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1892, Vol. II (1)
“Here Lieth The Valiant Brave and Just
[From J. G. Barry, Esq.]
1896, Vol. III (2)
“The mortal remains | of WILLIAM O’DONNELL late of Clonmony | Esqre. who departed this life the 2nd | day of June 1785 aged 75 years. Also those | of his younger son GEORGE O’DONNELL | Esqre. who departed this life on the — | day of January 1801 aged 44 years. And | those of his elder son SIMON O’DONNELL | late of Deerpark Esqre. | who departed this life on the 29th day of Dec. 1812 | aged 55 years and to whom this memorial | of affection has been erected by his wife Mrs. HANNAH O’DONNELL | otherwise SMITH in the year 1813.”
Inside the church the east end is occupied by a number of plain tombs of the Dawsons, and the middle by many of the D’Alton family, and a vault of the Butlers:—
“RICHARD DAWSON of Ballinacarriga Co. Limerick
Esqre. died 11th Nov. 1817 aged 31.
Arms—A lion rampant between 7 fleurs-de-lys. Crest—A winged dragon. Motto—“Sub hoc signo vinces.”
A neat mural tomb:—
“EDWARD DALTON Esq. of Deerpark his estate and
| his wife the Hon: Miss EYRE sister of Lord JOHN EYRE of Eyrecourt Co.
Galway, are both here entered.”
On an oval:—
“6 Aug. 182_ (? 1822) | MICHAEL EYRE D’ALTON of Woodpark 1st Lieut. | of the Ross Castle Yeomanry | was interred with military honors.
In that dread hour when all must meet
Blessed are the dead, &c. Erected by his Father Captain
1901, Vol. V (1) part 1
Bunratty Parish Church.
1. “This tomb was erected in the year 1820 for
the remains of JAMES BUTLER of Castlecrine and his family” (along
north wall of church).
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