Death Notices

Christopher J. Lyons
Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Christopher Lyons, The Green, Kilminchy and late of Old Nangor Rd., Clondalkin.

Peacefully, at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Predeceased by his parents, Christopher and Margaret and brother John. Deeply regretted by his loving partner Aileen, sisters Jane and Kathleen, brothers Jimmy and Peter, daughters Tracy, Lisa and Cathy, dear nephews, nieces, relatives and good friends.

May He Rest in Peace

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon in Newlands Crematorium on Monday 19th April.

Those who would have liked to attend his funeral, but who can not due to the current restrictions, may leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

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Christopher J. Lyons
Annie O’Brien
Saturday, April 17th, 2021

Annie O’Brien (nee Ryan) Marian Ave.

Peacefully in the loving care of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Surrounded by her loving family. Annie beloved wife of Billy. Dearly loved mother to Elizabeth (Plunkett), Liam, Martina (O`Brien) Michael and Conor. Cherished grandmother to her many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Deeply regretted by her loving family. Brother Peter, brother in law Johnny. Sons in law George and Gerry. Daughters in law Marian, Gabriel and Lisa. Sisters in law Breda and Maura. Special friend Maura and special niece Theresa. Nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

May she Rest in Peace.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Monday 19th April in St. Peter and Paul’s Church and will be streamed on the webcam http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/ Burial will follow in St. Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, Portlaoise.

Those who would have liked to attend her funeral, but who can not due to the current restrictions, may leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

House strictly private.

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Jim Geraghty
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Jim Geraghty,  (Ballygar, Galway; Castlerea, Roscommon; Rush, Fingal; Port Laoise),

Unexpectedly but peacefully in Port Laoise. Deeply missed by his family, especially his wife Pearl, brother-in-law Willie, son Tonaí, daughter-in-law Lisa, grandson Tomaltach, daughter Mary and grand-daughters Darcy, Ellie and Reimi. Memories of a forever young-at-heart man will continue to be lovingly cherished by his relatives and friends, near and far, particularly in Galway, Fingal, Port Laoise and New York. We are all heartbroken that you didn’t succeed in realising your goal of returning to Gaillimh for your final chapter.

Rest in Peace.

Wake to take place in Coill Rua, Indreabhán. Due to Covid-19 restrictions a Private Funeral Mass will take place on Wednesday 14th April at 1:00 p.m. in Séipéal an Chnoic, Indreabhán, followed by burial in Reilig Mhaoiris. Donations, if desired, to Cairde Mhuire, Knock Shrine at www.knockshrine.ie.

Funeral Mass can be viewed online at

https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/seipeal-n-ainnin-2

Those wishing to sympathise with the family can use the online condolence book below.

Ní bheidh a leithéid ann aríst.

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Cathal Clooney
Tuesday, April 13th, 2021

Cathal Clooney, Ballytarsna, Abbeyleix

Peacefully at Crumlin Hospital Dublin. Predeceased by his grandparents Eilish and Joe and his uncle Fintan (Dooley). Deeply regretted by his heartbroken parents William and Anne-Marie, his cherished brother Liam, grandparents Joe and Lil, grandaunts, granduncles, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Due to Covid -19 Directive a private Family Funeral will take place. Cathal’s Funeral will arrive for 12 noon Requiem Mass on Thursday, April 15th in The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix via the Mountrath Road and will be live streamed on

https://abbeyleixparish.ie/webcam/

Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery. People who wish to sympathise may line the route to the Church, in the Churchyard, or on route to the cemetery. Social distancing must be observed at all times.

HOUSE STRICTLY PRIVATE

Family flowers only.

Rest in Peace

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Edward (Eddie) Flanagan
Sunday, April 11th, 2021

Eddie Flanagan, Mountmellick and late of Dr Murphy Place.

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Ballard Lodge Nursing Home. Beloved husband of the late Teresa (nee Muldowney). Dearly loved father to Brendan, Eamonn, Mary, Tim and Robert. Greatly missed by his loving family. Grandchildren Rachel, Hannah, Eilis, Finn, Isla, Anya and Elodie. Daughters in law Misa, Heather, Manjit and Becky, son in law James. His sisters Florence McCabe (Mountmellick) and Mai Wrenn (Dublin), brothers in law Seamus Wrenn and Paudie McCabe and all the Muldowney family. Nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and the need to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral with immediate family only will take place at 12 noon on Sunday 18th April at St. Peter and Paul’s Church and will be streamed on  http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery.

Those who would have liked to attend his funeral, but who cannot due to the current restrictions, may leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support during this difficult time.

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Christine Maher
Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Christine Maher (nee Molloy), 28 Oakleaf Place.

Beloved wife of Joseph. Deeply regretted by her sons & daughters, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brothers, sister, brother in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives & friends.

Rest in Peace.

Due to current government guidelines a private family funeral will take place. Requiem Mass on Wednesday, April 14th at 12 noon in St Peter & Paul’s Church, interment afterwards in Ratheniska Cemetery. Mass can be viewed on the parish website www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam

Any one wishing to leave condolences can do so on the link below or send on in the traditional manner. Those wishing to pay their respects may do so as the cortege travels to the church via Main Street.

