And Family, Sincere Sympathy Kay and the three Lads, many happy memories. Farewell Wally.

  48. Eddie and Rosaleen Murphy

    It was with profound sadness we learned of the passing of Wally. Our heartfelt condolences to Kay, Michael, Alan, Noel and all of Wally’s extended family.
    Wally was a remarkable person, cherished and loved by all who had the good fortune to make his acquaintance. Heaven’s gain, our loss.
    Rest in peace dear friend.
    Eddie and Rosaleen Murphy.

  49. Kathleen & Michael Connellan - Castleknock.

    Kay – very difficult times for you with Wally’s passing coming so soon after your brother P.J.’s death – sincere sympathy to you & family at this very sad time – may Wally rest in peace.

  50. Billy, James & Avril Moran, Legan, Longford

    Deepest sympathy to the O Byrne family on the sad passing of Walter. May he rest in peace.

  51. Pat Cleary

    Heart felt condolences to Kay and the O Byrne Family
    Wally was a true gentleman a character that never failed to leave you with a smile and a laugh
    Wally will always be remembered by us
    The Cleary Family & Cleary Motors Thurles

  52. Jennifer Leahy and Patrick Hogan

    Sincere condolences to Aunt Kay, Michael, Alan, Noel and their families on Uncle Wallys passing. He was one of a kind and always left his company with a smile on our faces. Rest in Peace Uncle Wally. Thinking of you all xxx

  53. Julie Kane Costello

    So very sorry to hear of the passing of Wally, Brilliant neighbour and friend from Chapelizod, May he rest in peace, Thinking of you all at this deeply sad time x

  54. Adrienne Mullen (nee O'Reilly)

    So sad to hear of the passing of Wally. Anytime I met him he was in great humour and had me in stitches! Watch over your family, brothers and sisters during this difficult time and beyond. God bless you Wally.

  55. Gerard Kane

    Really sorry to hear about Wally, Great memories growing up in Chapelizod, Sincere condolences to all the family

  56. Nicky Kane

    Sincere condolences to the family on the passing of Wally, great neighbour, many memories, may he rest in peace

  57. George Kieran’s

    Rip Wally great memories of times in renault never a dull moment when you were around

  58. Josie and declan mcgrath and family

    So sorry for your loss mick kay and family rip walter

  59. Paddy Magee Renault Ireland

    Our deepest condolences to all the family on the sad passing of Wally. He was an absolute gentleman and such a great character. Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family during this very difficult time. May he Rest In Peace

  60. Tony and Carmel Mc Enery &family

    Our deepest sympathy to Kay and family on the sad news of wallys passing have many happy memories of growing up with Wally also the sing songs and time spent in his company he was a great guy so sorry he’s gone from us may he rest in peace

  61. Bernie & Tony Lawlor

    So very sorry to hear of Wally’s passing. He was a good friend and colleague for many years working together in Renault. We had some great outings and will always be remembered fondly. Condolences to Kay and all the O’Byrne family. R.i.p

  62. The Breen Family, Crannagh

    Heartfelt condolences to Kay and family on the passing of Wally. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this sad time. May he Rest In Peace

  63. Lisa & Colly

    You never quite know what life has in store,
    But with you Uncle Wally it was never a bore.
    The craic that was had & the stories you told, the slaggings given, memories gold.
    You may be gone but your light hasn’t gone out because you’ll remain in our hearts of that I’ve no doubt.
    We’ll love you forever & I can honestly say you were one in a million & will be missed everyday xxx

  64. Brian Gaffney

    Deepest sympathy to Noel and all the family at this sad time…R I P….Brian,Nick Gaffney

  65. Vincent Croker

    Sincere Sympathy to the O’Byrne Family from Vincent and Geraldine Croker and family.

  66. John quilter

    Condolences to the Byrne family Wally was a great character always helpful RIP.

  67. Peadar Quinn

    Sincere sympathy to all of Wally’s family I knew him from Smiths/Renault in Chapelizod in the Seventies He was always willing helpfull and enjoyable and a pleasure to have a conversion with
    R.I.P
    Peadar Quinn

  68. Martin reid

    My deepest sympathy to Kay and the o’byrne family on the passing of Wally we were in the same class at school and later worked together for 22 years my thoughts and prayers are with you rest in peace WALLY

  69. Louie & Mary Fagan

    Deepest Synpathy Kay & famliy sad to hear of wally passing , May he rest in peace .

  70. Noel Fagan Baltinglass

    Sincere Synpathy kay and Family , sorry to hear of Wally passing . Rest in Peace Wally.

  71. Ian and Jackie Fox (Burslem)

    Rest in peace Wally another great character and always guaranteed a laugh when you met him, his sense of humour and dry wit was a tonic, our thoughts and prayers are with Kay and the boys and indeed all of the extended family also at this sad time he will be sadly missed by all that knew him.
    Sleep tight Wally priviliged to have known you.

