Obituaries: Kilkenny


Alley, John
John Alley - fine teacher, a true Gael and family man
11 June 2013

As it Happened: All-Ireland Hurling Final Tracker
Welcome to what was the biggest day of the year on the hurling calendar.
04 September 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
The Munster senior football championship replay was centre stage in today's action.
18 July 2015

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
Today saw the last of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers take place as there were two games to be decided this afternoon.
30 July 2016

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the busiest Saturday afternoon on the GAA front this year.
09 July 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
There were four games down for decision throughout the course of the day.
18 June 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
All roads led to Croke Park this weekend as the first two of the NFL finals took place.
23 April 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
We're into the height of the GAA season as the games keep coming thick and fast.
25 June 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
This afternoon saw four All-Ireland senior football championship qualifiers take place.
16 July 2016

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
There was another busy Saturday ahead of us with games in the All-Ireland SHC and SFC qualifiers as well as an Ulster SFC semi-final replay.
02 July 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It may be Lá na gClubanna but there was one game on today's fixture list and that is the Allianz NHL Division 1 final replay.
08 May 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to our latest edition of our live match tracker as we picked up where we left off last night.
05 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Round Three of the National Football league continued this afternoon.
26 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It was provincial final day in both Munster and Connacht this afternoon.
10 July 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Today we saw the first of this year's All-Ireland senior hurling championship semi-finals take place.
07 August 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the final round of fixtures in this year's National Hurling League.
20 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There was action from both the National hurling and football leagues this afternoon.
06 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the second part of our weekend live match tracker as we continued the action in the National Hurling League today.
21 February 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
We had plenty of action this afternoon with three hurling games and a football match down for decision.
05 June 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
One of the busiest days on the GAA calendar descended on us this afternoon.
12 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
This weekend was the turn of the small ball code to take centre stage.
20 November 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Football took centre stage this afternoon as we had quarter-finals and semi-finals down for decision in all four provinces.
13 November 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
The last of the penultimate round of the Allianz NFL matches were down for decision this afternoon.
27 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
This afternoon saw no fewer than 14 county finals take place around the country.
23 October 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
We're into November and the games are still coming thick and fast as there were another seven down for decision this afternoon.
06 November 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It was football all the way today and we had no fewer than six games to cover this afternoon.
12 June 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There were two provincial finals down for decision this afternoon, along with an Ulster SFC semi-final replay.
03 July 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
The remaining matches in round two of the Allianz NHL took place this afternoon.
19 February 2017

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There was action once again in both codes today as counties continued their battle for supremacy in their respective leagues.
13 March 2016

Ayres, Joe
The transient and fragile nature of our lifespan was reiterated for me recently with the sad and untimely death of Joe Ayres.
21 May 2010

Barry, Henry
They came from all corners to render their last respects to a man, respected for his honesty, endeavour, kindness, and friendship. Henry Barry was laid to rest beside his lovely daughter; Biddy, who predeceased him by nearly nine years, in the ground of Kilbride Cemetery, a place not a hen’s kick down the road from where he reared a fine family with his wife and friend of over 60 years, Nellie in their home in Ahenure.
04 May 2007

Bennett, Catherine
Mrs Catherine Bennett, Ballasalla, Johnswell, who died at Drakelands Nursing Home, Kilkenny, after a short illness had reached the great age of 101.
30 September 2002

Bergin, Jimmy
The man who turned the care of Kilkenny GAA headquarters, Nowlan Park into a labour of love has died.
11 January 2008

Bergin, Liam
The death occurred of Liam Bergin, a native of Windgap, on November 2.
21 November 2008

Bergin, Liam
Liam Bergin, Croughtabeg, who died peacefully in St Luke's hospital was laid to rest in Coolagh cemetery on last Wednesday.
14 November 2008

Bergin, Michael
Anybody who ever met Mick Bergin had the utmost respect for him. He was a giant of a man in every respect. He stood over 6’ 2’’ tall, possessed a keen intellect, never shirked to debate an issue and almost invariably was proved correct. He was a highly successful farmer and a wonderful all-round sportsman.
21 October 2005

Black card rule=more scores
Statistics released by the GAA's Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) show that the average number of points scored per game in this year's football championship was 9.5 per cent higher than last year.
02 October 2014

Boland, Christy
Fellow vintners walked in silent tribute as Christy Bollard, a former Chairman of the Kilkenny Vintners was laid to rest.
31 July 2003

Bollard, Joe
The death took place on May 13, 2006, of Joe Bollard the last of nine children born to Daniel and Mary Bollard of St Kieran St, a licensed premises which was for many years the unofficial headquarters of Kilkenny hurling. As a result the family were dedicated supporters of Tullaroan and the Dicksboro clubs.
02 June 2006

Brady, Jack
The death of Jack Brady, Marion Place was heard of with much regret in the parish and wider community. Jack was son of Billy and Catherine Brady and was well known and respected in the area.
30 June 2007

Brady, Jim
The death of Jim Brady which occurred in St. Columba's Hospital, was heard of with regret in the community.
28 June 2013

Brennan, Bill
The sudden death of Bill Brennan, late of Smithstown and formerly of Florence Terrace, has evoked great sadness in the Castlecomer area. The larger-than-life character touched the hearts of so many in sporting, social, army and working circles.
01 June 2007

Brennan, Denis
A lifelong member of James Stephens GAA Club died after a short illness.
31 May 2003

Brennan, Larry
Larry Brennan died in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Those close to him knew that he had suffered bravely a number of painful episodes over the past few years.

02 February 2006

Brennan, Larry
Larry Brennan died in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Those close to him knew that he had suffered bravely a number of painful episodes over the past few years.

