Mattie passed away peacefully on September 7th in the exceptional care of the staff at Kilcolgan Nursing Home. Predeceased by his parents Michael and Brigid and by his brothers Padraig and Kevin and sister Maisie. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his brothers Brendan and Joe, sister Teresa Foley, sisters-in-law Anne and Margaret, brothers-in-law Tim and John, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Mattie will repose at Brendan and Anne’s home in Gurraune North, Oranmore H91 T38R, for family and close friends from 6 p.m. on Wednesday, 8th September. Removal on Thursday, 9th September, at 10.15 a.m. to arrive at the Church of the Assumption and St. James Claregalway, for Requiem Mass at 11.00 a.m. Funeral after Mass to Claregalway Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Galway Hospice. All funeral arrangements will take place in accordance with current Government guidelines on funerals and public gatherings. ‘May Mattie’s gentle soul rest in peace’Livestream link for Mass: https://www.churchtv.ie/claregalway/Mass will also be broadcast on local radio 106.4 FM in the Claregalway area.Book of condolence: You are invited to leave a personal message of sympathy for the family on the condolence section below.Mattie’s family would like to thank you for your sympathy and support at this very sad time.