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James Groves - 31st March 2024.

Updated: Apr 5

GROVES, James (Dalkey, Co. Dublin) March 31st, 2024 suddenly. Dearly beloved son of Deirdre and John, brother to Claire, Anna and Jack. He will be very sadly missed by his parents, siblings, their partners Rob, Rory and Kate, his Nana Noreen Somers, aunt Noirín, uncle Brendan and their spouses. James will also be missed by his cousins, relatives, extended family, and a wide circle of friends, in particular Lee, Bar, Dyl and John. May he rest in peace.


‘Until Valhalla.’


House Private. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Cross Care or Pieta House. Donations can be made on line at or


A gathering of family and friends will take place at Patrick O’Donovan & Son Funeral Home, Sallynoggin A96 PW73 on Saturday (April 6th) from 4pm to 6pm (all welcome to attend). A celebration of James’ life will take place on Sunday (April 7th) in the National Maritime Museum, Haigh Terrace, Dun Laoghaire A96 C8X7 at 12noon. Followed by Private Cremation. To view the Cremation Service live at 1.30pm click on this link


For those who are unable to attend the funeral but would like to offer their condolences, can do so on the condolence section below.


Please Note: The links provided to live-stream the Cremation Service is managed by an independent streaming company. The funeral directors accepts NO responsibility for its functionality or interruption to a live transmission.

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Apr 06

Shocked, and deeply saddened, at this news. Massive sympathy with John and Deirdre, and with James's brother and sisters. May he rest in peace.

Cormac O'Nolan

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