Bereavement Notices

Details of those who have sadly passed away in our community. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a ainm.

Patrick Owens

Lisanymore, Virginia, Cavan

June 3 at Cavan General Hospital.

Predeceased by his parents Peter & Annie.

Deeply regretted by his cousins, neighbours & many friends.

Reposing at Matthews Funeral Home, Virginia on Sunday evening from 6pm until 9pm with walk through only please.

Removal on Monday morning, 6th June, to St. Mary's Church, Clonaphilip for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in adjoining Cemetery.

Lar Farrell

Bailieborough, Cavan / Balrothery, Dublin

Late of Bailieborough, Co. Caven, previously of Darcytown, Balrothery, (peacefully) in St.Francis Hospice Raheny.

Predeceased by his son Leonard and sisters Hannah, Nancy and brother Matt.

Lar will be sadly missed by his wife Marie, son Laurence, daughter Martina, son-in-law Mark, daughters-in-law Barbara and Rossella, grandchildren James, Anthony, Valentino, Jessica, Alessandro, Luke and Marco sisters Kathleen, Chrissie, Ellen and Mary and extended family and his many neighbours and friends.

Reposing at home in Darcytown, Balrothery, Balbriggan on Fri from 4pm to 8pm.

Removal on Saturday morning to S.S. Peter & Paul’s Church, Balbriggan arriving for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by burial in Ardla Cemetery.

Funeral Mass may be viewed live at

Family flowers only donations in lieu to St. Franics Hospice through

Thomas (Tom) McCorry

Rush, Dublin / Blacklion, Cavan

June 2, 2022, Thomas (Tom) in Rush Nursing Home.

Predeceased by his loving wife Betty, sons David and Mark and brother, Terry.

Thomas will be dearly missed by his sisters Kathleen (New York), Sue (Kenmare), Detta (Dublin), brothers, James (Butlersbridge) and Patsy (Blacklion), daughter-in-law Cindy, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Fitzgerald's Funeral Directors, Rush on Saturday morning from 11am to 1:30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday afternoon at 2pm in St. Maur's Church, Rush, followed by burial in Whitestown Cemetery, Rush.

Thomas's family would like to extend a heartfelt thanks to Rush Nursing Home for their loving care of Thomas for the past fourteen years and also to the medical staff of Beaumont Hospital.

Michael Mulvany

Lisduff House, Lisduff, Maghera, Virginia, Cavan

At Our Lady's Hospital, Navan, on 2 June 2022.

Predeceased by his brothers Patsy and John and his nephew Michael.

Deeply regretted by his daughter Julie Ann and his son Peter, his granddaughters Chloe and Emma and his grandson Charlie, his brother Larry, his sister Julie (Fox), nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandniece, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Michael's remains will repose at Lisduff House on Saturday from 4 o'clock until prayers at 8 o'clock.

Removal on Sunday to St. Matthew’s Church, Maghera, arriving for 1 o'clock Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Ciaran Donaghy

35 Kilronan, Tonnaboy, Lisnaskea, Fermanagh, BT9 25GD

Peacefully at his brother Fergal’s residence, 35 Kilronan Road, Tonnaboy, Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh, BT92 5GD.

Predeceased by his father Ronan.

Deeply regretted by his loving children Shannon, Niamh, Michael and Aine, his children’s mother Fiona, partner Jane, his mother Angela, sister and brothers Martina (Martin), Fergal (Carol) and Killian (Stephenie).

Removal on Saturday afternoon at 1p.m., to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Donagh for 2p.m. Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards at the Holy Cross Cemetery, Lisnaskea.

Mary Doogan (née Owens)

38 Gorgesh Road, Kinawley, Fermanagh, BT9 24DW

June 2, peacefully, loving wife of Dinny & dear mother of Marcella (McManus), Sabrina (Brennan), Carina (Bennett) & Teresa. Daughter of Mary (late Joe RIP) & sister of Paddy, James, Chrissie, Philomena, Brendan, John & the late Tom and Carmel RIP.

Removal Saturday at 10.40 am to arrive for 11 am Requiem Mass in St Naile's Church, Kinawley followed by burial in New Cemetery.

Deeply regretted by her sorrowing husband, daughters, mother, brothers, sisters, sons in law Damian, Paul, Liam & Matthew, brothers in law, sisters in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces & extended family circle.

Donal Byrne

Loughcrew View, Oldcastle, Meath

02/06/2022 peacefully in Cavan General Hospital with his loving sister Margaret and brother Brian by his bedside.

Predeceased by his wife Shelia.

Sadly, missed and will always be remembered by his loving sisters, Margaret, Maura, and Nuala (USA), brothers Brian and Thomas, brother-in-law David, and sister-in-law Maria, nieces and nephews, relatives, and friends.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday 7th of June in St. Brigid’s Church, Oldcastle, at 11 am.

Burial afterwards in local cemetery.

The funeral may be viewed via the following link

Phil (Philip) Ward

Cavan Road, Oldcastle, Meath / Ballyshannon, Donegal

June 2. Peacefully at his home surrounded by his family.

Predeceased by his brother Willie John (Bill), sister Ellen, nephew Gerard and niece Theresa.

Beloved husband to Chris, loving father to Sandra and Gary, father-in-law to Fergus, Grandfather to Arlene, Cíara, Conán, Oisín, Ruairí and Fiachra, and their partners Keith, Courtney and Frank.

Removal from his residence Saturday morning, 4th June, for funeral Mass at 11am at St. Brigid's Church, Oldcastle.

Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

The funeral may be viewed via the following link

Thomas (Tommy) Steenson

Corballis, Castledermot, Kildare / Ballybay, Monaghan / Carlow

June 2, peacefully at Hillview Nursing Home, Carlow.

Predeceased by his loving wife Helen, deeply missed by his daughters Vanessa and Jackie, sons-in-law David and Rob, grandchildren Helen Maria, Luke, Bethany, Heidi and Daisy, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing in R. Healy & Son Funeral Home Pollerton Castle, Carlow on Monday evening from 4pm to 6pm.

Funeral Service on Tuesday morning at 11am in Carlow Presbyterian Church (Scots’ Church) Athy Road, Carlow followed by burial in Coltstown Cemetery, Castledermot.

No flowers please, donations in lieu to The Alzheimer Society of Ireland

Conor Martin

Clones, Monaghan

Wednesday, 25th May, in Leicester.

Sadly missed and remembered by his family and friends and all who loved him.

Conor's Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday morning at 11am at The Sacred Heart Church, Clones;

Burial afterwards in Mount St.Oliver's Cemetery, Clones.

Further enquiries to Peter McMahon, McMahon's Funeral Home, Emyvale.

Thomas (Tommy) Mc Grane

No.2 Sunbeam Terrace, Clones, Monaghan

June 2. Peacefully, in the tender care of the Matron and staff of Cavan General Hospital.

Predeceased by his Parents John and Rose, sisters Moira and Vera, brothers Joe,John (Sean) and Michael. Deeply regretted by his loving sister Eileen, nieces, nephews, relatives and many good friends locally.

The Mc Grane Family are very thankful to the matrons and staff of both The Sacred Heart Nursing Home, Clones and Mullinahinch House Nursing Home, Monaghan, for the wonderful care and attention he received in the last years.

Tommy's remains will repose at Lawlor' s Funeral Home, Ernehill, Belturbet, Co. Cavan (H14 R583) on Sunday, 5th June, from 4pm until 7.30pm, also on Monday, 6th June, from 9.00am. Removal on Monday, 6th June, at 10.00am, to arrive at The Sacred Heart Church at 11.00am for requiem Mass, followed by interment in the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Clones.