Fr. Connla Delany S.J. (Connla Ó Dúláine) died on the 10th January in Cherryfield Lodge Nursing Home, Milltown Park, Dublin.
Born in Dublin in 1930, he was educated at Belvedere College and entered the Jesuits in 1948. He taught Irish and French at Crescent from 1956 to 1959 and was well remembered for producing a number of plays in Irish and the opera The Bohemian Girl.
Following his ordination in 1962 he taught at Coláiste Iognáid in Galway for a number of years before moving to the Aran Islands, where he taught at Kilronan Vocational School from which he retired as Vice-Principal. In retirement he remained on Aran for many years involved in voluntary and developmental work
May he rest in peace. .. details on RIP.IE