02 February 2006

Brennan, Michael
The death took place recently of Mr Michael Brennan, Shandon Park, Kilkenny.
31 March 2003

Brett, John
The death occurred in tragic circumstances of John Brett of Ballydonnell.
Jack had just turned 60 at the time of his passing.
30 July 2003

Broderick, Jamie
There were heartwrenching scenes as the young people of Kilkenny bade farewell to a fond friend.
16 February 2007

Broderick, John
John Broderick better known as Johnny was an influential member in the reorganising of the Heath GAA club in the late 1940’s.
31 August 2003

Brophy, Mick
A great hurler and sportsman, dedicated psychiatric nurse and above all, a wonderful husband and father has passed away.
12 June 2009

Brophy, Patsy
Mayhora had lost one of its more senior and respected people, with the death of Patsy Brophy at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. One of nature’s gentlemen, his kind and friendly disposition endeared him to all in the community.
13 October 2006

Buggy, Paddy
As I travelled the county during my term as GAA President I was asked on numerous occasions 'how is Paddy Buggy'?
24 May 2013

Burke, Mick
For over 30 years, he was the voice of farming in Kilkenny and the South East. Mick Burke's informative tones will be heard no more.
02 July 2010

Butler, Angela
The death has taken place of a true-blue Kilkenny woman, Mrs Angela Butler (65) of Cooleshal, Freshford.
10 January 2014

Butler, John
When the GAA celebrated its 100 anniversary in 1984 a target was set for every club to own their own grounds.
27 August 2010

Butler, Johnny
In the early hours of February 5, 2003, Johnny Butler of Cooleshall, Freshford, more popularly known as ’Killarney’ departed from this world.
31 August 2003

Byrne, Eddie
The death took place in St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny after a short illness, in his 82nd year of Eddie Byrne, Tinypark
01 January 2001

Byrne, John
Mr Byrne who celebrated his 90th birthday in September, died at a nursing home in the Bronx.
02 January 2004

Callan, Sean
The recent passing of Sean Holden of Mill Street was greeted with great sadness in Callan.
04 November 2005

Campion, Monsignor Martin
Thousands of people quietly filed by the body of one of Kilkenny’s most respected parish priests after he passed away.
15 June 2007

Cantwell, Jack
Professionalism, pursuit of excellence and a compassionate interest in the lives of his associates were the hallmarks of a career spanning over 40 years as Chief Medical Technologist at Waterford Regional Hospital.
23 January 2009

Carew, Jim
The death took place in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny of Mr Jim Carew (59) of Shellumsrath, Kilkenny. Mr Carew was a teacher in St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny for over 30 years before he retired in June 2007.
11 June 2007

Carlow proposal to be discussed
Carlow's proposal for a new format to the All-Ireland SFC will be discussed at Central Council later this year.
07 August 2015

Carr, Timmy
The entire area was shocked and saddened at the news of the death of Timmy Carr of Lartigue Road, Ballybunion and formerly of Kilagrvin.
21 March 2007

Carroll, Lar
Lar Carroll who died played a major role in the development of the agriculture and dairy industries in Co Kilkenny and beyond.
30 November 2002

Casey, Julia
The death occurred recently at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, of Julia Casey (nee Maye) Kilcarrig Street.
29 July 2005

Casserly, Tom
A Galway man who was loved and respected by the people of Kilkenny city has passed away.
15 September 2006

Championship tweets: "Up the Dubs!!! It's time to celebrate"
The curtain came down on the 2015 inter-county gaelic football season yesterday and the Dubs are celebrating All-Ireland title number 25...
21 September 2015

Championship tweets: The Village celebrates
It's probably safe to assume that there is no shortage of sore heads around the country this morning following yesterday's club final schedule.
20 October 2014

Charles (Charlie) Fitzpatrick
One of Callan's great gentlemen passed away on June 9th after enduring illness over the past four years, Charlie Fitzpatrick departed this life at the very young age of 66.
02 August 2013

Clancy, Paddy
The late Paddy Clancy was an entrepreneur, a great community person and a wonderful family man - three great qualities that made Paddy the gentleman he was.
09 July 2010

Cleary, James
James (Jamsey) Cleary, Clonmore died in Green Hill Nursing Home, Carrick where he had been a patient for some time.
31 August 2003

Cleere, Nicholas
Mr Nicholas (Nicky) Cleere, a family man and owner of the Black Cat pub in Kilkenny, died suddenly.
09 September 2005

Coburn, Paddy
Paddy Coburn, Athy and late of 19 Kilcarrig Street, Bagenalstown, died recently in St. James’s Hospital.
04 July 2008

Cody, Joe
Much loved and respected Cllr Joe Cody passed way on Friday morning, surrounded by his devoted family.


01 August 2008

Cody, Pat
The people of Enniscorthy turned out in large numbers last week-end to bid a final farewell to Pat Cody, chairman of the Urban District Council and vice chair of Wexford County Council.
02 August 2013

Cody, Ray
Ray Cody of 36 Friary Street, passed away on April 21st, 2007. He was a gregarious character, of cheerful disposition, leaving a positive mark and lifting the hearts of everybody who met him. He enjoyed a varied career and showed very early signs of entrepreneurship.
25 May 2007

Cody, Tom
Tom Cody, my good friend from Earlsgrove died recently, May he rest in peace.
05 August 2005

Competition: win two All-Ireland hurling final tickets
We have two tickets to give away for the All-Ireland hurling finals on Sunday 4 September.
23 August 2016

Condon, Richard
"And when my time on Earth is through, will they face this world without me, the love I gave them in the past, will it be enough to last it tomorrow never comes."
31 December 2002

Costello, Mick
The late Mick Costello, Wallslough, Kilkenny had a way with him that just endeared him to people.
01 March 2013

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

Cunniffe, Tom
A very popular city based business man who lived for his family and never forgot his native place was buried.
30 June 2004

