Breda O'Hara

Clonkela, Killimor, Galway and Ballina, Co. Mayo.

Predeceased by her parents Joseph and Nora and her baby sister Mary Ann.

Breda passed away on Monday, 26th February 2024 in the care of the staff of Galway University Hospital and will be sadly missed by her brother PJ, members of the extended family, her very wide circle of friends and neighbours in Ballina, Co Mayo, Spain, and in Killimor/Tiernascragh.

Breda will repose in St Joseph's Centre, Killimor (H62 T621) on Friday, 1st March from 5pm with removal to St. Joseph's Church, Killimor at 7pm.

Requiem Mass for Breda will be celebrated at 12 noon on Saturday 2nd March.

Breda will be laid to rest in Fahy cemetery immediately after Mass.

For those unable to attend, Mass can be viewed using the following link: Breda's Mass

If you would like to make a charitable donation in Breda's memory, please donate to the Irish Motor Neuron Association using the following link: In Memory of Breda O'Hara

Breda's brother PJ would like to thank the wonderful staff in Clarinbridge Nursing Home who cared for Breda so well in recent months.

Messages of condolence can be left for Breda's family, using the condolence link below. In time the family will get to read your messages and get comfort from them.

"God doesn't give the hardest battles to his toughest soldiers, he creates the toughest soldiers through life's hardest battles"

Rest in Peace Breda

Martina & Shane Caden
Condolences to Breda's brother P.J. and her extended family. Great memories of working with Breda in ballina. Rest in peace Breda
Billy & Mary Heffron
We are so sorry to hear of Breda's death. We have great memories of nights in Spain in her company. She was such a great worker and achieved a lot in her too short a lifetime. Sincere sympathy to her brother PJ and extended family and her wide circle of friends.
Sinead Birrane
So sorry to hear the sad news condolences to all Rip Breda
Jo Kenny
Deepest condolences to Breda, s family and friends. May she rest in peace
Adrienne & Edward Curry
Deepest condolences on the very sad passing of Breda
lovely memories of Breda when she lived in Ballina a beautiful lady and hard worker always happy, so sorry to hear she has passed away
May her gentle soul rest in peace



Cathy and Ray Foley Belleek Ballina
Our deepest sympathies to Breda’s brother PJ and extended family and friends. Breda was a lovely character full of fun and chat and kindness. She will be missed by many. May she rest in peace.
Carmel Hughes.
Sincere sympathy to you P.J. on the death of your beloved Breda,and to the O'Hara family.Great memories of Breda during the Elections Campaigns around Ballina.
May her gentle soul rest in eternal peace.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam.

Willie Nolan
Deepest sympathy to brother, P.J. and family on the sad passing of Breda. Memories of her when she ran a successful sandwich bar on Hill Street. Always full of good humor and banter. Rest in peace.

Breege Rick and Sophie Goldrick
Sincere sympathy to the Family and great friends of Breda. A truly lovely woman RIP Breda
Liam and Anna Marie Henry
Sincere sympathies to PJ and the O'Hara family. Breda was one of a kind and Ballina was better for her presence. We have fond memories of her megawatt smile, hearty laugh and great sense of fun, not least during elections. Breda, may you rest in the peace you so richly deserve.
Ann Forde ( Doherty )
Condolences to PJ and the O Hara family .
Breda was one special lady that so many of us had the privilege to know .
May she rest in peace 🙏

Caroline Wilson
My condolences to all Breada's family and friends. Breada was a lovely friendly neighbour. May she rest in peace.
Sandra Cribben
Sad to hear this news today, Breda was a lovely woman and have find memories of her here in Ballina and in Spain. Rest easy Breda and sincere sympathy to her family and close friends. RIP
Marian Connolly
Deepest sympathy to PJ & the extended O'Hara family, very sad to hear of Breda's passing, a lovely kind lady may she rest in peace.
Joey, Mary Devers and Family Greenhills Ballina
Deepest sympathy To the O 'Hara Family on the Passing of Breda A Lovely,Worm And Friendly Woman Rest in peace.
Fiona Hopkins Ballina
So sorry to hear of Bredas passing she was a lady lovely kind neighbour always so cheerful brilliant at her job loved by all rest in peace Breda thinking of all the family
Gabriel & Mags McCafferty Killala Rd. Ballina
Sincere sympathy to PJ & all Breda's extended family & large circle of friends. Sorry to learn of her death. It was always a pleasure to meet Breda. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Paddy Walsh
Sincere sympathy to P.J. And her extended family and many friends. Breda was a lovely girl who made a great impression in Ballina and was friends with everyone. May she rest in peace.
Karen Oglesby
Condolences to Breda's brother and her extended family and to all her good friends,l was so sorry to hear about breda's passing,she was a lovely lady,may she rest in peace.
Barbara White
Condolences to Breda's brother and all her good friends in Ballina and Cabo Roig. R.I.P
Ferdia McNamara
Rest in peace Breda you did really make your mark in Ballina,from Busy Bees to running the Broken jug and other ventures,includ ing working in the Merry monkx
Tina & Harry Geraghty
Condolences to PJ & Breda's extended family. Heartbreaking news to hear of our dear friend Breda's passing, we have had great happy times down through the years in Ballina & Cabo Roig, we will remember Breda as a hardworking, kind, generous & loyal friend. Rest in Peace Breda 🙏🏼
Geraldine & Gerry Benson
Deepest sympathy to PJ & Breda's family & wide circle of friends.
May Breda Rest In Peace now... 🙏

