Death Notices

Frances Bowe

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The death has occurred of Frances Bowe (née White) Quigley Park, Rathdowney, Laois Frances Bowe (nee White), Quigley Park, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. May 5th 2021. Peacefully at home in the presence of her family. Predeceased by her parents Larry and Eileen and her granddaughter Elizabeth. Sadly missed by her loving husband Paddy and her children Thomas, Patrick, Martin, Kieran, Claire,…

Stephen O'Leary

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The death has occurred of Stephen O'LEARY Ballymoteybeg, Enniscorthy, Wexford / Ferns, Wexford (Suddenly) at his residence. Beloved husband of Suzanne and loving father of Ronan & Dara. Dearly loved brother of Pat, Anita & John and loving son of the late Thomas & Mary O’ Leary (The Square, Ferns.) Sadly missed by his heartbroken family, parents-in-law Paddy & Theresa…

John Hickey

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The death has occurred of John Hickey Kyle, Rathdowney, Laois / Galmoy, Kilkenny John Hickey, Kyle, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. April 30th 2021. Peacefully at home. Predeceased by his parents Margaret and George and his brothers Tommy, Georgie and Paddy. Deeply regretted by his brothers Noel, Michael and Peter, sisters Marie, Joan, Breda and Margaret, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews,…

Mary Healy

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The death has occurred of Mary Healy (née Tully) Oldwood, Roscommon Town, Roscommon / Castlerea, Roscommon / Milltown, Galway HEALY, née Tully, Mary, (Oldwood, Roscommon Town, and formerly of The Fairways, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and Conagher, Milltown, Co. Galway) - 18th April 2021, peacefully in the excellent care of the staff of the Sacred Heart Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by her…

Michael Mockler

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The death has occurred of Michael (Mick) Mockler Kilcoran, Rathdowney, Laois Michael (Mick) Mockler, Kilcoran, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. April 12th 2021. Peacefully at home in the presence of his family. Sadly missed by his daughters Maureen, Janet, Helen, and his son Michael, grandchildren Lauren, Ashleigh, Georgia, Breeze, Tommy, Harvey, Faye, Jack, Charlotte, Matthew and James, great-grandchildren, his sisters Eileen and…

2021 Archive

April 2021

John Hickey

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The death has occurred of John Hickey Kyle, Rathdowney, Laois / Galmoy, Kilkenny John Hickey, Kyle, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. April 30th 2021. Peacefully at home. Predeceased by his parents Margaret and George and his brothers Tommy, Georgie and Paddy. Deeply regretted by his brothers Noel, Michael and Peter, sisters Marie, Joan, Breda and Margaret, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews,…

Mary Healy

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The death has occurred of Mary Healy (née Tully) Oldwood, Roscommon Town, Roscommon / Castlerea, Roscommon / Milltown, Galway HEALY, née Tully, Mary, (Oldwood, Roscommon Town, and formerly of The Fairways, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and Conagher, Milltown, Co. Galway) - 18th April 2021, peacefully in the excellent care of the staff of the Sacred Heart Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by her…

Michael Mockler

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The death has occurred of Michael (Mick) Mockler Kilcoran, Rathdowney, Laois Michael (Mick) Mockler, Kilcoran, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. April 12th 2021. Peacefully at home in the presence of his family. Sadly missed by his daughters Maureen, Janet, Helen, and his son Michael, grandchildren Lauren, Ashleigh, Georgia, Breeze, Tommy, Harvey, Faye, Jack, Charlotte, Matthew and James, great-grandchildren, his sisters Eileen and…

Tim Doherty

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The death has occurred of Tim Doherty Kilbreedy, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully, at St. Vincent's Hospital, Dublin, following a brief illness. Deeply regretted by his wife Mary and his family, Paula, Carol and Brendan, his sister Breda, nieces, nephews, in-laws, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Terence Moloney

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The death has occurred of Terence Moloney No. 1 Ashbury, Roscrea, Tipperary The death has occurred of Terence Moloney, No 1 Ashbury, formerly 5 Grove St. Roscrea, Co Tipperary. Deeply regretted by his daughter Katie, his parents, Helen and Donie, brother Declan, sister Marguerite, sister-in-law Michele, brother-in-law Brendan, nieces, nephews, relatives and close friends.  

