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Death of railway campaigner

Monday, 16th December, 2013 4:07pm
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Death of railway campaigner

Dunboyne Railway Station for which Mary Sylver campaigned tirelessly.

The death took place on Tuesday of former Meath County Councillor, Mary Sylver of Piercetown, Dunboyne.
She served as a Fine Gael member of Meath County Council for 14 years and was a relentless campaigner to have the railway line to Dunboyne reinstated.
Meath County Council Cathaoirleach, John Farrelly, paid tribute to the late Mrs Sylver whom he desribed as an able councillor and colleague.
She died peacefully in the care of the staff of Highfield Hospital in Whitehall.
She was predeceased by her husband Michael and is survived by her children, Elizabeth (Yourell), Colette and Gorham, grandchildren, Emma and Jordan, sister, Peggy, brother, Michael, son-in-law Jim and her many relatives and friends.
Her remains are reposing at Highfield, where there will be a prayer service tomorrow morning at 9.30am followed by removal at 10.15am, arriving at Church of Saints Peter and Paul , Dunboyne for 11am funeral mass.
She will be buried afterwards in Batterstown cemetery.

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