Obituaries: Tipperary


Allen, Dick
The death has taken place of former Fethard and Tipperary footballer Dick Allen.
30 June 2004

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
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

Bergin, John
The death occurred of John Bergin (snr), Grallagh, Horse and Jockey, at Woodside Nursing Home, Killusty after a long illness. John was in his mid 80’s and was well known in GAA and ploughing circles.
30 September 2007

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, Paddy
The Late Paddy Boland (RIP)
23 September 2010

Bourke, Mary
It is with great sadness that the news of Mary Bourke's death filtered through the community of Courganeen on the 26th September this year at the age of 80 years.
05 November 2009

Brennan, Patrick
December 1st dawned of, the very sad death of the unsung hero of South Tipperary.
13 December 2008

Brophy, Billy
One of the greatest hurlers ever to play the game in Britain has died in Wycombe Hospital after a short illness.
04 February 2012

Browne, Paddy
The death of one of Tipperary’s best known GAA personalities, Moyglass man, Mr Paddy Browne, evoked widespread sadness.
21 April 2007

Browne, Seamus
THE death occurred after an illness of Mr Seamus Browne, who was a former member of Ballina Urban Council and was well known in sporting and community circles in the town and area.
31 October 2004

Brussells, Liam
There was a profound sense of shock in Roscrea on Tuesday, July 24th, as news spread of the untimely and sudden passing of Mr. Liam Brussells, Rosemount, Roscrea, who passed away while on holiday in Spain.
30 August 2007

Cahill, Anthony
Anthony Cahill of Barnane, Templemore died on Nov. 17th. Born in 1929 in Leugh, Thurles, Anthony came to Barnane to live with his aunt Mrs Berkery, where he continued his education in the CBS Templemore. On leaving school he took up full time farming until his recent retirement.
03 December 2005

Cahill, Thomas
There was great sadness in the local community when news broke of the death of Thomas (Tom) Cahill at the early age of 61 years. Tom’s death took place in St. Brigid’s Hospital, Carrick on Suir and came at the end of two years of a severe illness.
29 March 2008

Cantwell, Tony
A deep sense of sadness was felt in the parish when people hears of the death of Tony Cantwell.
24 February 2007

Caplis, Liam
The death of Liam Caplis caused widespread sorrow in our Parish and surrounding areas. Son of the stalwart P.J, he was an all-round sportsman: being an accomplished hurler and footballer while motor racing figured prominently among his many other sporting pursuits.
16 March 2006

Carey, Kieran
One of the great players of all time. In plain and simple terms, John Doyle described his friend and team mate Kieran Carey, Kennedy Park, Roscrea, formerly of Rock Forest, Knock, who passed to his eternal reward, aged 74.
09 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

Carroll, Denis
When news filtered through the parish and surrounding areas on Sunday 2nd of the death of Denis, due to a tragic accident, it was greeted with shock and heartfelt sympathy.
14 June 2008

Carroll, Paddy
There is genuine sadness throughout the district at the untimely death of Paddy Carroll, St. Flannan’s Road, Killaloe, on November 5th, just one year and ten months after the death of his beloved wife, Anne (nee Hogan).
19 November 2005

Carson, Liam
There was a huge sense of shock and sadness at news of the passing of Mr. Liam Carson, Assumption Park, Roscrea.
22 November 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

Coffey, Jimmy 'Butler'
The Death occurred on Wednesday, December 29 at Millbrae Lodge Nursing Home, Newport of former Tipperary All-Ireland Hurling medallist, Jimmy Butler Coffey in his 102nd year.
08 January 2011

Collins, Paddy
One of nature’s gentlemen Paddy Collins, Moneygall and formerly of Youghalarra, passed away on Wednesday morning, 14 June, 2006 after an illness borne with bravery. The Collins family were well-known and paddy was the last surviving member of twelve in family. he hurled with the Youghal Club and captained the minor hurling team in 1939 that achieved North honours.
24 June 2006

Collum, Tom
As relayed at his burial on 22nd December 2013 - It is with deep sadness and a profound sense of loss I stand before you on this bleak December afternoon to say a few words about our much lamented colleague and dear friend Tom Collum, who after a brave battle fought with great courage and dignity said goodbye to this world on Saturday morning last.
02 January 2014

Coman, Jimmy
There was a widespread and heartfelt sympathy in the area on the death of Jimmy Coman, Loughlahan.
03 May 2008

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

Connolly, Liam
Tipperary GAA fraternity are mourning the passing of a great gael, former Tipperary dual star of the fifties Liam Connolly.
30 July 2007

Connolly, Liam
The death of Liam Connolly on July 4th removed from our community a true Gael and a true Fethard man who will be sadly missed in his native Fethard. Held in the highest of esteem by all, he will of course be best remembered as an outstanding Fethard and Tipperary hurler and footballer.
30 August 2007

Connolly, Matty
The sudden death of Matty Connolly, Ardmayle, Cashel, secretary of the Mid Tipperary GAA Board, shocked GAA followers, not only in the division but throughout the county and further afield.