Dack, Paudge
Autumn and the harvesting. A busy season and none busier than the Grim Reaper. As usual, a rich harvest. None richer than Paudge Dack of Maudlin Street, Thomastown.
31 October 2004

Dawson, Patsy
On Monday 19th November 2012 the sad news filtered through to his beloved Freshford, his adopted Parish of Loughboy and to his many friends in Fairymount, Roscommon, Patsy Dawson had died suddenly.
01 February 2013

Delaney, Joe
The death took place of Joe Delaney, late of Upper Patrick Street, Kilkenny, at Marymount Hospice Cork.
19 August 2005

Delaney, John
The Freshford hurling team formed a guard of honour at the funeral of John Delaney who died recently following a short illness.
23 July 2010

Delaney, Pat
Former Kilkenny hurling great, Pat Delaney, Johnstown, died last week. The Fenians (Johnstown) attacker was one of the toughest competitors ever do don the striped jersey.
30 August 2013

Delaney, Pat
Tributes have been paid to former Kilkenny hurler and Fenians stalwart Pat Delaney - a four-time All-Ireland winner and twice All Star - who died on Monday.
23 August 2013

Delaney, Paul
The death took place last week after a long illness of Mr Paul Delaney (67), son of the late James and Mary Delaney, publicans Patrick Street Upper, Kilkenny.
08 February 2013

Deloughrey, David
The death of David Deloughrey, the Ring, Bennettsbridge came as a big shock to the people of Bennettsbridge and lovers of our national games in New York and Kilkenny.
19 October 2012

Dermody, Mai
Sincere sympathy is extended to the Dermody family, Tullyvolty, on the death of their mother, Mai, who died peacefully at St Luke’s Hospital. Widow of the late Jim Dermody, her death will be a big source of sorrow and loss to her family.
06 October 2006

Dillon, Pa
One of the unsung heroes of Kilkenny hurling was given a farewell fit for a king at the weekend.
21 June 2013

Doheny, Jeremiah
Jeremiah (Jer) Doheny died suddenly on July 10. He had just celebrated his 86th birthday on July 4.
05 August 2005

Doherty, Willie
Mr Willie Doherty, Lower Grange, Goresbridge, Co Kilkenny, who died at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, on Sunday April, April 21
01 January 2001

Dohney, James
A fun-loving young man who will be remembered for his love of life was killed in a horrific car accident.21-year-old James Doheny enjoyed a great love of hurling and played corner back for the Emeralds of Urlingford.
03 February 2006

Donovan, Mike
The sudden death took place of one of Callan’s best known American emigrants.
30 September 2007

Doran, Seamus
A man who meant everything to the people of Mooncoin passed away. There have been glowing tributes to the memory of the late Seamus Doran, St Jude’s, Mooncoin who passed away.
09 February 2007

Dowling, Ramie & Breda
A loving Kilkenny couple who shared the joys of life together, died within days of each other. Ramie and Breda Dowling from 66 Upper Patrick Street, Kilkenny died at separate hospitals.
18 November 2005

Dowling, Ronan
The tragic death of Ronan Dowling, Yellow Road has shocked the entire community. He was a quiet and reserved person who in the short space of 20 years packed so much into his life.
15 September 2006

Downey, Shem
Former Kilkenny and Tullaroan hurler Shem Downey was laid to rest last week, aged 91.
03 January 2014

Doyle, Peter
It was fitting that a minute's silence was observed at Sunday's ploughing match in Danesfort for the late Peter Doyle, Luffany, Mooncoin.
31 January 2014

Duffy: derogatory comments will now be dealt with
Paraic Duffy says disciplinary committees are "far more likely" to enforce the GAA's new ruling regarding derogatory comments from managers.
04 November 2014

Duggan, Thomas
Thomas duggan was a native of Booleyglass, Hugginstown. He was the seventh son of Patrick and Margaret Duggan of Booleyglass.
20 October 2006

Dunne, Coleman
A loyal son of Danesfort parish smiled down on his three grandsons as they raised the All-Ireland Junior Hurling Final Cup at Croke Park.
16 March 2007

Dunne, Mick
It is with a heavy heart that I learned of the passing of Michael (Mick) Dunne after a long illness bravely borne and though very difficult at times he never complained instead he focused on the good things in life determined not to let his illness better him in order to return home to his loving wife, family and friends.
06 December 2013

Dunphy, Dick
The much loved treasurer of Kilkenny County GAA Board and a former councillor passed away, outside the home of the woman who replaced him on Kilkenny County Council.
24 November 2006

Dunphy, Lar
Born in September, 1929 Lar Dunphy of Oldtown Cullohill travelled and Ministered in many locations, hurled on many fields but his one wish was to return to Cullohill for his final resting place.
23 April 2010

Falconer, Peter
Peter Falconer, Tobernabrone, Piltown, died tragically at 23 years of age. He was a son of Mary and Eddie Falconer.
15 November 2003

Fennelly, John
Mr John Fennelly a long serving Kilkenny councillor who was admired by colleagues from all parties has died at the age of 91.
22 July 2005

Fennelly, Peter
Peter Fennelly, the last of The Ballycaum Fennelly's has died, peacefully at his home in Danbury, Essex, UK at the age of 89.
13 May 2011

Fitzgerald, Des
A County Kilkenny man who left Ireland half a century ago; but never lost touch with his beloved birthplace, has died in England at the age of 94. Christened William John Desmond Fitzgerald, everyone called him Des, including his brother Gerry and sisters Mary and Jean, and the customers at Hourigan's pub in Callan, to which he called whenever he visited his relatives in the town on his annual trips back to Ireland.
18 May 2012

Fitzpatrick, Peter
Peter Fitzpatrick of Assumption Place, Kilkenny, was known as Petey Fitz to his many friends.
31 August 2003

