July 14, 2024

REST IN PEACE: Kilkenny Death Notices

Jack Balkin
Love Lane, Castlecomer, Kilkenny

At Castlecomer District Hospital. Pre-deceased by his parents Tom and Mary, his twin brother Martin and brother Bill. Jack will be sadly missed by his sisters Bridget, Judy, Mary, Ann and brother Tom, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.


Due to the Covid 19 Directive a Private Family Funeral will take place in the coming days.

A Memorial Mass for Jack will take place at a future date.

Please use the online condolence book below to offer your sympathies.

The family would like to thank everyone for their co-operation, understanding and help at this sad and difficult time.


Joseph Maher
Castleknock, Dublin / Thomastown, Kilkenny

Maher, Joseph, of Castleknock and formerly of Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny (7th May 2020), peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family following a long illness. He will be forever remembered by his wife Anne of 56 years, son John and daughters Therese, Eveleen and Helena and his sons-in-law John and David. Sadly missed by his much adored grandchildren Ben, Aimee, Cian and Susannah and all his extended family, his wonderful neighbours, friends and former colleagues.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hAnam dílis

A private family Funeral will take place in line with current guidelines.

For live streaming, please click the following link on Saturday morning at 11 o’clock: http://www.castleknockparish.ie/webcam/

We look forward to arranging a Memorial Mass to celebrate Joe’s life with you, his friends and colleagues, at a later date.

We are sorry that you will be unable to attend Joe’s Funeral Mass due to the current restrictions and our sympathies are equally with you, his friends, at this time. We would dearly love your condolences to maherfamilydublin@gmail.com.

Family flowers only please.

Donations if desired to St Francis Hospice (www.sfh.ie/donate), who provided loving care to Joe throughout his illness.


Maura McCANN (née Cahill)
Revanagh, Coolcullen, Kilkenny / Kildysart, Clare

McCann (nee Cahill) (Revanagh, Coolcullen, Co. Kilkenny and formerly of Kildysart, Co. Clare) 7th May 2020, peacefully, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, Maura, beloved wife of the late Michael and much loved mother of Raymond and Michael, sadly missed by her loving sons, sisters Pauline, Rita, Claire and Nuala, brothers Michael and Jackie, daughter-in-law Judy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May Maura Rest in Peace

In keeping with current government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private Cremation will take place in the coming days and a celebration of Maura’s life will be held at a later date. Those wishing to leave a message of condolence to Maura’s family can do so below.

The family would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their understanding and support at this difficult time




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