Bereavement notices for Cavan and Monaghan

It is with regret that we note the following deaths from Counties Cavan and Monaghan over the past 24 hours, as reported on

Cynthia Maud Burns (née Hawthorne)

Brookfield, Cortober, Cootehill, Cavan

On Friday, 12th August 2022, at the Lisdarn Unit Cavan Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Pre-deceased by her beloved son Stephen and husband Jim. Cynthia will be dearly missed by her heartbroken family, daughters Audrey and Tanya, son-in-law Enda, her adored and much loved grandchildren David, Nicole, Luke, Oliver and Dylan, the entire family circle and many friends.

House private to close family and friends until 7pm only, please.

Resting at her home from 11am (Saturday) until removal on Sunday, 14th August, at 1.30pm, for Funeral service in Ashfield Parish Church, at 2pm. Interment afterwards in the adjoining church yard. Family flowers only. Donations in memory of Cynthia, if so desired, to Ashfield Parish Church Repair Fund, (cheques made payable to same) c/o Conly Funeral Directors, Ballybay, Co Monaghan or any family member.

Please adhere to all social distancing guidelines and also refrain from handshaking, please.

A condolence message may be left below.

"Safe in the arms of Jesus"

Olive Gaynor (née Smith)

Australia and late of Aughagoldrick, Stradone, Cavan

The death has occurred in Australia of Olive Gaynor (nee Smith), late of Aughagoldrick, Stradone, Co Cavan. Loving sister of PJ & Vincent Smith, (Stradone), Brendan & Seamus (Australia), Anna Marie Martin, (Drogheda) and Mona Smith, (Grousehall, Bailieboro).

She is survived by her four children and seven grandchildren. Deeply regretted by her loving family, brothers, sisters, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Olive will be laid to rest in Australia, on Tuesday morning 16th August at 1.30am (Irish time), following her funeral Mass, which you can view at

Mary Savage

Clonsilla, Dublin / Emyvale, Monaghan

Peacefully, at Daughters of Charity Home, Clonsilla. Sadly missed by her brothers Jerome and Enda, sisters in law Susan and Mary, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


Removal on Sunday evening (14/08/2022), arriving at St. Patrick's Church, Corracrin, at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass on Monday (15/08/2022) at 10 a.m. with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Funeral Mass available via live webcam at: