Popular Ballagh businessman dies

A well-known Ballaghaderreen businessman has died.

For several decades, Denis Egan ran Egan’s Menswear in Main Street until it closed in recent years.

He and his wife, Maureen, who died in 2012, were highly regarded in the town.


Denis died yesterday at the age of 87 in Oakwood Nursing Home, Ballaghaderreen.

His funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday in St Nathy’s Catherdral at noon, followed by burial afterwards in Kilcolman cemetery.