Death Notices

Richard Cahill

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The death has occurred of Richard Cahill Moore Street, Rathdowney, Laois November 6th 2022. Suddenly and unexpectedly at home in the presence of his heartbroken family, his loving wife Mary and his adoring daughters Rachel and Rebecca, mother-in-law Maeve Thornton, brothers-in-law Tommy and his wife Mary, Johnny and his partner Bernie, cousins, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Ellen (Nellie) Bannon

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The death has occurred of Ellen (Nellie) Bannon (née McGrath) Oldtown, Errill, Laois Ellen (Nellie) Bannon (nee McGrath), Oldtown, Errill, Co. Laois. October 30th 2022. Greatly missed by her son Donal and her sisters Angela (Campion) and Nan (O'Keefe), sister-in-law Ann, brothers-in-law Joe, Michael and John, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Kathleen Kenny

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The death has occurred of Kathleen KennyQuigley Park, Rathdowney, Laois / Cullohill, Laois Kathleen Kenny, Quigley Park, Rathdowney and formerly Ballydavin, Cullohill, Co. Laois. October 14th 2022. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny. Predeceased by her parents Ann and Edward. Sadly mourned by her relatives and all her friends.

Joan Hayes

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The death has occurred of Joan Hayes (née Carroll) Main Street, Rathdowney, Laois October 4th 2022. Peacefully in the loving care of her family. Sadly missed and deeply mourned by her adoring family Catherine, Siobhan, Mary, Martina, Claire, Anne, Eithne and Rachel, Eddie, Willie, John, Gerry and Dominic, brothers and sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchild, nieces, nephews,…

2022 Archive

October 2022

Ellen (Nellie) Bannon

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The death has occurred of Ellen (Nellie) Bannon (née McGrath) Oldtown, Errill, Laois Ellen (Nellie) Bannon (nee McGrath), Oldtown, Errill, Co. Laois. October 30th 2022. Greatly missed by her son Donal and her sisters Angela (Campion) and Nan (O'Keefe), sister-in-law Ann, brothers-in-law Joe, Michael and John, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Kathleen Kenny

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The death has occurred of Kathleen KennyQuigley Park, Rathdowney, Laois / Cullohill, Laois Kathleen Kenny, Quigley Park, Rathdowney and formerly Ballydavin, Cullohill, Co. Laois. October 14th 2022. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny. Predeceased by her parents Ann and Edward. Sadly mourned by her relatives and all her friends.

Joan Hayes

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The death has occurred of Joan Hayes (née Carroll) Main Street, Rathdowney, Laois October 4th 2022. Peacefully in the loving care of her family. Sadly missed and deeply mourned by her adoring family Catherine, Siobhan, Mary, Martina, Claire, Anne, Eithne and Rachel, Eddie, Willie, John, Gerry and Dominic, brothers and sisters, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchild, nieces, nephews,…

September 2022

Amelia Geraghty

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The death has occurred of Amelia Geraghty (née Bernes) No. 3 The Glebe, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. September 29th 2022. In the loving care of the nurses and staff of St. Vincent's Care Unit, Mountmellick. Sadly missed by her husband Denis and family Deborah and Declan, her brothers and sisters, grandchildren Morgan, Mia, Luca, Keira, Ryan and Aiden.    

August 2022

Theresa Nolan

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The death has occurred of Theresa Nolan Cuan Bhríde, Rathdowney, Laois August 18th 2022. In her 94th year and in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff of Ardeen Nursing Home, Thurles. Sadly mourned by her nephews and nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, great-grandnephews, great-grandnieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.      

Imelda Ryan

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The death has occurred of Imelda Ryan (née Cahill) Daly Terrace, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. Predeceased by her husband Paddy, son-in-law Joe Davy, her sister Marie and her brother Kieran Cahill. August 11th 2022. Peacefully on her 85th birthday in the presence of her loving family. Sadly mourned by her children Anne, Mary, Catherine, Teresa, Margaret, P.J., Eileen and John-Paul, sons-in-law,…

Maura Daly

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The death has occurred of Maura Daly (née Matthews) Johnstown Glebe, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and formerly of Main Street, Killimor, Co. Galway. Passed away on the 10th August 2022 at 6pm in the arms of her husband Tom and her four children and the wonderful staff of Mount Hybla Nursing Home, Castleknock, Dublin 15. She will be sadly missed by…

July 2022

Timothy Fitzpatrick

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The death has occurred of Timothy (Tim) Fitzpatrick Mornington, Co. Meath and formerly of Rathdowney, Co. Laois, 23rd July 2022. Peacefully, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, aged 85 years. Pre-deceased by his parents Tim Snr and Bridget, sister Bab, brothers Seán and Tom. Sadly missed by his loving wife Carol, brothers Pat and Jimmy, extended family and friends. May…

