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Death of Barry Mohan: Funeral Details for ‘All Folk’d Up’ Musician

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Barry Mohan playing

The funeral insertion describes him as the ‘beloved son of the late Declan RIP and Marina, dear brother of Pauric and devoted dad of Céala Rose’.

He adds: “Barry will be sadly missed by his closest friends and musical family around the world”. Deeply missed by his mother, brother, daughter, Kevin, aunts, uncles, grandparents, nieces Áine and Katie, nephew Deaglán, cousins, Barry’s closest friends and extended family circle . Barry’s funeral mass can be viewed via https://streaming.belltron.com

Mr. Mohan’s death on October 17 was originally announced by his band in a statement from Rising PR: “We are deeply saddened and shocked to learn of the passing this morning of Barry Mohan, talented guitarist and musician of All Folk’d Up, in a traffic accident last night.

Barry was integral to the band’s success and was the brother of lead singer Pauric. His energy and enthusiasm were always evident on stage and will be greatly missed by the local music scene.

We have worked with Barry for the past few years, and it was obvious that his talent, his professionalism on and off stage, his love for the music, his drive and his determination for the band were always there with a smile on his face.

Barry was due to tour England this weekend with All Folk’d Up, but those four shows will now be cancelled.

We send our most sincere condolences to Pauric, his mother Marina, his daughter Céala Rose and the other members of the group Ryan, Paddy and Szymon as well as to all his family.

In a report Michelle Gildernew, Sinn Féin MP expressed his condolences after his death.

The MP for Fermanagh & South Tyrone said: ‘I am deeply saddened to hear that Barry Mohan has died following a car accident.

“It will be devastating for Barry’s family who have suffered the loss of their father Declan in tragic circumstances. My immediate thoughts are with his mother Marina, his daughter Céala Rose, all his family, band members and friends.

“Barry was a talented musician and will be missed by the local community.

“An investigation is ongoing and police are appealing to anyone who witnessed the collision or captured it on their dash cam to contact Crash Investigation Unit officers on 101 , citing reference 245 10/17/22.”

James O’Connor said online: “Such a sad day today!. This young man kidnapped long before his time!. We had many good nights together!. An absolute gentleman and a cracking musician and singer. I’m honored to have had the chance to share the stage with you Barry Mohan, you will be greatly missed buddy!. My sincere condolences to Pauric and Marina as well as to all the family and friends.

Barry Mohan

Keep that stage warm over there!

I will miss you forever mate.”

In another post, One for the Road said: ‘We are absolutely devastated to learn this morning of the tragic passing of Barry Mohan.

“Barry was a musical genius and inspired so many people in the music industry.

“We’ve had lots of boobies, lots of drinks and lots of singing together over the years. He will be sorely missed by so many around the world. We are blessed to have shared the stage with him so many times! His smile could light up any room Our deepest condolences to Marina, Pauric, Céala Rose and her family and friends everywhere.

“Rest in peace buddy”

Barry has played with our branch on a few social occasions and we are blessed that he has been such a good friend to many of our members. We are devastated by his loss. Our thoughts are with Marina and Pauric. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

And in another post, John Garrity Music said, “Rest in Peace Barry Mohan. Today I learned of the sad passing of a great friend, a fellow musician and a real character. I was lucky enough to be able to call Barry a good friend, and he was always there to support me in any way possible.

“Jonathan and I have been blessed to have him with us at concerts a few times on the banjo. I am in shock and totally devastated and all my prayers and thoughts are with his family and his daughter. I pray to God May Barry be in heaven after this tragic accident.

“Pictured below, Barry is playing in Belfast with my kit on the day he encouraged me to start and was there to show me the ropes…

“I will miss you so much Barry thank you for everything”

And in another online tribute, More Power To Your Elbow said: “It is with great sadness that on Monday, October 17, news spread nationwide of the tragic death of the musician, singer and author. -composer Barry Mohan.

“Barry was a major figure along with his brother Pauric in the ever-popular and brilliant band ‘All Folk’d Up’.

“Wonderful talent not only with the band but also as a solo artist.

“Barry had the world of music at his feet and the number of times our bands crossed paths there always garnered a lot of respect and admiration.

“To be honest, it was just a good fool and a laugh.

“In addition to his musical qualities, he was one of the good guys in life, always ready to chat and pick up the guitar, play a tune and entertain whatever the occasion. What the music world has lost here the sky has definitely won it and there are some good friends of ours Barry ready to join you up there for a cracking session.

“None of our words will ease the pain and suffering the Mohan family is experiencing today.

“All we can do is look with sympathy and look through the window of pain knowing that the music world has lost a good one, but more importantly the family has lost a son and a brother.

“Until we find Barry, his late father Declan, his mother Marina, his brother Pauric, his daughter Céala Rose and the whole Mohan family, We the group of More Power to your Elbow, Gerry, Pat, Claire , Damian, Helen, Mark, Alsi, Eugene, former members Patsy, Paul and Micky (RIP) offer our deepest condolences and say goodbye to one of our own.

“Ar dheis Dé a go raibh a anam”