Market House, Market Yard, Sligo, Ireland

William (Billy) Burns

William (Billy) Burns

Dún Pádraig, Cloverhill Road, Carrowmore, Co. Sligo


Formerly of St. Congall`s Parish, Bangor, Co. Down.

Former player with Sligo Rovers Football Club.

Billy, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital in the exceptional care of the doctors, nurses and staff of the Emergency Department and Medical North. 

Loving husband of Geraldine Burns and loving and devoted father of Julie, Gary, Michelle and Chris. Loving Grandfather of Naoimh, Erin, Casimir, Emmet, Cormac, Jack and Leo. Dearly missed by his loving wife, children, grandchildren, brother Ronnie Burns, sons-in-law Bill and JP, daughter-in-law Hayley, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Rest in Peace.

Funeral mass and burial will be strictly private for family and relatives only.

House strictly private please.

Due to the current Government and H.S.E. guidelines regarding the Coronavirus and large public gatherings in the interest of public health we will be unable to have a traditional funeral at this time.

Months Mind Mass for Billy will be celebrated online in Sligo Cathedral on Saturday 18th April at 7:00pm.

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