February 23, 2024

REST IN PEACE: Kilkenny Death Notices

The Dawson House Castlecomer Rd., Ballinakill, Laois/Freshford, Kilkenny

Suddenly at his residence. Son of the late Shem (Freshford). Deeply regretted by his loving partner Marie, daughter Ellie Rose, mother Judy (Murphy), brothers Jason, Anthony, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends R.I.P. Reposing at his residence on Thursday from 3 o’clock with Vigil Prayers and Rosary at 7.30 o’clock.

Funeral Mass on Friday morning in St. Brigid’s Church Ballinakill at 11o’clock. Burial afterwards in St. Lachtain’s Cemetery Freshford Co. Kilkenny.


Michael F. DURNAN
Beech Park, Kilkenny City

Durnan (Beech park, Kilkenny) 18th January 2022, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff at Fenor Hill Nursing Home, Urlingford, Michael F., predeceased by his beloved wife Carmel and sister Fionnuala, sadly missed by his loving family, daughter Lorraine, sons Paul and Niall, daughters-in-law Claire, Angela and Eilís, grandchildren Irene, Ciara, Matthew, Eoín and Oisín, niece Catherine, nephew Rory, brothers-in-law, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Reposing in Johnston’s Funeral Home on Thursday (20th Jan) from 5pm with funeral prayers at 6.30pm followed by removal to St. Fiacre’s Church, Loughboy. Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to Foulkstown Cemetery.

The Requiem Mass may be viewed online at:

House private please.

Those wishing to leave a message of condolence for the family may do so here

Please adhere to all current guidelines regarding social distancing, face coverings and handshaking at funeral home, church and cemetery.

May Michael F. Rest in Peace

Patrick Joseph LYDON 
Westcourt, Callan

Patrick Joseph Lydon, Westcourt, Callan, Co. Kilkenny and formerly of Boston, USA.

Peacefully, at his residence surrounded by his loving family on Tuesday, 18th January 2022.

Predeceased by his brother Johnny and his sister Mary. Deeply missed and celebrated by his loving family, his wife Gladys, sons Dominic and Colum, daughters Sarah and Ruth, daughter-in-law Valti, son-in-law Liam, grandchildren Fionn, Iarla, Holly, Ruben, Charlotte, Miguel, Rowan and Elvie, brothers Peter, Christopher and Michael, sisters-in-law Norma and Ellen, brother-in-law Wilton, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and his many friends in Camphill and beyond.

Reposing at his residence from 4pm on Wednesday, 19th January. (Eircode R95 YK5Y). A memorial service will take place for Patrick on Friday, 21st January, in Castalia Hall, Ballytobin, Callan at 11am. (Eircode R95 ATK7). A Cremation Service will follow afterwards at 4pm in The Island Crematorium, Ringaskiddy, Co. Cork.

With the support and agreement of Patrick’s Family, please adhere to government guidelines regarding the wearing of face masks, hand shaking and social distancing in Patrick’s House, Castalia Hall and The Crematorium. Thank you for your consideration and co-operation.

Due to limited capacity in Castalia Hall, outdoor amplification will be provided in The Amphitheatre. Also, please use The Steiner School entrance in Ballytobin to gain access to Castalia Hall.

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

For those wishing to view Patrick’s Memorial Service, can do so by clicking on the following link; Click Here

Family Flowers only please, donations, if desired, to The Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association of Ireland. Donations can be made through the following link; https://imnda.ie


Joan O’FARRELL (née Mulrooney)
Kilcurl, Knocktopher

Joan O’Farrell (nee Mulrooney) Kilcurl, Knocktopher, Co.Kilkenny and formerly of Manganstown, Kilsheelan, Co. Tipperary

Peacefully, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny on Wednesday 19th January 2022.

Beloved wife of John and much loved mother of Maria, Assumpta, Padraig, T.J. (R.I.P.), Leonard, Paschal and John Joe.

Sadly missed by her husband, daughters, sons, sisters Kathleen, Maura, Margaret, Anne and Eileen; brothers John and Pat; son-in-law John; daughters-in-law Fiona and Valerie; sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law; grandchildren Aoife, Seán Óg, Grace, Eoghan, Caitlin, Aine, Caoimhe, Tomás, nieces, nephews, extended families, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Removal from her residence on Friday, 21st January at 11.30am arriving at The Carmelite Church, Knocktopher for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial will follow afterwards in the New Cemetery, Ballyhale.

The Requiem Mass can be viewed live on the following link:

With the support and agreement of Joan’s family, please adhere to government guidelines regarding the wearing of face masks, handshaking and social distancing in 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 Joan Rest in Peace

Maureen HOEY (née Brophy)
251 Chatsworth, Clogh, Castlecomer, Kilkenny/Laois/Offaly

Maureen Hoey (nee Brophy): 12th January, 2022
251 Chatsworth, Clogh, Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny.

Maureen will be sadly missed by her loving husband Binnie, sons Daniel, William, Gerry, Paschal, Maureen, Breda and Patricia, brothers and sisters, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces and nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Coady’s Funeral Home, Castlecomer from 4pm on Friday (21st January) concluding with rosary at 6pm. Reposing on Saturday from 2pm with funeral prayers at 4.15pm, followed by removal to Saint Patrick’s Church, Clogh arriving for 5pm approximately. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

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

To keep everyone safe please continue to adhere to social distancing and mask wearing protocols.

Please use the online condolence link here to offer the family your sympathies and share memories of Maureen.


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