Obituaries: Limerick

Aherne, Michael
The death occurred in his 89th year on December 29th of Michael 'Gah' Aherne Moneen, Glanworth.
08 January 2011

Allen, Ned
Sincere sympathy is extended to the Allen family of Kiltrislane, Mitchelstown, on the death of Edmond - more popularly and fondly known as "Ned". Ned was a son of the late Willie and Lena Allen and a former resident of Lackendarra Anglesboro.
27 July 2013

Baggott, William
Bruree lost two of its most popular and recognisable faces in the year just past. Denis McGrath passed away during the summer and now William (Willie) Baggott has bid goodbye to the village. Mr Baggott was a native of Herberstown but moved to Cuan Mhuire in Bruree on October 10 1977, says Sister Agnes.
05 December 2008

Beary, Margaret
The parish of Pallasgreen and Templebraden bid farewell to one of it best known and well liked citizens when Margaret (Peggy) Beary nee Horan was laid to her eternal rest.
24 April 2010

Bennett, Tommy
A great GAA stalwart Mr Tommy Bennett, late of High Street, Croom was laid to rest at Ruligh Mhuire, Croom. Tommy died in England following a short illness.
31 October 2002

Berkery, Sean
The death occurred on December 7 of Sean Berkery, 74 at The Mercy Hospital, Cork after a long illness bravely borne. Sean spent 30 years with the E.S.B. and took early retirement in 1988. On his retirement he took great joy in his garden.
20 December 2003

Blake, John
There was shock and sadness throughout the Killaloe/Ballina district, following the sudden death of John Blake, Cross Road, Killaloe.
31 August 2003

Breedy, Robert
The death occurred peacefully at the Mercy Hospital, Cork, of Robert (Big Bob) Breedy, Loughananna, Kilbehenny, Co. Limerick, January 2007.
13 January 2007

Breen, Jack
The parish of Croom was saddened to hear of the death of Jack Breen, Elm Park and formerly of Main Street, Croom. Jack died peacefully in the Regional Hospital on January 5, 2010.
06 March 2010

Breen, John
’A noble member of An garda Siochana and a proud son on Limerick’ was part of a tribute from Garda chief Superintendent Pat Murray to the late John Breen, Market Street, Skibbereen. His death was deeply regretted not only in his adopted town but over a much wider area.
30 September 2007

Breen, John
’A noble member of An Garda Siochana and a proud son on Limerick’ was part of a tribute from Garda chief Superintendent Pat Murray to the late John Breen, Market Street, Skibbereen.
22 September 2007

Brennan, Donal
Club members were saddened to hear of the sudden death of Donal Brennan, our Club President. Donal was a stalwart Ahane man having won one co. minor and how Senior championships with Ahane.
24 February 2007

Brennan, Eddie
It is with sadness that the passing of Eddie Brennan (89) formerly of Boskill was learned.
08 January 2011

Broderick, Donie
GAA followers are mourning the passing of Donie Broderick of Dromcollogher. Donie played with Limerick in the 1956 Munster senior hurling final against Cork.
23 December 2004

Bucke, Nigel
Broadford father-of-three Nigel Bucke, who died following a fatal road crash outside Limerick city, was the second member of his family to die in tragic circumstances this decade.
01 August 2010

Buckley, Eammon
The death occurred recently in London of Eammon Buckley, late of Old Grange, Monasterevin.
14 January 2010

Bulfin, Johnny
It was with great sadness that the club lost one of it’s longest serving Life Presidents, Johnny Bulfin. Johnny was a great follower of GAA matches and would travel the country to see a GAA match if his own club were not involved.
17 March 2007

Burke, Brazil
Unspeakable sorrow engulfed the community of Hospital when 21-year-old Brazil Burke, who died following a tragic accident in Ibiza, was laid to rest.
12 August 2006

Burke, Patrick
The death occurred of Patrick (Pat) Burke, Ardnamoher, Galbally, County Limerick.
Pat was a highly respects and popular member of the community and his death is deeply regretted. He was educated at Lisvernane National School, Glen of Aherlow and at the Intermediate School, Galbally.
30 December 2006

Burke, Willie
The people of his adopted parish of Knockainey and his native Granagh and Kilfinny were shocked when they heard the news of the sudden death of Willie Burke
01 January 2001

Butler, Mickey
Arguably one of the best wing backs that ever wore the number seven shirt for South Liberties, Micky Butler, died at his home in Ballyagortha, Ballyneety. He had been ill for sometime and his passing was not unexpected. He was aged 64.
19 August 2006

Byrne, Mick
This column had wished a very ill Michael (Mick) Byrne of Collinstown (formerly of Staplestown) a speedy recovery to health. Unfortunately Mick breathed his last, leaving a big void in the locality. Mick was a kind, friendly ’never in a hurry’ individual, a perfectionist at his work and a great neighbour.
17 November 2005

Byrne, Vincent
Although ill for some years, Vincent Byrne of Rutagh, Ballysheedy’s passing was not expected
01 January 2001

Cagney, Willie
The sudden and unexpected death to William (Willie) Cagney came as a great shock to his multitude of friends as well as to his family.
16 February 2010

Cagney, Willie
The sudden and unexpected death of William (Willie) Cagney came as a great shock to his multitude of friends as well as to his family.
27 March 2010

Caplis, Michael
The death has taken place of Michael (Mick) Caplis, Barnadomenny, Rearcross, aged 67.
31 October 2002

Carey, Michael
The death occurred on June 21, 2006, of Michael Carey, Dublin and Duntryleague, Galbally.
08 July 2006

Carmody, Jimmy
Jimmy Carmody (ex Garda Siochana), Chapel Street, Tarbert died on Sunday, August 17, 2003
31 August 2003

