Death Notices

Sr. Marie Ryan
May 22, 2024

The death has occurred (suddenly) of Sr. Marie Ryan,Sister of Mercy,Miltown Road, Kilkee, Co. Clare and formerly of Derrynalicka, Kilmurry McMahon, Co. Clare

Retired Principal of Kilkee Primary School.


Daughter of the late Thomas and Susan Ryan sister of the late Tommy and Frankie and Aunt of the late Justin and Marie R.I.P.


Marie will be greatly missed by her loving brother Willie (Lissycasey, Co. Clare), sisters-in-law Catherine and Breda, nephews, nieces, grandnephews, grandnieces, her Religious Community, cousins, extended family, neighbours and many friends.


Reposing on Saturday 25th May in St. Senan’s Church in Kilkee from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00p.m.

Requiem Mass on Sunday 26th May in Kilkee Church at 11.00a.m.

Burial in All Saints Cemetery, Kilrush.


Family flowers only, please, donations, in lieu, to St. Vincent de Paul, Kilkee Branch

Sr. Marie’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on Kilkee Parish Webcam

May She Rest in Peace

Paddy Cleary
May 11, 2024

The death has occurred of Paddy Cleary, Monvana, Kilrush.

Sadly missed by his wife Biddy, sons Patrick and David, daughters Martina Stephanie, Therese, Cathriona and Maria, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, 19 beloved grandchildren and great-grandchild Lily, his sisters Maura, Catherine, Breda and Ann, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing on Monday 13th May at St. Senan’s Church, Kilrush, from 5 pm with Prayers at 7 pm.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday14th May at 11 am.

Burial afterwards in New Shanakyle Cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to West Clare Cancer.

May He Rest In Peace

Mary Downes
April 30, 2024

The death has occurred of Mary (Mama) Downes,(nee Hehir), 5 St. Patrick’s Terrace, Kilrush.

Peacefully under the amazing care of the staff at the Palliative Care Unit, Regina House, surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her husband Joe Downes and granddaughter Norma-Jean HallyR.I.P.

Deeply missed by her son John, daughters Mary (Hally) and Josie (Hanrahan), Trevor and all of her beloved grandchildren and great grandchildren, her sister Bridget (Fitzgerald) and her brother Patrick Hehir, Carron, Co. Clare, along with her extended relatives, neighbours, friends and especially her work family in “The Haven Arms” Kilrush.


Reposing at her residence at, 5 St. Patrick’s Terrace, Kilrush on Wednesday 1st May from 5 pm until 7 pm.

Arriving to St. Senan’s Church Kilrush, for Funeral Mass on Thursday 2nd May at 11 am.

Burial afterwards in All Saints Cemetery, Shanakyle.

Strictly family flowers only, please.

Donations if desired to Regina House Palliative Care Unit, Kilrush, Co. Clare.

May Mary’s soul Rest In Eternal Peace.

Mary Scanlan
April 16, 2024

The death has occurred of Mary Scanlan, Cappa, Kilrush, peacefully at Regina House.

In the presence of her loving family, after a long illness, bravely borne.

Predeceased by her father John R.I.P.

Very deeply regretted by her mother Christina, her sisters Evelyn (Enright, Kilrush), Regina (Duffy, Barefield), Majella (Ryan, Kilmurry McMahon) Esther (O’Leary, Lissycasey), by her brothers Joseph, Stephen, Brian and Gordon, by her nieces and nephews, brothers in law, sisters in law, relatives, neighbours and friends.


Reposing in St.Senan’s Church Kilrush on Thursday 18th April from 5.30 pm, with funeral prayers at 7 pm.

Funeral Mass on Friday 19th April at 1pm

Cremation in Shannon Crematorium at 4 pm.

Family flowers only, please, donations if desired to the Palliative Care Unit, at Regina House, Kilrush.

May her soul Rest In Peace.

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