Death Notices

Fiona Murphy
Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Fiona Murphy (nee Dunne), 23rd January 2021, Drumcorrabaun, Breaffy, Castlebar and late of Stradbally Rd, Portlaoise,

Peacefully at Mayo University Hospital. Predeceased by her father Brendan Dunne. Very deeply regretted by her loving family, husband Brendan, sons Killian and Caimin, daughter Roisin, mother Breda Dunne (Westport Road, Castlebar), brother Fergal Dunne (Castlebar), father-in-law Michael Murphy, mother-in-law Maura Murphy, sister-in-law Emer, aunts, uncles, cousins, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Removal from her residence this Monday morning at 10:30am for funeral Mass at 11:30am in the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar with burial afterwards in Breaffy Cemetery.

Due to Government guidelines the funeral at all stages will be private for family only. Funeral Mass can be viewed on the Castlebar Parish Webcam http://www.castlebarparish.ie/web-cam/ or listened to in Castlebar on the Parish Radio Channel 105.3FM.

Anyone wishing to offer their sympathies to the family can leave a message by clicking on the “Condolences” link below.

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Michael Dunne
Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Michael Dunne Clonreher and late of Clonad.

Peacefully in the loving care of Deirdre and the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home Stradbally. Michael beloved husband of the late Sadie. Dearly loved father to Joe, Paul and Enda. Cherished grandfather to Michael, Adrian, Emily. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers Leo and Christopher, daughters in law Gail, Caroline and Nicola, sister in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends, former colleagues in the Worsted Mills and the Midland Health Board.

Rest in Peace.

Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place, for family only, in St Peter and Paul’s Church on Tuesday, January 25th at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Interment afterwards in St Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

Those who would have liked to attended but cannot, please leave a personal message in the condolence section below, or send on in the traditional manner. Friends and neighbours are very welcome to line the route to the cemetery in a safe and socially-distanced manner, as a mark of respect. The family appreciate your co-operation and understanding at this time.

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Susan Greene
Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Susan Greene, 74 O’Moore Place.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband, Johnny, mother, father and sister. Loving mother of her 7 sons and 3 daughters, her grandchildren, great grandchildren, sons in law, daughters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

May Susan Rest In Peace

Due to current government guidelines a private family funeral will take place. Requiem Mass on Monday, January 25th at 12 noon in SS Peter & Paul’s Church. Interment afterwards in Ss Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.

Those wishing to leave condolences can do so on the link below or in the traditional manner.

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Susan Greene
Tommy Glennon
Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Tommy Glennon, Rathleague.

Peacefully in the loving care of Deirdre and the staff of Droimnin Nursing home Stradbally. Deeply regretted by his loving relatives, neighbours, friends and former colleagues in St Josephs Accordion Band.

May he Rest in Peace.

Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place, for family only, in St Peter and Paul’s Church,  on Saturday, January 22nd at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment will follow in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

Those who would have liked to attended but cannot, please leave a personal message in the condolence section below, or send on in the traditional manner. The family appreciate your co-operation and understanding at this time.

 

 

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Tommy Glennon
Mary Lalor
Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Mary Lalor, Ballycarroll.

Peacefully after a long illness bravely borne. Surrounded by her loving family, in her 84th year. Loving wife to Paddy and dearly loved mam to Patricia, Jennifer (McEvoy), Seamus, Carol (Foran), Padraig and Mary (McNamee). Sadly missed by her loving family, sister Brigid McSpadden, brother Jim Lalor, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, nephews, nieces (especially Marie Rowe), 13 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.

May Mary Rest in Peace

Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place, for family only, in the church of the Assumption, The Heath at 1 pm on Sunday, January 24th. The Mass can be viewed on the webcam https://youtu.be/d798-SR0uAw. People are welcome to line the route from her residence in a socially distancing manner.

Those who would have liked to attended but cannot, please leave a personal message in the condolence section below, or send on in the traditional manner. The family appreciate your co-operation and understanding at this time. Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to St Vincent de Paul. House strictly private.

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John Dollard
Saturday, January 16th, 2021

John Dollard, St John Sq.

Peacefully, at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. John, beloved husband of Bridie. Dearly loved father to Violet, Sandra , John and Gerard. Loving brother to Andy, Joe, Liam, Michael, Ann, Margaret and Amanda. Deeply regretted by his loving family, brothers in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place, for family only, in St Peter and Paul’s church on Tuesday, January 19th at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/ Interment afterwards in St Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

Those who would have liked to attended but cannot, please leave a personal message in the condolence section below, or send on in the traditional manner. Friends and neighbours are very welcome to line the route to the cemetery in a safe and socially-distanced manner, as a mark of respect. The family appreciate your co-operation and understanding at this time.

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Kathleen Conroy
Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Kathleen Conroy (née O’Neill), St. Brigid’s Place and formerly Ballinakill.

Kathleen died in the loving care of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by her daughter Mary, sons Noel, Ger and Seanie, sister Elizabeth, brother-in-law, son-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Funeral Mass will be streamed live on ballinakillknockparish.com at 12 oc on Wednesday, January 13th from St. Brigid’s Church, Ballinakill. Burial afterwards in St. Brigid’s Cemetery. Due to Covid 19 regulations a private family funeral will take place. If you wish to sympathise with the family you may use the condolence book below. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this time.

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Kathleen Conroy
Tony Keyes
Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Tony Keyes, Lalors Mills.

Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place, for family only, in St Peter and Paul’s Church on Thursday, January 14th at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment afterwards in St Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

Rest in Peace.

Those who would have liked to attended but cannot, please leave a personal message in the condolence section below, or send on in the traditional manner. Friends and neighbours are very welcome to line the route to the cemetery in a safe and socially-distanced manner, as a mark of respect. The family appreciate your co-operation and understanding at this time.

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Tony Keyes
Dean O Farrell
Tuesday, January 12th, 2021

Dean O`Farrell, Dunmasc and Athlone

Peacefully at Portincula Hospital Ballinasloe. Dean, dearly loved son to Derek and Fiona. Deeply regretted by his loving partner Anita, sisters Shauna and Katie, grandmother Nanny Mary, grandfather Eamon and Clioda, aunties, uncles, niece Hollie, nephew Jamie, colleagues in the Defence Forces, relatives and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place, for family only, in St Peter and Paul’s Church on Friday, January 15th  at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Cremation will follow afterwards in Newlands Cross Crematorium.

Those who would have liked to attended but cannot, please leave a personal message in the condolence section below, or send on in the traditional manner. The family appreciate your co-operation and understanding at this time.

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Dean O Farrell
Joseph O Shea
Sunday, January 10th, 2021

Joseph O’Shea, 29 O’Moore Place.

Beloved father of Tanya, Tírna, Taylor, and Jake. Predeceased by his son Jamie-Lee. Deeply regretted by his loving family, mother Margaret, father William, granddaughter Kyra-Mae, brothers Paul, William, John and Patrick, sister Caroline, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

May Joseph Rest In Peace

Due to current government guidelines a private family funeral will take place. Requiem Mass on Tuesday, January 12th at 12 noon in SS Peter & Paul’s Church. Interment afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery. Mass can be viewed on the parish website: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. For those who cannot attend please feel free to leave condolences on the link below or send on in the traditional manner.

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Joseph O Shea
Seamus Dargan
Friday, January 8th, 2021

Seamus Dargan, Harpurs Lane.

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Beloved brother to Tommy and Billy. Deeply regretted by his nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

In line with government guidelines. A private funeral, for family only will take place. Interment at 12 noon on Saturday, January 9th in SS Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

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Paddy Dunne
Wednesday, January 6th, 2021

Paddy Dunne, Colliers Lane.

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Droimnin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Predeceased by his dear wife Angela, brother Sean, sisters Molly, Bridie, Kitty, and Peg. Deeply regretted by his son John, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives, neighbours and his many friends.

Rest In Peace.

Requiem Mass on Friday, January 8th at 12 noon in SS. Peter & Paul’s Church and will be streamed on https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/.

Burial afterwards in SS Peter & Paul’s Cemetery.

Due to Covid restrictions Paddy’s Funeral will be private. Sympathisers are welcome along the route to the cemetery.

 

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Clare Dunne
Monday, January 4th, 2021

Clare Dunne (née Fennell), Belgrove, Ballybrittas and formerly of Grattan Street.

Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Loving wife of the late Patrick (Paddy). Deeply regretted by her loving family Enda, Helen and Pauric, son-in-law Will, daughters-in-law Mairead and Noelle, grandchildren Paddy, Rose, Ellie, Louise, Amy and Billy, brothers John and Peter , sister Catherine , brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Rest In Peace

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions, a private family funeral will take place. Removal from her residence on Wednesday, January 6th at 11.20am, arriving at The Sacred Heart Church, Rath, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to Moyanna Cemetery. People are welcome to stand along the route to the church, in the churchyard and in the Cemetery with Social Distancing being observed at all times.

You can leave your condolences on the Online Condolence Book below.

The family would like to thank you for your help and understanding at this sad and difficult time.

Clare’s Requiem Mass will be streamed live on https://youtu.be/je2vufWkBnM

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Patrick John Nealon
Monday, January 4th, 2021

Patrick John Nealon, The Hermitage and formerly Clonboyne and Janesboro Limerick.

Peacefully at the Regional Hospital. Patrick Joseph (PJ), beloved husband of Trudy and dearly loved father to Malcolm and Nanette. Cherished grandfather to Stephane, Eoghan, Aidan, Colm and Brian. Deeply regretted by his loving family, daughter-in-law Violet, son-in-law Michael, brother-in-law Fr John Roche, brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, former colleagues in Avonmore and his great friends in the Active Retirement Group.

Rest in Peace.

Due to current government advice regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place, for family only, in St Peter and Paul’s Church on Wednesday, January 6th at 12 noon. The Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: https://www.portlaoiseparish.ie/webcam/. Interment afterwards in St Peter and Paul’s Cemetery.

Those who would have liked to attended but cannot, please leave a personal message in the condolence section below, or send on in the traditional manner. Friends and neighbours are very welcome to line the route to the cemetery in a safe and socially-distanced manner, as a mark of respect. The family appreciate your co-operation and understanding at this time.

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Dolores O’Donovan
Saturday, January 2nd, 2021

Dolores O’Donovan, Higgins Park and formerly Ballinacurra Gardens, Limerick.

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family, in the tender care of the staff of Tullamore Regional Hospital. Retired civil servant. Sadly missed by her heartbroken children Éanna, Orlaith and Brian, partners Claire and Shaen, Brian’s father Brian, siblings Marianne, Sean, Sheila, brother in law Del, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Rest in Peace

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew her, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 12 noon on Monday, December 4th 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 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.

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Dolores O’Donovan