July 19, 2024

REST IN PEACE: Kilkenny Death Notices

Fr James A (Alphie) BYRNE
St Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Wicklow/Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny

Byrne, Fr James A (Alphie) SPS, (St Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Co Wicklow and formerly of Graignamanagh, Co Kilkenny, Diocese of Calabar (Nigeria) and Diocese of Mzuzu (Malawi)), September 7, 2021, peacefully in the Care Unit at St Patrick’s, Kiltegan. Predeceased by his sisters Maureen Galway (Thomastown) and Áine McDonald (Cork), his brothers Fr Aodh (Liverpool), Fr Paddy (Syndey), Jack (Graignamanagh) and Tomás (Dublin), by his sisters-in-law Moira and Eda, his brothers-in-law Michael Galway, Paddy McDonald and Pat Kelleher. Sadly missed by his sister Eileen Kelleher (Cork), his nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, his relatives and friends and by his Society family.

Due to Government restrictions, the funeral will be private. Funeral Mass in St Patrick’s Chapel, Kiltegan, on Friday, September 10, at 12 noon followed by burial in the Society Cemetery. The Mass will be live-streamed on https://www.mcnmedia.tv/camera/st-patricks-missionary-society

If you would like to leave a personal message of condolence, you may do so in the “Condolences” section here.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam uasal

2 Fr. Maher Place & late of Ballinakill, Mullinavat

Formerly of Brogan’s shop, Mullinavat. Bridie passed away peacefully in the care of Signacare, Ferrybank, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her parents Catherine (née Knox) and John, sisters Sr. Majella (St. John of God’s), Stasia (Lawlor) and Josie (O’Shea) and brother Patrick. Sadly missed by her brothers Michael and Ned, sister Margaret (Hennessy), sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and many close friends.

Reposing on Wednesday at Donnacha Doyle & Son’s Funeral Home, Grannagh, Kilmacow, from 5.00pm with removal at 7.00pm to St. Beacon’s Church, Mullinavat. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12.00 noon, followed by burial after in the adjoining cemetery.

Those wishing to leave a message of condolence for the Delahunty family, please use the online service here. Bridie’s funeral Mass can be viewed live on the following link: https://churchmedia.ie/st-beacons-church-mullinavat/

Please adhere to H.S.E guidelines (the wearing of face masks & use of hand sanitizer). Please note that due to restrictions the church will be operating at 50% capacity and social distancing still apply).


Zachary FAHY
Late of Lacken Drive, Kilkenny City

Zachary Fahy (Shepherd’s Bush, London and late of Lacken Drive, Kilkenny) Predeceased by his parents Mary and Michael. September 5th 2021 in London. Loving partner of Kenny and much loved brother of Selina. He will be sadly missed by his partner, sister, godmother Linda, extended family and friends.

Funeral arrangements later.

May Zachary Rest in Peace

Ballinteer, Dublin/Windgap, Kilkenny

HORGAN, Eamonn, late of Ballinteer, Dublin and formerly Windgap, Co. Kilkenny, passed away peacefully on the 4th of September 2021, in the care of the staff at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Beloved husband of Rita and loving father to John and Ciara; he will be very sadly missed by his wife, son, daughter, grandchildren Bethany and Rebecca, his brothers Kieran and Joe, and all his extended family, neighbours and friends.

Eamonn will be reposing at the Larry Massey Funeral Home, Eden Centre, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, on Thursday (September 9th) from 4pm to 6pm for family and close friends. Removal on Friday morning (September 10th) to the Church of St. John the Evangelist, Ballinteer, arriving for 11am Mass, followed by cremation in Mt. Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross.

Those who wish to leave a message for the family may do so in the “Condolences” section here. No flowers please. 

All enquiries to Larry Massey Funeral Directors, Rathfarnham, on 01-4061000.

Those who wish to view Eamonn’s Funeral Mass online may do so on Friday (September 10th) from 11am via the following link:

(Please note that due to restrictions the church will be operating at 50% capacity and masks and social distancing still apply)

May He Rest in Peace

Anne HUGHES (née Delaney)
Ashbourne, Meath/Graiguenamanagh, Kilkenny

The death has taken place of
Ashbourne, Co. Meath and formerly Graignamanagh, Co. Kilkenny.

Anne died peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on the 25th of May 2021.

Sadly missed by her children Liam, Robert, Angela and Geraldine, her Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren, her sisters Breda, Molly and Greta, her brothers Liam, Jimmy, Peter and John.

Pre deceased by her sister Sally and brothers Paddy and Michael.

A cremation service was held for Anne at the time of her passing.

Anne’s ashes will be buried in Calvary Cemetery, Graignamanagh on Saturday 11th September at 12 noon following all Government Covid 19 guidelines.

May Anne Rest in Peace

Miriam LEWIS
Riverview, Ardnore, Kilkenny City

Miriam Lewis (Riverview, Ardnore, Kilkenny City, formerly John Street, Kilkenny City) died peacefully on 4th September 2021 at the Blackrock Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by her parents Lucinda and Harry. Will be greatly missed by her heartbroken partner Alan. Sadly missed by her special friends and neighbours.

Funeral arrangements later.


Michael Anthony (Tony) McCABE
Cascade, Freshford, Kilkenny/Derrygonnelly, Fermanagh

Also late of Harrow, Middlesex, England. At his residence. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Theresa, aunt, nieces, nephews relatives and friends.

Reposing in Kennedy’s Funeral Home, Freshford, on Wednesday evening from 7pm with Vigil Prayers and Rosary at 7.30pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday morning in St. Lachtain’s Church, Freshford, at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Lachtain’s Cemetery.

You may view the Mass on the link: https://www.youtube.com/c/AllisonRitchieChurchSinger


Sheila O’NEILL (née Hanrahan)
Kilkenny Street, Castlecomer

Sheila O’Neill (nee Hanrahan) : 7th September, 2021
Kilkenny Street, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny
& Formerly Gaol Road, Kilkenny.

Peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny surrounded by her loving family. Pre-deceased by her devoted husband Danny. Sheila will be sadly missed her daughter Liz, son Philip, sisters Bridget and Philomena, brothers Michael and Liam, grandchildren Murtagh, Cathál, Siobhán, Ciarán, and Eoin, great-grandchildren Meila and Murtagh Jax, daughter-in-law Hilary, son-in-law Murty, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Coady’s Funeral Home, Castlecomer on Wednesday evening from 5-8pm for family and close friends. Funeral cortége will arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Castlecomer on Thursday morning for Requiem Mass at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. (Please note capacity of the church is limited to 50%).

The Requiem Mass can be viewed on the parish webcam: www.castlecomerparish.ie

Those who wish to leave a message of sympathy and share memories of Sheila can do so in the condolence section here.


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