Carrig, Tommy
Less than two months ago, when Desmonds won the under 21 County Football title, Tommy Carrig, who had been very ill that morning, gathered his strength to be in Mungret when the cup was lifted in triumph.
30 June 2003

Carroll, Chris
The burial took place in Kilfinane cemetery of Chris Carroll, President of Blackrock GAA Club and treasurer of the South Limerick GAA Board.
03 June 2006

Carroll, John
His real passion in life was greyhound racing and so it was with great sadness that followers of the sport learned of the untimely passing of John Carroll on January 22.
01 February 2009

Casey, Pat
It was with deep sorrow and sadness that the district learned of the passing of Pat Casey of Rusheen, Holy Cross and formerly of Ballyvourneen, Caherconlish who passed away last weekend following an illness.
30 April 2011

Clancy, TJ
The news of the sudden death of TJ Clancy of Cooleregan on Thursday last sent shockwaves around the whole area.
21 July 2012

Clancy, TJ
The news of the sudden death of TJ Clancy of Cooleregan on Thursday last sent shockwaves around the whole area. TJ was in his early forties and first and foremost was a great family man, a successful dairy farmer and a sports man.
21 July 2012

Coffey, Jimmy
Hurling mourns the death of legend Jimmy, aged 101
01 January 2010

Collins, Billy
Mid-August last year. It was of the games of the young century Limerick had out-gunned Waterford in the All-Ireland semi-final.
05 April 2008

Commons, Jimmy
Knockane has lost a member of one of its most respected families with the untimely passing of Jimmy Commons.
17 May 2008

Condon, Bernard
The news of the death of Bernard Condon was received with great sadness by the people of the parish. Bernard Condon was not just one of us; he was part of the life and times of the parish, like his fore fathers for several generations.
14 January 2006

Conroy, John
John was a great lover of sport, especially hurling, football and fishing. In his youth he was a member of the Ballina GAA Club.
03 May 2008

Corbett, Robert
The community was plunged into sadness when the news circulated on the death of two of its most popular citizens.
09 September 2006

Cotter, Ted
Abbeyfeale businessman, Ted Cotter, O'Flynn's Restaurant died on Saturday, May 17th at the age of 79 at the Regional Hospital, Limerick.
19 June 2008

Cotter, Ted
Bruree and Castletown/Ballyagran mourned the passing of Ted Cotter. Ted played hurling with Bruree, winning south junior hurling medals in 1963 and 1966.
18 August 2007

Cotter, Ted
The death occurred suddenly at his home in Ballyagran of Ted Cotter. A native of Ballyteigue, in the parish of Rockhill-Bruree, Ted came from a farming background.
08 September 2007

Crawford, Edmond
The death occurred at the Regional Hospital Waterford, of Edmond Crawford, Air Hill, Clonmel and formerly of Glenlarly, Garryspillane, Co. Limerick.
20 August 2005

Cregan, Peter
The death of Peter Cregan, which occurred last weekend, further reduced the dwindling ranks of the 1940 Limerick senior hurling team that won the All-Ireland title that year by defeating Kilkenny 3-7 to 1-7.
There are now only three survivors of that oft recalled team, Tommy Cooke, Dick Stokes and Tony Herbert.
31 August 2004

Croker, Mick
The hurling fraternity in east Limerick and the parish of Donoughmore and Knockea, mourned the passing of Mick Croker, Glen, Ballyneety.
03 December 2005

Cross, Niall
Members of St Patrick’s GAA club in Rhebogue were in mourning, following the sudden death of a young hurler who died at his home on the Dublin Road.
30 October 2007

Crowley, Joe
The death occurred of Joe Crowley, Knockalishian, Meelick. Joe was extremely popular with all sections of Society in the parish
01 January 2001

Cunneen, Mick
Mick resided on St. Patrick’s Road. Educated at St. Patrick’s national school and CBS, Sexton Street he worked as a clerk in the GPO, Limerick but later joined the Civil Service.
18 March 2006

Cusack, Michael (Mick)
The death took place recently in Brixton of Michael (Mick) Cusack, a resident of Bromley, formerly of Toureen, Croom and one of Croom's outstanding Gaels in the fifties and early sixties.
27 August 2010

Devitt, Tommy
The death took place of Thomas (Tommy) Devitt, Coonmore, Rearcross. He was aged 54 and was a member of the farming community.
28 February 2003

Dillane, Denis
Sincere regret was occasioned in the parish at the death on May 8 of Denis Dillane, Chapel Street, Tarbert, which took place in the loving care of his family and the staff of the Oaklands Nursing Home, Derry, Listowel.
21 May 2005

Dillon, Matt
It was with sadness that the district learned of the death of Matt Dillon after a short illness.
31 December 2002

Dillon, Pat
The community of Pallasgreen was deeply saddened at the news of Pat Dillon’s untimely death on Saturday October 22.
12 November 2005

Dineen, Connie
Connie Dineen, one of the Caherconlish district's great characters, died tragically last month in a house fire.
05 February 2010

Doody, Patsy
Older people across the west of the county will remember the draining of the Deel. The project had been mooted for decades, but finally got the go-head in the late 1950s and work got under way in earnest in the 1960s.
25 April 2009

Doyle, Patrick
Patrick Doyle
Popular bookmaker and successful sportsman in his youth
26 June 2010

Duggan, Dan
The term "Great Limerick Supporter" is something that is often bestowed lightly on people but in the case of the late Dan Duggan the honour is so well deserved.
04 June 2011

Enright, Danny
Secretary of the North Kerry Football board, Billy Enright, pays tribute to popular referee, Danny Enright, who was buried in Glin, Co Limerick.
31 January 2004

Fitzgerald, Dan
Limerick GAA is mourning the loss of former inter-county dual player Danny Fitzgerald.
16 January 2010

Fitzgerald, Gerard
The death occurred on April 26 of Gerard Fitzgerald, Galbally after a serious illness borne with dignity and fortitude.
14 May 2005

Fitzgerald, James
James Fitzgerald, 16, of Ballincolly, Charleville, collapsed at a friends house in the town.
20 October 2012

Fitzgerald, John
The Star Rovers and Saint Mary's clubs in particular and sport generally in Limerick will certainly be all the poorer with the passing away of John Fitzgerald on Tuesday, January 25.
12 February 2011

Fitzgerald, John
THE sudden death occurred of Abbeyfeale native, John Fitzgerald, on Friday, October 15th, in Co. Kildare. He was 64 years of age.

17 December 2004

Fitzgibbon, Basil
Talented footballer who won many honours with Ballysteen/Askeaton and Limerick
05 January 2013

Fitzgibbon, Tom
The death has taken place of Tom Fitzgibbon of Main St., Oola, after a short illness. The late Tom, ran a very successful butcher stall along with his son Tom for many years where countless games were replayed and many a greyhound and racehorse were given a roasting as to their ability on the track.
30 May 2003

Flanagan, Michael
The death of one of the last of Old Thomondgate GAA's greatest sons took place on Sunday, July 5 at the St Paul's Nursing Home.
25 July 2009

Flanagan, Seamus
Seamus Flanagan grew up on the family farm in Gorteenreynard, Monagea and he continued to farm until his untimely death on December 21, 2009.
27 February 2010

Fleming, George
George Fleming, who died recently, was a man of outstanding faith and good works and these attributes were evidenced by the huge attendances at the removal of his remains and also at his funeral Mass in St Joseph's Church.
21 August 2010

Foley, Martin
A great sportsman, friend and neighbour from Crecora
30 July 2009

Foley, Tom
Parishioners were saddened to hear of the death of Tom Foley,late of “Woodlands”, Rich Hill, Lisnagry, Co. Limerick, formerly of Loughtea, Portroe, who died, peacefully on July 5th, at his home.
16 July 2005

Garvey, Tim
Limerick man who brought a love of gaelic games to Australia
07 August 2010

Giltenan, Sean
The death has occurred of Limerick’s Sean Giltenan, a former President of New York GAA Board.
29 April 2006

Gleeson, Patsy
Patsy’s popularity with the younger members of the community was expressed by their guard of honour as the funeral left for his final resting place in Kilcornan.
22 March 2008

Gleeson, Steve
One of the best known sporting and business personality in Limerick City and county. Owner and founder of Gleeson Sports Scene, William Street, Limerick, 72 year old Stephen was the youngest man ever to referee an All-Ireland senior hurling final.
31 January 2003

Glynn, Tim
The passing of Tim Glynn on Sunday, January 9 was to all those who knew this strong colourful character, an occasion of sadness and regret.
05 February 2011

Goodwin, Gerry
Gerry Goodwin, from Farranshone, who died on August 31, 2003 in St Johns Hospital, Limerick was well known local musician, golfer and GAA supporter. He was a relaxed individual with a ’weird and wicked sense of humour” and his dedication to his family was noted by everyone who knew him.
30 September 2003

Gormley, John
As PRO, of the Aughnasheelin club, I have the unenviable task of paying tribute to our long serving club treasurer John Gormley RIP. John was one of life’s true gentlemen working for more years than we can remember in varying positions in the club.
20 April 2007

Greene, Frank
Limerick laid to rest one of its loved and respected members in the person of Frank Greene.
Frank a native of Meanus was a leading light in the affairs of the Camogue Rovers GAA club for many years.
07 October 2006

Griffin, Jim
A closely-knit community is grief-stricken following the tragic death of 28 year old Jim Griffin in an horrific two-car traffic accident on the main Killarney to Tralee Road.
31 May 2003

Guckian, Ann
Our community was saddened to hear of the death of Ann Guckian. Ann died at home with all her family around her, on Friday 21st July, 2006.
28 July 2006

Halpin, John
Farmer mourned after tragic accident
05 February 2011

Hanley, Joseph Patrick
Joseph Patrick Hanley 11 passed away peacefully at his home in Tarzana, California on May 4, 2007. He was 81 years old. Born and raised in Limerick, Ireland, he emigrated initially to Toronto, Canada in the 1950’s and eventually settled in the San Fernando Valley area of Southern Clifornia.
10 May 2008

Hanley, Patrick
The death had taken place of Patrick (Paddy) Hanley. Funeral was from Ryan’s Funeral Home to Nicker Church. Following Home to Nicker Church. Following Requiem Mass internment took place in St Columba Cemetery. Sympathies are tendered to his relatives and friends.
07 January 2006

Hannon, Paul
There was great shock and sadness throughout the entire district at the unexpected and untimely death of twenty-one year old Paul Hannon, Bushfield, Carrigatogher on Sunday, November 5th, 2006. Youngest son of Jimmy and Joan, Paul grew up in a ’great G.A.A family’ and played from underage to minor levels in hurling and football with Ballina G.A.A. Club.
23 January 2007

Harnett, Tom
The death occurred at his home in Newcastle West on Tuesday, May 17 of Tom Harnett. He died on the company of his sister Kathleen O'Brien who took great care of him during his illness.
28 May 2011

Harte, Frank
A former Vice-Chairman of Sligo County Board of the GAA, the late Frank Harte, was honoured in Allenwood when his nephew, 84 years old Micheal Harte, visited the west Kildare club to present a cup in memory of his uncle, who had a seminal role in the foundation of the Allenwood GFC in 1956.
31 December 2003

Harte, Willie
On October 5, 2010 the community of Kildimo was shocked to hear of the sudden death of their esteemed elder citizen, Willie Harte.
05 February 2011

Hassett, Jimmy
Well known Castleconnell man, Jimmy Hassett, Mountshannon, Lisagry passed to his eternal reward peacefully on Saturday February 15, in the Regional Hospital.
28 March 2005

Hayes, Maurice
Mossie Hayes of Knocklong was called to his heavenly reward and there was a profound sadness at the death of such a valued and well respected member of the community, land of his beloved Garryspillane GAA Club
01 January 2001

Hayes, Sean
Sean Hayes RIP
02 October 2010

Hayes, Tom
The San Francisco Bay Area Irish-American community lost one of Irish America's finest ambassadors on Jan 24 when Ballingarry native Tom Hayes passed away at his home in the city.
30 January 2010

Healy, John
It was with sadness that parishioners learned of the death of John Healy of Sallowglen, Tarbert, and Drylands Road, London, on August 26, 2006.
09 September 2006

Hennessy, Mickey
Staunch hurling man and stalwart of Pallasgreen GAA club
04 July 2009

Hennessy, Tom
Tom Hennessy of Kilmallock, died suddenly and is deeply regretted by his loving wife Mary, son Tom and daughters Marie, Marcella and Bernadette.
11 December 2003

Herbert, Brendan
On the 22nd of January 2006 the people of Ardagh and the surrounding areas were plunged into sadness on hearing of the untimely death of Brendan Herbert.
21 February 2006

Herbert, Michael
The Taoiseach Bertie Ahern, led tributes to the late Michael Herbert, former Fianna Fail TD and MEP.
24 June 2006

Herbert, Mick
Ahane GAA are mourning the passing of one of its greatest sons, Mick Herbert.
24 June 2006

Herbert, Phil
It was with sad and deep regret that Claughaun learned of the recent death of Corbally based resident Phil Herbert. Phil was a native of Ardpatrick and became involved with the club in the mid-sixties.
30 June 2003

Hickey, Ann
Ballylanders and surrounds with the majestic backdrop of the Galtees, basked in autumnal sunshine on Saturday morning, September 29th.
18 October 2012

Hickey, Jim
The Gaels of County Limerick are mourning the death of the late Jimmy Hickey, a native of Banogue, who was chairman of Limerick County Board GAA, from 1981-1991.
20 February 2005

Higgins, James
Leaving Cert student James Higgins should have been preparing to go to a debs ball but instead a shattered community attended his funeral mass following a tragic road traffic accident
01 January 2001

Hogan, Mikie
Sad to hear that my good friend Mikie Hogan has passed away in England.
30 June 2003

Hogan, Patsy
There are few with whom he crossed path in life who have not been saddened by his passing.
17 May 2008

Holloway, Fr James
Shortly before 1am on Christmas Eve morning, Fr James, who had suffered so much in previous months without complaint, passed from this world. With him at this time was his devoted friend and housekeeper Mary O'Connor, her entire family, Bernie O'Sullivan and Fr. Conor Hayes who was a good and loyal friend to Fr James.
26 January 2013

Hough, Liam
When the news of Lain Hough's sudden illness became known in the parish of Monagea, few would have believed that six days later he would be dead.
05 September 2009

Hourigan, Steven
The entire communities of Caherconlish and Kilsheelan, Co Tipperary were frozen into deep shock and sadness by the tragic passing of Steve Hourigan, 31, on December 27
15 January 2011

Hourigan, Tommy
The months mind mass of Tommy Hourigan, Caherline, Caherconlish and formerly of High Street takes place this Friday.
04 June 2011

Hyland, Johnny
The annual Galbally coursing, successful though it might have been, was tinged with sadness and regret at the absence of former secretary Johnny Hyland who died last week after a short illness, writes John Barrett.
05 January 2012

Jones, Gay
A great player and mentor was lost to Old Christians GAA Club with the untimely death of Gay Jones. Gay was virtually an institution in the club and was an inspiration to players during a career which commenced in the 1960s and culminated a mere two years ago when he lined out with our junior hurling team at the age of 53.
17 June 2006

Keane, Donal
Sincere sympathy is extended to the Keane family of Loughananna Kilbehenny on the death of Donal Keane last weekend more popularly known as Donie of St. Patrick's Community Hospital, Fermoy, where he had been a patient for about three years.
18 May 2013

Keane, Ned
The parish of Monagea was stunned into a state of shock with the news of the sudden death of Edward Keane.
30 September 2002

Keaveney, Malachy
One of the county’s most popular gardai died suddenly at his Akseaton home.
20 January 2007

Kelly, Tom
The death occurred on May 2, 2006 of Thomas (Tom) Kelly, Castlequarter, Kilbehenny, County Limerick
25 May 2006

Kennedy, Noel
The recent death of Noel Kennedy of Ballynanty More, North Liberties has caused great sadness throughout the local community.
21 March 2009

Keogh, Seamus
Seamus Keogh was a team player who was respected by his colleagues both on the sports field and in work writes Colm Ward.
30 August 2003

Kiely, Philip
The death occurred on August 5th, 2007 of Philip (Philly) Kiely, Gortacorn, Glen of Aherlow. The deceased was a highly respected and popular member of the farming community and his death is deeply regretted.
30 September 2007

Larkin, Matthew
A local publican who always had a kind word for everyone will be sadly missed by the people of Parteen and all who knew him in South East Clare.
16 May 2009

Lee, Paddy
Paddy Lee - Well-Known businessman who played a central role in Castleconnel life through the decades
20 November 2010

Lennon, Jason
The communities of Clare and Limerick were united in sadness and in grief when Jason Lennon, the 29 year old grandson of legendary hurler Mick Mackey, was laid to rest in Shannon
01 January 2001

Liston, Paddy
The sudden death of Paddy Liston came as a great shock to his wife, family, relatives and friends.
31 October 2002

Lloyd, Jim
A few weeks have now passed since the sad news filtered through Kilmallock of the death of Jim Lloyd. Jim was a friendly and unassuming gentleman who gave most of his life to underage training in Kilmallock and helped many a person in his position in the Department of Social Welfare.
30 June 2003

