December 6, 2023

REST IN PEACE: Kilkenny Death Notices

Mary LOUGHMAN (née Doyle)
Riverview, Ardnore, Kilkenny City

Loughman (nee Doyle) (Riverview, Ardnore, Kilkenny) 18th December 2021, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at St. Columba’s Hospital, Thomastown, Mary, predeceased by her loving husband Seamus and brothers Paul and Phil, much loved mother of John, Philip and James, sadly missed by her loving sons, sisters Rita, Carmel and Geraldine, brothers Jack and Pat, daughters-in-law Tracey, Orla and Caroline, grandchildren Ronan, Daniel, Vincent, Seamus, Mollie and Theodore, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

The family would like to thanks all the staff of St. Patrick’s Ward in St. Columba’s Hospital, Thomastown for the wonderful support and care provided to Mary during her time there.

A private family Funeral has taken place. Requiem Mass for Mary was celebrated on Tuesday (21st Dec) at 12 noon in St. Joseph’s Church, Foulkstown after which Mary was laid to rest in St. Kieran’s Cemetery with her beloved husband Seamie.

If you wish to leave a message of condolence for Mary’s family, please do so here

May Mary Rest in Peace

The Sycamores, Kilkenny City/Mitchelstown, Cork

Denis Murphy (The Sycamores, Kilkenny City and late of Mitchelstown and Blarney, Co. Cork). December 20th 2021 (peacefully) at home. Beloved husband of the late Marie and much loved father of Ronan, Orla, Daragh, Fergal, Fiona, Ciara and Delphine. He will be sadly missed by his family, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Hehir’s Funeral Home (R95 FH90) from 4.30p.m. on Wednesday with Funeral Prayers at 5.30p.m. followed by removal to St. Canice’s Church. Requiem Mass for Denis will be celebrated on Thursday at 11a.m. followed by interment in Foulkstown Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to a charity of your choice.

Should you wish to leave a message for Denis’ family, please do so in the condolence section here.

Denis’ Requiem Mass will be live streamed on

The family would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who cared for Denis.

Please observe all current government guidelines regarding the wearing of face masks and social distancing in the Funeral Home, the Church and the Cemetery.

May Denis Rest in Peace

Colman O’MAHONY 
Bridge Street, Callan

Peacefully, at Aut Even Hospital, Kilkenny on Monday 20th December 2021.

Pre-deceased by his sister Mary and his brother Bobby. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing family, his loving wife Maura, sons James and Gerard, daughters Marion and Sarah, sisters Rita and Rose, brother Paddy, son-in-law Ronan, daughters-in-law Darina and Evania, grandchildren Joey, Eva, Tommy, Conor, Maria Eduarda and Zara, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law Kathleen and Anne, brother-in-law Kevin, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Molloy’s Funeral Home, Callan on Wednesday, 22nd December from 5pm concluding with Rosary and Vigil Prayers at 8pm. Funeral prayers on Thursday morning at 10.15am followed by removal to The Church of the Assumption, Callan for Requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards in Kilbride Cemetery, Callan.

The Requiem Mass can be viewed live on the following link; (Callan Parish). Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to The Carlow/Kilkenny Home Care Team. Donations can be made via the following link; Click Here

With the support and agreement of Colman’s Family, please adhere to government guidelines regarding the wearing of face masks, handshaking and social distancing in both The Funeral Home and The Church. Thank you for your consideration and co-operation.

Please use the online condolence page here as an option to offer your sympathies.

May Colman Rest in Peace

Mary REID (née Walsh)
Garrygaug, Piltown/Mullinavat

Mary passed away, unexpectedly, on Monday at Waterford University Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Wife of the late Jim. Sadly missed by her daughter Miriam, sons Thomas, Stephen, Michael, Shay, P.J., Noel and David, brothers Liam, Dave and Jim, 20 adorning grandchildren, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing on Wednesday at Donnacha Doyle & Sons Funeral Home, Grannagh, Kilmacow, from 4.00pm until 7:00pm. Arriving on Thursday at The Church of the Assumption, Templeorum (via her residence) for requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Those wishing to leave a message of condolence for the Reid family please use the online service here.

Please adhere to H.S.E guidelines (the wearing of face masks & use of hand sanitizer and social distancing at all times).

May She Rest In Peace

Edward (Ted) ROOKARD 
14 Inchapooka, Ballymurphy, Carlow/Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny

The death has taken place of
14 Inchapooka, Ballymurphy, Co. Carlow.

Ted passed away peacefully in St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny on Tuesday, the 21st of December 2021, surrounded by his loving family.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, his son Alan, his daughter Mary, grandchildren Sinéad, Hannah and Lucy, daughter in law Mary, son in law Grant, his sister Teresa, his brother Johnny, sisters in law, brothers in law, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.

Due to Covid 19 restrictions, a strictly private wake will be held for Ted. Removal from Inchapooka, Ballymurphy, to the Sacred Heart Church, Borris, will take place at 11am on Thursday morning for 11.30 Requiem Mass. Mass may be viewed online via the Borris parish webcam.


Burial afterwards in St. Michael’s cemetery, Tinnahinch, Graignamanagh.

The funeral cortége will travel to the graveyard via High Street, Graignamanagh on the way to St. Michael’s Cemetery. Anyone wishing to send a message of sympathy to Ted’s family may leave a note of condolence in the condolence section here.

Please observe Covid 19 guidance regarding handshaking etc when sympathising with Ted’s family.

May Ted’s soul Rest in Peace

Clontarf, Dublin/Kilkenny

Stapleton, John, (Clontarf, Dublin and formerly of Corbetstown, Co. Kilkenny and late of An Garda Síochána, passed away 21st December 2021 (peacefully) at St. James Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Veronica, dad of Michael and Alan; very sadly missed by his loving family, daughters-in-law Eva and Brenda, grandchildren Sadhbh, Oisín, brothers Paddy (London), Joe (Boston), sister Eileen Shore (Kilkenny), many nieces and nephews especially Mick Stapleton and his wife Ann Cahill, former colleagues especially Tom Vennard and friends.

Removal Thursday, 23rd December 2021, to the Church of St. Paul of the Cross, Mount Argus, Harold’s Cross, for 11.30 am Funeral Mass followed by burial in Fingal Cemetery.

The Funeral Mass may be viewed Thursday morning via the following link:

May He Rest In Peace

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