14 January 2005

Connolly, Tom
August 1, 2006 saw the passing of a highly respected and admired member of the community of Cashel when Tom Connolly passed to his eternal reward.
01 August 2006

Conroy, Jimmy
Former Galway hurler Jimmy Conroy (77) - who suddenly passed away in his home in Nenagh in late November - was one of Galway's and the GAA's most passionate supporters.
08 January 2010

Conway, Eddie
It was with immense sadness that people far and near heard of the death of Eddie Conway, Toorbeg,Burncourt, Cahir.
24 January 2013

Cooney, Tommy
The death of Tommy Cooney of Carron, Cashel on December 2 saw the departure from this life of a highly respected member of the farming community and of a man with a great knowledge and love of the history of his area.
14 January 2006

Corcoran, Nora
The Late Nora Corcoran
Honeymount, Dunkerrin 1924 -2010 - An Appreciation
27 January 2011

Corcoran, Sean
The death of Sean Corcoran, Two-Mile-Borris village which occurred left a void in the area and his passing was much regretted. Sean was proprietor of the well known public house and grocery store for many years.
16 September 2006

Cormack, Billy
The unexpected death of Billy Cormack, The Islands Loughmore on Sunday April 29th 2007.
30 June 2007

Crowley, Patrick G
Patrick G Crowley was born on February 19, 1919 and died on January 27, 2006 a few days short of his 87th birthday.
30 April 2006

Cummins, Dick
The death of Dick Cummins Fethard had removed in his 93rd year in one of the greatest Gaels the homes of Tipperary ever sheltered. A true son of Ireland and of Knocknagrow, Dick was of a family who adhered to both the Christian and Fenian faiths with dedication, but respected those who did not share their beliefs.
28 January 2006

D'Estelle Roe, Christie
The death occurred on March 5th last of Christie d'Estelle Roe, 1 Park View, Templemore. A native of the town, he was born on 1st April 1920. Christie was pre-deceased by his wife Maureen (nee Shortt). He lived in Templemore all his life. He had a great love for the GAA and played at all levels.
21 March 2009

Darcy, Darrel
The whole of Tipperary was shocked last week to hear of the sudden death of Darrel Darcy, Woodland Park, Carney, Nenagh who died last Tuesday week following a road accident. Darrel was travelling from Limerick where he was training to be a cabinet maker with FAS, to his home in Carney.
16 April 2008

Delaney, James
The sudden and unexpected death of Jim (James) Delaney shocked the parish of Killea on Monday, 4th June, 2007.
16 June 2007

Delaney, Michael
The death of Michael (Mick) Delaney occasioned widespread sadness and regret in the locality. He died in the Regional Hospital, Limerick, following a short illness.
31 October 2004

Dempsey, Willie
The death occurred on January 19th of Willie Dempsey, Liskeveen, Littleton and formerly of Ballytarsna aged 87 years. The late Willie was employed in Bord na Mona, Littleton for many years where he was much appreciated as a colleague and friend by the other employees.
03 February 2007

Devitt, Dan
The Tipperary born former Assistant Garda Commissioner Dan Devitt died at Tallaght Hospital in Dublin.
27 September 2003

Dillon, Patrick, Joseph
Patrick Joseph (Pad Joe) Dillon, Kilkishen, who died unexpectedly at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital was a native of Garraunboy, Killaloe.
12 November 2005

Donnelly, Joe
We extend our condolences to the family of Joe Donnelly, Loughaun, who died last Friday on his 86th birthday. Joe, one of our Club Presidents, was heavily involved in the club throughout his lifeti
07 February 2013

Dooley, Michael
The death took place peacefully at his home on Sunday, July 9th, 2006 of Michael G Dooley, retired Principal of Kinnitty National School.
02 August 2006

Dooley, Paddy
The death took place on Saturday morning, January 13, 2007 at his residence, Francroft, Roscrea of Mr Paddy Dooley. He was in his early seventies and although he was in failing health for some time. His untimely passing was received with much regret and sadness, as he had been out and about on the he previous day and had been at a card game the previous Thursday night. He was a very popular member of the community, where he was held in high esteem. He was predeceased by his three brothers, Joe in November 1991, Jack in March 1996 and Martin in 2003.
24 January 2007

Douglas, Matt
The death took place on Saturday November 1 2008 of Mr Matt Douglas, Clyduff, Roscrea.
12 November 2008

Doyle, John
Tipperary Mourns Passing of Hurling Legend
06 January 2011

Doyle, Nancy
The death occurred on January 1st, after a brief illness, of Nancy Doyle, Kickham Street.
12 January 2012

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, Pat
The death of Pat Duggan, Piercetown House, occasioned great regret. In his 92nd year, he was very well known in farming circles, and enjoyed the respect and esteem of all who were acquainted with him.
17 March 2007

Durack, Patrick
The sudden death of Patrick Durack, Hillview Drive, Thurles and formerly of Cullina, Ballina evoked shock and sadness throughout Thurles and his native parish of Ballina -Boher.
31 August 2007

Dwyer, Dan
The death occurred at his residence of Dan Dwyer, an octogenarian, Dan suffered indifferent death. He had been an industrious, hardworking farmer up to his retirement in later years, due to failing health.
06 January 2007

Farrelly, Noel
On Sunday February 17th when the news of eh untimely death of Noel Farrelly formerly of Park Road Templemore and latterly of Naas, Co. Kildare reached his home town, it is true to say the whole community of Templemore and the surrounding area was numbed and shocked into sadness.
08 March 2008

