Hugh Conway

Hugh Conway F.T.C.L. 6 Market Street Sligo

October 20 2006

Hazelwood Unit, St. John’s Hospital.

Wife Eileen and son Michael, daughter Hilary, sisters Rosmary, Josephine, Margaret, family

& Many Friends in attendance.

Removal from the Foley Funeral Home to Sligo Cathedral Sunday 22 October.

Funeral Sligo Cemetery after 12 noon Mass of the Resurrection on Monday 23rd October.


Mike Former member of The Richie Fitzgerald Ceili Band; VirtuosoViolinst;

Double-bass and piano player of great renown!

Mrs Creighton's Delight:- King at the 'Creighton-Evenings'.

Well rememberd by Liam Garvey and many Sligo-Heads-of-the-Day- for starting the First Ceili-Band to play in the

"McLaughlin's-Pub-Concert -Halll".

Also a seven years tour of America with THE CEILI-BAND!

Many memoralbe Jam-Sessions in Reading and London.

When I brought my friends home he would play "Children of the Revolution"-T.Rex on his guitar for us, my friends thought I had the coolest uncle on earth.

Michael remembered playing Feis Shligigh as a young man, and never thought he would end up plaing T.Rex for his teenage nices!

He made a record with the Richie Fitzgerald Ceili Band and is featured on the cover with a double bass

and the band.



17th December 1993, 6 Market Street Sligo and Reading Berkshire, died suddenly

aftrer suffering a heart attack aged only 58. R.I.P.