Death of Father Colm Lavelle SJ, former teacher in the Sacred Heart College, The Crescent

The death has occurred of Father Colm Lavelle SJ.  He taught English and German in Crescent between 1967 and 1970. He was a painter and spent periods over many years as a  hermit in Donegal.

A Dubliner, he had Limerick connections his mother being one of the well-known O’Mara family. His grandfather, James O’Mara, was a TD in the first Dail and was previously  an MP at Westminster.

May he rest in peace.

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