Death Notices

Sally Ann(Sal) Breen
June 9, 2021

The death has occurred of Sara Ann (Sal)Breen(née Wallnutt), Rathfarnham, peacefully, under the unstinting care and attention of Prof. Sean Gaine and his staff at the Pulmonary Hypertension Unit and the kind staff of the SCU and ICU, Mater Hospital Dublin.

Sadly missed by her heartbroken husband Martin and beloved daughter Sarah-Kate, sister Marie-Therese, brother Charles, sisters-in-law Sylvia and Mary, brothers-in-law Gerry, Pat and his wife Evelyn, Jim and his wife Lill , Michael and his wife Noreen, nephews and nieces Stephanie, Carrie, Alicia and Alex, extended family, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of loving friends.

In accordance with government guidance, a private Requiem Mass will be held on Saturday at 10.00 am. in the Church of the Holy Name, Beechwood Avenue, which may be viewed on www.beechwoodparish.com.

Transfer after Mass to St. Senan’s Church, Kilrush, Co. Clare for a liturgy at 3.30 pm. which may be viewed on www.kilrushparish.com

Burial at New Shanakyle Cemetery.

‘To live in hearts we leave behind – is not to die’

May she rest in peace


Bernadette Keeble
May 30, 2021

The death has occurred suddenly of Bernadette Keeble, Willow Green, Kilrush.

Predeceased by her daughter Savannagh Rae.

Deeply regretted by her partner Kevin Kelly, daughters Chelsea, McKenzie and Clarice, step daughters Jade and Sophie, step son Kane, her parents Pauline and Stevie, her brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Following COVID restrictions a Requiem Mass will take place in St. Senan’s Church, Kilrush on Wednesday 2nd June at 11a.m.

following which Bernadette will be laid to rest in the All Saints cemetery, Shanakyle.

May she rest in eternal peace.


Mary Hehir
May 29, 2021

The death has occurred peacefully at her home in the presence of her loving family of Mary Hehir, (nee Tubridy), Monmore, Kilrush.

Mary will be sadly missed by her husband Martin, Sons Michael, James, Martin and Padraig, daughters Marie and Áine, daughter in law Ursula, partners Anne Marie and Natalie, grandchildren and great grandchild, her brothers Tom John and James, sisters Bridie and Ann, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Following COVID restrictions a Requiem Mass will take place in St. Senan’s Church Kilrush on Monday 31st May at 12 o’clock,

following which Mary will be laid to rest in All Saints Cemetery Shanakyle.

No Flowers please donations if desired to Milford Hospice.

May Mary’s gentle soul Rest In Peace.


Michael Black
May 26, 2021

The death has occurred of Michael Black, Brew’s Bridge, Carnacalla, Kilrush, surrounded by his loving family, at his daughter Catherine’s residence, Barefield, Ennis.

Husband of the late Sheila.

Very sadly missed by his children Michael Vincent, Helena (Downing), Desmond, Christopher and Catherine (Waters),
sons-in-law Paddy and Tom, daughters-in-law Alice and Patricia, his adored grandchildren Ashley, Shanaugh, Niall, David, Niamh, Sean, Deirdre, Sarah, Brian, Jonathan, Padraic, Aoife, Lorcan and Colin, great-grandaughters Chloe and Sophie, great-grandson Makenzie, brothers Christy and P.J., sisters-in-law Rita and Mary, brother-in-law Brendan Canney, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass will take place at St. Senan’s Church, Kilrush on Saturday 29th May at 12 o’clock.

Burial afterwards in Old Shanakyle Cemetery.

May he rest in peace


Vincent Honan
May 25, 2021

The death has occurred of Vincent Honan late of Burton Street, Kilrush & Woodview, Killimer peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital. Ennis.

Deeply regretted by his his sister Aga (U.S.A), brother Senan, sister in law Kay, nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass will take place at St. Senan’s Church, Kilrush, on Thursday 27th May at 11 a.m.

Followed by Cremation at Shannon Crematorium.

May he rest in peace.


Patrick (Pat) Galvin
May 1, 2021

The death has occurred of Patrick (Pat) Galvin, Fahy’s Road, Kilrush. Peacefully, in the exceptional care of staff at Regina House, Kilrush.
Deeply regretted by his sorrowing wife Anne, daughter Aine (Cotter), son-in law Owen, grandchildren Aibhlinn, Rion and Cillian, sisters Mary and Anne, brother Michael, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass will take place at St. Senan’s Church, Kilrush, on Monday 3rd May at 12 noon.

Burial afterwards in All Saints Cemetery, Shanakyle.

May he rest in peace.


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