Lonergan, Bill
It was a sad news for all Gaels of Doon GAA and further afield with the news that Bill Lonergan passed away at the ripe old age of 93.
20 August 2005

Long, James
Thirteen year-old James Long, who died from a suspected asthma attack after scoring a winning goal in a hurling match, has been buried in his sporting Limerick jersey.
30 June 2012

Long, James
Thirteen year-old James Long, who died from a suspected asthma attack after scoring a winning goal in a hurling has been buried in his Sporting Limerick jersey.
30 June 2012

Lynch, Sister Brendan, Mary
The Irish community across in Britain was mourning after the tragic death of Limerick born nun Sister Mary Brendan Lynch.
07 January 2006

Lyons, Jack
Sorrow and heartbreak as Jack, 14, is laid to rest
27 July 2013

Mackey, James
The passing of James (Todsie) Mackey marks the end of an era for the legendary Ahane hurling dynasty.
Mr Mackey from Castleconnell was a brother of the famous Mick, John and Paddy and a son of Tyler Mackey, who held a council seat in the Castleconnell area for many years.
30 March 2003

Madigan, Donie
The recent death of a very popular member of the community Donal Madigan of Ballymacamore and the parish of Croagh-Kilfinny saddened the entire district.
12 September 2009

Madigan, Ned
Eddie Madigan was born in 1928 and gave three decade of sterling service to Kildimo GAA club as a player. When his playing days were over he was mentor to the up and coming hurlers and footballers in the parish.
27 August 2011

Maher, Paddy
It is with great regret and sadness that we recall the death of Paddy Maher, a man who gave so much to the Gaelic Athletic Association.
05 January 2008

Mannix, Christy
It is with regret that we inform you of the passing of Christy Mannix - Emma Villa. Ashbrook, Ennis Road, late of AerLingus & CIaughaun GAA. A distinguished player & officer with Claughaun GAA over many years, Christy served as both secretary & chairman on two different occasions.
20 July 2013

Martin, John
The death took place last weekend of John Martin Oakview Drive, Ballincurra formerly of Carrigeen Croom.
16 July 2011

McCarthy, Johnny
Johnny McCarthy, late of Clohesy Park, Ballyea, Fedamore and formerly of Carnane who sadly passed away on Thursday, July 24 in Cork University Hospital.
23 August 2008

McCarthy, Paddy
Limerick scored a remarkable hurling double in 1940 when the minors and seniors won All-Ireland.
30 November 2004

McCarthy, Paddy
We regret the passing of Paddy McCarthy of River Lawn House, Duckateen, Newcastle West. A native of Glenroe, he lived at Boughill Bo, Ardagh for many years before moving to Newcastle West.
05 July 2008

McCarthy, Paddy
The Death has taken place of Paddy McCarthy No. 10 St. Dympna’s Terrace, Mulgrave Street, Lirnerick. Paddy was married to Maureen O’Connor, Carrigkerry. He was in poor health for a number of years.
19 April 2008

McDonagh, Kathleen
The death of Kathleen McDonagh, Caherdavin Limerick took place. She was a highly respected member of the Kiely family from Spittle
01 January 2001

McDonnell, Des
Monaleen GAA mourned the passing of Des McDonnell at the weekend.
31 August 2005

McElligott, Micheal
The passing of Micheal McElligott, P.C. of Tantore, Caherconlish brought to a close the life of one of East Limerick’s most illustrious sons.
31 January 2003

McGill, Cormac
by Donal O’Grady
28 October 2005

McGovern, Joe
Joe McGovern played a big role in promoting boxing in the city
02 October 2010

McInerney, Tom
One of Limerick's great GAA supporters Tom Mclnerney passed away last week and his drive and energy will be sadly missed by many.
03 August 2013

McMahon, Garry
The death occurred in March 2008 in Newcastlewest, Co Limerick of Garry McMahon, Solicitor, Footballer, song writer, composer and poet.
19 July 2008

McMahon, Jim
Jim McMahon - 'True gentleman' who was well known and respected by all in his native Nicker
20 April 2013

McMahon, Jim
Jim McMahon lived life at his own pace. He had a saying that summed up his attitude which went: "If you worry, you die. If you don't worry, you die. So why worry?"
18 April 2009

McMahon, Kieran
Tributes have been paid to the young Newcastle West sportsman who tragically died over the Bank Holiday weekend. Kieran McMahon, 22, was a talented footballer, rugby and soccer player,' Kieran's family have long established links with Newcastle West GAA club.
08 June 2013

McMahon, Martin
The recent passing of Martin McMahon of Linfield was met with immense shock and sadness throughout the community and beyond.
19 December 2009

McNamara, Martin
It was with great sorrow that the people of West Limerick learned of the untimely passing of Martin McNamara.
11 June 2011

McNamara, Paddy
It would be a very simple exercise to describe Paddy McNamara or Paddy Mac as he was known to most people, as a dedicated Christian, a farmer, a sportsman, a raconteur, a sociologist, an actor, an analyst and an interesting and colourful personality.
30 March 2003

Meaney, Tom
The well known publican Tom Meaney, who died unexpectedly at his Catherine Street home this week, will be laid to rest in Castlemungret cemetery this Thursday.
04 June 2011

Meehan, Michael
The death occurred of Michael Meehan, Castleconnell also of Shelbourne Road and New Road Thomondgate
01 January 2001

Minihan, Liam
Lifelong sports fan and stalwart of Ahane GAA club
17 November 2010

Molloy, Danny
The village of Kill came to a standstill recently as one of its favourite sons was brought to his final resting place.
30 June 2003

Moran, Patie
The death has taken place of Patie Moran of Carrig House, Carrigkerry at Milford Hospice on February 17.
28 March 2005

