Obituaries: Clare


Bane, Noel
It was with regret that I learned of the sudden passing of a keen sportsman and neighbour, Noel Bane, Ennis.
19 September 2008

Barrett, Ian
Ian Barrett has gone to his reward. A gentle arm clasped my shoulder as we walked away from the little graveyard called Chruchill overlooking Kerry Head and the Magherees on December 30, having said our last farewells to Ian on a cold Kerry morning.
13 January 2006

Bolton, Patsy
It saddened me deeply when I heard that Patsy Bolton had died. We had only been in his company the previous week at a family wedding in Scariff. He loved coming back to Scariff, even though he made his home in Manchester.
11 June 2003

Boohan, Noel
The death took place recently, after a short illness, of Noel Boohan. A native of Annagh in the parish of Kilmurry-lbrickane, he had lived in Miltown Malbay for the past 42 years.
25 January 2013

Bradley, Dick
The death took place in Wicklow of former Clare footballer, Dick Bradley from Blackweir. A member of the Clare team in the forties, he played at midfield for the Banner outfit in 1946 when they enjoyed a good run in the National League.
27 January 2006

Breen, Tommy
In the early hours of Tuesday, January 26, 2010, Tommy Breen was called to his heavenly home, leaving behind an adoring wife and family and a mountain of wonderful memories, stretching back almost 92 years.
24 September 2010

Bugler, JJ
"The lives of great men all remind us can make our lives sublime and departing leave behind us footprints in the sands of time."
28 April 2003

Callaghan, Mattie
Mattie was born in 1939, the youngest of the Callaghan brothers. This was a great hurling family and his older brothers, Josie and Michael especially, were already very accomplished hurlers.
18 June 2010

Canty, Eugene
Lixnaw native Eugene Canty, who died in his adopted town of Ennis recently was a man immersed in sport having played club and inter-county hurling with Crotta O'Neills and Kerry.
19 September 2008

Carmody, Matthew
Matthew Carmody, or Sonny as he was known, died suddenly recently. He was laid to rest on Wednesday April 14th.
23 April 2010

Carrig, John
Shannon people, and in particular members of Wolfe Tones GAA Club, were saddened to learn of the death of John Carrig in Askeaton.
28 February 2003

Carroll, Des
Comrades on Clare’s Oireachtas final teams of 1953 and 1954, the deaths have taken place within days of each other of Des Carroll from Scariff and Barefield’s Johnny Purcell.
31 March 2005

Carry, Senan
There was widespread shock in Kilrush and throughout West Clare earlier this week following the sudden and untimely death of Senan Canny, senior, from Derha, Kilrush.
31 October 2008

Casey, Tony
Work may have precipitated his move to England fifty years ago but Tony Casey never lost touch with his roots nor his close affinity with his beloved Sixmilebridge.
28 February 2005

Clancy, Michael
Michael Clancy (or Mick, as he was known in GAA circles) died at his Dublin home following a lengthy illness. He was in his early eighties and had worked in the Department of Finance (stationary office). He retired as a principal officer in 1987.
24 March 2006

Clancy, Seamus
Kilkee Town Council members held a special meeting to pay tribute to their colleague, Seamus Clancy, who died after an accident at his home at Lisdeen, Kilkee. Aged 62 years, he had been a member of Kilkee Town Council since 1997.
30 November 2002

Clare mourns death of Georgie Fitzpatrick
The death occurred on Friday of former Clare footballer and well-known media personality Georgie Fitzpatrick.
07 February 2009

Cleary, Mick
Mick Cleary, who died recently at his home in Sydney, was a former Department of Agriculture official, who initially worked in counties Clare and Mayo before heading to England and ending up working for the Irrigation Commission in Australia.
20 July 2012

Cleary, Mick
Mick Cleary, who died recently at his home in Sydney, was a former Department of Agriculture official, who initially worked in counties Clare and Mayo before heading to England and ending up working for the Irrigation Commission in Australia.
20 July 2012

Colleran, Jarlath
When word spread that Jarlath Colleran had died following on accident it sent shock waves throughout the parish.
30 November 2002

Colleran, Jarlath
A prominent Mayo born Ennis auctioneer died tragically when he was knocked down by a car while walking near his home.
30 November 2002

Collins, Noel
The death occurred of Noel Collins, O’Callaghan’s Mills and formerly of Grange and Cullina, Ballina.
02 June 2006

