In loving memory of

Mick Kennedy

Died in his loving home in Drumkeen
83
1941-2024
Mick was a loved man with a big family of 11 children, 36 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. He was a patient man with many talents such as coaching in music, helping drumkeen set up there football whilst passing all his talents to his sons, daughter and grandchildren such as electrician, plumbing and even woodworking
Mick had a big funeral with the community out to support him. His wife and the full family in drumkeen. He had his traditional music on play as he listen to it so often. Micks funeral broke a lot of hearts and had a full chapel in tears as we carried him to his place of rest. He is no longer by our sides but will always be in our hearts

Resting Place

Drumkeen ballybofey co. Donegal
Mick Kennedy
Would you shut up to fuck
Micks legacy is one of love, laughter and unwavering devotion to his family, friends, and community. His warm smile, infectious laughter, and genuine interest in others touched the lives of countless individuals, leaving an enduring mark on the hearts of all who knew him. He will be remembered as a man who lived life to the fullest, embracing each day with a positive spirit and an open heart. Micks memory will live on through the countless lives he touched, the stories shared, and the traditions passed down through generations. His love for family was evident in his dedication to the community with the band and helps to set up drumkeen fc, he was a beacon of light, a source of inspiration through his fighting for so long with cancer, and a true embodiment of the values that make the Kennedys house a special place. Though mick may no longer be with us in person, his spirit will forever reside in the hearts of those who loved her. As we mourn his passing, we also celebrate a life well-lived, a life filled with purpose, passion, and an unwavering commitment to making the world a better place. Micks legacy is a reminder to cherish every moment, to love unconditionally, and to always find joy in the simple pleasures of life. Katie was the last one to light mick up a fag a day later his loved ones all got a private word to say goodbye to him as a tear fell down his face as he took his final breath.
Mick was born and raised in Tipperary at an early age he travelled over to England to work. Not so long after he would meet the woman who was his wife for over 60 years. He then build his young family a house and got them all into either music or sports or both. Which with his music they won the worlds. Mick was a silent liverpool supporter silently cheering there victorys . He was very fond of the more traditional sports as in hurling and Gaelic watching tipperary win or lose they were his team. Mick was a heavy smoker but hated seeing his children smoke when they were much younger. He taught his gifts to all his loved ones and would always give a helping hand when needed for a person in need . He was a strong brave man with a lot of pride in everything he done who fought cancer for 9 years. He had great time for his grandchildren and great grandchildren often spoiling them. Mick had a great time for his loving wife Katie as he would often wind up Katie to get a laugh, when it came to 25’s it was a different mood as the competitive side in the family came out. Mick and Katie loved each other through the easy times and the tough times. Mick fought through chemo and cancer for his wife and children. Micks wings were ready but our hearts were not.
Mick, affectionately known as Granda or Dad, was a successful man in the eyes and hearts of many he encountered. Highly respected within his community, he achieved a world title through his dedicated coaching of a band, raised a remarkable family, and was a source of kindness and support for all his family and friends. His craftsmanship extended to building numerous small wooden structures and decorative ornaments, showcasing his talent and attention to detail. Throughout his life, Mick was known for his signature habit of enjoying countless cigarettes.
Mick had a deep passion for music, particularly traditional Irish music, which he both taught and shared through his coaching of three different bands. He was also a dedicated handyman, always willing to tackle any problem with a cigarette in hand. Additionally, he was an ardent supporter of Tipperary, always hoping for their victory in hurling and Gaelic football.

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