Farrelly, Noel
Noel Farrelly passed away on Sunday, February 17th. He was someone I was glad to call my friend. A proud native of Templemore, he was involved in all things ’sporting’.
05 April 2008

Flynn, Paddy
The death occurred on March 18th of Paddy Flynn, Ballinlassa, Castleiney, Templemore. Son of the late Paddy and Kate Flynn, Paddy died peacefully in the loving care of the nursed and staff of the Hospital of the Assumption, Thurles.
28 April 2005

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

Frawley, Michael (Mick)
Lavish tributes have been paid to one of Tipperary's best known GAA personalities Michael (Mick) Frawley was passed to his eternal reward on Sunday last.
05 August 2010

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

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

Giles, Joe
In a graveside oration on 5th October, Martin Bourke, paying tribute to the late Joe Giles said - We are gathered here today on this very sad occasion to pay our final respects to a life long friend and colleague, who after a relatively short illness which he manfully bore was taken from our midst at the all too young age of 56 years.
05 November 2005

Gleeson, Michael
Michael Gleeson former Postmaster at Thurles Post Office, who died on 07/09/13 aged 82, was born in The Abbey, Templemore on the 28.03/1931, only son of John Gleeson, (Ballyboy, Upperchurch) and Margaret Ryan (Borrisbeg, Templemore).
05 December 2013

Gleeson, Tommy
The unexpected death of Tommy Gleeson occurred following a short illness. Tommy was President of Drombane Fianna Fail Cumann for many ears. A truly great character, he served the party well.
30 December 2005

Grimes, Michael
The unexpected death on 29th December of Michael Grimes 32 Lacey Avenue Templemore was a sad occasion for his family an cast a gloom over the town and the surrounding area.
12 January 2008

Guerin, Tony
The death occurred recently of Tony (Cornelius) Guerin, Harlesdon, London and Kilross, Co. Tipperary. The deceased was a member a highly respected and popular member of the Guerin family Kilross which is of long standing at Mooresforth, Kilross.
31 August 2007

Hackett, Willie
Earlier this year the great reaper called home one of the fine gentleman of the past eight decades, Willie Hackett of Liberty Square, Thurles. The late Willie was a man who always smiled through life and was as gentle as they came.
20 August 2007

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.
18 November 2006

Hayes, Jim
The death of Jimmy Hayes, Caherue, Dundrum, singer, sportsman, storyteller, farmer, a giant of local culture and above all, an Irish gentleman of the highest quality, had left all who had the privilege of knowing him deeply mourning his death.
07 October 2006

Hayes, Martin
With sorrow and deep regret the parish received the news of the death of Martin Hayes in Waterford Hospital where he had been receiving treatment for his grave illness.
08 September 2011

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

Henebry, Tom
The death occurred of Thomas (Tom) Henebry, Mooreabbey, Galbally, Co. Tipperary as a result of a car accident. The deceased was on a life saving machine for approximately two weeks and despite all the efforts of doctors and nurses he died.
30 June 2003

Hoctor, Jack
It was on the evening of July 15th 2011 that the sad news spread through the village of Cloughjordan of the sudden and untimely death of Jack Hoctor
12 January 2012

Hoctor, Paudi
On Friday November 1st there was widespread regret and sadness in the Templemore and Delvin areas with the news of the sudden death of Paudi Hoctor.
28 November 2013

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.
10 January 2013

Horgan, Paddy
The news that Paddy Horgan had gone to his eternal reward cast a deep gloom over the entire community of Killenaule and surrounding areas. Paddy was so vibrant, so full of life, so visible up and down the street that people could scarcely believe that he was no longer with us.
03 April 2004

Hyland, Kitty
We regret to record the death of Mrs.Kitty Hyland, Shanaknock with took place after a short illness.
05 July 2008

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

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

Keane, Denis & Mary
The deaths within a week of each other, of Mary and Denis Keane of Toberadora Boherlahan removed one of the most devoted couples, model parents and dream neighbours in the island nation.
16 June 2007

Keating, Dinny
The death of Dinny Keating saw the passing of one of the most loyal members of the Cashel King Cormacs. Most of his contribution to the club was made far from the public eye and unknown to many of the members.
14 October 2006

Kelly, Billy
When Billy Kelly died after a brief illness, the town lost one of its greatest characters. The last line of Billy’s signature tune now never more appropriate: ’Goodbye, goodbye, we wish you all last goodbye...’
16 September 2006

Kelly, Fr Tony
Fr. Tony Kelly was passed away on Tuesday, 12th April was in his day a most accomplished hurler for his school, our club and county.
21 April 2011

Kelly, Jim
The death, which occurred on Sunday 18 April, of Mr. James (Jim) Kelly, occasioned great sadness, not just in his native town of Templemore but much wider afield where he was a well known and highly respected member of the legal profession.
27 May 2010

Kelly, John
John Kelly died in mid November in Prescot, Arizona. Funeral Mass and Memorial Services took place in Prescot on November 28th last. His cremated remains will return to his native Loughmore for burial on Sunday next Dec 16th following 11.00 am Mass.
13 December 2012

Kelly, Michael
The recent death of Michael Kelly, Lacka, Doon after brief illness, removed a well known and highly respected member of the rural and farming community.
09 July 2009

