Death Notices

Catherine (Kitty) Hillery (nee Hurley)
November 25, 2023

Late of Castletroy, Limerick & formerly Lisnagry, Limerick, and O’ Callaghan’s Mill’s, Co. Clare.

Kitty passed away peacefully following a short illness, surrounded by her loving family in the care of Milford Care Center on 25th November 2023. Pre-deceased by her beloved husband Michael, her parents Elsie and Jack Hurley, and her brother Seán. Sadly missed and remembered with love by her daughters Anya, Siobhán, Michele, Una and Claire, their husbands, her grandchildren Danny, Robbie, Tom, Sam, Aisling, Caoimhe and Freya, her siblings Donal, Maureen (McAuliffe), Breda (O’Driscoll), Jo (Hickey) and Ann (Casey), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, and her wide circle of dear friends.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam

Reposing: at Griffin’s Funeral Home, John’s Gate, Pennywell, Limerick, (Eircode V94Y2W4) on Sunday 26th November from 3pm to 5pm. Funeral arriving: at Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Milford (Eircode V94X832) for Requiem Mass: on Monday 27th November at 11am. Burial: afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Castleconnell.

Mass will be streamed live here

Donations if desired to the Irish Cancer Society.

Eileen Morrissey (Foran)
October 29, 2023

 (Templeogue, Dublin and formerly of Castleconnell, Co. Limerick) –  (peacefully) at the Beacon Hospital, beloved wife of John (Joe) Foran and much-loved sister of Kathleen (Beehan), Michael Morrissey and MaryMorrissey. Sadly missed and remembered by all her loving family, brothers-in-law David, Peter and Derek, sisters-in-law Siobhan and Catherine, niece, nephews, cousins, relatives, work colleagues from McCartan’s Pharmacy, Sutton Cross and her many, many friends.


Eileen Morrissey (Foran)

May she Rest in Peace


Eileen will repose at her home on Wednesday evening (Nov 1st) from 5pm to 7pm.

Removal on Thursday morning (Nov 2nd) to St. Jude’s Church, Willington

arriving for 11am Mass, followed by burial in Dardistown Cemetery.


Click here at 11am on Thursday morning to view live streaming of Funeral Mass.


Joe, Kathleen, Michael and Mary would like to take this opportunity to thank the Doctor’s, Nurses and Staff of the Beacon Hospital for the wonderful care they gave to Eileen during her illness.


All enquiries to JP Ward & Sons Funeral Home, Sandyford Village Tel: 01 2135905

Noreen Riordan (nee Hassett)
October 26, 2023

Ardvarna, Lisnagry, Co. Limerick who passed away peacefully on 26th October 2023 surrounded by her loving family, at University Hospital, Limerick. Loving mother of the late Paul. Predeceased by her brothers Michael-Joe, Pa and Jimmy. Deeply missed by her loving sisters Mary and Anne, brother Sean, brother-in-law Jerry and sister-in-law Margaret. Dearest wife of the late Michael. Sadly missed by her loving daughters Mary and Geraldine, sons John, Pat, Joe and Mike, daughters-in-law Rose, Catherine, Kyoko and Sue, sons-in-law John and Peter. Will be dearly missed by her many devoted grandchildren, great-grandson, nephews and nieces, relatives, caring neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing: at Meehan’s Funeral Home, Castleconnell, on Monday, 30th October, from 4 to 5.30pm.

Arriving: on Tuesday 31st to St. Patrick’s Church, Ahane, for Requiem Mass: at 11.30am.

Burial: afterwards in Killeenagarriff Cemetery.

Family flowers only, please.

James Patrick Collins
October 22, 2023

Drominboy Lower, Lisnagry, Co. Limerick who died peacefully on 22nd October 2023 after a short illness in the presence of his loved ones at Millbrae Lodge Nursing Home, Newport. Sadly missed by his loving family, extended family, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing: at Meehan’s Funeral Home, Newport on Thursday 26th October from 5.30 to 7 p.m.

Arriving: to St. Patrick’s Church, Ahane on Friday 27th October for Requiem Mass: at 11.a.m. followed by cremation: in Shannon Crematorium at 2 p.m.

Pa Fitzgerald
October 20, 2023

Scanlan Park, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick who died on October 20th 2023 whilst on holidays in Portugal. Sadly missed by his loving mother Mary, his partner Mary, daughter Annmarie, sisters Annette and Marie, extended family, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing: at Meehan’s Funeral Home Castleconnell on Sunday 29th October from 4 to 5.30 p.m.

Arriving: on Monday 30th to St. Joseph’s Church, Castleconnell for Requiem Mass: at 11.30 a.m. which can be viewed on

Burial: afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Castleconnell.

Sr. Bernard (Bríd) Vaughan
October 15, 2023

Presentation Sisters, Warrenmount, Dublin 8 and formerly of Ardvarna, Lisnagry, Co. Limerick, peacefully in the care of the wonderful staff of Clondalkin Lodge Nursing Home and previously in Shalom Nursing Home, Kilcock. Predeceased by her parents John and Anna (Brennan), her sister Mary and her brother-in-law Eugene (Butler). Deeply regretted by her loving sisters Frances and Anne, her brother Pat, sister-in-law Patricia, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, her Presentation Sisters, relatives and friends.

Sr. Bernard (Bríd) Vaughan

May Sr. Bernard rest in peace.


Reposing at the Presentation Convent Warrenmount on Tuesday, (17th October 2023) from 4pm with Evening Prayer at 6pm. Funeral Mass will take place in St Teresa’s Church, Donore Avenue on Wednesday (18th October 2023) at 11am followed by burial in Newlands Cemetery. To view Sr. Bernard’s Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am please see the following link: Those who cannot attend the Funeral, please feel free to leave a message in the condolence book below.

Dr. Joseph LeMasney
October 6, 2023

Belvedere, Lisnagry, Co. Limerick who died peacefully on 6th October 2023 in Milford Hospice after a short illness surrounded by his loving family. Husband of the late Ethna LeMasney. Will be sadly missed by his family, Barry, Niall, Paula and David and their spouses Julie, Sheila, Des and Tess, his 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, brother Pat, brothers-in-law Paul and Diarmuid and all his nephews and nieces.

Rest in Peace

Reposing: at Meehan’s Funeral Home, Castleconnell on Saturday, 7th October, from 4 P.M  to 6 P.M. Arrival: on Sunday 8th 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.

No flowers please, donations to Milford Hospice.

Patricia (Pat) Mullane (nee Wethered)
October 2, 2023

2 Rathlinn, Castleconnell, Co. Limerick and formerly of Ashroe House Riding School who died peacefully on 2nd October 2023 at the University Hospital Limerick.  Sadly missed by her loving husband Michael, son Martin, daughters Angela and Rebecca, sons in law John and Trevor, grandchildren, Mandy, Robin, Hannah, Adam and Judy extended family, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace

Reposing: at her home 2 Rathlinn, Castleconnell, (V94 DPT0) on Wednesday 4th October from 5 P.M to 8 P.M. Arriving: to St. Joseph’s Church, Castleconnell on Thursday 5th for Requiem Mass: at 11.30 a.m.,which can be viewed on,  Burial: afterwards in Relig Mhuire, Croom.

Family flowers only please.

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