The Book of Soden

 History of the  Soden Family 1146 - 1950

Sligo 6


Great-great-grandfather Francis Soden (first Roman Catholic teacher in Carrickhowna, Co. Sligo in 1926)  

[Source: Mary McNerney, nee Soden of Templvanny, Co. Sligo, now living in Leixlip, Co Kildare, November, 2015]


Sligo Young Farmers' Association 1950 Views/YFsligo1950.JPG

The Ballinasloe Show 1950 Prizewinners

back l. to r.:

Michael Coffey, Charles Soden, Michael Fallon, J. Carney, B. Soden, J. Murray


T. Soden, J. Harney, M.J. Kelly, P.Jennings, P. Glynn, Sean O'Neachtain.


Newspaper heading from 1962

25th August, 1962
Irish Independent, page 15


Mahon and Soden in Boys' Final

The thirty-six holes final of the Leinster boys Open Golf Championship  at Elm Park today (9.30 and 1.30) will be contested by Jim Mahon, jun. (Sutton) and George Soden (Co. Sligo),....

On 11th October, 1996 Joe Soden of  Sligo  passed away suddenly.

He was a much respected banker in the city of Dublin  and  regarded greatly for his kindness and work for charity. He is buried in Shanganagh Cemetery, Co. Wicklow.


SODEN (née Maguire) (Rosses Point, Co. Sligo) - September 5, 2005 (peacefully), in the loving care of the Sisters and staff of Nazareth House, Sligo, Philomena (Phil), beloved wife of the late George M. and grandmother of the late George O'Reilly and dear mother of Gretta (O'Reilly), George A., Philip, Mary (O'Donnell), Anne (Pugh), Therese (Kelly), Sol, Charlie and the late Joe; deeply and deservedly regretted by her loving family, brother Jim, sister Eileen, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends. Rest in peace. Removal from her home this (Wednesday) evening at 7 o'clock to St Columba's Church, Rosses Point. Mass of the Resurrection at 12 Noon tomorrow (Thursday). Funeral to adjoining cemetery afterwards.


The death also occurred suddenly of Gretta Soden of Sligo in 2007.

Gretta and her family  were well-known and respected in Sligo and she took part in the Soden Famly Reunion of 2000 in the Tower Hotel, Sligo.

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