Brendan McAnallen RIP

It is with great regret and sadness we learn of the passing of Brendan McAnallen, founding member and past Chairman of The O’Neill Country Historical society and historical journal DÚICHE NÉILL .

Brendan was a frequent contributor to the journal over many years, his interest in people and places in our local history is renowned .

He was involved in many other projects such as the production of “The book of Eglish “and the Eglish Heritage trail .

He was deeply passionate about preserving our rich Irish culture and language, and devoted much of his time in writing and speaking about the history of the Benburb and Blackwater Valley area .

He will be sadly missed by all his colleagues in the Society

We convey our condolences to his wife Bridget, sons Fergus and Donal, his brothers and sisters.

Ar deis Dé go raibh a anam. 

04 August 2022