Bereavement Notices

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

Sean Gregory

10 Drumbannon, Bailieborough, Cavan

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at home, 4th June 2022.

Pre Deceased by his son Sean (Junior).

He will sadly missed by his loving wife Christine, daughters Mary (son in law Tommy), Carol (partner Mick), son Tony (daughter in law Mags), brother Christie, sister Kay, granchildren Denise, Conor, Leah, Emily, Moya and Lilly, great-grandchild Wynter, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews and extended family, neighbours, friends and military friends.

Reposing at Clarke's funeral home, Bailieborough, Monday from 3pm to 6pm, walk through only and no handshaking, by family request.

Removal from his residence Tuesday morning at 10.30am (walking) to arrive at St Anne's Church, Bailieborough, for funeral Mass at 11am.

Burial afterwards in St Anne's Cemetery. Link to view Mass

House strictly private, please

Sean Brady

Drumcalpin Tullyco, Cootehill, Cavan

2 Old Bridge View, Cootehill, Co. Cavan, formerly Drumcalpin, Tullyco, Cootehill, June 3rd 2022, peacefully at Lisadarn Hospital Cavan.

Predeceased by his sisters Patricia, Philomena and Francis.

Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving family his sisters Mary and Monica, nieces, nephews, relatives and extended family and friends.

Funeral took place on Sunday at St.Patrick’s Church, Carrickallen for 1 o’clock Funeral mass followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Donations in memory of Sean, if desired, to M.S. Society C/O Mullen’s Funeral Directors Cootehill Co.Cavan.

Margaret Lennon (née Denning)

Northlands, Shercock, Cavan / Bailieborough, Cavan

Formerly of Cavan Road, Bailieborough.

Peacefully at her home, after a long illness, surrounded by her family.

Predeceased by her parents Vincent and Mary Denning.

Deeply regretted by her loving husband Michéal, her loving children; Ronan, Paul and Orlaith, granddaughter Emilia, siblings; Carol, Gerard, Monica and Malachy, friends and extended family in particular Sharon, Rhys, Lily and Theo.

Funeral Mass on Monday, 6th of June, at 10am in St. Anne's Church, Bailieborough.

Burial afterwards in Kingscourt Cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to National Breast Cancer Research Institute.

Link to view Funeral

Sam Lynch

Knocks, Lisnaskea, Fermanagh

Sam Lynch, Mullynaburtlan, Knocks, Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh.

Died Sunday 5th June 2022, suddenly at home in the care of his loving family.

Beloved husband of Bernie (nee Reilly). Loving father of Wendy (Gully), Sean (Julieanne), Stacey (Damian), Sammy (Christopher), Krystel (Philly) and predeceased by his baby son Martin who died in infancy.

Dear brother of Margaret Kerwin (John R.I.P.), Jimmy (Patsy), Phil (Anne), Marian Mullan (Terry R.I.P.) and the late Tony (Angela).

Sam will repose at his late residence until removal on Wednesday morning at 10-15 am to arrive at Holy Cross Church, Lisnaskea for 11 o’clock Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Sam will be sadly missed by his wife, daughters, son, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers, sisters, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and a large circle of friends.

Sam’s Requiem Mass can be viewed live on

House private on Wednesday morning please.

Agnes Buchholz

Blunick, Florencecourt, Fermanagh

Agnes Buchholz, Blunick, Florencecourt, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh, in her 101st year. Died 3rd June 2022 R.I.P.

Predeceased by her husband Edward (Ted).

Removal on Monday 6th June 2022 to arrive at St Mary's Church, Arney, for 11am Funeral Mass, with interment in adjoining cemetery afterwards.

Deeply regretted by her brother Kevin, nephews, nieces and family circle.

Rose Reilly (née Corcoran)

Gelshagh, Ballinalee, Longford

The sad passing has occurred of Rose Reilly (nee Corcoran) at her home in St. Albans, Hertfordshire. Formerly of Gelshagh, Ballinalee, Co. Longford.

Peacefully in the loving care of her family on Sunday 10th April 2022.

Deeply regretted by all her family, friends and work colleagues, in Ireland and the U.K.

Rose's funeral Mass took place on Monday 16th May 2022 in St.Alban and Stephen R.C. Church, St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

Burial in St. Albans on 10th June 2022.

