Death Notices

Fabian Carroll

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The death has occurred of Fabian Carroll Farmleigh, Abbeyleix, Laois Predeceased by his daughter Clodagh. Peacefully in the loving care of his family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Margaret, son Aaron, daughter Davina and her partner James , parents Mary and Paddy, brothers Padraig and Clive, sisters Mary and Patrice, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a wide circle…

2020 Archive

June 2020

Fabian Carroll

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The death has occurred of Fabian Carroll Farmleigh, Abbeyleix, Laois Predeceased by his daughter Clodagh. Peacefully in the loving care of his family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Margaret, son Aaron, daughter Davina and her partner James , parents Mary and Paddy, brothers Padraig and Clive, sisters Mary and Patrice, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and a wide circle…

April 2020

Patrick (Pat) Pratt

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The death has occurred of Patrick (Pat) Pratt Gort na Noir, Abbeyleix, Laois It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our beloved father, Patrick Pratt. He was surrounded by his children, Mark, Susan, Ruaidhri, Sean, Ben and Katie, who he was immensely proud of. With his love, wit and charm, he had a tremendous impact on the…

Mary (May) Cunningham (née O'Grady)

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The death has occurred of Mary (May) Cunningham (née O'Grady) Abbeyleix, Laois After a short illness, at Portlaoise General Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Paddy and much loved sister to Ethna, Gretta, Kathleen, Petey, John, Brendan and Jim. She will be sadly missed by her family, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends. Rest In Peace Due to Covid -19…

Ida Mitchell (neé Lalor)

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The death has occurred of Ida Mitchell (née Lalor) Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully, after a short illness, in her 90th year, in Portlaoise General Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Albert (Bert) and son-in-law Cyril Mc Murray. Ida will be dearly missed by her daughters, Helen Mc Murray and Hazel Wellwood, son-in-law Cecil, grandchildren Scott, Tristan, Nevil and Adam, sisters Sadie Baskin…

Eoin Stone

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The death has occurred of Eoin Stone Thornberry, Abbeyleix, Laois Suddenly. Deeply regretted by his loving parents Bridie and John, sisters Sinéad, Michelle and Amanda, brother Jason, their partners Mick, Wayne, Stephen and Anne, nephews and nieces, Alannah, Jenna-Lee, Niall, Donnacha and Tom, extended family relatives and friends. Due to Government advice regards public gatherings, a private family funeral will…

Jim McDonald

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The death has occurred of Jim McDonald Newtown, Ballyroan, Laois / Timahoe, Laois / Straffan, Kildare McDonald, Jim Newtown, Ballyroan, Laois and late of Straffan, Kildare and Cremorgan, Timahoe, Laois died suddently on Thursday 9th April. Beloved and proud father of Andrew and Stephen and daughter-in-law Niamh. Loving partner to Mary Sweeney (nee Scully), dearly loved brother to Matt, Margaret,…

Mary Patchett (née O' Brien)

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The death has occurred of Mary Patchett (née O' Brien) Clonin, Mountrath, Laois / Ballyroan, Laois Mary Patchett (nee O'Brien) Clonin, Mountrath, Co. Laois and formerly of 1. Chapel Street, Ballyroan, Co. Laois. Beloved and devoted wife to Graham. Dearly loved sister to her brother Martin and sister-in-law Susan. Wonderful and cherished aunt to Donna, nephews Loren, Emmet, Simon and…

Phil Ryan

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The death has occurred of Phil Ryan Pembroke Terrace, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully at home in the loving care of her family. Beloved wife of the late Joe and dearly loved mother of Bria, Ailish and Karen. Cherished granmother (Lilla) of David, Mark, Grace, Matthew, Mona and Melissa. Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by her sons-in-law Des Lalor, Kevin Connaire and…

Margaret Cruite (née Kirwan)

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The death has occurred of Margaret Cruite (née Kirwan) Ballytarsna, Abbeyleix, Laois And formerly of Ralish, Laois. Peacefully in Droimnin Nursing Home Stradbally. Sadly missed by her sister Elizabeth (Bessy). Predeceased by her husband Richard (Dick), sister Molly and brother Joe. Deeply regretted by her sisters-in-law Peg and Josephine, nieces and nephews, extended family, friends and especially the Kennedy family.…

Francis (Francie) Dunne

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The death has occurred of Francis (Francie) Dunne Ballyruin, Ballyroan, Laois Francis (Francie) Dunne, Ballyruin, Ballyroan, Laois died April 3rd in the loving care of the staff of St. Brigid's Hospital, Shaen. Deeply regretted by his sister Breda, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace Due to current regulations, a private family funeral will take place. A…

March 2020

Madeleine Robertson

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The death has occurred of Madeleine Robertson Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Madeleine is predeceased by her husband John. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Laurence and Phil, daughters-in-law Cate and Claire, grandchildren Ethan, Oscar, Talullah and Ryder, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. Given the current circumstances and to protect everyone a private burial…

Darragh Fennell

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The death has occurred of Darragh Fennell Glenbrook, Ballyroan, Laois / Portlaoise, Laois Darragh Fennell, Glenbrook, Ballyroan and late of Coote Terrace, Portlaoise. Died on the 30th March 2020. Predeceased by her father Jimmie Fennell. Deeply regretted by her heartbroken partner Pat (Whelan) her two adored sons Patrick and Ted, her loving mother Regina Fennell, sisters Eva, Kizzy (Lewis), Jac…

