Luxembourg city

Our News & Updates

Catch up on all our Latest News and Updates from Belgium, Luxembourg and Ireland.


It is with great sadness and deep regret that we announce the death of our esteemed President Hans De Belder on 13th March 2018 after a long illness.  Our thoughts and prayers are with his beloved wife, Una, son Brendan and daughter Margareta and all of the family.

A Mass/Service will be held on Saturday 21st April at 11h30 in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook.

There will be a notice in the Irish Times in due course.

Please see below the first notice that appeared in the Irish Times immediately after Hans De Belder’ death.

De Belder, Hans (Brussels, Dublin and Bantry), 13th March 2018, at Leuven University Hospital after a long illness, at the age of 80 years.

Beloved husband of Una O’Dwyer-De Belder, dear father of Brendan, Klara (deceased) and Margareta De Belder-Kura, father-in-law of Mehmet Kura, grandfather of Kevin and Kristofer, brother of Hein, Dirk (deceased) and Hugo, brother-in- law of Mikke and Anouk.  He will be greatly missed by all his family, friends and former colleagues.

Reposed on Saturday, 17th March at the Funeral Home Vangrunderbeek-Scherens, Dorp 21, in Sterrebeek, Belgium; Funeral Mass was held Wednesday, 21st March at 11h30 at the Church of St Pancratius, Dezangrelaan 18, KraainemBelgium.