Moran, Patie
The death has taken place of Patie Moran of Carrig House, Carrigkerry at Milford Hospice on February 17.
28 March 2005

Moriarty, Patrick
Patrick Moriarty passed away, suddenly and unexpectedly, while on a visit to America
01 January 2001

Morrissey, Jim
The death has occurred of Jim Morrissey of Cappanahane, Ballyagran.
31 May 2004

Mulcahy, Naomi
Sport was the great love of Naomi Mulcahy’s life.
31 July 2003

Mulcahy, William
William Mulcahy was born on October 10 1916. He passed away on Sunday February 9 2003. Living in Riddlestown he went to school in Coolcappa.
31 March 2003

Mullane, Jack
The death took place in Cork of Jack Mullane, Blackrock, Cork and formerly of Strand, Monagea. For many years Jack and his wife Eva were at the centre of life in Strand with their pub and shop.
03 March 2007

Mullane, Paddy
The death has taken place of Paddy Mullane in Chicago. Paddy, who was 82, was a native of Glenmore. He had been in poor health for about eight years.
07 October 2006

Mulvihill, Michael
The death took place of Micheal (Michael) Mulvihill, Gortdromasillihy, Moyvane, suddenly at his residence. He was 72 years of age. His remains were removed to Moyvane Church, he was buried in Murhur Cemetery following Requiem Mass.
10 June 2006

Murphy, Brendan and Mai
The deaths of Brendan and his wife Mai within a single week brought immense sadness and very deep shock to their immediate and extended families and to the wider community in the Fedamore and Crecora areas.
26 May 2007

Murphy, Seamus
Saturday January 19 was a dull dark day, the atmospheric conditions rhyming with the sombre mood on the ground as news filtered through in the early afternoon that a pillar of the local community and GAA devotee, Seamus Murphy had passed to Iris eternal reward.
09 February 2013

Murphy, Seamus
Saturday, January 19th was a dull dark day, the weather conditions rhymed with the sombre mood on the ground as news filtered through in the early afternoon that a pillar of the local community and GAA devotee extraordinaire, Seamus Murphy, had passed to his eternal reward.
31 January 2013

Murphy, Sean
Tributes were this week paid to former Limerick GAA PRO and GAA historian, Sean Murphy
17 July 2010

Murphy, Tom
The death has taken place of Tom Murphy of Ballylin, Ardagh at his residence on Sunday, May 28, 2006. A native of Athea he brought his many talents to Ballylin and the parish when he married his wife Mary.
17 June 2006

Neville, Fr Ronnie
Limerick hurling means a lot to many people but few loved it as much as Fr Ronnie Neville.
23 March 2013

Nicholas, Willie
The death has taken place of Willie Nicholas, St. John’s, Glenfield Road, Kilmallock. A native of Newport, Co. Tipperary the late Willie had lived in Kilmallock for the past thirty years.
31 March 2003

Nolan, Kevin
The death occurred on March 30th at Mallow General Hospital of Kevin Nolan (Ex US Army) - Georges St. Mitchelstown.
12 April 2008

Noonan, Mary
The death occurred, after a brief illness of Mrs Mary Noonan (nee Scully) Duntryleague, Galbally.
28 February 2003

Noone, Jimmy
The death has taken place of Jimmy Noonan, Leahy’s Lodge, Foynes and late of the Gaelic Bar, St John’s Square, Limerick.
11 November 2006

O hOgain, Daithi
A lover of all that is good in Irish culture, Daithi O hOgain a native of Bruff who lived in Bray, county Wicklow, passed to his eternal reward at the age of 62 years
04 February 2012

O'Donnell, John
The death took place last week of John O'Donnell at the Limerick Regional Hospital a noted sportsman, hurler, athlete, sports administrator
18 April 2009

O'Donoghue, Wally
Sportsman, storyteller, businessman - Walter 'Wally' O'Donoghue had many strings to his bow, but he is remembered above all for his warm character and boundless energy.
30 January 2009

O’Brien, Breda
With much sadness the communities of Abington and Murroe recently laid to rest one of their most loved and admired parishioners, Breda O’Brien.
30 December 2005

O’Brien, Eileen
The community of Adare has paid final respects to one of its most well-known residents.
06 January 2006

O’Brien, John
The death of John O’Brien of Lis na Lanive, Angleboro and Mitchelstown caused widespread shock throughout North Cork and South East Limerick.
31 January 2003

O’Brien, Tom
East Limerick mourned the passing of one of the better known personalities in the division in the person of Tom O’Brien, Clonteen, Cappamore.
31 July 2004

O’Brien, Willie
The dark, grey clouds that hung over the village of Knockainey echoed the heartbreaking sorrow that was etched every mourners face as they gathered for the funeral of 27-year-old Limerick hurler Willie O’Brien.
19 August 2006

O’Callaghan, Michael
The death occurred in Dromcollogher Respite Care Centre of Michael O’Callaghan of The Village, Mikie Callaghan was an honest, decent, hardworking man. His working life of over 40 years was spent with Tournafulla Creamery, latterly under Ballyclough, as a lorry driver. That was in the old days, when drivers had to load and unload 10 stone bags of fertiliser, meal and flour.
12 May 2007

O’Connell, Stephen
At the age of 58 the death of Stephen O’Connell, Clonmel and formerly of Ballinagrade, Ballyneety, has taken place
01 January 2001

O’Connor, John
The death had taken place of John (Sean Foxy) O’Connor, Carrigkerry West, in the loving care of the staff of Saint Ita’s hospital, Newcastle West on Tuesday, July 18, 2006.
05 August 2006

O’Connor, Matt
Matt O’Connor, Rutagh Herbertstown was laid to rest in Hospital cemetery. From the parish of Boher, he lived in Herbertstown since getting married and his wife Chrissie, he had four daughters, Marsella, Noreen, Deirdre, Marie and a son John.
31 January 2003

