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James Phelan

Dublin, Palmerstown

PHELAN, James (Jim) (Palmerstown, Dublin 20) March 29th., 2020 (peacefully) in the loving care of the staff at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown.  Beloved husband of the late Catherine and cherished and much loved father of Amanda and Darina and grandfather of Sarah, Claire and Catherine; Sadly missed by his loving daughters and especially his youngest granddaughter Catherine, brothers Denis and Peter, sister Jane, Darina's and Amanda's partners Derek and Rob, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, friends, and neighbours, pupils and fellow terpsichoreans.


May he rest in peace.

Due to government advice regarding public gatherings, a private funeral and memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Our family would like to express our gratitude to all the management and staff at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown for their exceptional care and kindness shown to Jim at all times.

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Rebecca O'LaoireTango Community

Dear Jim, the tango community will miss you dearly! We’ll see you for another tanda one day. My sincere condolences to all the family.

Aisling & Cathal McHughNiece

Amanda and Darina, you are both in our thoughts and prayers at this very sad time. May you find the strength to get through this together.
Aisling and Cathal

Marie McCreaNeighbour

Dear Amanda and Darina,
I am saddened to hear of the loss of your Dad. Thanks to Facebook and Paul Campion I learnt of his passing in South Africa. He was a legend to me growing up on Palmerstown Drive. It seems fitting Paul Campion shared this news as he seemed to me to be like an extra member of your family growing up. I remember your Dad and your Mom well going up and down in the taxi for years. Later I remembered your Dad walking on the drive and as neighbours just saying hello and catching up. As a school girl o
I recall seeing him at your Debs at the Shelbourne Hotel Darina, in a tux and I thought he was like James Bond! My prayers are with you at this difficult time. With prayers and love from South Africa. Marie

Jacqueline kerins nee mc cabeNeighbour

Dear Amanda and darina I am so sorry to hear of the death of your dad he was a lovely man he is in heaven with your mam may he rest in peace

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