March 2021

John Murray

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The death has occurred of John Murray Daly Terrace, Rathdowney, Laois John Murray, Daly Terrace, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. March 31st 2021. Peacefully at his daughter's residence in his 95th year. Predeceased by his wife Lil. Sadly missed by his daughter Catherine, grandson Simon and his partner Amy and granddaughter Laura, her husband Stephen, great-grandson Tiernan, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Kathleen Butler

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The death has occurred of Kathleen Butler (née King) Coolfin, Rathdowney, Laois Kathleen Butler (nee King), Coolfin, Rathdowney, Co. Laois, March 30th, 2021. Peacefully, in the tender care of the nurses and staff of Portlaoise Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Gerard. Sadly missed by her sons Peter, John and Edward, daughters-in-law Margaret and Geraldine, grandchildren Lisa, Julie-Anne and Eileen, great-grandchildren…

Maeve Wallis

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The death has occurred of Maeve Wallis (née Gibbons) Coolkerry, Rathdowney, Laois Maeve Wallis (nee Gibbons), Coolkerry, Rathdowney, Co. Laois and formerly Leighlinbridge, Co. Carlow. March 19th 2021. Peacefully at Portlaoise Regional Hospital following a brief illness. Predeceased by her husband William (Bill) and her infant child Brian, her brothers Jim, Michael, David, sisters Rita and Dolores. Sadly missed by…

Hannah Finane

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The death has occurred of Hannah Finane (née Phelan) Mooreville, Rathdowney, Laois Peacefully in the tender care of the doctors, nurses and staff of Portlaoise Regional Hospital. In her 101st year. Predeceased by her husband Michael and her daughter Noreen. Deeply regretted by her loving family George, Kieran, Mary, Rita, Michael, Billy and Seamus. Grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, neighbours and…

Jackie White

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The death has occurred of John (Jackie) White Ballagh, Errill, Laois John (Jackie) White, Ballagh, Errill, Co. Laois. March 9th 2021. At Limerick Regional Hospital. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Ann, his son Sean and his daughters Catherine and Mairead, daughter-in-law Margaret, sons-in-law John and Mark, grandchildren Laura, Jack, Ciarán, Eoighan, Claire and Hugh, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours…

Marie Rogers

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The death has occurred of Marie Rogers (née Lynch) Gortnalee, Rathdowney, Laois Marie Rogers (née Lynch), Whitebeam Lodge, Gortnalee, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. March 6th 2021. Peacefully following a short illness in the tender care of the nurses and staff of Aut Even Hospital, Kilkenny. Sadly missed by her loving husband Brendan and her children Samantha, Murray and Alex, sisters-in-law, Ina,…

Tom Finn

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The death has occurred of Tom Finn Blackrock, Dublin / Errill, Laois Tom Finn Tom Finn, late of Blackrock, Co. Dublin and formerly Errill, Co. Laois and An Garda Síochana passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on 3rd March, 2021, at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, following a short illness, fought with great dignity and courage. Beloved husband…

February 2021

Katie Dowling

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The death has occurred of Katie Dowling (née Delaney) Sentry Hill, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois Katie Dowling (nee Delaney, Barney, Errill) Villa Marie Nursing Home, Roscrea and formerly Sentry Hill, Borris-in Ossory and Bordwell Ballacolla. February 28th 2021. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the nurses and staff of Villa Marie Nursing Home, in her 103rd year. Predeceased by her husband Maurice.…

Sheila Fitzpatrick

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The death has occurred of Sheila Fitzpatrick (née Ryan) Newtownperry, Rathdowney, Laois Sheila Fitzpatrick (née Ryan), Newtownperry, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. February 24th 2021. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the doctors, nurses and staff of Portlaoise Regional hospital. Predeceased by her husband Christy and her brother Thomas. Deeply regretted by her loving family, Brian, Sharon and Linda, daughter-in-law Catherine, sons-in-law…

Anthony Grimes

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The death has occurred of Anthony (Nano) Grimes 55 Kennedy Park, Roscrea, Tipperary Died suddenly and unexpectedly. Pre-deceased by his beloved mam Teresa (nee Devereux) and brother Jim. Deeply regretted by his heartbroken sons Damien (Damo), Jason and Thomas and their mother Patricia, Father William (Bill), sisters Joan, Teresa and Kathleen, brother Liam, adored grandchildren Alyssa, Ruby, Sean, Paddy and…

Catherine Walsh

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The death has occurred of Catherine WALSH (née Mc Grath) The Old Rectory, Johnstown Glebe, Rathdowney, Laois Died 19th February 2021. Peacefully in the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin. Pre-deceased by her son Seamus. Sadly missed by her husband Liam, children Kevin, Edward and Lena and their spouses, Berny, Constance and Tony, grandchildren Catherine, Lydia, Alasdair, Evlin, James, Elanor, Harry, Kate,…

Sr Aloysius Tighe

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The death has occurred of Sr Aloysius Tighe, St John of God Convent, Wexford, late of Kylemelawn. May she rest in peace.

