Bereavement notices for Cavan and Monaghan

Death and funeral notices

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

Michael McGovern

Drumlargan, Kilcock, Meath, W23 P65D / Cavan / Kilcock, Kildare

Formerly of Ardmoneen, Co Cavan. Suddenly, at his residence. Michael, predeceased by his wife Angela, sisters Ann and Mary, brothers Jim and Patrick Francis. Deeply regretted by his daughters Neasa, Maeve and Aveen; grandchildren Conall, Daniel, Diarmuid, Robyn and Hannah; sons-in-law Micheal and Peadar, and Enda; brother John, sisters Margaret and Agnes, sisters-in-law Frances, Catherine, Bernadette and Gertrude, brother-in-law John, nieces, nephews, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Michael will repose at his residence W23P65D on Monday 20th May from 4pm- 8pm and Tuesday from 4pm- 8pm. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Assumption, Coole, Garadice, Kilcock, (W23 WAC8) at 11am on Wednesday followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Family Flowers Only.

Patrick (Patsy) Reilly

Carrickgorman, Bailieborough, Cavan

Patrick (Patsy) Reilly, Carrickgorman, Bailieborough, Co Cavan died on the 18th May 2024 peacefully at Virginia Primary Care Centre surrounded by his family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Nancy, his family Caroline, Patrick (Ann-Marie) and Marion, brother, sister, grandchildren Brandon, Sarah, Kian, Craig, Calum, Kacey and Ava, extended family and friends.

May He Rest In Peace

Reposing at Clarke's Funeral Home, Bailieborough on Sunday 19th May from 5pm - 7pm. Funeral to arrive at St. Anne's Church, Bailieborough for Funeral Mass on Monday 20th May at 11 o'clock. Burial afterwards in St. Ultan's Cemetery, Killinkere. The funeral mass can be viewed live via St. Anne's Church Webcam.

House Strictly Private Please

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Virginia Primary Care Patient Comfort Fund c/o of any family member or Funeral Director.

The family would like to thank all the staff of Virginia Primary Care Centre for all their loving care and kindness shown to both Patsy and all the family. They made it a home away from home.

Tony Walsh

Capragh, Ballyheelan, Kilnaleck, Cavan / Aughnacliffe, Longford

Tony Walsh, Capragh, Ballyheelan, Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan. Saturday, May 18th (peacefully) at Cavan General Hospital. Predeceased by his parents Mary & Mattie, sister Kathleen, brothers Tommie & Pat and niece Helen. Sadly missed by his brother Oliver (Philomena), sister in law Nancy, brother in law Vincent, nieces, nephews, relatives, friends and neighbours.

Rest In Peace

Reposing at Briody's Funeral Home, Kilnaleck on Sunday from 5.30pm to 7.30pm. Funeral Mass on Monday in St. Mary's Church, Ballinarry, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to Palliative Care c/o Briody's Funeral Home or any family member.

Michael Goss

Cloughvalley, Carrickmacross, Monaghan / Haggardstown, Louth

The death has occurred of Michael Goss. Cloughvalley Carrickmacross & formerly Haggardstown, Co. Louth. 19th May 2024. Peacefully at his home, surrounded by his cherished family.

Predeceased by his parents Michael & Margaret, his infant brother Francis and his niece Selina.

Sadly missed and remembered with love by his beloved family; his partner Nita, his daughter Kerina, his sons Alan, Ashley & Adrian, his grandchildren Allannah, Aaron, Megan, Erin, Cara, Cian & Jayden, his sisters Anne & Marguerite and his brothers Patsy, Gerard, Jim & Augustine, his extended family, neighbours & many friends.



Michael will repose at Lonergan Funeral Directors Funeral Home, Carrickmacross, A81 D328, on Monday, 20th May from 4pm until 7pm.

Michael's funeral cortège will leave his home, Cloughvalley, on Tuesday, 21st May, proceeding on foot via Farney Street, Main Street & O'Neill Street, to St. Joseph's Church, Carrickmacross, arriving for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by burial in St. Joseph's Cemetery.

To view the Funeral Mass via the webcam click here.

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

Nóra Mac Cinna

(née Holland)

Leacht Lorcáin, Monaghan Town, Monaghan

The death has occurred of Nóra Mac Cinna (née Holland), Leacht Lorcáin, Muineachán, Co. Mhuineacháin, May 18th 2024, peacefully at the Mater Private Hospital, Dublin.

Predeceased by her husband Seán, her parents John and Brigid Rose Holland (née Treanor) and her brother Seán.

Sadly missed by her loving daughters Síona (David Lydon) and Nuala (Fintan Gorman), sons Lorcán (Elizabeth Loughrey), Colm (Martha McCague) and Eoin (Amy McKernan), grandchildren Daire, Briana, Aoibhín, Cathal, Conn, Caoimhe, Trea, Dónal, Seán, Ódhrán, Aifric, Éilis and Caolán, brothers Paddy, Joe, Maurice and Philip, sister Jennifer, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Tá Nóra ar lár ach maireann torthaí a saothair.

Gur móide teaghlach Dé a hanam dílis.

Reposing at her home on Monday (20/05/2024) from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. House private at all other times please.

Removal on Tuesday (21/05/2024) at 10.30 a.m., arriving at St. Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan for funeral Mass at 11 a.m.

Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s New Cemetery, Latlorcan, Monaghan.

Funeral Mass available via live webcam here.

Celia McDonagh

(née Christy)

The Crescent, Castleblayney, Monaghan

Celia McDonagh, née Christy, The Crescent, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan, Sunday, May 19th 2024 peacefully, surrounded by her devoted family.

Celia will be remembered with love by her sons Eric and Les, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours, and friends.

Funeral arrangements later.

House strictly private, by request

Please leave your personal message of condolence and support in the “Condolences” section below.

Funeral Arrangements Later

Philomena McKenna

Derrygasson, Emyvale, Monaghan, H18 P744

The death has occurred of Philomena McKenna, Derrygasson, Emyvale, Co. Monaghan, H18 P744, Sunday 19th May, peacefully, at her home, surrounded by her loving family.

Pre-deceased by her loving husband Seamus, her parents James & Eileen, sister Rosemary and brother PJ.

Philomena will be lovingly remembered by her sons Garrett (Catherine), Barry (Cathy), Darran (Denise) and daughter Edel (Brendan), grandchildren Jack, Callum, Alannah, Ella, Daithí, Pierce, Caragh, Michéal, Annie & Orla. Sadly missed by her sister Madge, brother Peter, sisters in law, brothers in law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

May her gentle soul Rest in Peace.

Philomena's remains will repose at her residence on Monday from 12 noon. Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 11am at St.Patrick's Church, Corracrin. Burial afterwards alongside her beloved husband Seamus in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to Cavan/Monaghan Palliative Care or The Irish Cancer Society Night Nurses c/o Peter McMahon, McMahon's Funeral Home, Emyvale or any family member.

To view the funeral service, click here.

To view the previous death notices, click here.

Those who wish to leave a message of condolence for any of the above families can do so at

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.