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

Lidija Bite

Tullyinchin, Tullyco, Stradone, Cavan

Peacefully at Cavan General Hospital.

Sadly missed by her husband Aivars, sons Martins, Dzintars, daughter Linda. Her grandchildren Tomas, Eriks, Dzesika, Dana, Lana, Kelly Extended family and many friends.

May She Rest in Peace.

Lidija's cremation service will take place on Sunday the 23rd of January at 4pm in Lakelands Crematorium Cavan

Please adhere to current government guidelines in relation to Covid 19 and observe social distancing.

Peter Clerkin

Knappagh, Shercock, Cavan

The death has occurred of Peter Clerkin, Knappagh, Shercock, Co. Cavan. January 19th 2022 peacefully in the loving care of the staff at St. Mary's Nursing Home, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan. Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Katie, brothers James, Michael and P.J. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving family, his wife Kathleen, sons Martin and Sean, daughters Teresa and Bernadette, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, brother John, sister Annie, nephews, nieces, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, relatives and friends.


Peter will be reposing at his home in Knappagh amongst his family, neighbours and friends until removal on Friday morning leaving his home at 11.30am to arrive at St. Patrick's Church, Maudabawn for 12 noon Funeral Mass, followed by burial in St. Patrick's Cemetery.

The Clerkin family would like to thank you for your cooperation and consideration at this difficult time. Funeral cortege will leave his home via Lisclogher Rd., Kespanduff Rd., and on to St. Patrick's Church, Maudabawn.

Friends and neighbours are welcome to line the route on Friday morning in a safe and socially distanced manner as a mark of respect of Peter. Webcam link for funeral mass

House private please.

John O'Dwyer

Castlebellingham, Louth / Fethard, Tipperary / Walkinstown, Dublin / Carney, Sligo / Ballon, Carlow / Cavan Town, Cavan / Portarlington, Laois

John O’Dwyer, Castlebellingham, Co. Louth and formerly of Ballyvaden, Co. Tipperary, Walkinstown, Co. Dublin, Carney, Co. Sligo, Cavan Golf Club, Portarlington Golf Club, Ballon, Co. Carlow and St. Anne’s Golf Club, Co. Dublin. 19th January 2022. Peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family after a long illness. John, pre-deceased by his parents and sister Margorie. Beloved husband of Kathleen (née McCabe), loving dad to Darragh, Joanne, Shauna and Jamie. Sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters, adored grandchildren Cian, Ciara, Ellen, Darragh, Oz and Shea, daughter-in-law Anne, son-in-law Philip, family partners Will and Mark, sisters Eileen and Paula, brother Jim, his Aunt Anne, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at his home on Friday from 2 o’clock until 8 o’clock. Removal on Saturday for Funeral Mass at 11 o’clock in St. Mary’s Church, Kilsaran which can be viewed live on Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

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 graveyard.

Kevin Dowd

Mullahoran, Cavan

Dowd, Kevin, London, (formerly of Loughduff, Mullahoran, Co Cavan), Thursday 13th January, peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his wife Breda, children; John, Sheena, Ciara and Kevin, grand children; Jack and Ava, daughter-in- law Katie, sons in law; Tim and Aaron, brother John, nieces, nephews and extended family.

Rest in Peace.

Funeral arrangements to follow.

Susan (Sue) Hamill (née Turner)

Killynenagh, Drum, Monaghan, H16 D362 / Cootehill, Cavan

The death has occurred of Susan (Sue) Hamill, nee Turner, Killynenagh, Drum, Co. Monaghan and formerly of Mullaghboy, Cootehill, Co Cavan. Sue was called home suddenly from her residence on Sunday 16th January in the company of her loving family. Beloved wife of John and adored mother of Jimmy and Fiona. Sue will be sadly missed and remembered with love by her husband, son, daughter, daughter-in-law Denise, son-in-law Pat Coleman, Doohamlet, cherished grandchildren Grace, Rebekah, Hannah and Bryan, great-grandson Joel, sister Essie Gillespie, Mullaghboy, Cootehill, sister-in-law, brother-in-law, nephews, extended family, neighbours, many friends and by all who knew and loved Sue.

The Lord Is My Shepard.

Sue will be resting at the family home (H16D362) amongst her family due to Covid 19, with removal on Thursday afternoon to Drum Presbyterian Church for 2pm Funeral Service. Burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.

Sue's Funeral cortège to the Church will be horse drawn and will leave the family home at approximately 1pm on Thursday.

House strictly private to family and close friends on Wednesday from 3pm to 8pm please.

Please adhere to all HSE guidelines and ensure 2m social distance and mask wearing is observed at all times.

