TRIBUTES and MESSAGES
MICHEÁL O LIODEÁN (MICHAEL LEYDON) R.I.P. Michael (or MOL as he was affectionately known) passed away peacefully at home on the 18th April 2013. As you will see from these pages, he had a lifelong interest in and involvement with drama. During his years as a teacher in St. Jarlath's College he played with the famous Tuam Theatre Guild. He subsequently became a stalwart of D.A.D.S. - both on and off the stage - the highlight undoubtedly being his appearance in "A Thief of a Christmas" which brought D.A.D.S to the All Ireland finals for the first time ever. His death at a relatively early age has robbed Dunmore of a unique talent and a great friend of drama who will be sorely missed. Ar dheis De go raibh a h-anam.

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Written by anne quinlivan on Aug. 14, 2013
great to have worked with you, great friend,great neighbour - MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE


Written by anne quinlivan on Aug. 14, 2013
great to have worked with you, great friend,great neighbour - MAY YOUR SOUL REST IN PEACE


Written by john knightly on Apr. 19, 2013
a great actor a great singer a great teacher a great musician a great photographer a great storyteller a great gaa man but most importantly a great friend thanks for so many happy memories .mol le cunamh de beidh muid go leir i neamh lle cheile aris slan abhaile micheal


Written by George Bruen on Apr. 17, 2013
I was privileged to have acted with you, to have been directed by you, to have directed you on stage and to have sung with you in the choir. Each was a unique learning and inspirational experience. You taught me a great deal and I never knew I was learning. That was the skill of the greatest of teachers.
“But the Master comes, and the foolish crowd never can quite understand the worth of a soul and the change that's wrought by the touch of the Master's hand.”
You will be sorely missed old friend but your memory will live on in my mind and in my recall of those great characters you infused with life on stage – Ould Peter, Alec Brady, Sanbatch Daly, O’Connor, Ould Stephen and many more………


Written by TERRY O'REGAN, KIERAN DAY & MIKE CANNON on Apr. 17, 2013
17.04.2013 18.20
Fantastic memories working with MOL for many years in St. Jarlaths. Every day was banter and craic. Nothing was sacred. Massive loss to the school.


Written by nikki coen on Apr. 17, 2013
R.I.P mol
True gentleman
Whom I will truly miss as you encouraged me all along with my acting!!!
Was lovely to have known you and im sure we will meet again!!!

with all my love nikki xx


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Written by nikki coen on Apr. 17, 2013
R.I.P mol
True gentleman
Whom I will truly miss as you encouraged me all along with my acting!!!
Was lovely to have known you and im sure we will meet again!!!

with all my love nikki xx


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Written by MARIE HOWLEY on Apr. 17, 2013
17.04.2013 00.28
Amazing actor and mentor. I enjoyed every second I had on stage with MOL.
I wish I could have had more.


Written by BREEGE AND FRANK, NEW YORK on Apr. 16, 2013
16.04.2013 23.03
Deeply saddened by the news that Dunmore has lost one of its finest embassadors. Rest in Peace Michael.


Written by Padraic lee on Apr. 16, 2013
What a gentleman from the hallways of sjc to the stage with D.A.D.S, I made my acting debut with him in one flew over the cockoos and hooked every since..thanks for everything mol you were a great friend and will be missed RIP


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Written by NICKY WALSH on Apr. 16, 2013
16.04.2013 14.58
An unbelievable Maths teacher, follower of The MacHales, avid golfer, lover of the Arts & Music...a great friend! Rest In Peace Micheál.


Written by MARTIN SILKE. on Apr. 16, 2013
16.04.2013 11.53
Farewell Micheal. You inspired us to take to the boards. You entertained us you taught us and your legacy will live forever. Tis not all over. Rest in peace.


Written by KEVIN O'DWYER on Apr. 16, 2013
16.04.2013 11.47
So upsetting. I had the great honour of gracing the stage at least a dozen times with Michael. It started with Playboy of the Western World in Tuam Theatre Guild, we did A Crucial Week.. and then he invited me to Dunmore for Wood of the Whispering and St


Written by PADRAIC WATERS on Apr. 16, 2013
16.04.2013 11.25
Go raibh maith agat don tacaiocht a thug tu dom san dramaiochti rith na blianta.Slan a mhicheal,ar mbeannacht leat agus na milte beannacht


Written by PETER MCCALLIG on Apr. 16, 2013
16.04.2013 00.33
Shocked & Sad to hear of the passing of Michael RIP.


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