Kelly, Tom
The death took place recently, as the result of a traffic accident, in Melbourne of Tom Kelly formerly of Lismolin.
26 September 2013

Kennedy, Conor
There was numbness and gasps of disbelief on Saturday evening, February 24th 2007 as the sudden news of Conor Kennedy’s death verbrated throughout the parish and further afield. Conor was one of the best known personalities in the district and the stillness of that spring evening was broken with sadness as people realised the reality of the message and went into a mourning tone for one of the outstanding friends, neighbours and outstanding GAA workers that the Moycarkey-Borris club and mid Tipperary division has known. There was also great support for his family too in their hours of great sorrow.
10 March 2007

Kennedy, Hugh
The news of the death of Hugh Kennedy was met with sadness in the Premier County and beyond.
30 November 2007

Kennedy, Jimmy
The death of former Tipperary hurler Jimmy Kennedy of Kildangan occurred.
30 September 2007

Kennedy, Pat
The death took place on Thursday July 5th of Pat "Red" Kennedy England and late of Ballyduff, Rathcabbin.
14 July 2012

Kennedy, Pat 'Red'
The death tool place on Thursday July 5th of Pat "Red" Kennedy England and late of Ballyduff, Rathcabbin
19 July 2012

Kenny, Paddy
The death of former Tipperary hurling great Paddy Kenny occasioned great sadness throughout the Premier County as one of the finest players of his generation was called ashore by the Great Referee.
30 April 2004

Kenny, Pat
A man of quiet disposition who, while living an exemplary life, used his talents wisely in rearing a model family in bringing his practice of farming to a fine art. T
10 February 2007

King, Seamus
As the centre gears up for the forthcoming season kin Killavilla, all were saddened to hear news of the death of neighbour and friend, Mr Seamus King.
15 September 2011

Lahart, Michael
The parish of Drangan/Cloneen lost its oldest and most cherished parishioner with the death of Michael (Mikie) Lahart in April 2006.
07 October 2006

Lambe, Bunny
The death has taken place of William (Bunny) Lambe from Old Bridge Clonmel.
30 June 2005

Lambe, Patrick
The death occurred on Sunday December 22nd 2014 in St Kieran's Nursing Home, Rathcabbin of Paddy Lambe, Ballyeiragh, Lorrha.
02 January 2014

Larkin, Johnny
The euphoria of victory for the Lorrha Intermediate team became quickly muted as sadly following the game, one of our most loyal supporters and former great and captain, Johnny Larkin died as he was leaving the pitch in Cloughjordan.
23 July 2005

Leahhy, John
The death occurred at the Hospital of the Assumption, Thurles of John Leahy. Deceased an octogenarian. Prior to coming back to Thurles he was a patient in Nenagh Hospital.
23 December 2006

Leamy, PJ
Erinagh, near Nenagh, is mourning the tragic death of a popular local gentleman after a farm accident claimed his life on April 10th, 2007. In accordance with local tradition sixty eight neighbours helped dig PJ Leamy’s grave as thousands attended one of the largest funerals the small community has seen in years, a testimony to the esteem in which the late Mr Leamy was held in the locality.
21 April 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

Loughnane, Harry
The death occurred recently of Harry Loughnane, Kennedy Park, Roscrea which caused widespread regret not just in Roscrea but right across the counties of Tipperary, Laois and Offaly.
30 June 2004

Loughnane, Martin
There was widespread shock when the people of Roscrea, and the people of the Tipperary sporting world in particular, learned of the death of an all time great, Mr. Martin Loughnane of Grove Street, Roscrea.
30 November 2003

Madden, Paddy
The unexpected death took place on Wednesday June 27th at Nenagh General Hospital of Paddy Madden, Grange, Lorrha.
30 July 2007

Maher, Danny
Danny Maher Leugh, passed away suddenly at his home on 11th Nov 2012 in his 90th year.
29 November 2012

Maher, James
The death of James Maher occurred on Tuesday, November 21, 2006 at his home in Mullingar in the presence of his loving wife Michelle (nee McGinley), his two darling children Fionnuala and Ciaran, and his nearest and dearest family members, having borne with extraordinary patience and bravery his terminal illness diagnosed almost three years ago.
09 December 2006

Maher, Jim
The very sudden death of Jim Maher on February 16th last was a great shock for his close family, extended family, neighbours and friends
17 January 2009

Maher, Micheal
With the death of Micheal Maher, Castlemeadows and Parnell St., formerly, Thurles has lost a man who during his eighty eight years contributed immensely to the community in a variety of capacities.
09 June 2011

Maher, Pierce
Before the business of the Mid Board C.C.C meeting commenced, John Martin, J.K. Brackens, addressed the delegates. John said that great sadness descended upon the parishes of Killea and Templemore and indeed further afield win news broke of the sudden and untimely death of Pierce Maher.
31 August 2007

Maher, Pierce
The death occurred suddenly on August 11th at his home of Pierce Maher, Clontaffe, Killea. His unexpected death shocked the entire community.
08 September 2007

Maher, Richard
The untimely and unexpected death of Richard Maher, Cormackstown saddened and caused much regret in the parish, Richard, only in his sixties, had retired from farming.
02 June 2007

