Bereavement notices for Cavan and Monaghan

Death and Funeral Notices

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

Patsy Byrne

Formerly Teeboy, Corlough, Cavan

Naylor Court, Rossmore Road West, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

Patsy passed away peacefully in the loving care of her daughters Tracey and Sarah. Predeceased by her parents Patrick and Sarah Byrne and her sister Sarah Patricia. She will be sadly missed and fondly remembered with love and affection by her daughters Tracey, Bradford and Sarah, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, her brother Aidan (and his wife Patricia), Bray, her sisters Ann Marie, Castlenock, Dublin & Angela (and her husband Peter) Ballinaglera, Co. Leitrim and by her loving grandchildren Mia, Reece, Ella and Emily and her many relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Funeral Service will be held at 2.40pm on Thursday 13th January 2022 in Chester Chapel Crematorium, Chester, CH1 5BB.

Funeral Mass can be viewed on

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Patricia Durkin (née Reilly)

Gortnaleck, Ballyconnell, Cavan

Patricia Durkin (nee Reilly), Gortnaleck, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan, January 11th 2022 at Lisdarn unit for the elderly, Cavan. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Jim, son Colm, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives & friends.

Rest in peace.

Reposing at Finnegan's Funeral Home, Dublin Road, Cavan from 10 o'clock tomorrow morning (Thursday) with removal at 11 o'clock arriving at St. Patrick's Church, Kilnavart for Funeral Mass at 12 o'clock via Bawnboy & Gortnaleck. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please.

Due to government & HSE guidelines the church capacity will be limited to 50%.

Mary Galligan (née Reilly)

Kilnaleck, Cavan / Lisryan, Longford

Mary Galligan (nee Reilly) Kill, Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan and formerly of Lisryan, Co. Longford. Wednesday, January 12th (peacefully) at home in the loving care of her family. Pre-deceased by her parents Michael and Annie. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving family, husband Peter, daughters; Helen and Mary, sons; PJ, Michael, John Paul, Damian, Ciaran, Mark and Ronan and her adored 16 grandchildren, her sisters Kate and Carmel, brothers Paddy and Sean, daughters in law, sons in aw, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest In Peace.

Reposing at Briody's Funeral Home, Kilnaleck on Thursday January 13th from 6pm to 8pm. Walk through only, please. Removal from the Family Home in Kill on Friday at 12.30pm to St. Mary's Church, Crosserlough arriving for Funeral Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery. Please adhere to mask wearing and social distancing protocols. Family Home private please for family, neighbours and close friends. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if so desired, to Palliative Care Cavan c/o Briody's Funeral Home or any family member.


Stillorgan, Dublin / Killinkere, Cavan

LYNCH, Peter - 11 January 2022 - (Stillorgan, Dublin & formerly of Killinkere, Co. Cavan).Died peacefully in the wonderful care of St. Vincent's Private Hospital. Beloved husband to the late Jean, much loved father to Mark, Peter, Stephen, Denis and Sinéad. Predecessed by his brothers Malachy, Niall, Michael, Justin, and sisters Celine, Terry and Connie. Very sadly missed by his loving family, brother Talbot, daughters-in-law Thérèse, Annette and Hannah, son-in-law Frank, grandchildren Mark, Saoirse, Rachel, Shauna, Zach, Beau, Edie and AvaJean, his wonderful nieces and nephews, and his fantastic friends.

May he rest in peace.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Reposing privately at his residence on Wednesday, January 12th, at 19:00. Peter's Funeral Mass will take place at Church of St. Laurence O'Toole on Saturday, January 15th, at 10:00 with Burial thereafter in Shanganagh Cemetery. Mask wearing and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Those who cannot attend, can view Peter's Funeral Mass on If you would like to leave a message of sympathy on our condolences section, please click

No flowers please. Donations greatly appreciated to Heart Beat Trust Charity for their continued research

John James O'Connor

Shercock, Cavan

John James O’Connor Southampton England and late, Noalgh, Shercock, Co Cavan. Our beloved Dad aged 87 passed away peacefully on the 1st December 2021 at his home in Southampton, England. Predeceased by his brothers Michael, Oliver & Leo and his sisters Elizabeth, Nancy & Kitty. Deeply regretted by his three children John, Mary O’Connor, Bridget Ford. His beautiful granddaughters Lily Mae, and Molly Mae. His sisters, Christine Gregory, Ita Hamilton, Annette Dorian, Bridie Quinlan, Maisie McIntyre, Teresa Craig. His brothers, Danny, Edward and Patsy. All of his brother in laws and sister in laws, all of his nieces and nephews.

Forever in our hearts.

May he rest in peace.

Removal from Clarkes Funeral Home Bailieborough Tuesday 18th of January at 11.40am to arrive at St Anne's Church Bailieborough for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St Anne's Cemetery Bailieborough. Mass can be viewed on

Please adhere to current government covid guidelines.

Jacqueline (Jac) Veale (née Owens)

Malahide, Dublin / Cavan / New Ross, Wexford

Veale (née Owens) Jacqueline (Jac), Malahide and formerly of New Ross, Wexford and Cavan. 11th January 2022. Passed away in the wonderful care of Beaumont Hospital. Beloved wife of John and mother of Katie, very sadly missed by her husband, daughter, aunt Celine, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, godchildren, extended family, friends and neighbours.

May She Rest in Peace.

Reposing in Staffords Funeral Home, Golf Links Road, Portmarnock on Friday, 14th January, from 2pm to 4pm. Removal to Glasnevin crematorium on Saturday afternoon for a Service at 2pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St Francis Hospice, Raheny.

A live stream of Jacqueline's Service can be viewed on the following link:


Owery, Shantonagh, Castleblayney, Monaghan

Peacefully at his residence. Deeply regretted by his sisters, Carmel, Jane and Bridget, nephew, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Deerys Funeral Home, Carrickmacross on Thursday evening from 6pm till 8pm. Removal on Friday morning to arrive at St John's Church, Raferagh for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Funeral may be viewed live on Carrickmacross Parish website, scrolling down to St John's Church.

Everybody is asked to comply with HSE guidelines.

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