Nigel Smeaton, Malahide, County Dublin

Smeaton Nigel, Malahide, 27th June 2020. Peacefully in the wonderful care of St Francis Hospice, surrounded by his loving family. Dearly beloved son of Ann and Godfrey and loving father to Cian. Very sadly missed by his brother Nicholas, sisters Rebecca and Victoria, sister in law Aoife, brothers in law Seamus and Bernard, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and a wide circle of friends.
Late of the Irish National Ice Hockey Team, Northern Ireland Tridents Ice Hockey Team and The Azzam Yacht. May he Rest In Peace.
A private funeral will take place for immediate family. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot do so, please feel free to leave a message in the Condolence Book at the bottom of this page or send on condolences by traditional manner. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice, Raheny.


  1. kevin boyle on June 27, 2020 at 3:21 pm

    REST in peace Nigel. Hockey heaven has gained a new player. It was great to share the ice with you

  2. Conor Fleming on June 27, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    Nigel you will be sorely missed by everyone you made an impact on everyone’s life may you Rest In Peace

  3. Alan Fleming on June 27, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    May you have eternal peace Nigel. Irish ice hockey family have lost one of its finest characters and a true gentleman. Thoughts are with you and your family at this sad time.☘☘☘☘☘

  4. Sonya McEneaney and Vytas Lukosevicius, Dundalk. on June 27, 2020 at 5:45 pm

    Our sincerest sympathies to Nigel’s family. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Nigel was an absolute gent on and off the ice and was taken way too soon. His legacy and memories will live on in the hearts of everyone who knew him.
    RIP #91

  5. Derek O'Neill on June 27, 2020 at 6:43 pm

    A true gentleman, he will be missed by all who knew him. My condolences to family, friends and team mates.

  6. Celtic Clovers on June 27, 2020 at 6:44 pm

    It was a pleasure to play with and against Nigel over the years. Deepest condolences from all at Celtic Clovers IHC.

  7. Anthony Hutton on June 27, 2020 at 8:04 pm

    Nigel you were a true gentleman and only ever put others first. You will be sorely missed by everyone who ever had the pleasure to have known you. Sleep well #91 the world has lost a great man

  8. Brian Lusardi on July 1, 2020 at 9:14 am

    I met Nigel 4 years ago during one of his many trips to the United States. He was one of the most genuine people I ever met and fought as hard as he could as long as he could. He will be greatly missed by many people.

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