Maher, Sr Ann
The death occurred at Milford Care Centre, Limerick on Sunday, March 19th of Sr Ann Maher, the Little Company of Mary, and formerly of Nodstown.
01 April 2006

Martin, Kathy
Kathy Martin passed away on Easter Sunday 23rd March at South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel
26 April 2008

Max, Tomas
Tomas was brought up on the Botharnamona road, the eldest of three children of Jim and Peggy Max, and devoted big brother to Mairead and Susan. He attended the Presentation and Scoil Ailbhe primary schools, before going to Gairm Scoil Mhuire, where his father Jim, was held in high esteem as a teacher.
11 October 2008

Maxwell, Seamus
Seamus Maxwell died peacefully at his home in Bearna Lodge, Oldtown, Templemore of July 14th 2010 following a short illness.
12 August 2010

McCormack, Tom
Among the many great personalities across the spectrum of sporting endeavour that the Friary town of Fethard has produced over the last one hundred years, the late Tom McCormack will rank high.
17 March 2007

McDonnell, Daniel
Danny McDonnell (63) who died on January 27 after a brief illness in St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, was born in Thurles and baptised in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Thurles.
14 February 2009

McDonnell, Johnny
Born near Dunkerrin in an Ireland still struggling for its freedom, Johnny McDonnell was to begin a life that was to straddle a variety of enterprising activities as well as making long and lasting friendships.
30 October 2007

McDonnell, Michael
The community were saddened when the news filtered through of the passing of Michael McDonnell, Old Road, Carrigatoher, after an illness borne with steadfast bravery and dignity.
25 February 2006

McElgun, Miceal
Before the game a minute’s silence was observed in memory of the late Miceal McElgun, Vice-president of Sarsfields Club who died.
13 August 2005

McLoughlin, Edward
There was a deep sense of shock and sadness in the area at the news of the unexpected death on December 22nd, 2006 of Eddie McLoughlin, Shannaknock, Anacarty and formerly of Loughbrack, Kilcommon.
06 January 2007

Meagher, Fr. Michael
On May 19th, 2007, at the Community Hospital of the Assumption, Thurles, Father MI Meagher, AP., was called to his eternal reward, following a short illness.
02 June 2007

Meagher, Paddy
We extend the sympathy of St. Patrick's GAA club to the Meagher family, Cloneen on the recent death of Paddy Meagher.
12 January 2012

Melbourne, Sam
Tributes have been paid of one of Tipperary GAA's great archivists Sam Melbourne who passed away on Wednesday August 7th. Sam was born near Curaheen in the Horse & Jockey in 1923 and carved out a special niche for himself in GAA history by his collection of GAA memorabilia that is famous not alone nationally but much further afield.
16 August 2013

Melbourne, Sam
The death occurred on August 7th of Sam Melbourne (91) in Dublin and formerly of Curraheen, Horse & Jockey.
22 August 2013

Mernagh, Anne
In a massive outpouring of public sympathy thousands of mourners paid their final respects last weekend to former Thurles Town Councillor, Anne Mernagh whose death caused profound sadness in County Tipperary, and much further afield.
28 January 2006

Mockler, Sean
The closely knit Mid Tipperary GAA fraternity is in mourning following the passing of one of nature's gentlemen, Loughmore Castleiney legend, Sean Mockler.
21 October 2010

Moloney, John
It was with deep sadness that we learned of the unexpected death of John Moloney, the esteemed President of the Galtee Rovers/St. Pecauns club. He was recently also appointed President of the West Board na nOg.
14 October 2006

Moloney, Patrick
The recent death of Patrick Moloney Ballytarsna Cashel better know to his family and wide circle of friends as Pakie, removed from his community a man who was always prepared to play his role in and support local worthy causes and organisations whose principals and objectives he believed in.
30 July 2007

Moloney, Terry
Sadly we learned of the death of Terry Moloney recently.
29 March 2008

Moloughney, Jim
There was a great sense of sadness in Roscrea as news spread of the passing of Mr Jim Moloughney, Rosemary Street, Roscrea.
30 November 2007

Moriarty, Paddy
The death occurred in Northampton, England, of Paddy Moriarty - a true sportsman and gentleman.
30 October 2007

Murphy, Mickey
The recent death of Mickey ’the Dasher’ Murphy removed from the townscape of Cashel a larger than life character and a man whose achievements on the hurling field were greater than any of his contemporaries.
30 November 2004

Murray, Pat
The esteemed Burgess GAA president, Pat Murray passed away after a short illness.
30 June 2005

Murray, Tommy
It is with deep regret that we learned on Saturday morning April 24th of the sudden passing of Tommy Murray Timvoher, Loughmore.
31 May 2004

Neville, Jimmy
There was an outpouring of grief in Roscrea as news spread of the passing of Mr Jimmy Neville, Limerick Street.
13 June 2007

Nolan, Michael
Thousands of mourners attended the removal and funeral Mass of Tipperary GAA Board treasurer Michael ’Spike’ Nolan on Thursday evening and Friday morning last.
24 May 2008

Nolan, Michael
The News of the death of Michael 'Spike' Nolan, Ballycommon Nenagh and Kildangan GAA has stunned the GAA World. Following a long illness, the sad news of the death of the Tipperary County Board Treasurer reached all of North Tipperary and beyond following his passing.
14 May 2008

