By | October 2, 2020
Derek Mahon death

Derek Mahon cause of death – Derek Mahon dead: obituary – tributes

  • Date of death: October 1, 2020
    Age: 78-year-old
    Cause of death: died after a short illness

How did Derek Mahon die?

Derek Mahon, one of the foremost contemporary Irish poets, died in Cork on Thursday night after a short illness. He was 78.

His poem, Everything is Going to be All Right, a short lyric of solace and determined optimism captured for many the national mood in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Derek Mahon Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.

This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.

Derek Mahon tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.

The Gallery Press

We announce with deepest sorrow the death of Derek Mahon, master poet, pure artist. To his partner Sarah Iremonger and his children Rory, Katy and Maisie we send heartfelt condolences. We will miss him forever as a friend and beloved author. Peace to Derek’s beautiful mind.



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