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


Gouldavoher Estate, Fr. Russell Road, Limerick City, Limerick / Cavan

Formerly of Bridge Street, Cavan.

Noel died peacefully at University Hospital Limerick.

Beloved husband of Mary and dearest father of Alice (Riddler), Colin & Eamonn. Sadly missed by his wife and children, sisters Anna, Essie & Alice, brother Eamonn, son-in-law Richard, daughter-in-law Cecilia, grandchildren Cara, Rachel, Ciaran, Leah & Matthew, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Predeceased by his siblings Fr. Pat, Johnny, Celine & Margaret.

Rest in Peace.

Requiem Mass will take place in St. Paul’s Church, Dooradoyle on Friday, 21st May at 2.30pm.

Funeral afterwards to Castlemungret Cemetery, Mungret.

Click to watch Mass streamed live here.

Please observe current Covid-19 restrictions regarding attendance at funerals.

Messages of sympathy may be expressed through the death notices section of our website: or by post to Griffin’s Funeral Home.

Joe Powell

31 Cherry Park, Clones, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Joe Powell, 31 Cherry Park, Clones, Co Monaghan on May 18, 2021.peacefully at Cavan General Hospital. Predeceased by his brothers Patrick and Tom.

Deeply regretted by his Loving Wife Ann, Sister Phil, Nieces, Nephews, Sister-in-law Teresa, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Lawlors Funeral Home Ernehill, Belturbet, Co.Cavan.

from 3:00pm on Thursday 20th May 2021 until 7:30pm.

Removal on Friday 21st May 2021 at 1:15pm to arrive at the Sacred Heart Church Clones at 2pm for requiem mass.

Followed by interment in the Sacred Heart Cemetery Clones. Joe's requiem mass is private to family and friends and a maximum of 50 people at all times.

Mass can be viewed on the following link: https//churchservicestv/sacredheartclones

Anyone wishing to pass on their condolences along the route by keeping socially distant at all times.

Brian Conway

Dromore, Castleblayney, Monaghan, A75 V003

The death has occurred of Brian Conway, Dromore, Castleblayney, Co.Monaghan. Wednesday May 19th peacefully at Cavan General Hospital surrounded by his family. Predeceased by his parents James and Margaret and his brother Jimmy Brian deeply regretted by his loving family, his devoted wife Mary, daughters Lisa and Serena, son in-law Ronan, sister Margaret Rehill (Smithborough), brothers Phil (Luton) and Patsy (Dromore), sisters in-law, brother, in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and many friends.

"May Brian’s Gentle Soul Rest In Eternal Peace"

Removal this Wednesday evening from Wards Funeral Home Castleblayney at 6pm for Brian to repose amongst his family and friends at his home in Dromore. Funeral cortège will travel from his home on Friday morning at 11am (via Pollocks and Frankfort Bridge) to arrive at The Commons Car Park, Castleblayney and proceeding on foot from there, accompanied by a lone piper to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Castleblayney, for funeral Mass at 12noon, 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, Brian’s funeral Mass will be celebrated in the presence of his family.

Family flowers only please.

Adrian Hughes

Lisdrumgormal, Clontibret, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Adrian Hughes, Lisdrumgormal, Clontibret, Co. Monaghan. Tuesday 18th May 2021.

Predeceased by his father Tommy. Deeply regretted and lovingly missed by his mother Kathleen, sisters, Cathrina and Geardine, brothers, Patrick, Tom and Francis, brother-in-law Martin, sisters-in-law Martina, Tina and Aisling, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Adrian will repose privately, among his family at his home from 12 noon on Thursday. Adrian’s funeral cortège will leave his home at 10:20 on Friday morning travelling to St. Michael’s Church, Annyalla for Requiem Mass at 11 am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. There will be an opportunity at this time for neighbours and friends to pay their respects by lining the route in a safe and socially distanced manner.

The funeral mass can be viewed via the following link:

Following the HSE and Government Guidelines, there will be no public wake as Adrian’s funeral and burial will be celebrated privately by his family.

May He Rest In Eternal Peace.

Kathleen Mc Donald (née O'Hara)

9 Cherry Park, Clones, Monaghan

Kathleen Mc Donald (nee O'Hara) 9 Cherry Park, Clones, Co. Monaghan, passed away peacefully in Cavan General Hospital. Predeceased by her son Brendan. Beloved wife of Bernard and adored mother of Gary, Olivia, Barry, Donna, Karen, Mark, Kevin, Louise, Ciarán, Marina and Alannah. Kathleen will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her husband, daughters, sons, grandchildren, sisters Matilda, Philomena, Annie & Peggy, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and by all who knew and loved her.

May Her Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.

Kathleen will repose at the family home among her family. House private please. Kathleen's Funeral Mass takes place on Friday, May 21st, at 11am in the Sacred Heart Chapel, Clones. Burial afterwards in the Mount St Oliver's Cemetery, Clones. Due to COVID19 government restrictions, the Mass and burial will be private to family, relatives and friends and restricted to 50 people. For those who wish to pay their respects, Kathleen's remains will leave her residence at approximately 10.30am on Friday morning, please adhere to HSE guidelines and maintain 2m social distance.

Kathleen's Funeral Mass can viewed on the following link:

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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