Death Notices

John Hawe
January 22, 2023

“Nampara”, Stradbally North, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick who died peacefully on 22nd January 2023 after a short illness in the presence of his loving family at the University Hospital Limerick. Sadly missed by his loving wife Phyllis, beloved daughters Aisling and Valerie, son in law Kevin, grandson Charlie, sister Liz and brother Michael, extended family, relatives and friends, and much loved dogs.

Rest in Peace.

Arrival: on Tuesday 24th to St. Joseph’s Church Castleconnell for Requiem Mass: at 2 p.m. which can be viewed on followed by private cremation in Shannon Crematorium at 4 p.m..

House strictly private at all times.

No flowers please.

Donations if desired to I.C.U Department in John’s name.

Mary Owens (nee O' Connell)
January 22, 2023

Baldoyle, Dublin. Passed away peacefully on January 22nd 2023 in the wonderful care of Millbrook Manor Nursing Home. Predeceased by her husband William (Willie), brothers Nicholas and John.

Mary will be dearly missed by the Morrissey Family (Castleconnell), the McKeown Family (Kingscourt), the Owens Family (Kingscourt), her sisters in law Kathleen McKeown (Kingscourt) ,Mary O’Connell (Castleconnell), her brothers in law (Kingscourt), her nephews and their families (Castleconnell), her nephews and nieces (Kingscourt), her cousins (Newport and Murroe), relatives and many friends in Dublin.

Rest in Peace.

Arrival: on Thursday morning 26th January, 2023 to St. Joseph’s Church Castleconnell, Co. Limerick for Requiem Mass: at 11.30 a.m. which can be viewed on Burial: afterwards in Doon Cemetery, Co. Limerick.

Ethna LeMasney (nee Twomey)
January 21, 2023

Belvedere, Lisnagry, Co. Limerick. Beloved wife of Joe LeMasney died peacefully after a short illness on Saturday 21st January 2023. Much loved mother of Barry, Niall, Paula and David and their spouses Julie, Sheila, Des and Tess. Will be much missed by her grandchildren Fiona, Aoiffe, Natasha, Stephen, Peter, Eoin, Claire, Tim, Anna, Oishin and Lily and great grandchildren Tom and Leon. Beloved sister of Finola, Paul and Diarmuid and beloved aunt to all her nieces and nephews.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing: at Meehan’s Funeral Home Castleconnell on Monday 23rd from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Arrival: on Tuesday 24th to St. Joseph’s Church Castleconnell for Requiem Mass: at 11.30 a.m. which can be viewed on . Burial: afterwards in Castlemungret cemetery.

House private please.

Jimmy Ryan
January 17, 2023

(ex caretaker Stradbally Cemetery) died peacefully in the excellent care of Ward 3D University Hospital Limerick. Sadly missed by his loving brothers, sisters, brother in law, sister in law, nephews, nieces, cousins, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Jimmy Ryan

May He Rest in Peace

Reposing at Meehan’s Funeral Home, Castleconnell on Friday, 20th January, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m..

Arriving on Saturday 21st to St. Joseph’s Church, Castleconnell for

Requiem Mass at 11.30 a.m. which can be viewed on

Burial afterwards in Stradbally Cemetery, Castleconnell.

House Private please. Family flowers only please.

Marie O'Brien (Nee Givens)
January 12, 2023


Lisnagry, Limerick, Died peacefully on 12th January 2023 at University Hospital, Limerick. Deeply mourned by her husband John, daughters Catherine and Deirdre, brothers Matt, Tom and David, sisters Noeline and Eleanor, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Reposing:  Saturday evening, 14th January, at Meehan’s Funeral Home, Castleconnell, from 5.30 pm to 7 pm, followed by removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Castleconnell.

Requiem Mass: Sunday, 15th January at 11.30 am followed by Private Burial Service.

Marie’s Funeral Mass will be livestreamed and can be viewed on:

No flowers please, donations, if desired, to The Irish Cancer Society, Donate here

“Suaimhneas síoraí dá hanam dílis”

Anton Frederick (Tony) Lind
January 12, 2023

Passed peacefully in the loving care of his family and the wonderful staff of St. Michael’s Nursing Home, Caherconlish. Much loved and sadly missed by his wife Patricia, his children Christopher, David and Wendy and his grandchildren Robert, Richard, Edwina, Giacomo, Francesca, Massimo, Alexander and Sophia, his sister Olivia, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Anton Frederick (Tony) Lind

May He Rest in Peace.


Reposing at home on Sunday (January 15th) afternoon from 3.00 pm. to 6.00 pm.

Funeral will arrive to St. Mary of the Rosary Church, Nenagh on Monday 16th of January at 12.45 pm. for Requiem Mass at 1pm.

Burial will take place on Tuesday afternoon at 1.30pm approximately at Woodbrook Natural Burial Grounds, Kiltealy, Co. Wexford.


Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to the Alzheimer’s Society at


Tony’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on

Michael Grace
January 7, 2023

Cloon and Commons, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick. Late Insurance. Died peacefully on 7th January 2023 in the tender and loving care of all at Milford Care Centre. Predeceased by his brothers John and Pat, sisters Kathleen and Mary. Survived by his heartbroken wife and best friend Trish, his daughter, sisters Sr. Joan and Carmel (Kinsella), nieces, nephews, brothers in law, sisters in law, relatives, kind neighbours and his many friends.

May he Rest In Peace.

Reposing: Monday, January 9th, in Meehan’s Funeral Home, Castleconnell, from 5pm with removal at 6.30pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Castleconnell. Requiem Mass: on Tuesday, January 10th, at 11.30am followed by burial immediately afterwards in Burgess Cemetery.

(Please approach Burgess Cemetery from the limerick side).

Mask wearing is optional.

Michael’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed and can be viewed on:

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