February 27, 2021

REST IN PEACE: Kilkenny Death Notices

Teresa (Tess) HILLMAN (née Hogan)
Maudlin Street, Kilkenny City

Hillman (nee Hogan) (10 Maudlin Street, Kilkenny and formerly of Nore Terrace) 19th January 2021, peacefully, at home in the loving care of her family, Teresa (Tess), predeceased by her brother Paul, beloved mother of Martina and Valerie, sadly missed by her loving daughters, sisters Moira, Ann, Nuala, Dolores and Caroline, sons-in-law Brian and Jonathan, grandchildren Aoife, Eimear, Daniel, Declan and Jordan, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, her kind neighbours and friends.

In accordance with current Government/H.S.E. guidelines and in the interest of Public Health and the safety of our most vulnerable, a private family funeral will take place for Tess. Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Thursday afternoon (21st January) at 2pm in St. John’s Church, Kilkenny (max of 10 in church). Funeral afterwards to St. Kieran’s Cemetery.

House private please.

Requiem Mass may be viewed online at: www.stjohnskilkenny.com

Those wishing to leave a message of condolence for Tess’s family can do so here.

Tess’s family would like to thank everybody for their support and understanding in these difficult days.

May Tess Rest in Peace

Maureen KIRBY (née Dalton)
Belline, Piltown

Maureen passed away peacefully at her daughter Rachel’s home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved mother of Rachel and much-loved sister of Nora. Sadly missed by her grandchildren Leah and Jack and their grandad Michael, nephews, and grandnephew Leigh, Ross & Daragh. Also missed by her cousins Edwina, Jason, and Mervyn, son-in-law Nicky and brother-in-law Kevin.

Maureen’s funeral cortege will pass her residence on Thursday (Jan 21st) at 11.05 am on route to Church of The Assumption, Piltown for a private family Mass at 11.15 am followed by private cremation.

Those wishing to leave a message of condolence for Maureen’s family can do so by using the online condolence book here.

May Maureen Rest In Peace

William (Billy) MURPHY
Late of Beaton, Owning, Piltown

Late of Beaton, Owning, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny, died 16 January 2021. Sadly missed by his loving sister Kitty, brother in law Tom, nieces, grandnieces, nephews, grandnephews, relatives, friends and kind neighbours.

Billy will arrive for private cremation on Thursday, 21st January 2021, at the Island Crematorium, Cork. Billy’s funeral Mass will take place at a later date. House private please, thank you.

We suggest using the online condolence page here as an option to offer your sympathies. Thank you for your co operation and consideration at this difficult time.


Elizabeth O’NEILL (née Piert)

O’NEILL (née Piert) Elizabeth late of Rose Hill House Hotel, Kilkenny, 18 January 2021 after a long illness in the loving care of her daughter Emer in Ranelagh, Dublin. Beloved wife of the late Captain Eamonn, predeceased by her son Brian, much loved mother of Deirdre, Tomas, Emer, Aoife and Eamonn. She will be lovingly remembered by her family, her brother Cannon John, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, all her grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her dear cousin Maura, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Due to government guidelines on public gatherings a private family Funeral Mass will take place at 10.00 am on Friday, (22 January) which may be viewed on the parish webcam:


Elizabeth (Betty) O’SHEA (née Kane)
Palmerstown, Dublin/Castlecomer, Kilkenny

O’SHEA (née Kane), Elizabeth (Betty) (Palmerstown, Dublin 20 and formerly of Maudlin, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny) January 18th, 2021 (peacefully) in her 96th year and in the loving care of the staff at Lucan Lodge Nursing Home, Lucan. Beloved wife of the late Joseph (Joe) and dear (cherished or much loved) mother of Catherine, Mary, Brigid, Sheila, Tom, Margaret and Martin and dear sister of the late Sr. Anna, Sheila and Jimmy. Betty will be sadly missed by her loving sons, daughters, sisters Bridie (Moran) and Mary (Moran), her 25 grandchildren, her 43 great-grandchildren, sons-in-law Tony, Brian, PJ, Tim and Eamon, daughters-in-law Eileen and Breda, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and neighbours.

May she rest in peace.

A private funeral will take place due to government advice regarding public gatherings. When the current circumstances have passed we look forward to celebrating Betty’s life with friends and extended family at a later date. Those who would have liked to attend the funeral; but due to current restrictions cannot, may join the private family Funeral Mass on Friday morning, January 22nd, at 11am by following this LINK or please leave your personal message by selecting “Condolences” HERE or alternatively leaving a message at www.cunninghamsfunerals.com.

Betty’s funeral cortége will be passing by her residence in Wheatfield Road as it makes its way to Palmerstown Cemetery at approximately 12 noon. Those who would like to line the route may do so in a safe and socially distanced manner Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Stewarts Care.

‘Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis’








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