O’Dea, Pake
It is sad to record the death of Pake O’Dea, Miltown, Kilteely who was one of the parishes best activists. He was involved in nearly every parish club or association.
08 July 2006

O’Donnell, Jack
The parish are still reeling from the news of the tragic accidental death of Jack O’Donnell, Spittle. Jack was one of those larger than life characters who was loved and respected by young and old.
31 May 2003

O’Donoghue, Kevin
Parishioners and friends of the O’Donoghue family, Doorlas, Kilmore joined in mourning the passing of Kevin O’Donoghue, Granagh.
20 December 2003

O’Dwyer, William
Born in 1930 and a native of Dromlara, William O’Dwyer was to become one of the Community’s most respected citizens
01 January 2001

O’Farrell, Michael
Michael O’Farrell, 75, (born named just Michael Farrell) died of a sudden heart attack at 5am on the morning of Thursday, April 20, 2006 in his own Farmhouse bed where he slept for the last 35 years in Skeheen, Mitchelstown, County Cork. It was peaceful and painless, lasting just a few seconds.
27 May 2006

O’Halloran, Josie
The death occurred of Mrs Johanna (Josie) O’Halloran, Raheen, Limerick and Old Street, Galbally after a short illness. The deceased lady was a highly respected and popular member of the community at Raheen and in her native birth place of Old Street, Galbally.
01 July 2006

O’Riordain, Tomas
Hurlers, footballers, a former Taoiseach a Bishop and hundreds of friends turned out to say a final farewell to a Kilmallock man, Tomás O Riordáin three days before Christmas in St Pius Church, Terenure, Dublin.
12 January 2008

O’Riordan, Barry
It is with sadness that we record the sudden death of Barry O’Riordan, Cringer, Knockainey. A lifelong friend, a great neighbour and an ardent parish man has gone to his reward in Heaven.
30 August 2007

O’Sullivan, Daithi
The untimely death of Daithi O’Sullivan occurred after a long and courageous battle with cancer in November 19.
30 November 2005

O’Sullivan, Jackie
The death has occurred at St. Ita’s Hospital, Newcastle West of Jackie O’ Sullivan of Knockanaire. Jackie was synonymous with Tour.
30 June 2003

O’Sullivan, Matt
The death occurred on April 3 at Ard na Ri Nursing Home, Bruff of Matt O’Sullivan, Ballinafina, Ardpartrick. He was aged 80 years and in poor health in the recent past.
16 April 2005

O'Brien, Bill
The death occurred on May 24, of Bill (Willie Pa) O'Brien, Armagh and Galbally, Co. Limerick. He resided at 17 Victoria Street, Armagh. He was much loved and loving husband of Colette and loving father of Eimear and Liam.
07 June 2008

O'Brien, Canon James
The death occurred on September 21 in Chard, England of Canon James Fanahan O'Brien, retired Parish Priest of Chard, Somerset and formerly of Coolenave, Mitchelstown.
20 October 2012

O'Brien, Denis
Denis O'Brien was a quite man of few words, but nonetheless a man of strength, fortitude, wisdom and faith.
03 November 2012

O'Brien, Denis
When Gaels in the countryside of the pagan queen Aine gathered to glance back at the many hurling deeds and gaelic passions of so many heroes, the name of Denis O'Brien will lead the illustrious list.
04 September 2010

O'Brien, Maurice
Sympathy is extended to the family for the late Maurice O'Brien, late of Rhebogue and Ahane, who passed away peacefully at the Regional Hospital on Friday, November 23.
23 November 2012

O'Connell, David
The passing of David O'Connell, Carrigmartin, Ballyneety, was received with great shock and sadness by all who knew him.
28 November 2009

O'Connor, Alger
Mr. Alger O'Connor of 'Clonalis', Glenview Park, Shelbourne Road, Limerick, who has died, was the former commercial manager of Limerick Harbour Commissioners for all his working life.
13 October 2012

O'Connor, Alger
Mr. Alger O'Connor of 'Clonalis', Glenview Park, Shelbourne Road, Limerick, who has died, was the former commercial manager of Limerick Harbour Commissioners for all his working life.
13 October 2012

O'Donovan, Vincent
The untimely death of Vincent O'Donovan after a short illness was a great shock to all who knew him.
02 February 2013

O'Neill, Denis
The late Denis O'Neill lived a long and fulfilled life in the community of Kilteely/Dromkeen. Born to his parents John and Johanna O'Neill in Ballyvouden, Kilteely, he moved to his uncle at Ballingranna, Kilteely, over 40 years ago.
10 August 2013

Power, Ger
South Limerick in shock at death of much loved teacher
18 November 2010

Power, Ollie
At the age of 80, the death has taken place in Spring Valley Road, Paramus New Jersey, of Ollie Power, Power, formerly of Ballyneety.
31 January 2003

Prendeville, Eddie
The sound of the bugle from the Fedamore Harriers rang out as Eddie Prendeville was laid to rest. He helped found that hunt and it was one of countless organisations he was involved with.
30 April 2011

Quaid, Bridie
The death occurred of Bridget (Bridie) Quaid, of Danganbeg. Bridie died on March 29, having been ill for several months.
28 April 2003

Quirke, Jim
Predeceased by his wife Breda, the late Jim was a well known and respected member of the community.
23 August 2008

Randles, Paddy
The death occurred after a short illness on March 30 of Paddy Randles formerly of the Railway Road, Kilmallock. Sympathy of the community to his five sisters.
28 April 2005

Richardson, PJ
The late PJ Richardson held everyone he met in the palm of his hand. Sadly he only had one hand after he lost an arm in a farm accident involving the driveshaft of a tractor aged 10. PJ never let it affect him but it may have contributed to his untimely death last week.
19 January 2013

