It is with great regret and sadness that Leinster Rugby learned of the passing of Fr. Aidan Lehane this week…

LEHANE, Fr. Aidan P., C.S.Sp., (Templeogue College and late of Clontarf, Rockwell College, Blackrock College, St. Michael’s College and St. Mary’s College) August 8, 2011 (peacefully), in the loving care of the matron and staff of Marian House nursing home, Kimmage Manor deeply regretted by his Holy Ghost confreres, his sisters Daire Downes and Leonie Gaffney, his brothers-in-law Joseph and Maurice, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews relatives and a large circle of friends. R.I.P. Reposing in the Parish Hall, Kimmage Manor, from 2 o’clock today (Wednesday) August 10. Removal, after prayers at 4.40 o’clock, to the Church of the Holy Spirit, Kimmage Manor, arriving at 5 o’clock Mass of Christian Burial tomorrow (Thursday), August 11 at 11.30 o’clock followed by interment in Shanganagh cemetery. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to Marian House Nursing Home and to the Hospice, Harold’s Cross.