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Eugene Byrne
Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Eugene Byrne Killeens, Wexford and late of Portlaoise.

Eugene (Retired member of An Garda Siochana), beloved husband of Marie and loving father of Owen, Clare, Colm and the late Barry, brother of Maureen (Rogers) and the late Catherine; sadly missed by his family, Colm’s partner Claire Ryan, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, granddaughter Ella, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

A private family funeral will take place. Due to recent HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings, those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot, can leave a personal message in the ‘condolence’ link below.

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Eugene Byrne
Patrick Carrigan
Wednesday, April 7th, 2021

Patrick Carrigan, Capoley.

Carrigan Paddy, Capoley and late of Ballyfoyle Co. Kilkenny.

Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. Dearly loved husband of Lizzie and loving father to Joan, Denis, Pat, Elaine, Ailish, James, Brendan, and Ann Marie. Cherished grandfather to Laura, Emma, Isabel, Aoife, Ella, Harry, Alex, Paddy Óg, Finn, Darcey, Willow, and Charlie. Deeply regretted by his loving family, sisters Nora and Maura, sister in law Lizzie, sons in law John, Jan, and Séan, daughters in law Jane, Audrey, and Zoe, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral with immediate family only will take place at 12 noon on Friday, April 9th in St. Peter and Paul’s Church and will be streamed on http://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/web-cam/. Burial will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s cemetery.

Those who would have liked to attend his funeral, but who cannot due to the current restrictions, may leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your co-operation, understanding and support during this difficult time.

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Kathleen Humphries
Monday, April 5th, 2021

Kathleen Humphries (née Higgins,) Phibsborough, Dublin and Grattan Street.

Kathleen died peacefully, in her sleep at Maryfield, a most caring and nurturing place that has been her home for the last three years. She was a mother, greatly loved and treasured. Her children, Ethel, Gerard, Matt, and Colm and their loved ones Gwen, Sandra and Fintan know that a part of them goes with her. She will be greatly missed. Kathleen is mourned also by three generations of grandchildren, nephews, nieces, extended family, former neighbours, fellow residents at Maryfield and friends.

Maryfield provided healing care and love for her and the family. It is a place of welcome and even in Covid restrictions, a place where compassion rather than fear was the watchword.

Rest in Peace.

Due to current government guidelines, a private family funeral will take place for Kathleen. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to the current restrictions cannot, please leave a personal message for the family in the condolence section below.

Kathleen has returned to Colm and Fintan’s home at Maynooth. She will be removed to Maryfield on Monday evening, April 5th and her funeral Mass will take place there on Tuesday April 6 at 11am. The liturgy will be livestreamed at https://churchmedia.tv/camerachapelzoid. Kathleen will be buried after Mass beside her parents and brothers at St Peter & Paul Cemetery, Portlaoise

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Mary Kealy
Monday, April 5th, 2021

Mary Kealy, Capoley Lane.

Peacefully in the loving care of the Staff of St Vincent’s Hospital Mountmellick. Beloved sister of Bridget, Kathleen, Paddy and Liam. Deeply regretted by her loving family, nieces, nephews, grandnephews, grandnieces, Brothers in law, Hans and Cathal. Recently deceased sister in law Rose, relatives and friends.

May she Rest in Peace.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him , a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Wednesday, April 7th in St. Peter and Paul’s Church and will be streamed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ . Cremation will follow in Newlands Crematorium. Those who would have liked to attend his funeral but who can not due to the current restrictions, may leave a personal message for the family on the condolence page below, or send condolences in the traditional manner. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.

Family flowers only, donations if desired to St Vincent’s Hospital Mountmellick

 

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Mary Kealy
Christopher Connolly
Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Christopher (Christy) Connolly, The Pines, Forest Park, Borris Road and formerly Newbridge. 

Sadly missed by his loving children Shane, Annabel and Amanda, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, brothers and sister, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Christy rest in peace.

Due to current government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but due to current restrictions cannot, please feel free to leave a message in the condolence page below. Removal on Saturday morning to arrive at St. Conleth’s Parish Church, Newbridge, for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Conleth’s Cemetery, Newbridge. Christy’s Funeral Mass will be live-streamed on the Newbridge Parish website:

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Sr. Magdalen O’Neill
Thursday, April 1st, 2021

Sr Magdalen (Bride) O’Neill, D.C. late of Enniscorthy and Portlaoise.

Peacefully after a short illness at her residence St Louise’s Carramore, Knock, Co. Mayo. Predeceased by her parents Jeremiah and Mary, her brother Tim and sister Maureen (Farrell). Deeply regretted by her Community of the Daughters of Charity, brother Joe (Portarlington), sister Nora Ward (Ballinasloe), nieces, nephews, grand nieces and nephews, great-grand nieces and nephews, her extended family, relatives, and her many friends in Dublin, Drogheda, Belfast and Knock.

Rest in Peace

In accordance with current government guidance a private family funeral Mass will take place on Monday, April 5, at 1.00pm in the parish Church of St John the Baptist, Knock.

The Funeral Mass will be live streamed on:

www.knockshrine.ie/watchlive

or

http://www.facebook.com/murphyobrienfuneraldirectors

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