Funeral details announced for much loved Maria O'Grady after tragic accident

Niamh Dillon


Niamh Dillon


Maria O' Grady

Maria O'Grady

Funeral details have been announced for mother of two Maria O'Grady who died on Saturday following a tragic fall from a horse.

The Ballymackey native and wife of well known horse trainer Edward O’Grady passed away on Saturday after receiving fatal injuries sustained during a riding accident.

A statement issued on Saturday read:"On behalf of Edward and family, it is with shock and profound sorrow that I confirm Maria O’Grady died ­suddenly today following a tragic fall on the hunting field. Beloved wife, revered mother and ardent friend, she will be inordinately missed. RIP."

She is survived by her husband Edward and daughters Mimi and Rosie Mae, her extended family Jonathan, Amber and Lucy, sister Katherine, brother in law Konrad, nephews Alex, Nick and Olly, sons in law Jed and Robert and their children Jasper, Freddie, Ned, Tristan, Hogan and Teddy.

Reposing at home on Monday November 27th from 4pm to 7pm. Funeral Mass in the Church of St Joseph the Worker, Moyglass,on Tuesday November 28th at 11.30 followed by burial in the adjoining Cemetery.