Norbert, Willie
The death occurred at Our Lady of Bethlehem, Cistercian Abbey, Fortglenore, Co. Antrim on Sunday January 26th. Rev. Father Norbert (Willie) Hennessy, formerly of Monour, Galbally, Co. Tipperary.
28 February 2003

O’Brien, Billy
The community was saddened when news filtered through on Monday 14th May 2007 of the sudden passing of Billy O’Brien, Yewstown and formerly of Patrickswell, Carrigatoher. Billy was born and reared to farming family and loved his native soil. He was the local postman attached to Carrigatoher PO which suited his outgoing personality and fun loving ways.
26 May 2007

O’Brien, Tommy
Tommy O’Brien, Roulagh, Ballina passed to his eternal reward at Ashlawn Nursing Home, Carrigatogher, on Friday August 24th.
08 September 2007

O’Brien, Willie
The dark, grey clouds that hung over the village of Knockainey echoed the hearbreaking sorrow that was etched every mourner’s face as they gathered for the funeral of 27-year-old Limerick hurler Willie O’Brien.
02 September 2006

O’Carroll, Capt. Jack
The passing of Capt. Jack O’Carroll, whilst expected, his nevertheless left a deep void in the lives of this own immediate family and many friends particularly in Tipperary, Dublin, Fianna Fail and Clann Tiobraid Arann, Dublin.
30 June 2005

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’Dowd, Tom
The peaceful death occurred after a short illness, on Friday October 19th in Beaumount Hopsital Dublin of Tom O’Dowd, The Lake, Lorrha.
30 October 2007

O’Dwyer, Ned
The death occurred on Saturday, April 1st, 2006, of Ned O’Dwyer, Thurlesbeg House. One of the senior citizens of the parish, Ned farmed and lived in his quiet, unassuming way.
15 April 2006

O’Gorman, Dinny
The death at the great age of 90 has occurred of Dinny O’Gorman, Limerick and formerly of Glenreigh. Dinny was predeceased just two years ago by his wife Mary (nee Flanagan of Galberstown).
14 May 2005

O’Gorman, Jimmy
The death of Jimmy O’Gorman Ballinure and formerly of Ardmayle has removed another member of the history making Ballytarsna Athletic Club that dominated athletics in County Tipperary and throughout Ireland in the 1970s and 80s.
30 October 2007

O’Grady, Dan
On 1st of November, 2006, at the Mercy Hospital, Cork, Dan O’Grady, Tusli and formerly Kilclooney, Moyne was called to his eternal reward following a brief illness.
11 November 2006

O’Meara, Dan
The death occurred on Sunday January 21st, 2007 of Dan O’Meara, St Brigid’s Road, Portumna and Curragha, Lorrha. Dan passed away peacefully in Nenagh Hospital on the eve of his 82nd birthday.
03 February 2007

O’Meara, Dan
The entire parish was shocked by the sudden death of Dan O’Meara of Carrick-on-Suir and formerly of Kilruane. Dan came from a family steeped in the GAA tradition.
06 August 2005

O’Meara, Michael
The death took place, peacefully, after a short illness on Good Friday March 25th in St. Kieran’s Nursing Home, Rathcabbin, of Michael O’Meara, Lisballyard, Rathcabbin. Michael who celebrated his 88th birthday on February 14th last, was a resident of St. Kieran’s for the past three years where he was well looked after and where he was content and happy in return.
28 April 2005

O’Reilly, Brian
Great sadness was occasioned in the village of Ardcroney and throughout GAA circles in North Tipperary following the sudden death of referee, Brian O’Reilly.
14 October 2004

O’Riain, Semaus
The GAA world is in mourning following the passing of that grand old man of Tipperary Gaeldom, former President of the GAA Mr Seamus O Riain.
03 February 2007

O’Sullivan John
The untimely and unexpected death of a former Killaloe man, John O’Sullivan, evoked shock and regret throughout the district. Born in Creevroe just sixty -six years ago, John attended the local Boy’s Primary School and St Senan’s Secondary School. Having qualified as a primary teacher he moved to Co. Wicklow where, together with is beloved wife Kathleen, his taught for forty-one years in Valleymount Primary School.
28 October 2006

O’Sullivan, Denis
These words from Shakespeare’s tragedy of Romeo and Juliet are how many of us will remember Denis O’Sullivan who died just before Christmas in the shadow of centenary year. They were quoted by the homilist at his Funeral Mass in Dualla Church. The preacher saw a place amongst the stars for his life-long friend, Denis O’Sullivan of the Buildings, Ballinure.
12 January 2008

O’Sullivan, Patrick
The untimely death of Patrick O’Sullivan, a native of Newtown, Knock, brought great shock and sadness to everyone that had the privilege to know him, not only in Knock but all surrounding areas.
31 August 2003

O'Carroll, Owen
The death occurred after a long illness on Tuesday December 28th 2010 of Owen (Eugene) O'Carroll, Portland, Lorrha.
06 January 2011

O'Connell, James
The late James (Pip) O'Connell, 27, Sarsfield Street, Thurles
27 January 2011

O'Doherty, Phelim
The death of Phelim O'Doherty in the early hours of Sunday 22nd August brought a cloud of sadness over the village of Lorrha and surrounding areas. It also brought a sense of great loss to his family and friends.
09 September 2010