Andrew Campbell

Drummond Radhairc, Carrickmacross, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Andrew Campbell. Drummond Radhairc, Carrickmacross. 18th January 2022. Peacefully at his home, following an illness bravely borne, surrounded by his beloved family. Sadly missed and remembered with love by his heartbroken family, his cherished wife Mary Ann, his parents Betty & John, his brothers Adrian & Barry and his sister Melissa, his parents-in-law Mary Teresa & Gerry McGuigan, his brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, aunts, uncles, godchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives & friends.


House strictly private.

Andrew will repose at Lonergan Funeral Directors Funeral Home, A81 D328, among family and friends, on Thursday, 20th January, from 7:30pm until 9:30pm. Please adhere to continued HSE & government guidelines, wear face coverings and observe social distancing.

Andrew's funeral cortège will leave his home, Drummond Radhairc, on Friday, 21st January, at 2pm driving via Oriel Road & Ardee Road, proceeding on foot from his parents' home to St. Joseph's Church, Carrickmacross, for Funeral Mass at 2:30pm followed by burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

To view the Funeral Mass via the webcam click on the link

No flowers please, donations in lieu, if desired, to Carrick Cancer Society via donation box or directly to

Madge Doherty, Watson (née Traynor)

39 Park Road, Drumillard, Castleblayney, Monaghan

Madge Doherty, Watson at Letham Park Care Home, 205 Ferry Rd, Edinburgh on the 11th January 2022. Predeceased by her husbands Donald and Jackie, her mother Letitia, father Michael, her brothers Willie, Joe, Michael and grandson Christopher.

Deeply regretted and much loved by her daughters Mary and June, her sons Brian and Donald, sisters Sadie, Ann and Jenny, brothers Larry and Tony, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and neighbours.

May Her Gentle Soul Rest in Peace

Reposing at Corrigans Funeral Home, Commons, Castleblayney, from 4pm to 8pm on Thursday 20th. Remains leaving funeral home on Friday at 10:40am on foot to arrive at St Mary's Church for funeral Mass at 11am and burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

(Please adhere to current covid rules).

The Mass can be streamed live from here

Pauline Grant (née Browne)

Carn, Silverstream, Monaghan Town, Monaghan, H18 AE77 / Claremorris, Mayo

Pauline Grant, Carn, Silverstream, Monaghan H18 AE77 peacefully at her residence on Wednesday 19th January surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her husband Charlie and daughter Kate. Loving mother of Marian, Charlie, Eugene and Bernie. Sadly missed by her loving family, daughter-in-law Mary, son-in-law Philip, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews and brother-in-law Peter and a large family circle of relatives and friends.

Reposing at home Carn, Silverstream on Thursday from 4pm-8pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am in St. Macartan's Cathedral, Monaghan and will be livestreamed on: and interment afterwards in Latlurcan Cemetery.

Please adhere to all HSE guidelines.

May she rest in peace.

Tádhg James McKenna

Mullynure, Emyvale, Monaghan

Tádhg James McKenna, Mullynure, Emyvale, Co.Monaghan, cherished son of Damien & Emma. Passed away peacefully on 17th January 2022.

Treasured brother to Andrea, Kai & Dáithí and sadly missed by his loving grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins.

May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

Public wake will take place on Thursday, 20th January, at McMahon's Funeral Home, Emyvale, H18 FK80, from 6pm to 9pm (please adhere to HSE Guidelines and ensure social distancing is observed at all times) Tádhg will then be brought home and his parents have asked for the house to be strictly private. Funeral Arrangements Later.

Frances RYAN (née McCabe)

Walkinstown, Dublin / Ballybay, Monaghan

RYAN (nee McCabe) Frances, 19th January 2022, (Walkinstown and formerly of Ballybay Co. Monaghan) peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of the staff in St. James Hospital; Frances will be forever loved and very sadly missed by her loving family, children Ann, Victor, Dermot and Nuala, daughters-in-law Mary and Sandra, sons-in-law Jimmy and John, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister-in-law Nuala, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.

May Frances Rest in Peace.

Reposing at the Brian McElroy Funeral Home, Crumlin Village on Thursday, 20th January, from 6pm to 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11:30am in St Agnes Church, Crumlin Village followed by burial in Deans grange Cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross.

