Fr James A (Alphie) Byrne St Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan

Byrne, Fr James A (Alphie) SPS, (St Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Co Wicklow and formerly of Graignamanagh, Co Kilkenny, Diocese of Calabar (Nigeria) and Diocese of Mzuzu (Malawi)), September 7, 2021, peacefully in the Care Unit at St Patrick’s, Kiltegan. Predeceased by his sisters Maureen Galway (Thomastown) and Áine McDonald (Cork), his brothers Fr Aodh (Liverpool), Fr Paddy (Sydney), Jack (Graignamanagh) and Tomás (Dublin), by his sisters-in-law Moira and Eda, his brothers-in-law Michael Galway, Paddy McDonald and Pat Kelleher. Sadly missed by his sister Eileen Kelleher (Cork), his nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, his relatives and friends and by his Society family.

Due to Government restrictions, the funeral will be private. Funeral Mass in St Patrick’s Chapel, Kiltegan, on Friday, September 10, at 12 noon followed by burial in the Society Cemetery. The Mass will be live-streamed on

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam uasal.

Date of Death: Tuesday 7th September 2021

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