  72. Franny Dorrity

    . Lots of happy memories of when we all live in chapelizord village. Rest peacefully wally
    Franny Dorrity nee kavanagh

  73. Franny Dorrity nee kavanagh

    . Lots of happy memories of when we all live in chapelizord village. Rest peacefully wally
    Franny Dorrity nee kavanagh

  74. Eddie and Gay Gilligan, Navan Road Parish.

    Our condolences to you Father Paddy and all your family on the death of your brother, Walter. May he Rest in Peace.

  75. Diarmuid Everard

    Sincere condolences to the O’Byrne and Leahy families on your sad loss. May he Rest in Peace.

  76. Paula McKenna

    So sorry to hear of the death of Wally,
    Condolences to Kay and all the O’Byrne family.
    I had the pleasure of working with Wally for many years in Renault Ireland,
    he was a true gentleman and a great character,
    Rest in peace Wally.

  77. Philip Reilly

    Sincere sympathy to Wally’s family on his sad passing.A great character loved by everyone who knew him.May his soul Rest in Peace.
    From all the staff at Joe Norris Motors.
    Navan.

  78. Willie Smyth OSi

    Deepest sympathy to Mick and all the OByrne family on the sad passing of Walter.May his gentle soul Rest in Peace

  79. Ruth Lahart

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Byrne Family on the passing of Wally. May he Rest in Peace

  80. Dermot & Antoinette Lyons

    To Kay, Michael, Alan, Noel and the O’Byrne family, our sincere sympathy on the death of Wally. We had some great times through the years, and he will be sadly missed by so many. May Wally rest in peace.

  81. Dermot & Antoinette Lyons

    To Kay, Michael, Alan, Noel and the O’Bryne family we were very sorry to hear of the death of Waĺly. We had some great time through the years and Wally will be sadly missed by all who knew him. May his soul rest in peace.

  82. Tony Wall

    Deepest sympathy to all the O’Byrne family. One of life’s gentlemen has left the building. RIP Wally.
    -Tony Wall, ex Renault Distributors, Kylemore Rd.

  83. Hazel Lloyd

    So shocked and saddened to hear about Wallys passing. You were lovely neighbours and friends when we lived in Chapelizod. Deepest sympathies Shane, Hazel, Oisin Beth and Mya Lloyd.

  84. Denis Farrell ex JNM Renault , Navan

    Sincere sympathy to walleys wife & family, He was a gentleman& very witty man .Rest in peace wally

  85. Jackie Cahill T D

    Sincere sympathy to the O’Byrne family on the sad passing of Walter. May his gentle soul rest in peace.

  86. Marian Quinlan Curtin & Dave Curtin Templetuohy

    Wally it was our pleasure to know you we did not meet much but we always had fond memories of you , Catherine and your boys will miss you most but heaven has a wonderful person in it mist rest well Marian & Dave Curtin, Ballyknockane

  87. Larry and Phil Madden

    No words can express the sorry that I have felt, on hearing of the passing of Wally O’Byrne. Really, a great person and friend. Fond Memories, I will treasure. My heartfelt best wishes to his wife Kay and his family and friends. R. I. P.

  88. Mark keogh baltinglass

    Condolences to the family of wally found memorys of Wally in the days when he worked in renault he worked a long side my father my father drove a car transporter for renault RIP Wally

  89. Tina Fagan

    Sincere condolences on the passing of your Dad Michael. May he rest in peace.

  90. West County Hotel Golf Society

    It is with great sadness we learned of the death of our ex Captain and member Wally
    Sincere condolences to Kay and family

  91. Brian Connery

    I was saddened to hear of Wally’s passing, sincere sympathy to Kay, Michael, Alan, Noelle & extended family.
    Rest In Peace Wally

  92. Mallon Family & all at Joe Mallon Motors

    Sincere sympathy to Kay & Wally’s family, great memories of a great character, Rest in peace Wally.

  93. fr, thomas o shaughnessy

    condolences to fr paddy from christ the king church

  94. Anthony Condron

    Deepest condolences from Anthony & Rita, Paul Condron on the passing of Wally.
    May he Rest In Peace

  95. Tony Kennedy, Westcounty Golfing Society.

    Please accept my sincerely condolences on the passing of Walter.

  96. Carmel Quill and family

    We are very sorry to hear of Wallys passing. Sending our sincere sympathy to Kay, Alan, Michael, Noel and Fr Paddy. He was a great man for having the laughs with on my way to the park.

  97. John Cooney

    Heartbreaking to hear of Wally’s passing. I’m so sorry I couldn’t be there at funeral.

    What a great character, hilarious & to the point. I’ll never forget that drive home from Drogheda after Mick’s sensational late winner. Wally was so quick witted & great fun to be around. He’ll be sadly missed. RIP