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Denis Mahony RIP - we have lost a great friend and mentor

It is sad to report the passing of Denis Danno Mahony, former Dublin footballer and a great supporter to St Sylvesters at the time we bought our grounds at Broomfield. The members and executive at Syls would like to express our sympathy to Denis' family and thank them for their support over the years, Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Denis Mahony RIP - we have lost a great friend and mentor

Ciaran Creamer (left) chairman of St Sylvesters GFC, Canon Brady, Tom Bailey, Bovale Developments and John Mahony, Denis Mahony Ltd pictured at the opening of the St Sylvesters pitch in Malahide

MAHONY Denis (Danno) Malahide and Quinta do Lago April 3rd 2017 peacefully in Portugal having lived a marvellous life to the full for 88 years surrounded by his much loved extended family. Deeply mourned by his beloved wife Joan, his children Ita, Susan, John, Jeanne & Michelle. Daughter-in-law Laura, sons-in-law Padraig Slattery, Wim de Jongh, Ken Patterson. Grandchildren Kelli, Annie, Jonathan & Greg Slattery. David, Stephen, Rebecca & Hannah Mahony. Tom, Emma & Faye de Jongh. His great grandchildren Jack & Danny O'Keeffe. His sisters Mary Jones & Joan Hinds and very wide circle of friends.



We would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family & friends of the late Denis Mahony.

Denis 'Danno' Mahony was a Dublin footballer in the 40's & 50's, and won an All-Ireland with the Dublin Minors in 1945. At Senior level, Denis won 2 National Leagues & captained Dublin in the 1955 All-Ireland Final against Kerry. In 1958 Denis became the youngest ever Chairman of the Dublin County Board.

Denis also experienced great success with his club, St Vincent's.

He won 8 Dublin SFC titles, including seven in-a-row. He also won a Leinster SFC with his team. Later in his life Denis became the president of St Vincent's.