Connell, Senan
The death took place, suddenly, of former Cooraclare and Clare footballer Senan Connell who was buried in Dublin on New Year’s Day, 2007. Senan took ill while out walking.
05 January 2007

Considine, Michael
When the untimely death of Michael Considine became known on January 6 his loss was felt, not only by his two sisters, Feeney and Mary, his uncle, Matt and his nephews and nieces, but by a legion of friends from inside and outside the parish of Newmarket.
01 February 2008

Considine, Michael
The death took place recently of Michael Considine of Moyhree, Ruan, in his 93rd year, at Pairc na Coille Nursing Home, Ennis, where he had spent the past few years. Michael worked as an overseer with Clare County Council for many years, where he was highly regarded. On his retirement, Michael was able to follow his interest in farming, which he loved.
14 December 2012

Conway, Tom
The death occurred on New Year’s Eve, after a short illness, of Tom Conway, Frure, Lissycasey. Tom 79, was a very well known and much loved member of the community.
14 October 2004

Corry, Jimmy
The death has occurred of Jimmy Corry from Roslevan. Jimmy, a native of Tulla, came to the parish many years ago and was one of the pioneers in developing St Joseph’s club.
02 February 2007

Corry, Jimmy
The death has occurred of Jimmy Corry from Roslevan. Jimmy, a native of Tulla, came to the parish many years ago and was one of the pioneers in developing St Joseph’s club.
02 February 2007

Cosgrove, Syl
The death took place recently of Syl Cosgrove, Fernhill, Gort Road, Ennis. A member of a well-known Ennis town family, he was aged 72years and his death took place after a short illness at University College Hospital in Galway on April 14.
02 May 2008

Costelloe, Frank
On December 15, 2005, at Frank Costelloe died at his home in Kilmorane, surrounded by his family and friends. He had been ill for some time and his death caused much sorrow amongst his many friends throughout Clare and in many parts of the Ireland.
20 January 2006

Cotter, Paddy
WELL known photographer Paddy Cotter, Hollypark, Birr and formally of Ennistymon, Co Clare, passed to his eternal reward on Tuesday, August 31 and for many years he contributed photographs to the Offaly Express.
30 September 2004

Crehan, Brendan
The people of Ballybricken and district mourned the passing of Brendan Crehan.
30 June 2005

Crowe, Tom
It’s a sporting image that’s forever etched in the mind’s eye.
30 June 2004

Crowe, Tom
Tom Crowe was an out and out Clareman. He was born there 56 years ago and it was there, close to the banks of the River Shannon in his native village of Clonlara, he chose as his final resting place.
31 July 2004

Davin, Brendan
Those who knew Brendan Davin, Ballyea, Inagh, were saddened by his recent and untimely death. He was a popular and outstanding character and was in his mid-50s when his death took place on November 26.
01 January 2010

Davis, Noel
The sudden death of Noel Davis, former managing director of Roche Ireland ( formerly Syntex) on Sunday last has caused widespread shock.
17 June 2011

Donnellan, Mark
There was shock among Coraclare GAA Club members at the recent sudden death of 19-year-old Mark Donnellan. Speaking at the June meeting of Clare GAA Cooraclare delegate, Joe Garry recalled Mark’s involvement with all teams in the club and with all county teams from U-14 to minor.
13 June 2008

Donnellan, Mark
The morning of May 15 last was a sad and tearful occasion in the parish of Kilmacduane.
25 July 2008

Donnellan, Mark
Cooraclare was plunged into a state of shock this week at new of the sudden death of 19 year old Mark Donnellan from Clonhanbeg, Cree.
16 May 2008

Donoghue, Mike
MIKE Donoghue was a remarkable man, a doyen amongst calf dealers, he was known from Bandon to Castlebar and from Baltinglass to Mullingar. It was at the Mart in Portumna that I first met Mike, long before I moved to Broadford, he became a very good friend to me ever since.
30 November 2004

Doris, Frank
The death took place recently of retired garda superintendent, Frank Doris, Roslevan, Ennis. In his 90th year, he was a native of Lismore, near Newtownforbes, Co. Longford.
20 September 2013

Drury, Monsignor John Patrick
The funeral has taking place In Miltown Malbay of Monsignor John Patrick Drury. In his late sixties, he was a noted GAA footballer in his youth and played with the Clare minor team which was beaten by Louth in the All-Ireland final in 1953.
29 July 2005