Marion & Liam Casey
Sincere Condolences to all Bredas family and friends. A lovely, life loving woman, may her soul rest in eternal peace.
Betty Kevin Moran
So sorry to read of Breda’s death
Fantastic lady
Full of fun
Rest in Peace

Gerry Heneghan and family Shanaghy Heights Ballina
Sincere condolences to P.J and Breda's extended family and wide circle of friends. Breda was so popular in Ballina when she worked here. It was always lovely to meet her every year in Caboroig, Spain. She loved meeting the Ballina people during the summer and she enjoyed the fun. God rest you Breda ,you were a lovely lady. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Maria & Jonathan Healy
Sincere condolences to Bredas Family...Breda you will be sorely missed, fantastic lady and wonderful neighbour, always a big smile for everyone .
Anne & George McKnight
Sympathies to Breda’s family and friends. So sad to hear of her passing. Such a lovely lady. Rest in peace Breda
MARY MARTIN
Sincere condolences to Breda’s family on the sad passing of your beloved Breda.Fond memories of a lovely lady from her time in Ballina .May her kind gentle soul rest in peace.
Fiona Dodd
Deepest sympathy to PJ and all Breda's extended family on her passing-a wonderful friend and neighbour-may her gentle soul rest in peace.
Orla Heffernan
So sorry to hear of Breda's passing. She was a great character, business lady and a very genuine person . Rest in Peace Breda your suffering us over ...
Marion & John Fitzpatrick
Sincere condolences to Breda’s family and wide circle of friends. May she rest in peace.🙏
Patricia and Dessie Barrett
Our deepest sympathy to her brother PJ and to her family and friends at this sad time. May her gentle soul rest In peace 🙏
Cllr Annie May Reape. Ballina
My deepest sympathy to you PJ & extended family on the sad passing of Breda.. I got to know Breda many years ago when she arrived in Ballina everyone endeared themselves to her and she quickly became part of the town. Beautiful person always .. gone to soon. Rest in peace dearest Breda
Angie and Damian Jones
Sincere condolences to Breda’s family on her death. She was brilliant at everything she put her hand to in Ballina, we were all drawn to her positive nature. We had great fun at election time. May her gentle soul Rest In Peace
Gerry Devaney
So sad too here of the passing of Breda ,knew her from when she ran "Busy Bees " in ballina, a really lovely person, who made the best Ham and Chicken rolls, and great for a chat, sorely missed, sincere condolences to PJ and family, Rest in peace Breda ,it was a pleasure to have known you. 😢
Liam & Lisa Forde
Deepest sympathy to PJ and to Breda's family and friends. Breda was a lovely person and will be dearly missed. May her gentle soul rest in peace xx
Dorothy and Tom Devers
Condolences to PJ and all Breda’s family and friends may her gentle soul rest in peace. She was a lady
Frank and Margaret Reddington (ballina)
Our sincere sympathy to Breda’s family on sad passing we have fond memories of her in ballina
Barbara Ginley
Sincere sympathy to PJ & all Breda's extended family & friends. Sorry to learn of her death. It was always a pleasure to meet Breda. May her kind & gentle soul rest in peace.
Dorothy Quinn
My sincere condolences to Breda's brother PJ and family. Breda was a wonderful woman and worked so hard in this life . We had great times in Spain and memories l will have forever. Hope you are resting in peace now Breda until we meet again 🙏
Paddy wynne
Breda was just FABULOUS
She treated everyone with so much love and fun. Sincere condolences.

Dara and Siobhan Calleary
Heaven has a new angel.

One with a heart of gold, a generous and kind spirit, the best sense of fun and craic and one who shares her many talents and strengths with everyone.

We were blessed to have known you Breda.

May you now get the rest you deserve and enjoy the mighty gathering that’s waiting to welcome you to the heavens.

Rest in peace Breda.

John & Gair Gordon
Our sincere sympathy to Breda's brother PJ and to her family and friends. Breda was a wonderful, competent and warm person and will be greatly missed.
Mary Wynne
My sincerest sympathies to you PJ Breda was a beautiful person and left a lasting impression on everyone who knew her . May her gentle soul rest in peace 🙏
Bernie and Sean Mc Nulty
Condolences to PJ . So sad for your passing Breda, but your wonderful memories will last forever. Sleep well my friend. xx
Olive O’Donnell, BALLINA
My sincere sympathy to Breda’s brother PJ , family and her close friends . Breda was an excellent business lady and got to know her in her sandwich bar and shop before moving to a local
Resturant. She was a real “people’s person” and endeared herself to many. May Breda Rest in Peace .

Joe & Margaret Slater
Our CONDOLENCE to Breda's family on her sad passing, a lovely lady great memories of her time in Ballina, may she rest in peace,
Cepta McDonnell, Knockmore
So sorry to hear of sad passing of Breda my sympathies to all her family and many many friends. Breda was such a lovely person may she now rest peacefully in the arms of The Lord. RIP Breda.
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Samantha Hoban
RIP Breda
Many happy memories from her time in ballina
Condolence to Breda family at this sad time

Noreen Doherty
I'm so sorry to hear of Breda's passing, she was such wonderful, kind lady. My sincere condolences to all her family.
Tony Moyles
My deepest sympathy to you all on this sad loss. Breda was a breath of fresh air and one of the nicest people I ever had the pleasure to deal with. May she rest happily in Gods loving care
John Connolly
Condolences to PJ and all Brenda's extended family and friends. I had the pleasure of working with Breda in the late 90s. May her gentle soul rest in peace
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