Fogarty, Jim
The death took place on May 20 of Jim Fogarty, Knockmannon, Lisdowney, Co. Kilkenny. Jim was the founder member of the Lisdowney GAA Club in 1939. The first meeting was held in the Stirabout House, which no longer exists in Lisdowney village. In order to register the club he cycled to Kilkenny to lodge the registration papers.
30 June 2005

Foley, Eamonn
Roads were blocked off and shops were closed as the entire town of Graignamanagh turned out to say farewell to one of its most-loved sons.
21 December 2007

Former GAA President Joe McDonagh dies
It was great sadness that we learned of the passing of former GAA President Joe McDonagh yesterday evening following a short illness.
21 May 2016

GAA President Elect chosen
Dublin's John Horan has been voted in as President-Elect of the GAA tonight at the Annual Congress in Croke Park.
24 February 2017

GAA propose to scrap All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals and introduce group stage
The GAA have announced proposed changes to the All-Ireland senior football championship - including plans to scrap the competition's quarter-finals.
04 August 2016

GAA/Basketball crossover programme
For many years, GAA players have turned to soccer and rugby to keep up their fitness levels over the winter, but they are now finding that basketball is of more benefit to them during the off-season.
23 September 2015

Gaffney, Billy
It was with deep sadness that the people of Tullaroan heard of the death of Billy Gaffney, Reimeen. Billy farmed extensively at Reimeen up until his sickness which he bore with dignity. During his life Billy was a dedicated parishioner and was involved in all parish activities.
18 May 2007

Galway, Derek
The death of Derek Galway in Sydney, Australia, brings to mind the Bennettsbridge junior hurling team of sixty years ago that won the Northern JH championship final by beating Freshford on the score of 7-7 to 4-6.
06 June 2008

Galway, Derrick
The Irish community of Sydney bade a fond farewell to one of the legends of the hurling scene in New South Wales recently as they gathered to see off Kilkenny native Derrick Galway, who passed away at the age of 82.
04 July 2008

Gardai urge clubs to be more vigilant
A Garda Sergeant has warned GAA clubs to be extra vigilant when moving money like gate receipts as there is no doubt that they are being watched.
15 April 2016

Get your diary out: the 2015 GAA Master fixture list for intercounty games
The GAA have released the master fixture list for 2015.
12 November 2014

Glynn, John
A man who lived for his family and passed down to them the traits that made him such a loving father and husband, good friend, neighbour and true Christian was laid to rest.

21 November 2008

Grace, Richie
Always smiling, always ready to help, forever a family man. That's how to remember Richie Grace.
06 February 2009

Harkin, Adrian
Deep sadness has been expressed at the death of 26 year old Adrian Harkin who died from a massive heart attack after gaelic football training last Friday night with James Stephens club in Kilkenny.
07 March 2012

Harkin, Adrian
The final chapter closed recently on the life of a remarkable young Kilkenny man, Adrian Harkin. Born on the 6th of August, 1985, he was the youngest child of Syd and Mary, the youngest brother of David, Maurice and Catherine and true friend to many. His sincerity and loyalty meant he was loved by all who knew him.
18 May 2012

Harkin, Adrian
The final chapter closed recently on the life of a remarkable young Kilkenny man, Adrian Harkin. Born on the 6th August, 1985, he was the youngest child of Syd and Mary, the youngest brother of David, Maurice and Catherine and true friend to many.
18 May 2012

Hayes, John
All who knew John Hayes of Haggard, Kells, were shocked by his untimely death. His family and the community of Dunnamaggin have lost a wonderful man.
21 October 2003

Hayes, Martin
Martin (Mart) Hayes, formerly of Wolfe Tone Street, Kilkenny lost his battle for life on November 10 at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow, England, aged 72 yea
05 December 2008

Healy, Eamonn
Eamonn Healy from Ballyhaunis epitomised the new era of sporting ecumenism in this co
13 January 2009

Heffernan, Andy
One of Kilkenny city's best-known residents and most loyal GAA followers, Andy Heffernan was born in John Street where his father Michael ran a construction and cabinet-making business.
13 January 2012

Hennessy, John
In his 102nd year, bachelor John Hennessy has died after a long and healthy life.
21 October 2005

Hennessy, Paddy
Paddy Hennessy was born in Kyle, Ballykeeffe on 14th July 1925.
08 July 2011

Hickey, Tom
Club members were shocked recently to hear of the untimely death of staunch club member and supporter Tommy Hickey 7, willow Close.
21 January 2011

Hoban, Ben
It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Ben Hoban in London recently.
04 July 2008

Hogan, Jim
The death of All-Ireland winning hurler, Jim Hogan, Lacken, Rathmoyle, Kilkenny has left a huge void in the lives of the many people he touched during his 82 years on Earth.
03 December 2010

Hogan, Tom
Tom Hogan of Ballycallan died on March 1, 2007. Tom pre-deceased his school-mate Dan Maher by only a few months. Like all the boys of Ballycallan, Tom travelled to Shipton to hurl with the late Tommy Dunne as organiser.
11 July 2008

Holden, Rose
The death has taken place at St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny of Rose Holden. (Nee Sherwood), Love Lane. A home-maker all her life she raised a large family with her husband Michael.
30 August 2013

Holden, Teddy
One of Graignamanagh's finest had his dying wish granted when his coffin was brought to the boat house on the quay before being brought for burial.
02 July 2010

Holden, Tom
The death has taken place of Tom Holden (Lickawn) after an illness bravely borne. It is not often deaths are covered in this column.
14 December 2012

Inter-provincials 'in a coma'
Connacht manager John Tobin believes that Croke Park must make a decision on the future of the inter-provincials as they are 'in a coma'.
22 December 2016