Josephine (Dolly) Powell

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The death has occurred of Josephine (Dolly) Powell (née Withero), Marian Terrace, Tipperary Town, Tipperary Josephine (Dolly) Powell (neé Withero), Marian Terrace, Tipperary Town. 10th February 2021, peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Josephine (Dolly) - predeceased by her husband Davy & son Paddy, sadly missed by her loving family; Noel, Teresa, Joe, David, Martha & Paul, brother John,…

Teresa Cahill (nee Creagh)

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The death has occurred of Teresa Cahill (née Creagh), Mooreville, Rathdowney, Laois Teresa Cahill (nee Creagh), Moíniseal, Mooreville, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. February 9th 2021. Predeceased by her husband Jackie. Sadly missed by her loving family Annemarie, Paula, John and Brian, son-in-law Johnny, daughter-in-law Marian, her beloved grandchildren Max, Kate, Tara, Jack, Claire, Clodagh, Jack, Cora, Rory, Erin and Darby, her…

Catherine (Kitty) Hogan

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The death has occurred of Catherine (Kitty) Hogan (née Kelly) Blackhill Oldtown, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully at the Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by her loving husband John, daughter Elizabeth , sons Tom, John and Dehon, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.   Rest In Peace.  

January 2021

Elizabeth (Lil) Kelly

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The death has occurred of Elizabeth (Lil) Kelly (née Holohan) Churchquarter, Errill, Laois January 26th 2021 in her 92nd year. Predeceased by her husband Paddy. Deeply regretted by her sons Pat and John, daughters-in-law Siobhan and Orla, grandchildren Michael, Emer, Patrick and Kate, her sisters Sally (Jennings) and Winifred (Murphy), nephews, nieces, relatives and friends especially her dear friend Teresa…

Breda McGrath

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The death has occurred of Breda McGrath, Clonmeen, Errill, Laois January 24th 2021. Peacefully in the tender care of the nurses and staff of Patterson's Nursing Home, Roscrea. Sadly mourned by her sisters Nellie (Bannon), Nan (O'Keefe) and Angela Campion, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Christina (Kitty) Giles

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Christina (Kitty) Giles, Sentry Hill, Borris in Ossory, Co. Laois. January 21st. 2021. (unexpectedly) at her home. Predeceased by her sister Mary (Kelleher) and brother Michael. Deeply regretted by her loving brother Martin, nephew Leo Kelleher, sister in law Carol, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours, and friends.

Catherine Phelan

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Catherine Phelan (nee Purcell), Glosha, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. January 16th 2021. Sadly mourned by her loving husband Tom and her family Dermot, Donal and Bernadette, her brother Pat and her sister Marian, sister in law, brother in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and her many friends.

Mary-Anne Creagh

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Mary-Anne Creagh (nee Dowling), Harristown, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. January 16th 2021. Peacefully at home. Predeceased by her husband Michael. Sadly mourned by her loving family Michael, Margaret (Nelson), Helen (Fortune), Liz (Dowling), Anne (Conroy) and Chris (Kavanagh), sons in law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, her sister Lil O'Connor, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Kathleen Ryan

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The death has occurred of Kathleen Ryan (née Kirwan) Glosha Road, Rathdowney, Laois Ryan (nee Kirwan), The Bungalow, Glosha Road, Rathdowney and formerly Donaghmore, Co. Laois. January 7th 2021. Peacefully in her 97th year. Kathleen, predeceased by her husband Peter Paul. Sadly mourned and lovingly remembered by her children, James, Vera, Michael, Rosemary, Paul, Catherine and David, sons-in-law Willie and…

Sarah Claxton

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The death has occurred of Sarah Claxton (née Bergin) Ballytarsna, Pike of Rushall, Laois (Peacefully) at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Predeceased by her husband Willie, brothers Tom , Pad, Joe, Richard and Noel, sisters, Nan, Kathleen, Sheila, Mary, Margaret and Lil. Deeply regretted and will be sadly missed by her loving son Willie, daughter-in-law Sharon, sister-in-law Teresa, nieces, nephews,…

Terence (Terry) Morris

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The death has occurred of Terence (Terry) Morris Borohan, Errill, Laois Terence (Terry) Morris, Borohan, Errill, Co. Laois. January 3rd 2021. Peacefully at Portlaoise Regional Hospital. Predeceased by his longtime friend Michael. Sadly mourned by all his friends, his care team, Gordana, Fenagh and Jackie, Howard and staff at Flynn's Medical Hall, Dr. Maeve Carroll, Borris in Ossory and all…

Jeremiah (Jerry) Dowling

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The death has occurred of Jeremiah (Jerry) Dowling, Knockardgannon, Errill, Laois Predeceased by his wife Teresa and his granddaughter Jade. Sadly mourned by his sons Tom, Dinny and Diarmuid, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, Paul, Jennifer, Aoife, Jaque, Luke, Katie, Hayley, Tommy and Taylor, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

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