The passing of Brian Gallagher (1961-2016)

John McMorrow

It is with great sorrow that we report the passing of Brian Gallagher; most recently a member of Naomh Barrog CC but also a longtime member of Collegians Chess & Go club and an ICU member since 1982. In addition to being an Armstrong player Brian also represented Ireland in the World Amateur Go Championship in Japan. We have reached out to Brian's family and friends to issue our condolences and also to the Irish Go association.


Gallagher Brian (Atheist: No Mumbo Jumbo) (Beaumont, Dublin 9) December 29th 2016. Surrounded by his loving family in the care of St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown. Sadly missed by his beloved partner Gráinne, cherished children Daniel and Ciara, sister Fiona, brothers Frank & Niall, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, & his many friends.

Reposing in Lanigan’s Funeral Home, 21 Beaumont Rd. on Tuesday from 6 pm to 7 pm. Removal on Wednesday to Dardistown Crematorium for a celebration of Brian’s life at 2 o’clock.

No Flowers by request, donations if desired to St. Francis Hospice Blanchardstown.

If you would like to add your own obituary to honour Brian, please write to and I will add it here or pass on your words to his family.

Here is a picture of Brian receiving the Naomh Barrog Club Championship trophy in 2012.

RIP Brian Gallagher

Created 2017-01-02 ◦ Last updated 2017-01-02 ◦ Editor JMM

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