O'Dwyer, Tommy
Mr Tommy O'Dwyer of 19, Ard Mhuire, Thurles, and originally Glenreigh, Holy Cross, who died on September 9, hailed from a well-known Holy Cross GAA family.
30 October 2004

O'Grady, James
The death has occurred of James J. (Jim) O'Grady, Dublin and formerly Boherlahan, a distinguished figure in Irish aviation.
26 August 2010

O'Meara, Michael
The parish of Lorrha lost one its most faithful sons with the passing after a short illness in St. Kieran's Nursing home Rathcabbin on Saturday May 7th, of Michael O'Meara, Blakefield, Lorrha. The news of his death was received with a lot of sadness in the parish of Lorrha.
19 May 2011

O'Neill, Patsy
London hurling great Patsy O'Neill has died aged 68. The Tipperary native was laid to rest in his hometown of Cappawhite after a battle with cancer. O'Neill is rated by his peers in London as one of the seminal players of his generation. Tributes have been paid by friends and former teammates.
13 August 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

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

Pollard, Dan
The death has occurred recently of Dan Pollard, Littleton (1939- 2011), Dan was a native of Littleton and the youngest child of Joe and Alice and a member of a family of two boys and four girls.
21 April 2011

Power, John
We extend the sympathy of St. Patrick's G.A.A. club to the Power family, Tullocussaune on the recent death of John Power, formally of Newtown, Drangan.
30 July 2013

Purcell, Elizabeth (Lizzie)
The parish was saddened on February 2nd when following a brief illness Lizzie Purcell (nee Cantwell) was called to her eternal reward.
20 February 2005

Purcell, Fr. Phil
The late Father Phil Purcell, a native of Littleton died peacefully in Auckland, New Zealand last May after a short illness.
23 June 2007

Quinlan, Andrew
The death of Andy Quinlan of Glengar, Cappawhite, removed a highly respected and popular community activist, committed Gael, a proud son of the Premier County and successful farmer, who at all times strove in the common and public good to improve the lot of his fellow people.
02 February 2008

Quinlan, Billy
Late Mr. Billy Quinlan
03 February 2011

Quinlan, Philly
On Thursday, July 24th former player and selector of Solohead G.A.A. Club the late Philly Quinlan of Barronstown was laid to rest in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Tipperary.
23 August 2008

Quinn, Dick
We laid to rest one of our presidents, Dick Quinn, Butler Avenue and formerly Rossestown. When Rahealty and Thurles Kickhams amalgamated it was fitting that Dick was elected a life-president.
28 March 2005

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

Rayn, Larry
The death has taken place of Larry Ryan (Moore), New Street, Littleton. Age 71 years, Larry was well known in the parish for his involvement in sport through the local Moycarkey/Borris G.A.A. club for which he was a selector in 1982, when Moycarkey/Borris won the County Final.
18 November 2006

Russell, Joe
The death took place of Joe Russell, Borrisbeg, Templemore on Monday 5th September in Cork University Hospital following a short illness.
15 September 2011

Ryan, Billy
The death occurred on December 31st of Billy Ryan, Ballybeg,Littleton, the last surviving member of the famous hurling family. Billy who was approaching his 70th year was ill for some time but still his passing came as a great shock to his family and parishioners.
19 January 2008

Ryan, Breda
On Tuesday morning, August 8th, 2006, God called Breda Ryan, Knocknamohilly, Newtown to her eternal reward after a short illness. Breda may have been taken from this life at a relatively young age, yet she had achieved a multitude and was loved and respected by all who knew her.
02 September 2006

Ryan, Dan
The unexpected death of Dan Ryan, Ratharcalainn, Golden, evoked a sense of shock and deep sympathy in the Parish.
18 April 2009

Ryan, Denis (Din)
The death occurred on Feb 13th last of Din Ryan Richmond, Templemore. A native of Loughmore, Din died following a series of short illnesses which he suffered in recent times.
07 March 2013

Ryan, Dinny
The local community was saddened to learn on Monday of the passing of Denis (Dinny) Ryan, a member of one of Tipperary's best known hurling dynasties.
01 October 2009

Ryan, Harry
An Taoiseach Mr Bertie Ahern, TD, and Ireland’s EU Commissioner Mr Charlie McCreevy, led a litany of lavish tributes to the late Fianna Fail Councillor Harry Ryan whose sudden death, at his home in Galboola, Littleton, stunned the local community and caused widespread shock.
21 January 2006

Ryan, Jack
On Tuesday 6th December, 2005, Jack Ryan, Lisheen was called to his eternal home to join his sisters Sr. Teresa and Annie.
24 December 2005

Ryan, Jimmy
The death occurred at his residence, Tobinscross of Jimmy Ryan formerly of Garrynamona. An Octogenarian deceased was an industrious and progressive farmer until recent times when he suffered ill health which necessitated more or less his retirement.
03 June 2006

Ryan, John
The death occurred on June 16th of John Ryan, Ballydine. Known as ’John of the Tree’, he had been in poor health in recent years.
30 June 2005

Ryan, Maisie
The death occurred in the Padre Pio Nursing Home of Maisie Ryan a nonagenarian (nee Hayes, Cormackstown).
10 January 2013