Fitzpatrick, Georgie
While the football field in Cooraclare blinked under unseasonal sunlight last Saturday, a distinct pall of disbelief and sadness adorned the ground.
28 February 2009

Flanagan, Joe
The news of the death in County Donegal of Joe Flanagan, originally from Carnan, Doolin was regretted by many people in his native county. Aged 76 years, he was a retired Garda Siochana superintendent.
04 July 2008

Flanagan, Tim
The popularity of the late Tim Flanagan, Rockmount House, Cahercallabeg, Ennis was manifested by the huge attendances at his funeral in Ennis. Although long associated with the greyhound racing and coursing scene, Tim was well known outside of it and he enjoyed the company of many friends in all walks of life.
06 January 2005

Flannery, Paddy
All the world is a stage and all men and women merely players. They have their exitsand entrances and one man in his time plays many parts (his acts being seven ages)’ - Shakespeare, As You Like It.
28 March 2008

Geaney, John
The death took place, after a short illness, of John Geaney, Lower Fieard, Cross. Aged 38, John died in Bloomfield, New York where he had lived for the past twenty years.
31 March 2003

Geaney, Thomas
Members of Naomh Eoin GAA club formed a guard of honour at the funeral of Thomas Geaney, Lower Fierd, Cross whose sudden death at the age of 46 caused widespread shock and sadness. His coffin which was carried by family and friends, was draped in the club colours of Naomh Eoin.
31 January 2005

Geary, William
Hardened journalists, I suppose, are not surprised to be shocked when they hear about the death of somebody they interviewed recently, even if the person in question is well beyond the normal expectancy age in these matters. Yet, when I heard of the death, last weekend of 105 year old Sergeant William Geary in New York it did produce a more than normal reaction, if only because I had paid a visit to him a few days earlier.
31 December 2004

Gleeson, Pat
With the news of the unexpected death of Pat Gleeson, a great sadness fell over the community of Clonlara and beyond.
25 May 2007

Griffin, Jim
Jim died on May 1st and was buried on May 4th, four months to the day short of his 30th birthday. His sudden call cast a gloom over Kildimo, a gloom which spread countrywide and, indeed, further afield among all those who were privileged to know him. He died instantly in a two car collision near Killarney.
31 May 2003

Guerin, Des
The sudden death last week of Des Guerin, St, Michael's Villas, Ennis, brought back memories of Ennis CBS winning their first and only Dr Harty Cup, Munster Colleges senior hurling championship in 1961.
10 March 2009

Guilfoyle, Paddy
The passing of our dear friend Paddy Guilfoyle has left a deep sense of loss against his many friends.
28 November 2008

Hanly, Mickey
Tributes continue to be paid to the late Mickey Hanly, the former Clarecastle and Clare hurler and retired vocational school teacher who died in Drumkeeran, County Leitrim.
23 March 2007

Hayes, Paddy
The unexpected and untimely death of Paddy Hayes, Grange, following a short illness, saddened and shocked the entire district. Paddy was a well known and popular member of the farming community and was married to Kathleen for 31 years
09 September 2005

Heaney, Martin
The Ennis community was shocked to hear of the sudden death of well-known businessman and television dealer, Martin Heaney, at his home at 32, Corrovorrin Drive, Ennis, on April 4.
17 April 2009

Hegarty, Flan
Flan Hegarty was born in the parish of Kilnamona 61 years ago. He was the youngest of the Hegarty family of six children, five boys and one girl. His sister pre-deceased him in 1954.
02 September 2011

Hehir, Joe Pete
The death has occurred recently of Joe Pete Hehir, Rindifin, Gort who was a prominent member of Gort hurling teams of the 1940s and ’50s and widely regarded as one of the club’s most loyal and dedicated supporters over the years since his retirement as a player.
30 May 2005

Hennessy, Betty
The death took place of Bridget 'Betty' Hennessy, Miltown Malbay. She was married to the late Paddy Hennessy, the widely known publican and GAA personality.
12 October 2012

Hogan, Dermot
Former Kilfenora, Clare and Munster footballer Dermot Hogan passed away at Cahercalla Community Hospital. Dermot, who was 81, won two senior championship medals with Kilfenora in 1941 and 1951.
15 September 2006

Hogan, James
At 12.20pm last Friday, Aer Lingus Flight E-135 taxied down the runaway at Shannon Airport headed for Boston Massachusetts. I was aboard the flight after having spent a number of weeks in Ireland to be with my brother James Hogan during his last days as well as his burial in his native Castletownroche.
04 July 2013