Introduction of new playing rules deferred
At the recent GAA Congress, a number of changes were made to the playing rules of football and hurling, including the introduction of the 'one-on-one penalty' and advantage rule in hurling.
23 March 2015

Johnston, Paddy
The death of Paddy Johnston on 28th September, 2001, who was 68-years-old, of College Road, Kilkenny, marked the end of a glorious sporting career which included playing, refereeing and coaching the game of hurling, and playing and managing golf
12 October 2001

Kavanagh highlights CPA role
CPA Executive Member Derek Kavanagh believes that making players aware of their cause is their main focus at the moment.
20 January 2017

Kelly, Sean
Sean Kelly of Leggettsrath, Dublin Road, Kilkenny died on May 27 2005 aged 59. He was originally from Ballyquirke in the parish of Gowran.
30 June 2005

Kelly, Ted
The death occurred at St Francis Hospice, Raheny, of Mr Ted Kelly Raheny. Formerly of Killarney, Thomastown, Ted was a son of the late Timothy and Ellen Kelly.
01 July 2005

Kelly, Tommy
He travelled to Croke Park every year for the Big Match. Those who knew and loved him surely felt his spiritual presence there for the four-in-a-row - a victory that evoked many memories for all his family.
25 September 2009

Kennedy, Daniel
Daniel Kennedy, a retired garda superintendent formerly stationed variously in Roundwood, Bray, Callan, Waterford and as a Sergeant in Urlingford and Kilkenny and inspector in the Bridewell, Dublin and superindendent in Mayo is remembered by his colleagues of that time.
15 September 2006

Kennedy, Paddy
The death took place in Bolton, England on January 7 of Paddy Kennedy, formerly of The Ring, brother of the late Dan Kennedy, captain of Kilkenny All-Ireland winning hurling team (1947).
22 February 2008

Kenny, Mick
A man whose name was legendary in the town of Callan passed away quietly.
31 May 2003

Keyes, Jack
The death occurred suddenly of John (Jack) Keyes, Lower Grange, Goresbridge early on October 2.
31 October 2004

Lacey, Patsy
Conahy Shamrocks GAA club lost one of its greatest players with the death of Patsy Lacey. Patsy was a native of Lisnafunchion but lived for many years of Greenfields Kilkenny.
30 June 2005

Lalor, Jack
The death took place on Tuesday May 24, 2005 of Mr Jack Lalor (86) of Kilkenny Street, Freshford, Co. Kilkenny. He was a good living, quiet and inoffensive man.
30 June 2005

Law, Kilkenny
A popular young father and talented sportsman died after playing a game of handball - a sport in which he excelled.
08 June 2007

Lawlor, Neddy
Stoneyford lost one of its oldest residents on December 29th, 2006, with the death of Neddy Lawlor of Knocknaboola.
26 January 2007

Live: Sunday Match Tracker
It may be the October Bank Holiday weekend, but there was still plenty of GAA action around the country this afternoon.
30 October 2016

Lonergan, Mary
Hundreds of people walked in silence the short distance from Mary Lonergan’s home in Kellymount to the church of the Assumption in Paulstown on Saturday night.
30 July 2007

Loughlin, Jim
It was hard to miss Jim Loughlin when you met him on the street.
09 February 2007

Lynch, Michael
When one of our older parishioners passes away to their eternal life it is often commented ’well he/she was a good age or they had a good life. But when the news filtered through of the recent passing of one of our greatest parishioners and one of life’s gentlemen it was greeted with great sadness.
01 December 2006

Madden, Albert
The Funeral took place in Mullinahone of Albert Madden, formerly of Killagh. Albert’s death took place unexpectedly the pervious week at North Hall in Middlesex.
19 August 2005

Maher, Dan
On 13 June the news broke that Dan maher of Ballycuddihy had died. Dan grew up at a time when hurling fever hit the parish.
20 July 2008

Maher, Jim
One of the most progressive legislators in local soccer has died. Kilkenny and District League trustee and former chairman, Jim Maher from Johnstown passed away following a brave battle against illness.
01 June 2007

Malone, Con
Con Malone, formerly of Old Callan Road, Kilkenny, died at St Columba’s Hospital, Thomastown, where he was a patient for some years.
15 November 2003

Manogue, Ann Marie
For the following few days hundreds of words and cliches were used to describe her life. All of them without doubt true. Yet for us there was something missing.
30 September 2003

McBride, Robert
The death has occurred in Knockeen Nursing Home, Wexford of Robert McBride, Ferrycarrig. He was 102.
29 November 2003

McCullagh, Paddy
The death of Paddy McCullagh, Castlewarren saw the passing of a great Kilkenny Gael.
16 February 2007

McGarry, Vanessa
Thousands of people attended the Church of the Assumption in Thomastown to mourn the death of Vanessa McGarry.
30 July 2007

McGrath, Denis
The sudden death of Denis McGrath, of Ballingarry, Thurles, caused widespread shock and regret throughout the parish of Ballingarry and further afield at Christmas.
06 January 2012

McGrath, Jimmy
A former All-Ireland winning handballer, master gardener and quiet family man has passed away.
09 February 2007

McLysaght, Frank
Chicago Gaeldom has seen many fine caman welders since the reactivation of the GAA here back in 1949. Each of the affiliated clubs, Harry Bolands, Shannon Rangers, Limerick, Eire Og, St Vincent’s, St Pat’s and others over the years, produced its own share of these gifted athletes.
30 October 2002

Meally, Kieran
Kilkenny bade farewell to a much loved and respected sportsman at the weekend
22 February 2001

Meighan, Noel
The death took place in England on February 2, after a long illness,of Noel Meighan, late of 7 St Rioch’s Terrace, Kilkenny. He was one of 14 children born to Henry and Agnes Meighan.
28 March 2005