Riordan, Mossy
Limerick's GAA community has lost another stalwart with the recent death of Mossy Riordan of Cregane, Charleville.
16 December 2008

Roche, Nora
The death occurred at the Lir Rest Home, Tournafulla, March 9, 2006, of Nora Roche of Kilscannell, Ardagh and formerly of Meenoline, Templeglantine.
18 March 2006

Rogers, Jim
There was genuine sadness and shock throughout the entire district at the sudden and untimely death of Jim Rogers, Newtown, Killaloe
01 January 2001

Ronan, Mike
Mike Ronan was a man ahead of his time who sadly died before his time.
21 May 2011

Ryan, Billy
St Patrick's GAA club was saddened at the recent death of Billy Ryan.
01 June 2013

Ryan, Dan Joe
There was a great sense of shock across the North Cork and South Tipperary areas on Sunday June 8 when news filtered through of the death of Dan Joe Ryan, a native of Glanworth, at his home in Powerstown, Clonmel.
30 June 2003

Ryan, Edmund
The death occurred at the Mid Western Regional Hospital, Limerick of Edmond (Eddie) Ryan, Cork Road, Newport.
04 August 2007

Ryan, James
James was heavily involved in sport. He played tennis with Hospital Lawn Tennis Club and competed in several tournaments around Limerick.
31 July 2003

Ryan, John
The death occurred on April 15, 2007 at Regional Hospital Limerick of John Ryan, Monour, Kilross, Co Tipperary (peacefully) after a short illness. The late John was a highly respected and popular member of the farming community and his death is deeply regretted.
28 April 2007

Ryan, Michael
The death occurred in Sunday, 25th March 2007 of the late Michael Ryan, Doon. Mike as he was better known was a man of extraordinary knowledge and determination. He held the helm determination. He held the helm at many local community organisations and had the ability to be a true leader, leading these organisations in both calm and stormy waters.
11 April 2007

Ryan, Michael D
His many friends around this locality were deeply saddened on hearing of the death of Michael D Ryan, Askeaton.
17 September 2011

Ryan, PJ
Limerick famous GAA official, P S O Riain of Galbally, passed away on New Year's day at the age of 94.
08 January 2011

Ryan, Sean
August 2002 saw the passing of Sean Ryan (Maher) Farnana, Cappamore, whose death occurred at his residence.
31 August 2002

Sexton, Johnny
Johnny Sexton
Central figure in Bruree GAA club
04 December 2010

Sexton, Phil
The death has taken place of Phil Sexton of Camas. Phil had been in poor health for the last few years and had been in hospital for the previous two weeks, where he died.
14 July 2007

Shanahan, Pat (Patsy)
The death of County Limerick man Pat (Patsy) Shanahan at his residence at Cooleens, Charleville before Christmas, evoked widespread regret in his adopted town of Charleville and among the Irish fraternity in New York, particularly in the Syracuse area, where he resided for many years.
17 January 2013

Shanley, Nora
Tarbert lost one of its most colourful characters with the death of Nora Shanley
01 January 2001

Sheehan, Owen
Former Limerick Gaelic footballer Owen Sheehan was laid to rest this week in Dunshaughlin, Co Meath.
31 May 2004

Sheridan, Dermot
St Patrick's Church, Parteen, was overflowing with mourners for Sunday's funeral Mass of Dermot Sheridan, 24, who died tragically in a helicopter crash in Kildare.
11 April 2009

Simpson, Eileen
The late Eileen Simpson: The death occurred on Friday December 31 of Eileen Simpson, Manning Glanworth.
08 January 2011

Slattery, Kevin
Kevin Slattery, hurling enthusiast and member of Na Piarsaigh GAA Club, passed away suddenly on May 10 at the age of 41 but touched many lives in Ireland and the UK during his lifetime.
10 May 2010

Smyth, Shane
One of the up and coming stars of Killimor hurling, 19-year-old Shane Smyth- who died following a fatal fall in Limerick last week- has been remembered as a popular young man who brought so much laughter, love and friendship to both young and old alike.
10 October 2008

Stack, Joe
The beautiful summer weather could not mask the palpable cloud of grief and sadness that gripped the community of Asdee and Ballylongford following the deaths in the space of 24 hours of two of the parishes most charismatic personalities.
17 June 2006

Stokes, Dick
The final chapter in the life of the great Dick Stokes came to a close when he passed away peacefully at his daughter’s residence, Mary Flannery, in Nenagh.
26 November 2005

Sweeney, Eamon
The death has taken place of Eamon Sweeney, 3 Woodgrove, Moyvane. His remains were removed to Moyvane Church, he was buried in Ahavoher Cemetery following Requiem Mass.
28 April 2003

The late Tom Cregan - Somerset and Manister/Croom
The death occurred recently of Tom Cregan in Bristol and formerly of Manister and Croom after a short illness.
11 July 2006

Tobin, Christy
Christy 'Nockey' Tobin of Lee Estates spent his entire working life as a labourer on Limerick's docks
26 June 2010

Wallace, Tom
The death of Tom Wallace of Limerick City and formerly of Castle Erkin, Caherconlish occurred suddenly. His funeral was from Crosses Funeral Home to Our Lady Mother of the Church Caherconlish and he was buried in Inch St Laurence Cemetery following requiem mass.
03 March 2007

Walsh, Denis
Denis Walsh, Alberta, Canada, formerly of Craughdarrig. He was popular on the local scene, enjoying a few sociable drinks.
11 March 2008

Whelan, John
With the passing of John Whelan, the town of Newcastle West has said farewell to an outstanding gentleman who epitomised all that is good in this life
01 January 2001

Woulfe, James
The passing away of James Woulfe of Newcastle West on October 11 marked a poignant milestone in the sporting history of West Limerick.
15 January 2011