Hynes, John
The untimely death of John Hynes Feagreen, Lahinch was a shock to his family and friends and to all in the local community. A well known and respected man in the Ennistymon-Lahinch area, his passing has left a void in the community especially in GAA circles.
28 April 2003

Hynes, John
Towards the end of 1982, a small group of hurling enthusiasts, headed by Tom Malone, formed the West Clare hurling board to promote and organise hurling within the traditional football area of the County.
31 December 2002

Joseph (Buttons) Marrinan
The death has taken place of Joseph (Buttons) Marrinan, Corry Lane, Kilkee.
16 August 2013

Keane, Marty
The death took place earlier this week, after a short illness of Marty Keane, Caherea Lissycasey.
11 October 2013

Keane, Paddy
The death took place last week of Paddy Keane, Doonbeg and late of Dublin, who was a retired Assistant Commissioner of An Garda Siochána.
02 November 2012

Keane, Sean T
Town natives were saddened to learn of the sudden death on May 11 of Sean T Keane, who was a native of Garraunakilla, Upper Market Street, Ennis. Though he emigrated to America in 1961, he still considered himself a townie and kept in touch with friends in Ennis through the telephone and Internet, almost on a daily basis.
23 May 2008

Kell, Liam
While time has passed since the untimely death of Liam Kelly, still a dark cloud hangs over his native Lissycasey.
29 November 2003

Kelly, Danno
The death occurred at Kilrush Community Hospital of Danno Kelly, Cahercannivan. Aged 79, the retired farmer had resided at the Meadow housing complex.
09 February 2007

Kelly, Danno
The death occurred at Kilrush Community Hospital of Danno Kelly, Cahercannivan. Aged 79, the retired farmer had resided at the Meadow housing complex.
29 December 2006

Kelly, Mick
Cree native Mick Kelly who died in London last week after a shot illness, was actively involved in the promotion of Gaelic games.
06 May 2011

Kenny, Mickey
The death occurred of Mickey Kenny, who was 87-years-old. Mickey played football with the Coolmeen junior team for over 20 years.
24 August 2007

Killeen, Francy
The unexpected death in South Carolina, US last week of Francy Killeen is much regretted in his native parish of Doonbeg.
17 June 2011

Killeen, Joe
A dark cloud hangs over the communities of Meelick and Parteen following the tragic drowning of 17-year-old Joe Killeen near the Ardnacrusha Power Station. Joe, from Kyleavoher, Meelick, was the fifth person to drown in the country over a four-day period last week. His body was recovered by Killaloe Coast Guard Unit and Limerick Marine Search and Rescue at around 6pm on Friday.
19 July 2013

Lally, Frank
There was shock and sadness in Gort at the unexpected death, earlier this month, of Frank Lally, The Square, Gort. He made an outstanding contribution to Gort GAA Club over more than three decades, and gave service at the former South Board and county levels during much of that time.
20 February 2005

Larkin, Matt
The unexpected death of Matt Larkin has come as a great shock to his family and friends and the community in which he lived.
08 May 2009

Lillis, Michael
There was widespread sadness throughout Clare GAA circles and in Feakle in particular following the death after a short illness of Michael Lillis.
21 July 2006

Lineen, Sean
The death occurred at his residence in Kilmihil of Sean Lineen. Aged 75 years, he was a plaster by trade and was a star footballer with the local team during the 1950s.
10 November 2006

Loughran, Oliver
This is a tribute to Carrickcruppen founder member, Oliver Loughran, as delivered by his nephew Sean Treanor in Carrickcruppen Club after his funeral. We print it as it was spoken to the large gathering of mourners who attended.
16 October 2012

Lyons, John
John Lyons, formerly of Kilmastulla, Ballina died suddenly at his home in Ealing, West London.
08 August 2005

Mac Cormaic, Tomás
There was shock in Shannon this week following the sudden death of former town clerk, Tomás Mac Cormaic.
10 June 2011

Madden, Patrick
The death occurred of Mr Patrick Madden of Lisnagry and formerly of Ardnacrusha.
25 November 2005

Maher, Anne
Anne was many things to many people. She was of, and for the community. She was an outstanding supporter of all things KIlmaley. Camogie at club and county were her great passions and be it on the sidelines of Cusack Park, Thurles or Croke Park, she attended and graced them with her enthusiasm.
30 May 2008

