Death of Cllr Tom Moorehouse

By Dan Walsh

The death has occurred of former Cllr Tom Moorehouse, Moran Park, Enniscorthy, who was a Fine Gael member of Enniscorthy Town Council from 1994 to 2014 and served as Chairman during the 2002-’03 term.


Deputy Paul Kehoe is leading the tributes and said he is deeply saddened following the passing of Tom Moorehouse, a supporter and friend.

“Tom was a great Councillor who represented the people of Enniscorthy with the kindness many will have witnessed in person. He loved Enniscorthy and its people and everything he did was to help others. Tom was a family man and Teresa, Fran, Mary, Tina and all Tom’s extended family are in my thoughts at this sad time.”

Tom was a friendly face around St Aidan’s Parish School, where he worked as a caretaker, and was known and respected for his loyal involvement in many groups and charities, including Enniscorthy Tidy Towns’, Chernobyl Shop and he served on St. Aidan’s Cathedral Restoration Committee and the Athenaeum Restoration Committee. His goodness was far reaching and behind all his actions was his extraordinarily strong faith and devotion.

Tom was a family man and Teresa, Fran, Mary, Tina and all Tom’s extended family are in my thoughts at this sad time.

FAMILY NOTICE; TOM MOOREHOUSE, Moran Park, Enniscorthy; (ex-Councillor) Beloved husband of Teresa, loving father of Mary, Tina and Fran and brother of Joan, Margaret, Mary, Seamus, Willie and Fintan and the late Joe, John, Paddy and Philip. Sadly missed by his loving family, grandchildren Blake, Cerys, Corey, Jamie, Jesse, Tom, Ryan, Casey and Riely, son-in-law Martin, extended family, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

A Private Family Funeral will be held on Friday for Tom and may be followed from 10 o’clock at

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