Tributes paid as Kilkenny’s Willie Meighan of Rollercoaster Records passes away

Tributes are being paid to a much loved Kilkenny businessman who has died.

Willie Meighan of Rollercoaster Records on Kieran Street in the city passed away early on Tuesday morning following an illness.

The 48-year-old had just married in recent weeks.

He’s being fondly remembered locally.

A note on the door of Rollercoaster on Tuesday morning read “Due to the passing of our hero, boss and best friend, Willie Meighan, Rollercoaster will remain closed until Friday. There is a light and it never ever goes out – The Rollercoaster Team.”

Funeral Arrangements

Reposing at his sister Marie’s residence, 8 Rioch Terrace, from 3-9pm on Wednesday this week with rosary at 9pm. Funeral mass will be held at 11am in St. Mary’s Cathedral, with burial following in St. Kieran’s Cemetery.