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

Chris Crowe

Ballymagovern, Ballinamore, Leitrim / Cavan Town, Cavan

Chris Crowe, Ballymagovern, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, formerly Moynehall, Cavan. Peacefully, in the loving care of his family and staff of Castlemanor Nursing Home Cavan. Predeceased by his wife Mary Ellen, sons Francis and Christopher, brother John, sisters Helen and Angela. Sadly missed by his sons and daughters Maria, Anne, Rosemary, Oliver, Geraldine and Stephen, his many grandchildren, sons-in-law and daughters-in-law John, Chris, Tereza, Aidan and Therese, brothers and sisters Tom, Kathleen, Barney, Donal, George, Teresa, Oliver, Declan and Brendan, nieces, nephews relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at his residence until removal on Monday morning to arrive at St Patrick's Church, Kilnavart, for funeral Mass at 11am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House strictly private please. Family flowers only donations in lieu, if so desired, to Cancer Research c/o Gorby Funeral Directors Newtowngore, Co Leitrim.

Hugh Lee

Richmond Mills, Cavan Town, Cavan

Hugh Lee, Richmond Mills, Cavan Town and formerly Lavey, Stradone, Sunday, January 16th. Peacefully, at Cavan General Hospital. Reposing at Lakelands Funeral Home, Dublin Road, Cavan, tomorrow, Monday, from 4.00pm with prayers at 6.00pm. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11.30am in St Dympna's Church, Lower Lavey, followed by Cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Dublin Road, Cavan.

Funeral Mass may be viewed live on the following links

Annie (Nancy) McCabe (née Smith)

The Shop, Lathnadrona, Crosserlough, Cavan

Annie (Nancy) McCabe (nee Smith), The Shop, Lathnadrona, Crosserlough, Co. Cavan. Sunday, January 16th (peacefully) surrounded by her loving family at Cavan General Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Hughie, her parents and her brother John. Deeply regretted by her daughter Catherine, sons; Noel (Margaret), Sean (Claire), Gerard, Martin (Pauline) and Vincent, her grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Rest In Peace.

Reposing at Briody's Funeral Home Kilnaleck, on Monday evening from 6pm to 8pm. Walk through only, please. Removal from her home on Tuesday to St. Mary's Church, Crosserlough arriving for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Please adhere to social distancing and mask wearing protocols.

House private to family, neighbours and close friends. As a mark of respect, Kilnaleck Car Sales will remain closed on Monday and Tuesday. Funeral Mass livestream link to follow.

Hughie McGovern

Newcastle, Galway / Corlough, Cavan

Formerly of Tullytrasna, Corlough, Co. Cavan.

Predeceased by his parents Hugh and Annie. Deeply regretted by his wife Ann (Cryan), heartbroken daughters Calli and Sinead, brothers Francis, Peter and Noel, sisters Mary and Anne, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Smith's Funeral Home, High St., Ballinamore, on Monday evening, 17th January, from 6pm until 8pm. Funeral Mass in St Patrick's Church, Corlough, on Tuesday, 18th January, at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Mass can be viewed on the Corlough Templeport facebook page and will be available on Parish Radio FM108.

Please continue to adhere to all guidelines with regard to mask wearing, handshaking and social distancing.

Anna May Flood (née Reilly)

Ross, Mountnugent, Meath / Mountnugent, Cavan

Anna May Flood, nee Reilly, Ross, Mountnugent, Co. Meath, passed away on Friday 14th of January, peacefully, at Sheelin Nursing home, Mountnugent, Co Cavan in the loving care of the staff and surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Dan, parents Tom & Anna, sisters Lizzie Goldrick, Rose Johnston, Teresa Roche, Mary Ellen Fay, brothers Francie, Pat, Jim, Val & Thomas Aidan Reilly.Deeply regretted by her daughters Elizabeth (Clarke), Ann (Murphy) & Brigid (Bracken), sons Paddy, Tom & Dan, sister Bernadette, brother John, sons in law Danny, Eamon & Philip, daughters in law Marie, Emma & Andrea, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews & friends.

May She Rest In Peace.

Reposing at Gibney's Funeral Home, Oldcastle, on Saturday from 4pm - 7pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11am in St. Brigid’s Church, Mountnugent with burial afterwards in Ballinacree Cemetery. Please adhere to Government/HSE guidelines on Covid. House private, please.

John Connolly

Aughnacloy, Smithborough, Monaghan

The death has occurred of John Connolly Aughnacloy, Smithboro, Co. Monaghan. Sunday 16th January peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving and caring family.

