Bereavement notices for Cavan and Monaghan

Death and Funeral Notices

It is with regret that we note the deaths in our community over the past few days, as reported on

Gerard “Gerry” Bogue

Coragh, Belturbet, Cavan

The death has occurred of Gerard “Gerry” Bogue, Coragh, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, 16th May 2021, peacefully in the loving care of his family and the wonderful staff of Surgical 1, Cavan General Hospital. Predeceased by his parents John and Mary (Molly) and his sister, Monica. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving family, daughters, Katherine, Caroline, Aisling, Mary, Brenda and Shauna, son Brian, brothers, sister, grandchildren, Alyssa, Kaylon, Bailey, Jaxxon, Sadhbh, Meadhbh, Willow, Reece and Lexie, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May He Rest In Peace.

Gerry’s remains will leave his home this Tuesday morning at 11:30am to arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Belturbet for Funeral Mass at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Staghall cemetery. Gerry’s funeral and burial will be private to family and friends only, a maximum of 50 persons may attend.

For those who wish to line the route of Gerry’s funeral cortege, you are asked to do so in a socially distant and safe manner, observing restrictions and social distancing guidelines.

James (Jim) Gammons

Murmod, Virginia, Cavan / Navan, Meath

GAMMONS, James (Jim), (B. Eng. and Former Captain of Virginia Golf Club), Murmod, Virginia, Co. Cavan and late of Ladyrath, Wilkinstown, Co. Meath, 16 May 2021 peacefully, in his 92nd year at St. Joseph’s Private Nursing Home, Virginia. Pre-deceased by his beloved wife Lillian (Lily) and their son James Philip. Deeply regretted by his cousins, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family, exceptional neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

R. I. P.

Remains reposing at Matthews' Funeral Home, Virginia (A82YV58) for family and close friends on Monday from 5 o’clock until 7 o’clock. Jim’s remains will depart Matthews' Funeral Home on Tuesday morning at 10.25am and the cortege will travel via Morgans Shop, Bailieborough Road and past his home place, to arrive at Mary Immaculate Church for Funeral Mass at 11am. In compliance with the current Covid 19 guidelines, Jim's Funeral Mass will be restricted to 50 only. Jim's Funeral Mass will be livestreamed on and scroll to Virginia or tune into 105.8 FM. Burial afterwards in Rathkenny Cemetery.

Jim’s family would like to acknowledge and thank Ann and the staff in St. Joseph’s Nursing Home for the wonderful care, support and friendship shown to Jim in the past few months, and especially to his neighbours Pat and Mannix for their exceptional kindness, thoughtfulness and friendship shown to Jim through the years.

PJ Mc Caffrey

Kells, Meath / Bawnboy, Cavan

16th May at The Beacon Hospital, Dublin.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Joan. Sadly missed by his children Siobhan, Orla, Peadar and Sinead, son-in-law Philip, daughter-in-law Barbara, grandchildren Feilim, Dara, Ruairi and Shona. Deeply regretted by his brother Seamus, sisters-in-law Sheila and Brìd, nieces and nephews and extended family and friends.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Removal from his home in Kells Tuesday 18th at 2:15pm to arrive at St Mogue’s Church, Bawnboy, for funeral Mass at 4pm. To live stream the Mass, please use the following link: . Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery. House strictly private in accordance with HSE and government guidelines.

Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu, to Meath Hospice.

Nancy O'Reilly

Main Street, Killeshandra, Cavan

Nancy O’Reilly, 16th May 2021, Main Street, Killeshandra (formerly of the Loughbawn Hotel), peacefully at Oakview Nursing Home. Predeceased by her brother Sean (MRCVS), Cavan; and sisters Pat (Hurley) and Maura (Comerford). Very deeply regretted by her loving sister Sheila, nieces and nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Removal on Wednesday morning, 19th May, from Lawlor's Funeral Home, Belturbet at 11.30am to St. Brigid's Church, Killeshandra for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in adjoining cemetery.

Due to current Government and HSE guidelines, numbers at Nancy's Funeral Mass remain limited to 50 people and therefore restricted to family and close friends only. The Mass can be viewed live online at For those standing along the route, please adhere to social distancing guidelines.

Denise Owens (née Gallimore)

Corratubber, Cavan

Denise Owens (nee Gallimore) Corratubber, Cavan. Sunday May 16th 2021 peacefully, in the loving care of her family and the wonderful staff at Surgical 2, Cavan General Hospital. Predeceased by her parents Michael and Josie Gallimore, St. Patrick’s Tce., Cavan. Denise will be very sadly missed by her heartbroken husband Cillín and her children, Ryan, Aoife and Daniel, her brother Michael and his partner Lynn, sisters in law, Fiona, Niamh, Sinéad, Dearbhaile, brother in law Fergal, cousins Alice and Edmund all her relatives, her good neighbours and many friends.