Molloy, Pat
The community of Tullaroan is still coming to grips with the tragic death of Pat Molloy on Sunday night.
19 September 2008

Mooney, Alan
Alan Mooney's passing and the way he bore his illness with such grace is one things but the love he displayed and the resolve he showed to hold on so that he could marry his true love six days before he died and to remain with us, despite medical expectations, for the first of his son, would melt any heart.
22 November 2013

Moran, Kieran
On January 22, 2006 Kieran Moran was taken to his final reward, following a long battle, borne with great courage.
03 March 2006

Mullally, Richard
The close-knit community and hurling heartland of Glenmore, where the green and gold of Glenmore GAA club mingled with the black and amber, came to a sorrowful standstill as the late Richard Mullally was laid to rest.
13 December 2004

Mullaly, Ned
The death occurred of Ned Mullaly, Jessfield, Ballingarry. Ned was well known in the locality and was a prominent member of many organisations.
13 January 2006

Murphy, Johnny
The death took place of John (Johnny) Murphy, the last surviving member of a family steeped in the history of hurling in kilkenny.
31 March 2006

Murphy, Tommy
Mr Tommy Murphy (55) who has died was a former chairman of Kilkenny GAA Board. Mr Murphy from Ballyda, Danesfort, Co Kilkenny died at Beaumont hospital, Dublin.
30 May 2004

Murtagh, John
The death has occurred of John Murtagh, Kilkenny Road and late of Gurteen, Railyard, at Castlecomer District Hospital.
16 August 2013

Nolan, Eddie
You can count the number of Kilkenny men, on the fingers of one hand, who played for a province not of their birth in a Railway Cup competition.
17 September 2010

Nyhan, Fr. John
It was with profound regret and sadness we learned of the untimely death of Fr. John Nyhan, a member of the Columban Order and a native of Kilkenny City. He began his early education at St. John of God Convent School, Christian Brothers School and St. Kieran’s College, Kilkenny.
31 March 2003

O'Neill, Martin
Mr Martin O'Neill (82) of Booley, Ballymack, Co. Kilkenny who has died following a long illness, was a member of a highly respected family from Ballyda, Danesfort.
16 January 2009

O'Shea, Con
Con O'Shea of Vicar Street, Kilkenny and formerly Listry, Beaufort, Co Kerry died hours before his beloved Kerry football took on Monaghan in the All-Ireland qualifier. He was 88. You can be sure that he was cheering them on from heaven as they won by a goal.
08 August 2008

O’Beirne, Tommy
Little did Tommy O’Beirne think that when he set about extending the graveyard beside Killure Church it would be his final resting place quite so soon.
06 October 2006

O’Brien, Fr Donal
One of the best loved residents of Mullinavat has passed away.
16 February 2007

O’Brien, Judy
Mrs Judy O’Brien of 35 St Fiacre’s Place, Kilkenny, who has died, was the wife of former county hurling great, Liam “Chunky” O’Brien.
25 October 2003

O’Brien, Tommy
Kilkenny sport lost a loyal and dear friend. The ever cheerful Tommy O’Brien a sports activist, promoter and in latter years commentator died at Waterford Regional Hospital.
14 March 2008

O’Connor, John
A hardworking family man who had great love of the GAA died peacefully at St Luke’s Hospital.
25 November 2005

O’Connor, Pat
The recent death of Pat O’Connor, Rathinure, Glenmore brought a deep sense of sadness and loss to us all, and in particular to those who knew him well.
20 May 2005

O’Donnell, Kitty
The sad news of the death of Kitty O’Donnell of Lisronagh brought regret to the parish. Formerly ’Kit’ Hyland she was a native of Mullinahone and always remained conscious of this.
28 April 2006

O’Donoghue, James
IT TAKES a rare and special kind of person to be not only and simultaneously a delegate to the Tipperary GAA County Board, a teacher at Thurles CBS secondary school and an under-age coach with the O’Loughlin Gaels club in Kilkenny, but to carry out the associated duties with equal measures of flair, passion and happiness. James O’Donoghue, who died recently after a short illness, was that kind of person. And much, much more besides.
30 April 2004

O’Dwyer, Mikey
It is with sincere regret we record the passing of Michael (Mikey) O’Dwyer, 26 Ard Mhuire, Carrick on Suir who died at St Bridget’s Hospital having celebrated his 88th birthday.
10 November 2006

O’Hara, Jim
It is with deep regret that we record the death of our esteemed clubman Jim O’Hara of Leggetsrath, who passed away on May 30 at Waterford Regional Hospital following a brief illness.


06 June 2008

O’Neill, Brigid
The death has taken place at St. Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny of Mrs Brigid O’Neill (81) of Rath, Danesfort, County Kilkenny.
31 December 2004

O’Neill, Jimmy
A man who was part of the Kilkenny squad in the Thunder and Lightning final of 1939 has been laid to rest.
30 June 2004

O’Neill, Michael
A minute’s silence was observed before the All-Ireland senior hurling final in memory of the late Mick O’Neill, Kilmacow. As chairman of the Kilkenny Co Board, the county enjoyed unprecedented success, winning seven senior All-Irelands, five national minor titles and four national under-21 championships.
15 September 2006

O’Shea, Michael
Michael O’Shea, Kennedy Terrace, Carrick Beg, died in Suirmount Nursing Home at the age of 75. He was born in Clonroche, County Wexford. He was a son of the late Denis and Ina O’Shea. Denis was a garda.
28 March 2005

O’Shea, Thomas
The untimely death of Thomas O’Shea, Ballygowan, Kiloganny had a profound effect on the parish of Dunnamaggin. The shock news of his sudden death on was greeted with disbelief.
30 June 2005