John Bowe

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The death has occurred of John Bowe, Lisheen, Newtownperry, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. July 19th 2022. Peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny. Sadly mourned by his wife Maureen and his family, Veronica (White), Rosemary (Bowe Vard), Teresa (Cleere), Kate (Lehane), Diarmuid and Eamon, sons-in-law Tommy, Dave, Michael and Christopher, daughter-in-law Marie, grandchildren Eoghan and Niamh (White), Vincent, Shane and Arlene (Cleere),…

Con Carroll

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The death has occurred of Con Carroll Swords, Dublin / Rathdowney, Laois July 13th, 2022, (peacefully) in the presence of his loving family and under the wonderful care of the staff at St. Anne's Ward, Beaumont Hospital. Beloved father of the late David. Sadly missed by his loving wife Marie, daughters Lorraine, Aisling and Suzanne, sons-in-law Pat and Stuart, grandchildren…

Raymond Fitzpatrick

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The death has occurred of Raymond Joseph (Ray) Fitzpatrick Slieve Bloom View, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois Sadly missed by his partner and soulmate Mary, his son Billy, daughter Kelly, Jason, Andrea, Jamie and Darren, his beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren, his brother Seamus, sisters Margaret and Jeanette and his dear aunty Pat, nephews, nieces, the McCaine and Kavanagh families, also Annette and Gerry…

John Phelan

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The death has occurred of John Phelan, Donaghmore, Laois Peacefully in the presence of his family. Predeceased by his sisters Mary (Haslam), Josie (McDonnell) and Eileen (Booth), his brothers Lar and Joe. Deeply regretted by his wife Moira and his daughter Helen, son-in-law Sean Sherman, grandchildren John, Joe and Moira, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a wide circle of…

June 2022

Mary McCormack

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The death has occurred of Mary McCormack (née Bergin) Kilcoran, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully in the presence of her family at Portlaoise Regional Hospital in her 96th year. Predeceased by her husband Paddy, her sisters Anna and Lil, brothers Jim and Tom, daughter Catherine, son-in-law Michael Fitzpatrick. Sadly missed by her loving family Eileen Fitzpatrick, Breda (Delia) Delaney, Jim, Phil, Pat,…

Martin Delaney

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The death has occurred of Martin Delaney Clonburren, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully, at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Predeceased by his parents Joseph and Sarah and his sister Sr. Sheila (St. Leo's, Carlow). Sadly mourned by his wife Joan and his family Diarmaid, Sorcha and Orlaith, daughter-in-law Veronica and baby Sarah, sons-in-law Murray and Alex, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, relatives, neighbours and friends.    

John Tobin

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The death has occurred of  John Tobin, Ossory Terrace, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and formerly Cloonfree, Strokestown, Co Roscommon and Dundrum, Dublin. June 11th 2022, peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Sadly missed by his wife, Collette and his daughters Tara and Jennifer, son-in-law Eoin, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers Brendan, Frank and Pat, sisters, Marie and Olive, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives…

May 2022

Michael Dillane

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The death has occurred of Michael Dillane, Johnstown Road, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and formerly Asdee, Co. Kerry, May 29th 2022. Peacefully, at his residence. Former Principal of St. Fergal's College, Rathdowney. Sadly missed by his wife Kitty and his sons John, Peter and Dominic, daughters-in-law Linda, Jeanne and Agnes, grandchildren Colm, Shauna, Louis, Anna, Julia, Chloe and Isa, relatives, neighbours…

Laurence (Larry) White

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The death has occurred of Laurence (Larry) White Knockiel, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully at The Sacred Heart Nursing Home, Crosspatrick. Predeceased by his parents Larry and Eileen and his sister Frances (Bowe). Sadly missed by his brother Michael, brother-in-law Paddy and all his nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.    

Evangeline Mary Fogarty

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The death has occurred of Evangeline Mary Fogarty (née Dalton) Abbey Terrace, Kildare Town, Kildare / Laois Formerly of Clonmeen, Co. Laois. Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Ashley Lodge Nursing Home. Daughter of the late John and Catherine and sister of the late Patrick and Catherine. Sadly missed by her loving husband Gerard, daughters Elaine, Frances…

April 2022

Sean Creagh

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The death has occurred of Seán Creagh Church View, Mooreville, Rathdowney, Laois, formerly Ballybuggy, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and Drumcondra, Dublin. April 3rd 2022. Peacefully at Milford Care Centre, Limerick. Predeceased by his sisters Moira, Anna, Lizzy, Breda and Teresa and his brother Patrick. Sadly missed by his loving wife Ann and his sisters Margaret and Kathleen, sister-in-law Breda, nephews, nieces,…

March 2022

Billy Kelly, Raheen, Donaghmore

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The death has occurred of William (Billy) Kelly Raheen, Donaghmore, Laois Peacefully at Tullamore Regional Hospital in the presence of his beloved granddaughter Samantha. Sadly mourned by his daughter Mary and her fiancé Declan, grandchildren Brendan and Samantha and her finacé Stephen, great-grandchild Thomas, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.  

