By his sorrowful parishioners
( of Aghada )
to the memory of
THE VERY REVd JOHN CANON RYAN P.P.
For 30 years their loving and devoted pastor.
As a small token of their heartfelt gratitude
For his many acts of kindness and benevolence to them.
He was a saintly priest, a steadfast friend
A sincere patriot and a gentle pastor
He died 15th July 1906 aged 86 years
In the 63rd year of his Sacred Ministry
R. I. P.