Ryan, Martin
The death occurred at the home of his daughter in Dublin of Martin Ryan, The Lane, Holycross. Martin had suffered indifferent health over the past year or so and some months ago his illness necessitated hospital treatment in Dublin.
31 March 2007

Ryan, Mary
The death on October 29th, last year of Mary Ryan, late of 2 Bohernamona Road, Thurles, and Tubberadora formerly, occasioned great regret over a wide locality where she was so well-known and highly regarded.
12 January 2012

Ryan, Michael
Burgess GAA President Michael Ryan passed away suddenly at his residence in Monroe, Newtown on Monday, July 9th 2007.
30 July 2007

Ryan, Michael
Popularly known as Mick, he was born in Dundrum, Co. Tipperary. Mick played minor hurling for his native county before taking up a job as a clerical officer with CIE in 1949.
14 January 2012

Ryan, Michael
Two Thurles men this week pay tribute to their brother, the late Michael Ryan, 30, Kennedy Park, and formerly of 11 Fianna Road, Thurles, who died on Sunday January 4 at Thurles Community Hospital of the Assumption.
24 January 2009

Ryan, Mick
The death occurred of former Tipperary hurler and Roscrea great Mick Ryan.
15 December 2007

Ryan, Seamie
The death occurred on October 4th of Seamie Ryan, Rathmanna, Two-Mile-Borris after a short illness.
18 October 2012

Ryan, Seamus
An air of complete shock engulfed Roscrea when word began to filter through of the sudden and untimely death of Seamus Ryan, Ashbury, Roscrea.
08 October 2005

Ryan, Tim
The death occurred suddenly on Monday 29th May, 2006, of Tim Ryan, Lower Monard.
10 June 2006

Ryan, Willie
On Saturday, June 11th Matt Dunne, Jim McLoughney and I had an experience that was at once highly satisfying and yet profoundly sad and sobering. We attended the Requiem Mass in Murroe, Co. Limerick, Parish Church for Willie Ryan and were at the graveside at his remains were buried in Abington Cemetery, a short distance from the house of his birth.
20 August 2005

Shanahan, Dermot
Dermot Shanahan, St Anthony’s Church View, Littleton died unexpectedly at University Hospital, Cork on 15th August.
27 August 2005

Shanahan, Michael
The death took place on August 29th of Michael Shanahan, Kylenoe, Horse and Jockey at the Community Hospital of the Assumption, Thurles after a long illness.
30 August 2007

Sheedy, Jim
As the evening of Sunday March the 13th was bringing a grey and un-remarkable mid-Spring day in Roscrea to a close, a terrible sense of loss enveloped the town when the news of the unexpected death of Jim Sheedy in Nenagh Hospital spread rapidly.
31 March 2005

Sheehy, Paddy
With the passing of Paddy Sheehy, Toberadora, on 26th November the parish of Boherlahan Dulla lost one of its most respected parishioner.
05 January 2008

Slevin, Gerry
At last year's R.C.T.L.C.'s Sports Awards Presentation Ceremony the late Gerry Slevin presented a narration on each Award recipient as he/she came forward for their Award, and as he had done for a number of previous Award Presentations.
12 January 2012

Spain. Fintan
Late Fintan Spain
31 December 2010

Stakelum, Pat
Pat Stakelum, who had a great repertoire of recitations and stories, quoted the above verse on many occasions with particular emphasis on the final sentence "Give them a chance to play".
31 May 2008

Stakelum, Pat
GAA folk from all over Ireland converged in sadness on Thurles over the weekend to pay their respects to one of the greatest Tipperaly hurlers of all time - the late Pat Stakelum died following illness.
12 April 2008

Stakelum, Pat
Pat Stakelum, who captained Tipperary to All-Ireland success in 1947 and was part of the three-in-a-row team of that era, passed away last week.
09 April 2008

Treacy, Michael
Michael Treacy entered this world a beautiful brown eyed baby boy, to the delight of his parents Susan and Seamus and his big brother, James. This handsome little boy began a wonderful happy fulfilled loving but sadly short life.
21 July 2007

Troy, Paddy
The death of well known and highly respected Paddy Troy of Darby Villa, Kickham Street, Thurles, came as a great shock to a wide circle of friends and associates who had come in contact with him down through the years.
30 August 2007

Walsh, John
John Walsh, Principal of St. Michael's N.S Clerihan, passed away on Monday 21st of January. The news of John's unexpected passing left everyone who had the pleasure of knowing him in a state of deep shock and sorrow.
21 February 2013

Walsh, TJ
The death took place of TJ Walsh Donoughmore Co Limerick and formerly of Gormanstown Ardfinnan on August 12 2011.
25 August 2011

Whooley, Jerome
The death took place at St Joseph’s Hospital, Bantry, on Monday, January 15th, 2007, of Jerome Whooley of Lisheen and Dublin. Aged 73, Jerome, had spent most of his adult years living and working in Dublin before retiring ’home’ to Lisheen about five years ago. However, his retirement wasn’t as carefree or as mellow as he had deserved, and in recent years as his health declined he became more incapacitated.
27 January 2007

Worthington, George
The death occurred on March 3rd last of George Worthington, Barnane, Templemore. Aged ninety, George died peacefully in St Joseph's Hospital, Nenagh following a very short illness.
25 May 2012