To view Frances Funeral Mass at 11:30am please see link;

Ann Todd

4 Gort An Chaibleara, Emyvale, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Ann Todd, 4 Gort An Chaibleara, Emyvale, Co. Monaghan, Tuesday, January 18th, peacefully, at Our Lady Of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda. Predeceased by her husbands Patrick Maguire & Luke Todd, Stepdaughter Marion Todd & son Raymond Maguire. Deeply regretted and remembered with love by her son Sean, his wife Kate, grandchildren Colm & his partner Mary, Edel & Richard, Mark & his partner Damien, Katie, and Orla, great-grandchildren Neesha Michaela Brogan, Lily & Tiernan, & Heidi.

Cremation taking place at 4pm on Friday in Lakelands Crematorium in Cavan strictly for family only. Ann’s ashes will be buried in the family plot in Corracrin, Emyvale at a later stage.

Benny Carragher

Avelreagh, Clontibret, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Benny Carragher, Avelreagh, Clontibret, Co Monaghan, Tuesday, 18th January 2022, peacefully, in Cavan General Hospital. Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Mary, wife Lily, brothers Eddie, Packie and James, his nephew Seamus. Deeply regretted by his nephews, niece, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Observing social distancing and HSE guidelines, Benny will repose among his family, neighbours and friends in Avelreagh, at his nephew Kevin’s home on Wednesday from 4pm until 9pm and on Thursday from 4pm until 9pm. House private at all other times, please.

Removal on Friday morning at 10.30am via the old N2 arriving to St. Michael’s Church, Annyalla, for requiem Mass at 11am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. The funeral Mass can be viewed via the following link:

May He Rest In Eternal Peace

Mary (Maura) Hanley

Seabourne View, Charlesland, Greystones, Wicklow / Bray, Wicklow / Castleblayney, Monaghan

Mary (Maura) Hanley, Seabourne View, Charlesland, Greystones, formerly Charnwood, Bray, Co Wicklow & Dunaree, Lisdoonan, Co Monaghan. Peacefully in the kind and loving care of Pat & LIz Behan and staff of Eyrefield Manor Nursing Home Greystones on Monday January 17th 2022. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her children Gerard, Jackie, Claire, Lyola and Eoin. Her son-in-law Noel and daughter-in-law Helena. Her beloved grandchildren Christopher, Ellie, Leona, Stephen, Darren, Aisling, Rowena, Natalie, Adam and Emily, her great grandchildren Mark, Emma, Patrick and Michael. Her sisters Lily and Dymphna, brothers Cormac, Michael (deceased) and Jim (recently deceased) and all her nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Maura very generously donated her body to medical science, so at this time no funeral will take place. A ceremony to celebrate Maura's life will follow at a date to be confirmed.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The Alzheimer's Society of Ireland.

May She Rest In Peace

Enquiries to Mark Kinsella Funeral Directors 0872160740.

Seán McBride

Navan Road, Dublin / Castleblayney, Monaghan

McBRIDE, Seán (Navan Road, Dublin 7 and formerly Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan) - January 17th, 2022. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff of the Mater Hospital. Beloved husband of Eilish and much-loved father of Elizabeth, Suzanne, Seán, Antoinette and Lorraine ; sadly missed by his loving wife, children, grandchildren Stephen, Alannah, Jessica, Billy, Matilda, Kara, Alice, Meera and Harvey, great grandchildren Aubrey and Rí, daughter-in-law Jaya, sons-in-law Dan, Matthew and Scott, brothers and sisters, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May he Rest in Peace.

Family flowers only please donations if desired, to a children's charity of your choice.

Funeral Arrangements Later.

Rosaleen O'Hanlon (née Mooney)

Creevy Oliver, Carrickmacross and formerly of 28 Main Street, Carrickmacross, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Rosaleen O’Hanlon (née Mooney), Creevy Oliver, Carrickmacross and formerly of 28 Main Street, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan peacefully at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, Tuesday, 18th January 2022. Predeceased by her husband Peter, parents James and Ellen Mooney and son-in-law Vincent Shields. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving family PJ, Majella, Donal and Paula, grandson Oisín, daughter-in-law Pauline, Donal’s partner Marie, sister-in-law Úna, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and her many good friends.

May Her Gentle Soul Rest in Peace.

Reposing at her residence (Creevy Oliver – A81 NW13) on Wednesday from 2pm to 8pm and Thursday from 2pm to 5pm, observing social distancing measures. Removal on Thursday evening arriving to St. Joseph’s Church, Carrickmacross (A81 K253) at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Friday morning at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Carrickmacross.

House Private please at all other times.

Please Note: Approach the O’Hanlon residence from the Ballybay Road (R180) and exit via the Old Blarney Road. Funeral signs marks your route.

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 members in the Funeral House, Church and Cemetery.

Please click this link:

to view Rosaleen’s Requiem Mass

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