One of Cavan's oldest residents, Maggie Timmons, has passed away. Here Maggie chats to her husband John as she celebrated her 104th birthday at Oak View Nursing Home, Belturbet, on Friday, December 17 last. Maggie and John celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary last April. They were separated for a long time during the pandemic but John had recently moved into the nursing home to be with his beloved wife. RIP Maggie. Photo: Lorraine Teevan

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

Margaret (Maggie) Timmins (née Fitzpatrick)

Killylea, Belturbet, Cavan

Margaret Maggie Timmins née Fitzpatrick, Killylea, Belturbet and Oak View Nursing Home, Belturbet, Co. Cavan, peacefully at Oak View in her 105th year, predeceased by her sons Michael & Tom and great grand-daughter Ailis, surrounded by her loving family and wonderful staff at Oak View Nursing Home on 5th January 2022.

Deeply regretted and sadly missed by husband John, daughter Mary (Buckley), Geraldine (Henry), and son Joe, grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Remains will be reposing at Lawlors Funeral Home, Ernehill, Belturbet Eircode H14 R583 tomorrow Thursday 6th January for evening prayers at 5pm until 7pm. Removal of remains will be leaving Lawlors Funeral Home on Friday 7th January at 12 noon to arrive at 12.30pm for funeral mass at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Belturbet followed by burial in Drumalee cemetery. The Funeral Mass can be viewed online with the following link

In line with Government and HSE regulations, there will be no handshaking or hugs. Face masks must be worn and social distancing guidelines are to be observed.

Declan Roche

Timor Lane, Newcastle, Wicklow / Wexford Town, Wexford / Glenageary, Dublin / Cavan

Late of Avenue de Flandres, Wexford and Anvers, 70 Adelaide Road Glenageary, Co Dublin.

Declan passed away suddenly on Saturday 1st January in Co. Dublin. Declan is predeceased by his Mam and Dad Monica and Stephen Roche. Deeply regretted by his wife Geraldine, sister Stephanie, brothers Oliver and Anthony (Stoneyford, Co Kilkenny), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces, his community at Anvers, Adelaide Road, Gleneageary, Co Dublin and his many friends.

May He Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Macken's Funeral Home, Distillery Road, Wexford on Thursday, 6th January from 3.00 pm with removal at 6.30 pm to The Church of the Assumption, Bride Street. Funeral Mass shall take place on Friday, 7th January at 12.00 noon followed by burial in St. Ibar's Cemetery, Crosstown. Funeral Mass may be viewed via the following link - Bride Street Church webcam.

House is Strictly Private

No Flowers please. Donations, if desired, to Acquired Brain Injury Ireland.

The family of Declan are aware of the high volume of Covid 19 infections at this time and would like to advise that there is no obligation for mourners to attend in person as the Funeral Mass shall be available online.

Please adhere to Covid19 HSE and Government guidelines regarding the wearing of a mask, hand shaking and social distancing.

Please note that capacity at the Funeral Home and the Church shall be limited to 50%.

James (Jim) Daly

Erdington, Birmingham & formerly Dunaree, Lisdoonan, Castleblayney, Monaghan

The death has occurred of James (Jim) Daly, Erdington, Birmingham & formerly Dunaree, Lisdoonan, peacefully after a short illness at Good Hope Hospital, Birmingham Friday 3rd December 2021. Predeceased by his parents Owen and Rose and his brother Mickey. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his sisters Lily Corrigan, Maura Hanley, Dymphna Daly, brother Cormac, sister-in-law Mary-Rita, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May His Gentle Soul Rest in Peace.

Removal on Saturday morning from Deery’s Funeral Home, Carrickmacross to arrive at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Lough Egish for Requiem Mass at 10am. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Lisdoonan.

In an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and in respect for Government Guidelines, continue to wear masks and observe social distancing, please do not shake hands or hug family in the church and cemetery.

Please click this link: to view Jim’s Requiem Mass.

Anthony (Tony) Campbell

Cremartin Road, Castleblayney, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Anthony (Tony) Campbell, Cremartin Road, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. Tuesday, 5th January 2022, peacefully in the care of the staff of The Mater Hospital Dublin. Predeceased by his parents Peter and Bridget, sister Phyllis and brother Jimmy. Tony is lovingly missed by his devoted wife Dolores, his adored children Paul, Niamh and David, six grandchildren, sisters Bridie and Bernadette, daughters-in-law Annmarie and Geraldine, son-in-law Brendan, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Tony will repose privately at his home among his family and friends. In keeping with Government advice and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings a family funeral will take place for Tony. The funeral cortège will leave from the family home on Friday at 1pm travelling via the Ballybay Road, arriving to St. Mary’s Church, Castleblayney for Requiem Mass at 1:30 pm with burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

The funeral mass can be viewed via the following link:

May He Rest In Eternal Peace

Leslie Eakin

Julianstown, Meath / Carrickmacross, Monaghan

Leslie Eakin, Whitecross, Julianstown, Co. Meath and formerly of Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan. 4th January 2022. Suddenly at The Mater Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by his brother John. Beloved husband of Josephine and loving dad to David. Sadly missed by his wife, son, brothers Derek and Richard, sisters-in-law Kate and Heather, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May he Rest in Peace

House private on Thursday. Reposing at his home on Friday from 2 o’clock until 7 o’clock. Funeral Liturgy will take place on Saturday at 11 o’clock in St. Mary’s Church, Julianstown. Cremation afterwards at Dardistown Crematorium, Old Airport Road, Cloghran, Dublin, K67 HP26, which can be viewed live on

Please follow government guidelines and continue to wear masks and observe social distancing, please do not shake hands or hug family In the Church and Cemetery.

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 view yesterday's bereavement notices, click here