Sadie Power (née Kennedy)

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The death has occurred of Sadie Power (née Kennedy) Castleknock, Dublin / Abbeyleix, Laois Formerly of Abbeyleix, Laois. Passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving children Richard, Sarah and James. She will be forever cherished and very sadly missed by her grandchildren Liam, Conor, Lucy, Mary-Kate and Bríon, her daughter-in-law Michelle, sons-in-law Scott and Andrew, brothers Jim and Dick Kennedy,…

Breda Murray (née Sheeran)

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The death has occurred of Breda Murray (née Sheeran) Colt, Ballyroan, Laois Breda Murray (née Sheeran) Colt, Ballyroan, Co. Laois. Died March 29th 2020. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Breda is predeceased by her husband Bernie and baby son Eamon. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Denise and Aileen, sons Bernard and Sean, daughters-in-law Liz and Anne-Marie,…

Annie Irwin (née Fitzpatrick)

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The death has occurred of Annie Irwin (née Fitzpatrick) Newtown, Ballyroan, Ballyroan, Laois The death has occurred of Annie Irwin (nee Fitzpatrick) Ballyroan, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, R32 N9X6. Annie died on the 14th of March 2020, peacefully, surrounded by her family in the loving care of the staff in St Vincent's Hospital, Mountmellick, to whom the family are eternally grateful.…

Christy Lalor (Snr)

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The death has occurred of Christy Lalor (Snr) Baunmor, Ballinakill, Laois / Ballyroan, Laois Christy died, suddenly, on 9 March 2020. He is predeceased by his sons Shane and John. Deeply regretted by his wife Catherine, son Christopher, daughter Brid, son in law Mark, daughter in law Jessica, grandson and grandaughter, brothers and sisters, brothers in law, sisters in law,…

Sheila Morgan

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The death has occurred of Sheila Morgan Ballinakill Rd., Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully in the care of Tullamore Regional Hospital. Deeply regretted by her loving brothers Niall, Sean and Jim, cousin Linda and family, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. Reposing in the Chapel of Adoration adjoining The Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix from 5pm. to 8pm. with…

Josie Dunne (Née Clooney)

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Poormans Bridge, Abbeyleix, Laois Predeceased by her husband Vincent. Peacefully in the care of Drominin Nursing Home, Stradbally. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Marie, Noreen and Fran, sons Fint and Liam, brothers, sisters, sons- in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at her son Liam's residence, Poorsmans Bridge, Abbeyleix from 2pm. to 8 pm.…

February 2020

Owen Hiney

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The death has occurred of Owen Hiney Killaney, Mountrath, Laois / Shanahoe, Laois Unexpectedly. Predeceased by his father Jimmy. Deeply regretted by his sons Conor and Darragh, daughters Rachel and Bronagh, mother Josie, brothers Jimmy and Billy, sisters Nancy and Brigid, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at his mother's residence in Killaney from 4pm on Wednesday, 19th February, with…

Shane Lalor

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The death has occured of Shane Lalor, Cashel, Ballyroan, Laois Shane is deeply regretted by his heartbroken parents, Christy and Catherine, partner Jessica and daughter Hailey, brother Christopher, sister Brid, uncles, aunts, grandmother, brother in law, nephew, relatives and friends. Rest in Peace Reposing at his residence from 2oc on Tuesday and Rosary at 7oc. Removal on Wednesday morning at…

Nancy McMenamin (née Lalor)

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The death has occurred of Nancy McMenamin, Red Hill, Abbeyleix, Co Laois. Beloved wife of John and devoted mother to Mairead and Eamon , cherished grandmother to Jaye, Charlie, Lee, Ellie, Ronan and Noah. Sadly missed by Richard and Patricia, sisters-in-Iaw Mena and Susan, brothers-in-law Eddie and Michael, her much loved nieces, nephews, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.…

Paddy Vousden

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The death has occurred of Paddy Vousden, Scotchrath, Abbeyleix. Peacefully, at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by his loving family, relatives and friends, and the staff of Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home, Portlaoise. Reposing in the Chapel of Adoration adjoining the Church of The Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix, on Sunday, 23rd February, from 5pm, with recital of the Rosary at…

Brenda Dunican (née Casey)

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The death has occurred of Brenda Dunican, Killamuck, Abbeyleix. Wife of the late Peter and mother of the late Stephen. Deeply regretted by her loving sons Anthony and Peter, sister May, daughters-in-law Michelle, Portia and Rachel, grandchildren Rachel, Molly, Harry, Peter, Sarah, Katie and Jim, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing in the Chapel of Adoration adjoining The…

January 2020

Ayse Carter (née Emin)

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The death has occurred of Ayse Carter (née Emin) Balladine Heights, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Eamon, son Ryan, daughter April, sister, brothers, relatives and friends. Reposing at her residence from 5pm on Friday with prayers at 7pm. Removal to St. Patrick s Church, Ballyroan for 11am. Requiem Mass on Saturday.…

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