Bereavement notices for the region

The following deaths were reported for Cavan and Monaghan on in the last 24 hours. We extend our heartfelt sympathies to the families, friends and neighbours of those who have passed away.

Anna May Brennan (née Reilly)

Corvoy, Ballybay, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Anna May Brennan (nee Reilly), Corvoy, Ballybay, Co Monaghan, Saturday, April 3rd, peacefully, at her daughter Una and son-in-law Barry's residence, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Sean and brother Frank. Anna May, deeply regretted and remembered with love by her daughters Una Tomany and Mary O’Halloran, son Anthony, sons in-law Barry and Pat, daughter in law Breege, her cherished grandchildren Finbarr, Cáit, Daniel, Aodhán, Orlaith, Mark and Brian, nephew Sean, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Anna May’s Gentle Soul Rest In Eternal Peace

Anna May’s funeral cortège will travel from her daughter Una and Barry Tomany’s residence (Kilnamaddy, Braddox) on Monday morning at 10.30am to arrive at The Most Holy Rosary Church, Tullycorbet, for funeral Mass at 11am, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Funeral Mass will be live streamed on the link

Due to Level 5 restrictions on numbers at funeral ceremonies, Anna May’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in the presence of her family only.

House Private, Please.

James (Jim) McCarron

Mullinacask, Killybrone, Clara, Monaghan

The death has occurred of James (Jim) McCarron, Mullinacask, Killybrone, Co. Monaghan, Easter Sunday, 4th April, peacefully, at Drumbear Nursing Home, Monaghan. Lovingly remembered by his brother Mick.

May his gentle soul Rest in Peace

James' remains will repose at McMahon's Funeral Home, Emyvale, this evening Sunday from 6pm until Rosary at 8.30pm. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines at all times. Removal on Easter Monday to arrive at St.Patrick's Church, Clara for 7pm. Funeral mass on Tuesday morning at 11am.

Funeral & burial private please, you are welcome to pay your respects as James' funeral cortège travels to the church via Mullinacask on Monday evening.

Pete Burns

Coraghy, Shantonagh, Castleblayney, Monaghan

Peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of St Mary's Nursing Home, Castleblaney. Predeceased by his parents, Pat and Maryann, sisters Peggy and Breege. Deeply regretted by his wife Sally, sisters Catherine and Anne, brothers-in-law Martin, Tony, Gene and Michael, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


Funeral Mass on Sunday morning at 11 o'clock in St Michael's Church, Corduff. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Due to HSE restrictions Pete's funeral will be private to family members only. Funeral can be viewed on Carrickmacross Parish Website scrolling down to St Michael's Church.

Removal from his nephew Lorcan's residence in Coraghy to Corduff on Sunday at 10.45, anybody wishing to pay their respects may stand on the roadside on route, while maintaining social distance.

House Private Please.

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