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BRIGGS, Evelyn

BRIGGS, Evelyn (née Twomey) – 8th July 2022, Ottawa, Canada, late of Oughterard, Co. Galway, Burtonport, Co. Donegal and Scotstown, Co. Monaghan, suddenly, at her residence in Ottawa, relict of the late Bill Briggs and beloved mother of Liam Briggs, Canada and Taiwan. Daughter of the late Michael and Eileen Twomey and pre-deceased by her sisters, Mary and Jacinta and by her brothers Fr. Tom, John Hillary and Padraic.

Sadly mourned and lovingly remembered by her much loved son, Liam.Very deeply regretted by her loving brothers, Michael, Diarmaid and Dom, and by her sisters-in-law, Bridie, Sheila, Jo and Anne, and brother-in-law, Michael Glaysher, together with their children and grandchildren.

She will be remembered fondly by her Cotter cousins, Clonmoyle, Kilmichael, Co. Cork, the Twomey cousins, Ballyvourney, Co. Cork, and the O’Donnell cousins, Carraroe, Co. Galway and a wide circle of friends, most especially from Scotstown, where she spent most of her childhood.


May she Rest in Peace

Her ashes will be interred in the family plot at Deansgrange Cemetery Co. Dublin, following cremation in Canada.

Funeral Mass on Friday, 26th August 2022 at 10.30 am in The Church of the Holy Name, Beechwood Avenue, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, followed by the interment of her ashes in Deansgrange Cemetery.

For those who would like to follow the Mass online, please go to and click on the webcam link.


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