Martina Durkin (née Tully)

Balreask Village, Navan, Meath / Kells, Meath

Formerly of Ardamagh, Moynalty, Kells, Co. Meath.

Predeceased by her parents John and Catherine, her brother Farrell and sister Eilish. Deeply regretted by her loving husband James (Seamus), her sisters Mary, Margaret and Catherine, brothers, John and Pat, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces and nephews, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at home from 5pm on Monday and all day on Tuesday.

Removal on Wednesday to St. Mary's Church Navan (C15 TWO8) arriving for Requiem Mass at 10am. Funeral afterwards to Beauparc Cemetery (C15 H2K2).

Martina passed away peacefully at her residence in the loving care of her family and supported by the Navan, Drogheda and Mater Hospitals, also Dr. Stephen Green GP, the Palliative Care Team, Kells, district nurse, home care team. Family flowers only please donations if desired to Meath Palliative Care.Donate

The Funeral Mass may be viewed on

Sr. Gráinne O'Reilly

Convent of Mercy, Kells, Meath / Oldcastle, Meath

Sr. Grainne O'Reilly, Convent of Mercy, Kells, Co. Meath & formerly of Oldcastle.

Peacefully, at Millbury Nursing Home, Navan.

Predeceased by her parents Eddie & Máirín, brothers Fr. Frank & Séan. Deeply regretted by Srs. of Mercy Nth. Province, sisters & brothers Bríd (John), Máire (Bertie), Eddie (Alacoque), Ciarán, Úna (Michael), Seán's wife Bernie, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family, relatives & friends.

Reposing at Convent of Mercy, Kells on Tuesday from 3pm with Evening Prayer at 6pm.

Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Colmcille's Church for Funeral Mass at 11am which may be viewed on with burial afterwards in Oldcastle Cemetery.

Jack Hanna

Stranooden, Monaghan

Peacefully, on Friday, 3rd June 2022, at Cavan General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.

Jack will be dearly missed by his brother Roy, sisters Lily (Nesbitt) and Ada (McCarter), brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews and many friends.

Pre-deceased by his brother Jim.

Removal on Monday, 6th June, at 1.30pm, for Funeral service in First Ballybay Presbyterian Church at 2pm. Interment afterwards in the adjoining Church yard.

Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Jack, if so desired, to Cavan/ Monaghan Palliative Care or Ballybay Cancer Society, (Cheques made payable to same) C/o Conly Funeral Directors, Ballybay, Co Monaghan or any family member.

Kathleen Walsh (née Keenan)

Lisnafedally, Corduff, Carrickmacross, Monaghan

June 3, 2022. In her 81st year. Peacefully, at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, surrounded by her beloved family.

Predeceased by her husband Jim Joe, her infant son Ciarán, her daughter-in-law Ciara, her parents Thomas & Mary and her brother Thomas.

Sadly missed and remembered with love by her cherished family, her daughter Miriam (Murphy), her sons, Sean, Aidan & Brian, her son-in-law Thomas, her daughter-in-law Caroline, her adored grandchildren James, Ryan, Katie, Céola & Élana, her sisters Anne (Quinn, England), Mary & Bridie (Carrickmacross), Rose (Cox, England) & Eileen (O'Connor England) & her brothers Paddy & Phelim, her brother-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives & friends.

Kathleen's funeral cortège will leave her home on Monday, 6th June, arriving to St. Michael's Church, Corduff, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by burial in the adjoining Cemetery.

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

John Duffy

Straghan, Monaghan Town, Monaghan

Friday 3rd June, peacefully, at his residence surrounded by his loving family.

Pre-deceased by his loving wife Maura, daughter Deirdre and brother Jim.

Loving father of Siobhan, Barry & Poarig. Sadly missed by his loving grandchildren, Bronagh, Sinead, Dara, Sorcha, Ciaran, Fearghal & Colm, son in law Gareth, daughters in law Pauline & Lynn, brothers in law Sean & Seamus, sister in law Moira, nephews, extended family and friends.

John's remains will repose at his residence, family time Monday morning, please.

Removal on Monday morning to arrive at St. Patrick's Church, Corracrin, for Funeral Mass at 11am:

Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to Cavan/Monaghan Palliative Care c/o Peter McMahon, McMahon's Funeral Home, Emyvale, or any family member.