Mahoney, Michael
With the passing of Michael Mahoney (McMahon) on Wednesday April 1, following a long illness bravely borne, the parish of Milltown Malbay lost an outstanding community person.
08 May 2009

Malone, Fr. Paddy
Many tributes were paid during the week on Kilkee parish priest, Fr Paddy Malone, who died suddenly. A native of Miltown Malby and a member of a well known family, he served as a priest of the Killalow Diocese for 45 years.
31 December 2002

Malone, Paddy
The death occurred at his home in Rineen, Miltown of former Miltown and Clare footballer, Paddy Malone.
20 October 2006

Malone, Tom
The death took place of wellknown Clare GAA president, Tom Malone. In his 93rd year, the Miltown Malbay man died unexpectedly at his home at Main Street. He will be buried on Friday at Ballard Cemetery.
31 May 2008

Markham, John
Some people just can’t help making a difference in our lives. By simply being who they are, they make the world a little brighter, a little warmer, a little gentler, and when they’ve gone we realise how lucky we are to have known them. The world has lost a very special person in Jack.
30 September 2007

Marsh, Tony
Tragedy struck the close-knit community of Broadford this week after Tony Marsh of Main Street died having received a kick from a horse at his yard last Saturday morning.
09 August 2013

Marsh, Tony
Tragedy struck the close knit community of Broadford this week after Tony Marsh of Main Street died having received a kick from a horse at his yard last Saturday morning.
26 July 2013

McCarthy, Mary
The death has occurred of Mary McCarthy (nee Horan) Cross Roads, Killaloe.
06 July 2007

McCaw, Joe
In every parish, village and urban area across the country there are volunteers who dedicate their spare time to the GAA. People who organise and coach our youth to participate in outdoor pastimes. The late Joe McCaw was such a person.
14 December 2007

McCaw, Joe
The name of the late Joe McCaw is synonymous with underage football in Clare. A native of Miltown Malbay with whom he played much of his football, he is probably best known for his involvement with underage football in Ennistymon and in the Vocational schools structure in Clare and Munster.
15 June 2007

McGann, Tom
The death occurred of Tom McGann, Kiladysart Cross and formerly of Knock, Inch. Regarded as one of the most successful business people in the county his untimely death at 52 was greeted with much sadness by all who knew him.
09 September 2005

McInerney, Jarlath
Galway District Court was adjourned on Monday as a mark of respect to well-known South Galway solicitor, Jarlath McInerney, who died unexpectedly at his home.
25 December 2009

McInerney, Joe
Many tributes have been paid on the death of popular Gort auctioneer Joe McInerney, whose business extended to all parts of South Galway and North Clare.
11 January 2008

McInerney, Liam
O'Callaghan's Mills' native Liam McInerney, president of the Munster GAA Council, was laid to rest.
31 December 2010

McMahon, Brian
Tributes were paid this week to a North Clare man who died tragically in the United States on Friday, after he was hit by a car outside his home in San Rafael, California.
11 October 2013

McMahon, Martin
The death occurred recently after an illness of Martin McMahon, Ballycannon House, Meelick. The late Martin originally farmed near the Watch House Cross which he sold to Limerick Corporation in the sixties before mov
08 May 2009

McMahon, Michael V
Michael V McMahon, a native of Kilmurry McMahon, died on May 30 in New Hyde Park, Long Island, New York.
01 July 2011

McMahon, Patrick J.
An extraordinary presence has left New York in the life of Patrick J McMahon who died on January 6, just four days shy of his 100th birthday.
01 February 2008

McMahon, Tom (Murt)
The death has occurred of Tom (Murt) McMahon, aged 91 years. A native of Ennistymon, his popularity was evident by the attendance at the removal of his remains from Cullinane Funeral Home to Ennistymon church on Sunday evening.
17 April 2009

McNamara, Fr. Michael
A "Real man of the people" is how the late Very Rev Michael McNamara, parish priest of Doora-Barefield has been described as his loss was mourned not only by his family and his parishioners but by all of those whose lives he touched throughout the county and beyond.
31 July 2009

McNamara, Oliver
Oliver McNamara, or Ollie Mack as he was known to all, was indeed a person who endeared himself to everyone who had the good luck of knowing him. He was a great sportsman in his early years, a great family man in latter years.
31 March 2005