Predeceased by his daughter Maura, brothers Jim, Felix, Mickey and his sister Rose. Sadly missed by his loving wife Eilish, sons Patrick & Martin, daughters Margaret, Ann, Kathleen, Josephine & Elizabeth, his sisters Mary Kate & Peggy, grandchildren, extended family and friends.

May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

John's remains will repose at his residence, private to family and friends only please. Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 11am in St. Mary's Church, Magherarney, Smithboro; Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Please adhere to all HSE guidelines and ensure social distancing and mask wearing is observed at all times.

Sean McConnell

Tullyraine, Shantonagh, Castleblayney, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Sean McConnell, Tullyraine, Shantonagh, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan, peacefully at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his loving family.

May His Gentle Soul Rest In Eternal Peace.

Reposing at Smyth Funeral Director Ballybay on Monday from 4pm until 9pm.

House private to family, friends and neighbours. Funeral arrangements later.

Mary Campbell (née Hughes)

Strandhill Road, Sligo Town, Sligo / Tyholland, Monaghan

Strandhill Road, Sligo and formerly of Tyholland, Co. Monaghan, January 13th 2022, peacefully in the exceptional care of Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. (Former National School teacher at Cliffoney N.S.).

Predeceased by her beloved husband Patrick, brothers Frank and John and sisters Dolores and Nancy. She will be dearly missed and remembered with great love by her daughter Anne-Marie, her nephews and nieces especially Maelbha and nephew-in-law Eugene and their sons Dáire and Caelan, her sister-in-law Maire and her dear friends Celine and Brighid.

May her gentle soul rest in peace.

Mass of the Resurrection will be celebrated in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Tuesday January 18th, at 11:30am followed by burial in Ahamlish Cemetery, Grange, Co. Sligo.

Family home private please.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired to the Irish Heart Foundation or the Irish Kidney Association online at All enquiries to Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 0719159999 / 0872411114.

"Until we see your beautiful face again in that land where there is no separation, where all tears will be wiped from our mind and where we will never lose you again"- John O'Donohue

Hugh Coyle

Latlurcan, Monaghan Town, Monaghan

Peacefully at Cavan General Hospital.

Predeceased by his parents Jim and Gretta and by his sister Carmel.

Sadly missed by his sisters Mary, Angela, Majella and Gerardine, brothers Seamus and Micheál, sister in law Marie, brother in law Raymond, nieces Aoibhín and Gráinne, nephews Olan and David, grandniece Freya, grandnephew Noah, extended family and his many friends including those in Rehab Care, Arch Club, Special Olympics, Monaghan Harps, Country Music Festival and Northern Standard. R.I.P.

Reposing at his home on Saturday (15/01/2022) from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and on Sunday (16/01/2022) from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. in compliance with Covid 19 regulations.

Removal on Monday (17/01/2022) at 10.30 a.m. arriving at St. Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan for funeral Mass at 11 a.m., subject to Covid 19 guidelines.

Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Castleblayney.

Funeral Mass available via live webcam at:

Raymond (Ray) McDonald

Cherrymount, Clonmel, Tipperary / Clones, Monaghan

Raymond (Ray) McDonald, Cherrymount, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary and formerly of Clones, Co. Monaghan, 15th January 2022 peacefully at his residence after an illness bravely borne, surrounded by his loving family. (Predeceased by his brothers Maurice, Noel and Rory). Sadly missed by his loving wife Brid, children Gráinne, Brian and Clodagh, grandchildren Cian, Kelan, Rowan and Eavan, daughter in law Geraldine, son in law Joe, brother Vincent, sisters Bridget and Eileen, brothers in law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May Raymond Rest in Peace.

Reposing at O’Donoghue’s Funeral Home, Kickham St., Clonmel, on Monday from 6pm to 7pm.

Ray’s Funeral Cortège will arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Irishtown, on Tuesday at 11.50am for Requiem Mass at 12 noon which can be viewed on followed by burial in St. Patrick’s cemetery. Family flowers only, Donations, if desired, to South Tipperary Hospice Movement. House private, please.

Please adhere to Government guidelines on social distancing and Mask wearing.

Lily Whelan (née McAuliffe)

17 Cortolvin View, Monaghan Town, Monaghan

Peacefully at Lisdarn, Cavan General Hospital.

Predeceased by her husband Finbar.

Sadly missed by her daughters Helen, Mairead, Teresa, Siobhan and Aileen, son Martin, sons in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, brother Anthony, sisters Teresa and Katherine, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Reposing at her home.

House private to family and close friends, subject to Covid 19 guidelines.

Removal on Monday (17/01/2022) at 1.30 p.m., arriving at St. Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan for funeral Mass at 2 p.m., subject to Covid 19 guidelines.

Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s New Cemetery, Latlurcan.

Funeral Mass available via live webcam at:

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