O'Brien, Donal
Writing an appreciation to a dear departed friend, sporting colleague and above all devoted family man, usually embellishes a combination of genuine admiration to their memory, allied to a profound sense of loss at their sad passing.
18 October 2013

O'Rourke taken to task on twitter
Colm O'Rourke's Sunday Independent column ruffled quite a few feathers on social media yesterday.
20 October 2014

O'Sullivan, Con
One of Callan's most respected, and popular residents passed to his Eternal Reward in the presence of his wife Tess, sons Denis, Brian and Niall in Strathmore Lodge Nursing Home, Callan on 8th December 2012.
18 January 2013

One Kerry player on 2014 International Rules squad
David Moran is All-Ireland champions Kerry's sole representative on the International Rules squad, which has been named this morning.
28 October 2014

Phelan, Jimmy
The entire Rosbercon Parish and beyond were shocked and deeply saddened with the news of the sudden death of Jimmy Phelan from Smithstown. Jimmy passed away on November 25 at Waterford Regional Hospital aged 81 years.
21 December 2007

Phelan, Jimmy
The sporting hero which brought national glory to Kilkenny in 1939 has died.
Jimmy Phelan, two goal hero when Kilkenny defeated Cork in the famous 1939 All-Ireland senior hurling final, died at Hillview Nursing Home, Carlow. He was 88.
13 January 2006

Phelan, Jimmy
It took Jimmy Phelan a long time to return on a permanent basis to his roots, and then it should have taken longer, as he was still in the full bloom of his Autumnal years when the grim reaper came calling unexpectedly.
27 August 2010

Phelan, Tom
Conahy lost one of it’s great parishioners with the death of Tom Phelan, Tullowglass. Tom was an extremely popular man throughout the locality and was heavily involved in many local organisations, and indeed was a trustee of the GAA club.
13 April 2007

Philpott, Denis
A much loved figure in sporting and education circles in Kilkenny died over the weekend.
14 November 2008

Power, Christy
Christy Power, 10 Connolly Park, Carrick on Suir died at St Joseph’s Hospital, Clonmel on March 4th 2007, following a brief illness. Christy was born on Christmas Day 1922 and in September 1952 he married Mai Veale, Mitchell Terrace, Dungarvan.
25 May 2007

Power, John
Carrick on Suir lost an outstanding sportsman and community activist in the passing of John Power, Seskin who died at Suirmount Nursing Home on November 1, 2006.
15 December 2006

Power, Nancy
Mrs Nancy Power was widow of the late Matty Power, acknowledged as one of Kilkenny’s greatest hurlers.
28 February 2003

Power, Patricia (nee Cleere)
The Cleere family of Kilmanagh has once again been touched by tragedy.
26 August 2011

Purcell, Nicky
The business and sporting life of Kilkenny united to pay tribute to a talented local man.
Kilkenny GAA, agri-food giant Glanbia and Kilkenny Golf Club said farewell to a colleague and friend.
31 August 2004

Purcell, Pat
Following a long brave battle with illness, the parish of Windgap and Tullahought, lost one of its great characters following the passing of Pat Purcell in October.
06 December 2013

Quiz: think you know your stuff from the weekend's GAA?
Do you know your stuff when it comes to what happened in the GAA world at the weekend?
15 August 2016

Reid, Fr Sean
The recent death of Fr Sean Reid, in New York, cast a huge cloud of sorrow over the entire US GAA world. Fr Sean was a proud native of Ballyhale, Co.Kilkenny and a life long promoter of the old camán game and his native county teams, at home and in exile.
05 October 2003

Reid, Sean
The recent death of Fr Sean Reid, in New York, cast a huge cloud of sorrow over the entire US GAA world. Fr Sean was a proud native of Ballyhale, Co.Kilkenny
21 September 2003

Reidy, Liam
One of Kilkenny’s most illustrious sporting heroes and business personalities was buried.
23 February 2007

Rice, Jim
Jim Rice of Ballyrafton, Dunmore, Kilkenny was a founder member, former chairman and president of O’Loughlin Gaels GAA Club.
06 January 2005

Rochford, Michael
The death occurred recently of Michael Rochford, aged 81 at the Bon Soceur Nursing Home, Doradoyle, Limerick, where he had spent the last seven years. Only son of the late Jack Rochford, Threecastles, All-Ireland hurler, Michael took a great interest in the sport and frequented Nowlan Park on many occasions.
31 October 2004

Ronan, Eamon
The death occurred on August 27 of Eamon Ronan, 57 Marymount, Ferrybank and formerly of New Aglish, Carrigeen.
30 September 2007

Ryall, Tom
John Know of the Kilkenny People remembers his good friend, the late Tom Ryall
11 January 2001

Ryan, Dan
Kilkenny hurling lost one of its most devoted supporters with the sudden death of Dan Ryan, Morell Park, Naas, on December 6, 2005.
03 March 2006

Ryan, Michael
The death has occurred at the Mater Private Hospital of the popular Johnstown man Michael Ryan.

