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LEARNIHAN, Briana – Illauncaum, Castlegregory, Co. Kerry, and originally from Detroit, Michigan, USA, passed away peacefully on 4th November 2022 at her home at Illauncaum, Castlegregory. Co. Kerry.

Loving mother of Deanna Slattery and Brigid Halloran, her sons-in-law Travis Slattery and Emilian Halloran and her pride and joy grandson Jack, her many friends, and all her family in Kerry, Donegal and the United States, who will honor and remember her kind spirit and generous soul fondly.

She will be sadly missed by her beloved family.


May her beautiful kind Soul Rest In Heavenly Peace

All are welcome to attend a Requiem Mass offered for Briana on Saturday, 12th November at 12 noon in St. Mary’s Church, Castlegregory, (live streamed on, followed by a refreshments reception at Maurice Fitzgerald’s Bar, Castlegregory.

A celebration of Life Program will be performed later this summer where Briana will be laid to rest in Kilcar, County Donegal (details will be added later).

In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the following places that were close to Briana’s heart, Castlegregory Active Retired (, Gairdin Mhuire Day Care Centre ( or UNICEF (

If you wish to offer messages of sypmathy and support for Briana’s family, please do so below.

Enquiries to John O’Rahilly at Hogan’s Funeral Home, Tralee. Tel: 066-7121119 or 087-6865632.


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