Category Archives: Free Will Promotion

Renowned musician Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin dies aged 67

Renowned musician, composer and academic, Professor Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin, has died aged 67. In a statement, the university said: "[Mícheál] Ó Súilleabháin left a rich legacy through his own music, as well as the academy he founded which attracted students from over 50 countries." He was celebrated for his fusion of Irish traditional and classical music, in particular for his unique style of piano playing. He is survived by his wife Professor Helen Phelan and their son Luke; sons Eoin and Mícheál (Moley), their mother Dr Nóirín Ní Rian, and his brother John. Everyone should prepare a will to avoid unnecessary stress for loved ones. Visit our helpful Wills and Probate page here. Source: RTE...
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Laois woman leaves €30m to five charities in her will

The Irish Kidney Association has said it used some of the €6m bequeathed to it by a Co Laois woman to buy a house in Co Cork. Elizabeth O'Kelly, 92, from Stradbally, donated €30m to five charities in a massive windfall for the sector. Speaking on RTÉ's Morning Ireland, IKA Chief Executive Mark Murphy said the house, which backs onto the campus of Cork University Hospital, will be converted into a support centre for patients who do not need to be in hospital. The Irish Kidney Association is also negotiating with the Health Service Executive to see if a dialysis unit in Tramore can be completed. Mr Murphy said the association has also donated money to renal medical research and "given them promises for the next five years." He added that "there's a long way to go, it's a lot of...
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Farmer’s will worth €12.5 million recently lodged

A farmer’s will worth more than €12.5 million was recently lodged in the Probate Office in Dublin. Arthur Coldrick, a retired farmer of Athlumney, Navan, Co. Meath, who died on February 25, 2017, has left €12,550,737 in his will. Trevor FitzHerbert, Rockfield House, Rockfield, Kells, Co. Meath, and formerly of Blackcastle, Navan, Co. Meath, died on August 27, 2017, leaving €7,374,337 in his will. Walter Hemeryck, Coolquay, The Ward, Co. Dublin who died on July 3, 2017, has left €3,667,059. Sheila Boake, Rutland, Carlow, Co. Carlow, who died on August 8, 2017, left €2,845,078. John Lyne, Faughcullia, Muckross, Killarney, Co. Kerry, died on June 29, 2017, leaving €2,783,756 in his will. Hugh O’Keeffe, Kemmin’s Mill, Kilcock, Co. Meath, died on February 21, 2017, and left €2,022,853. Robert Stewart, Ards Little, Ramelton, Co. Donegal, who died on January 25, 2016,...
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Free Will Promotion

I'm delighted with the success of the free will promotion which we undertook with Tallaght and District Credit Union and Tallaght West Credit Union. To date well in excess of 150 people have had their wills prepared by us entirely free of charge. The only  conditions attached to this offer are that the person making the will is a member or spouse or partner of a member  of the relevant credit union, and they must be prepared to travel to the office for the will to be drafted. I'm delighted that Tallaght and District Credit Union have agreed to allow me place a link from our website to theirs, I hope to have this in place in...
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