Joe Campion, Ballybuggy

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The death has taken place of Joe Campion, Ballybuggy, Rathdowney. Funeral Mass takes place on Monday 28th March at 11 am in Rathdowney.

Joseph Campion, Ballybuggy

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The death has occurred of Joseph Campion Ballybuggy, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully in the tender care of the Community Nursing Unit, Abbeyleix. Predeceased by his wife Ellen. Deeply regretted by his daughter Margaret and his son William, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends and also his vintage clubs friends.

Peter Bateson

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The death has occurred of Peter Bateson Peter Bateson, Old Mooreville and formerly Newtownperry, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and London, March 16th 2022. Peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff and nurses of St. Vincent's Hospital, Mountmellick. Sadly missed by his loving wife Kreena, daughters Margaret and Katherine, grandson Hayden-Peter, Katherine's partner Jason and children Simone and Oisín, nephew Trevor,…

William (Billy) Hogan

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The death has occurred of William (Billy) Hogan Conoboro Road, Rathdowney, Laois William (Billy) Hogan William (Billy) Hogan, Conoboro Road, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. March 16th 2022. Peacefully at home in the presence of his loving family. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters. Sadly missed by his loving wife Anne, sons Kevin and Eddie, daughters Aíne and Catherine, sons-in-law Michael, Paul…

Peg Dollard

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The death has occurred of Peg Dollard (née Power) Ballyedmond, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully at home in the presence of her loving family. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Sean and her adored children, John, Breda, Allison, Christine, Lorraine, Michael and Eamon, loving daughter-in-law Melissa, sons-in-law Ray, Kevin and Brendan and John's partner Michelle, beloved grandchildren Shane and his wife Eileen,…

Mary Clarke

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The death has occurred of Mary Clarke (née Gleeson) Clonboo, Templetuohy, Thurles, Co. Tipperary, 9th of March 2022, after a short illness bravely borne, peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family, predeceased by her husband Patrick and son Patrick and her sister Nora (Ciss) and brother Jack.   Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Breda and Anne, sons Michael…

Martin Houlihan

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The death has occurred of Martin (Marty) Houlihan Castleiney, Templemore, Tipperary In the loving care of the Nurses and Staff of Patterson’s Nursing Home, Roscrea, and formerly Ballinroe, Castleiney.   Deeply regretted by his loving brothers, sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, and many friends.   May he rest in peace   Reposing at Grey’s Funeral…

Reverend Fr John Delaney

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The death has occurred of Reverend Father John Delaney Of Muckalee Parish, Coon, Co. Kilkenny, and formerly of Templequain, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. Died peacefully in the wonderful care of Beechwood Nursing Home, Leighlinbridge. Beloved son of the late Patrick and Margaret, and dear brother of Mary, Paddy, Joe, the late Bill, Breda, Margaret, Anna, and Agnes. Sadly missed by his…

February 2022

PJ Butler

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The death has occurred of P.J. Butler Rathsaran, Rathdowney, Laois P.J. Butler, Rathsaran, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. 2nd February 2022. Peacefully at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. Predeceased by his parents John and Johanna. P.J. will be sadly missed by his loving wife Kathleen, his children John, Catriona, Pádraig, his grandchildren twins Séan and Conor, sisters Johanna and Brigid,…

Margaret Daws

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The death has taken place in England of Margaret Daws (nee Delaney) formerly of Templequain

January 2022

Mary Corcoran

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Mary Corcoran (nee Mahon); Dunegan, Mount Temple, Moate, Co. Westmeath and formerly Harristown, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. peacefully, January 22nd 2022, at the Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar, surrounded by her loving family, devoted husband Pat, cherished children Aine, Kathleen, Bernard, John and William. Sadly missed by her family, grandchildren Ella, Hannah, Lee, Erin, Luke, Kate and Jack, sisters Peg and Joan,…

Mary (Molly) Keane

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The death has occurred of Mary (Molly) Keane (née Brennan), Brockry, Errill, Portlaoise, Co. Laois and formerly Revanagh, Castlewarren, Co. Kilkenny. January 1st 2022. Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, in the tender care of the nurses and staff of Killerig Nursing Home, Co. Carlow. Pre-deceased by her husband John (Jack), infant son Martin-Oliver and her sister Nan Heffernan. Sadly…

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