McSherry, Paddy
Paddy McSherry, Ennis Road, Newmarket-on-Fergus whose death took place was a well known and popular character.
30 September 2002

Meaney, Joe
When Joe Meaney, Noonan, Ruan better known as Jazzer, passed away. I knew that we had lost one of the greatest men ever to represent Ruan on the hurling fields.
18 January 2008

Mee, Tommie
The death took place recently of Tommie Mee at his home on the Kildysart Road , Ennis. A retired member of An Garda Siochana, he spent all his career in the Clare Garda District.
04 July 2008

Michael, Chambers
The death took place of Michael Chambers from Cooraclare, who was one of the country’s best-known sportsmen prior to sustaining a serious injury many years ago.
19 May 2006

Murphy, Jack
The death occurred at Cahercalla Hospice on Wednesday week of Jack "Dick" Murphy, Cahermurphy.
31 May 2004

Murray, Martin
The death occurred of former Miltown St Joseph's and Clare senior footballer Martin Murray.
05 March 2010

Neylon, Thomas
The death took place unexpectedly after a short illness of Thomas (Toddy) Neylon of Sohenn, Dysart, at the General Hospital, Ennis recently.
23 September 2005

Nihill, Michael
His many friends of Clare and the Newport area of South Wales his week mourned the loss of Michael Nihill of Shallee Drive, Ennis.
15 May 2009

Nolan, James (Jimmy)
The death has taken place of James (Jimmy) Nolan of " Sui Mhuire', Finavara, New Quay. Jimmy was one of the area's best known and liked senior citizens.
11 February 2011

O’Dwyer, John
The death occurred of John O’Dwyer of Torr, Moy. A very popular man throughout the parish, John had a life-long interest in sport and in particular Gaelic Football.
14 October 2004

O’Frighil, Miceal
Miceal O Frighil, who died, was a member of a well established business family in Miltown Malbay.
24 March 2006

O’Halloran, Tommy
The death took place after a short illness of Tommy O’Halloran, Portdrine. A very popular and highly respected member of the farming community, he was employed as a lorry driver by Ballyclough Co-op for many years.
31 March 2003

O’Loghlen, Cathal
The parish of Ballyvaughan and surrounding communities were shocked and saddened on hearing of the untimely death of Cathal O’Loghlen, Glossop, Derbyshire and formerly from Loughrask, Ballyvaughan.
14 July 2006

O’Loughlin, Enid
Last week’ s funeral of local girl, Enid O’Loughlin was one of the biggest ever seen in the town in modern times. Thousands of people queued for eight hours to sympathise with her family at 70, Corrovorrin Grove on the night of Wednesday, April 23.
02 May 2008

O’Loughlin, Patsy
The death has taken place of Patsy O’Loughlin, 22 Madden’s Terrace, Clarecastle and originally from The Turnpike, Ennis. He would have been celebrating his 66th birthday on the day his remains were brought to Clarecastle church, on December 21, 2006.
19 January 2007

O'Driscoll, Sean
Former Shannon town councillor Seán O'Driscoll died last weekend after a long battle with cancer.
27 November 2009

O'Halloran, George
The death took place recently of George O'Halloran, a well known Clare man and Gael.
14 August 2010

O'Keeffe, Fr John
If ever a man personified the essence of service to others, as outlined so eloquently in these quotations from two famous world leaders, it was the late Fr John O'Keeffe.
12 July 2013

O'Keeffe, Fr John
IT was with great sadness that the news of the passing of our beloved 'Fr Jack' spread throughout the parish of Coolmeen/Cranny and further afield.
18 July 2013

O'Loughlin, Eamonn
Organisations from both sides of the Atlantic have been paying tribute to the well-known Ennistymon man Eamonn O'Loghlin, who was laid to rest in Canada earlier this week.
11 January 2013

O'Meara, Gerard
Corrovorrin mourns the loss of Ger
14 January 2011

O'Reilly, Brian
Clare Gaels mourn passing of Brian O'Reilly
30 July 2010

O'Sullivan, Gearoid
The untimely death of Lissycasey man Gearóid O'Sullivan was a huge blow to his wife Geraldine, his daughters Helena and Hannah and his wider family but also a major blow to Lissycasey GAA.
19 February 2010

Piggott, Paddy
The death occurred of Paddy Piggott, Crowe Street and The Square, Gort, who was a well-known businessman for more than half a century. He played many sports, notably hurling, golf and billards and his ability brought him success in all of them.
02 March 2007