May she rest in peace.

Due to current restrictions and health safety, reposing, funeral Mass and burial will be restricted to 50 people.

Reposing at the McMahon Funeral Home, Farnham Road, Cavan on Tuesday evening from 6 to 8pm for family and close friends and visiting will be socially distanced. The funeral will leave the funeral home on Wednesday morning at 11am and travelling via St. Patrick’s Tce, Wolfe Tone St. and Farnham St., to the Cathedral of St. Patrick & Felim, Cavan for Funeral Mass at 11.30am. Following Mass, the cortege will travel to St. Brigid’s Cemetery, Killygarry for committal prayers and burial.

Those standing along the route are asked to adhere to social distancing and keep everyone safe.

The family would like to thank you all for your co operation, helpfulness and understanding at this difficult time.

The funeral Mass can be viewed live on

Philomena Coughlan (née Brady)

Newry, Armagh / Monaghan Town, Monaghan

60 Dominic Street Newry and formerly Mullaghmatt, Monaghan. Passed away peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. House strictly private to family only.

May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Funeral Arrangements Later.

Agnes Duffy (née Dooley)

Cortard, Latton, Castleblayney, Monaghan / Inniskeen, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Agnes Duffy (nee Dooley) Cortard, Latton, Castleblayney and formerly Kidnaminsha, Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan, Saturday, May 15th, peacefully at her residence. Predeceased by her parents Tom and Minnie and her brother Peter.

Agnes is deeply mourned by her loving family, her devoted husband Francis, daughters and sons Delores, Michéal, Mhairi and Thomas, sons in-law John and Ruairí, daughters in-law Majella and Nicola, sisters Mary Rennick Loughderry, Annette Cassidy Skryne, Brothers Brian Dundeery, Jim Harolds Cross and Thomas Kidnaminsha and her late brother Peter’s wife Geraldine, her cherished grandchildren, Thomas, Eamon, Eoin, Aimee, Eddie, Mark, James, Ryan, Lilly-Rose, Grace, Tyler and Conor, brothers in-law, sisters in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and many friends.

May Agnes’s Gentle Soul Rest In Eternal Peace.

Agnes will repose amongst her family and friends at her home in Cortard. Funeral cortège will travel from her home on Tuesday morning at 11.15am to arrive at St Patrick’s Church, Bawn, for funeral Mass at 12 noon (via Corlatt School and Lacken Bridge) followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Funeral Mass will be live streamed on the link:

Due to the current restrictions on numbers at funeral ceremonies, Agnes’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in the presence of her family.

Betty Kane (née Griffin)

Sliverstream, Tyholland, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Betty Kane (née Griffin) Tullylish, Silverstream, Co Monaghan, on the 16th May 2021, peacefully, in St Camillus' Nursing Centre, Killucan, Co. Westmeath, retired principal of Leitrim National School, Tyholland, Co Monaghan. Beloved wife of the late Mick and loving mother of Pauline and Mícheál. Sadly missed by her son-in-law Justin and grandchildren Maria, Catherine, Thomas, Justin and Mark, brother-in-law, extended family and friends and by all who knew and loved her.

May Her Soul Rest In Peace.

The Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday (May 18th) at 12 noon in St. Patrick’s Church, Tyholland, Co Monaghan, in the presence of her family and friends. The Funeral Mass can be viewed by the following link:

No flowers please. Donations, in lieu, to St. Camillus' Nursing Centre, care of Clerkin Funeral Directors.

Dympna Kennedy (née Gormley)

5 Woodhill, Newry, Down / Monaghan

Formerly of Glaslough and Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. Peacefully at Daisy Hill Hospital, after a long illness, in the care of the nurses and staff.

Deeply regretted by her loving sons and daughter Mark (Hilary) Ballinode, Dean (Colette) Newry, Ian (Sharon) Keady, Ronnie (Martina) Castleblayney and Jacqueline (Brian) Carna, also their father Jimmy Kennedy and her best friend Pepsi the dog, her grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters, brothers, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.


Dympna's remains are reposing at her son Dean Kennedy's home, 2 Liska, Newry, Co. Down, BT358TW. Removal on Tuesday (18/05/2021) at 9.30 a.m., arriving via Armagh, Middletown, Piper's Bridge and Glaslough, at St. Mary's Church, Glennan for funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Burial afterwards in Drumbanaher Cemetery. Dympna's funeral Mass will be celebrated in the presence of her family (limited to 50). Funeral Mass available via live webcam at:

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Palliative Care.

For those who wish to leave a message of condolence for any of the above families, you may do so on the condolence section of

The management and staff of The Anglo-Celt wish to extend their deepest sympathies to the relatives and friends of the deceased. May they rest in peace.

* To read the previous bereavement notices, click HERE

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