28 January 2005

Ryan, Pat
Pat Ryan, a well known figure in the motor business, passed away recently at the early age of 56.
30 October 2008

Saunders, Jane
Jane Saunders, Grove Terrace who passed away this week. Jane was a true supporter of everyone; she cared deeply for every member of the Ballyragget parish and all her friends, work colleagues and Olympic team mates. She had a kind word for everyone and was always in good spirits.
12 October 2012

Scully, Tom
It was fitting that the President of the GAA, Nicky Brennan was present at Tom Scully’s obsequies. That is the way it should have been.
11 May 2007

Shanahan, Margaret
We are a strange race of people in that we tend to have more respect for the dead than the living.
Most obituaries refer to the fact that deceased was a member of an old and highly respected family, a wonderful neighbour and a brilliant sportsman or woman.
31 August 2003

Shelly, Michael
The untimely death of Mr Michael Shelly, Moonarch, Mullinahone, Co Kilkenny, took place. He was a dedicated member of the Co Council and had worked there for 25 years.
30 November 2002

Sheridan, John
The win in the All-Ireland senior hurling final was tinged with sadness for Kilkenny star Tommy Walsh.
08 September 2006

Sheridan, Rena
All in O'Loughlin Gaels and indeed St. John's Parish and beyond were saddened to hear of the passing of Rena Sheridan last Tuesday 4th, at her home in Newpark, surrounded by her family, sons John, Stephen and Mark and daughters Ann Marie and Geraldine.
14 December 2012

Sherwood, Mick
The death of Mick Sherwood, Maryville at the District Hospital has caused great sadness across the county.
30 September 2007

Smith, Willie
The death has occurred of retired Garda Sergeant Willie Smith.
28 February 2003

Stapleton, Jack
Durrow and surrounding parishes were shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the sudden death of John, better known as Jack Stapleton, Kylebeg, Durrow. A great sportsman Jack was involved in many sports and excelled in all.
10 June 2011

Stapleton, Matt
On December 31, Matt Stapleton’s remains were laid to rest in the grounds of Holy Cross Abbey. This followed concelebrated mass at St John the Baptist Church, Cashel where the chief celebrant was Msgr Christy O’Dwyer.
31 January 2005

Stone, Harold
The sudden death of Harold Stone, Kiltown has come as a great shock to his family and to the local community. One of nature’s gentlemen, if Harold Stone couldn’t do a good turn for you then he certainly would not do a bad one.
08 July 2005

Sullivan, Mary
Piltown has lost of of its oldest and most popular residents with the death of Mrs Mary Sullivan, Ardclone.
30 September 2003

Synnott, Paddy
The death has occurred of Paddy Synnott, Kilbride, Glenmore. He died on May 14 at Ardkeen hospital after a short illness.
04 July 2008

Teehan, Nicholas
The recent death of Nicholas Teehan, Shipton House, Kilmanagh saw the parish lose one of its most iconic figures.
05 July 2013

Teehan, Todd
The death occurred on St Stephen's Day of Todd Teehan, Corstown, Kilmanagh. In his 92nd year, Todd was well-known and highly regarded in farming and GAA circles throughout the county.
16 January 2009

Teehan, Tom
Deep sympathy goes to the Teehan family Corstown on the recent death of Tom Teehan. Tom Teehan of Corstown, Tullaroan passed away on Friday December 26.
02 January 2009

Tennyson, Thomas
Mr Thomas Tennyson died at his residence in Mabbitstown, Hugginstown after a brief illness. He was 61 years old.
29 September 2006

Tobin, John
The death of John Tobin, 7 Power Villas, Piltown occurred on Christmas day as a patient in Waterford's Regional hospital.
28 January 2011

Tyrrell, Michael
The death has occurred of Michael (Joe) Tyrrell, formerly of Kennyswell and St John's Villas Lower Grange, Waterford.
10 August 2012

Tyrrell, Michael
The death has occurred of Michael (Joe) Tyrrell, formerly of Kennyswell and St John's Villas Lower Grange, Waterford.
10 August 2012

Walker, Mary
The death at Carlow District Hospital of Mrs Mary (Peig) Walker, Ballinaboley, Leighlinbridge, Co.Carlow marks the passing of a dignified lady who was a good friend to many, young and old.
28 April 2005

Wall, Johnny
A more intense and traumatic few dayscould not be envisaged when it was whispered that two brothers, domiciled within ten miles of each other, were struggling to overcome illness that threatened their very existence on God's Earth.
24 May 2013

Wall, Michael
The city has lost one of its very best with the sudden death of High Street draper and sponsor of successive Kilkenny senior hurling teams, Michael Wall.
09 July 2010

Wallace, Billy
The sudden and tragic death of William (Billy) Wallace, Derdimus, Tennyspark, Kilkenny, came as a shock to his family and friends. In the mid fifties, Billy was a familiar figure in the city and was distinguished by his long flowing hairstyle and rapid walk.
20 April 2007

Walsh, Chris
A man who gave a lifetime of service to the community for which he cared passionately has passed away. Chris Walsh, Trenchardstown, Tullaroan, Co. Kilkenny was a great father, successful business man and an accomplished local correspondent with the Kilkenny People for over 30 years.
31 March 2005

Walsh, Joan
It is with pride and admiration we reflect on the life of the late Joan Walsh of Aglish, Mooncoin; New York and late of Ballybrazil, Mooncoin.
21 November 2008

Walsh, Joe
The death took place of Joe Walsh who, together with his brothers Paddy and Donal, founded the very successful Grassland Fertilisers in the Pepperfield in Palmerstown in 1964.
03 August 2007

Walsh, Maurice
The untimely death of Maurice Walsh sent a wave of grief and dismay through the Carrick community and beyond. He was just short of 49 years of age and had shown an extraordinary degree of courage in battling with a serious illness for almost three years.
01 November 2003

Walsh, Nicholas
The sudden and untimely death, last February, of our dear friend, Nicholas Walsh, was a major shock to the local community and wider hinterland of Woodsgift, and indeed to all those who knew him.
13 November 2009

Walsh, Nicholas
The death has occurred in his 91st year of Nicholas Downey at Waterford Regional Hospital.
15 September 2006

Walsh, Paddy
Paddy Walsh of Ossory Park, Kilkenny, who died recently, has been a noted handballer for many years.
28 April 2003

Walsh, Tom
Dunnamaggin clubman and All Ireland winning defender, Thomas 'Tom' Walsh has passed away at Strathmore Lodge Nursing Home, Callan.
01 November 2013