Power, Dermot
It was with shock and disbelief that news of the sudden death on January 18, 2006 of Dermot Power, Erribul, Kildysart was received in his native parish of Coolmeen and throughout West and North Clare.
24 February 2006

Power, Paddy
Going to Pairc Naomh Mhuire in Quilty will not be the same this year, or in future years, because the great man Paddy Power will no longer be there to meet us.
24 March 2006

Power, Tony
Kilmurry-Ibrickane remembers Tony Power
05 November 2010

Purcell, Johnny
Comrades on Clare’s Oireachtas final teams of 1953 and 1954, the deaths have taken place within days of each other of Des Carroll from Scariff and Barefield’s Johnny Purcell.
31 March 2005

Quinn, Tom
His many friends in Dublin and Ennis mourned the recent passing of Tom Quinn, 73, Whitetorn Rise, Dublin. Aged 61 years, his death took place in the Mater Hospital, Dublin on April 20th after a very brief illness.
06 May 2005

Redden, Seamus
The warrior chief has shook off this mortal coil with ease and has moved to the higher spheres of out eternal home. His departure creates a vacuum not readily filled.
06 January 2005

Ryan, Noel
The untimely death of Ennis native Noel Ryan came as widespread shock to sports fans in Clare and throughout Munster as he had played at the highest level with his County in hurling and football while he was also accomplished soccer player.
23 December 2004

Ryan, Paddy
The death took place recently of Patrick (Paddy) Ryan, Ballymaclune, Quin. One of the best-known personalities in the Quin area, he was a member of a widely known and popular family.
01 March 2013

Scanlan, Bridget
The death occurred of Bridget Scanlan (nee Donnelly) Maddens Terrace, Clarecastle, at Limerick Regional Hospital. Bridie as she was known, was a native of Clarecastle. She was 84 years.
26 February 2006

Sheridan, John
The death has taken place of a former Clare senior footballer, John Sheridan.
27 August 2005

Slevin, Gerry
His many friends in Clare mourned the death of well-known journalist, Gerry Slevin, who was a popular member of The Clare Champion newsroom staff for a total of 11 years. A native of Borrisokane, he was 72-years-old.
15 July 2011

Small, Tommie
TÁ Tommie Small imithe le déana ar shl na firinne. A good man is gone to his eternal reward. Tommie had a rewarding life which was greatly enlightened and uplifted by his love for Gaelic games. It would not, I think, be presumptuous to say that they were the central passion of his long life.
31 January 2003

Smyth, Jimmy
Glowing tributes have been written, and many stories recalled over the past week, of the prowess, skill and personality of hurling legend, Jimmy Smyth, who died at his home recently.
22 February 2013

St Lawerence, PJ
PJ St Lawerence, Ogonnelloe, died at his home on Sunday, February 18th , 2007. Born in 1937, PJ was son of the late Eddie and Sissy St Lawerence. He emigrated to the UK in the 50s and was employed as a bus driver for a number of years. Here he met Scariff lady, Mary Minogue, and they eventually married and returned to Ogonnelloe where twenty-one years ago, PJ took over the running of the family farm.
02 March 2007

Treacy, Caimin
The death took place of well known East Clare personality and businessman Caimin Treacy, Drewsboro, Scariff.
31 August 2003

Turner, Tom
The morning of Tuesday, June 4 brought great sadness to the area when we learned of the passing of Tom Turner. A true Mountshannon man, he lived his entire life amongst its people, where he was held in high esteem and is remembered with fondness.
12 July 2013

Vaughan, Brendan
There was widespread sadness throughout the GAA world at the death of Brendan Vaughan after a short illness.
08 July 2005

Waters, Jim
The death occurred in Luton, England of Jim Waters formerly of Ballyportry, Corofin.
30 November 2002

Whelan, Kieran
The sudden death of well-known Clonlara GAA official, Kieran Whelan on Monday has caused widespread shock in his native parish and throughout Clare GAA.
28 February 2009

White, Niall
Clare GAA was stunned on Monday to learn of the death of St Joseph's Doora-Barfield and Clare footballer Niall White.
03 June 2011

Woods, John J
The Irish and Irish-American communities of New York City and Long Island bid farewell to a beloved friend and great Clareman following the passing of John J Woods Jr, on Wednesday June 18, 2003.
31 July 2003