April 15, 2021

REST IN PEACE: Kilkenny Death Notices

Ger (Frog) BARRY
St. Joseph’s Road, Kilkenny City

Barry (1 St. Joseph’s Road, Kilkenny) 15th December 2020, at Drakelands House Nursing Home, Ger (Frog), sadly missed by his son Jonathan, grandchildren Abi and Callum, nephew, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends.

In accordance with current Government/H.S.E. guidelines and in the interest of Public Health, a private family funeral will take place for Ger, with Requiem Mass celebrated on Saturday (19th Dec.) at 11am in St. Canice’s Church, Kilkenny (max of 25 in Church). Funeral afterwards to Mount Jerome Crematorium for private cremation.

Requiem Mass may be viewed online at www.stcanicesparish.ie Please use the online condolence book here if you wish to offer your sympathies.

Ger’s family would like to thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.

May Ger Rest in Peace

Sarah (Sally) BURKE (née Hackett)
Clogher, Tyrone/Woodsgift

Sarah (Sally) Burke passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family in Kingsbury, London. Beloved wife of Seamus and much loved mother of James, Annette, Eamon and Carol. Sarah will be very sadly missed by her husband, daughters, sons, daughters-in-law Mary and Laura, sons-in-law Jason and Charles and grandchildren Oliver, Benjamin,Victoria, Jake and Emmeline. Sadly missed by her loving sister Mary and brother Patrick. Predeceased by her sister Rose and brothers Michael, Eugene, Jim and Eddie. Sarah will be missed by all her extended family, friends and neighbours.

Reposing at Doyles Funeral Home Urlingford ( Eircode E41XO38 ) on Thursday December 17th. from 5.30 until 6.30 followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Graine ( Eircode E41WR44 ) arriving at 7 o’clock . Requiem Mass on Friday 18th. December for family and close friends (Max 50 people) at 11 o’clock followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Alzheimer’s Society Ireland. Sarah’s Funeral Mass can be viewed by those unable to attend by pressing the following link https://youtu.be/_V8bZ6UejqI

Messages of condolence can be placed here. As per Covid 19 directives please comply with Government guidelines regarding public gatherings, social distancing and face covering. The Burke Family would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their understanding and support at this difficult time.

May she Rest in Peace

Céline DIGNAN (née Harnett)
Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny City

Céline Dignan (nee Harnett), Castlecomer Road, Kilkenny City, died peacefully on Wednesdayh 16th December 2020 surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Sean. Céline will be sadly missed by her children, Tony, Niall, Paul, Evelyn (O Brien), Anne Marie (Duncan), Céline and Eric, her sister Anne, sisters-in-law, sons-in- law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

In accordance with current Government / HSE Guidelines regarding public gatherings a private funeral will take place for family and close friends. Removal from her home on Friday morning, 18th December 2020, to arrive at St. Canice’s Church, Kilkenny City for 11.00 am Requiem Mass (max of 25 in church) followed by interment in St. Kieran’s Cemetery, Kilkenny City.

Céline’s Funeral Mass can be viewed at 11.00 am on Friday, 18th December 2020, at: www.stcanicesparish.ie

Family flowers only. House private please, donations, if desired, to the Carlow/Kilkenny Home Care Team. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral but due to current restrictions cannot, may leave their personal message in the condolences section here.

Céline’s family would particularly like to thank all the people who gave Céline such great care.



The death has taken place of John Dowling, Dunmore Cottage, Kilkenny, 16th December 2020, (peacefully), at St. Luke’s Hospital. Deeply regretted by his brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

In keeping with Government/H.S.E guidelines a private family funeral for John will take place on Friday with Funeral Prayers in Hehir’s Funeral Home at 12 (noon), interment afterwards in St. Kieran’s Cemetery.


Andrew (Andy) PAULINE
Newpark Upper, Kilkenny City

The death has occurred of Andrew (Andy) Pauline of Newpark Upper, Kilkenny and formerly of East Kilbride, Scotland. Andy was aged 51 and had resided in Ireland for the last 15 years. He worked as a Community Nurse Manager in Carlow Kilkenny Mental Health Service at St. Canice’s Hospital. Andy had many interests including acting, writing and he loved to visit historical places of interest in Ireland, America and Europe. He was an avid supporter and member of Celtic Supporters Club based in Egan’s Bar, Kilkenny.

He was a kind and caring Psychiatric Nurse who worked in inpatient and outpatient services. Andy worked full time until his untimely passing at his home, the home he loved, on 14th December 2020. This was a home he restored to suit his style and character.

Andy has left behind him a brother, sisters, nephews and nieces.

Andy will be greatly missed by service users, staff members at St. Canice’s Hospital, his extended Scottish family, his neighbours in Newpark and in a special way the Kavanagh family, where he resided with the late Jim Kavanagh in 2009.

A Service of Committal of Ashes will take place on Tuesday, 22nd December, at 1pm in St. Kieran’s Cemetery, Kilkenny. All are welcome to attend.

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

May he Rest in Peace








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