Death of V Rev William Murtagh, PE, AP – Funeral Arrangements

Reposing at Moorhall Lodge Nursing Home, Ardee, Co Louth, from 2.00pm until 8.00pm on Wednesday, 27 September, and from 2.00pm on Thursday, 28 September;

Removal on Thursday evening at 5.15pm to Church of St Michael, Clogherhead, Co Louth, arriving for Evening Prayer at 6.30pm;

Concelebrated Mass on Friday, 29 September, at 12.00 noon followed by burial in St Denis’ Cemetery.



Date of Death: 26 September 2017, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda


Born: 19 March 1919, Parish of Dundalk


Studied           CBS, Dundalk           

                        St Patrick’s College, Armagh, 1933–37

                        St Patrick’s College, Maynooth          1937–44


Ordained: 18 June 1944




Supply, Dunleer                                              1944–47

Curate, Beragh                                                1947–49

Curate, Faughart                                             1949–58

Curate, Ardee                                                 1958–77

Parish Priest, Clogherhead                              1977–95

Pastor Emeritus, Assistant Pastor, Clogherhead            1995–17