Death Notices

Antoinette (Tonii) Ryan
October 27, 2020

The death has occurred unexpectedly of Antoinette (Tonii) Ryan, Beech Park and Chapel Drive, Kilrush.

Deeply regretted by her sorrowing parents Margaret and Anthony, sisters Margaret, Alison and Aisling, brothers John and Damien, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

Funeral Mass will take place at St. Senan’s Church Kilrush on Friday, 30th October at 12 o’clock, and thereafter, to Shannon Crematorium for Service at 2 p.m.

Mass will be streamed live on

Family Flowers only please.

House private please.

May she rest in peace.

Paddy Mellay
October 25, 2020

The death has occurred at his Residence of Paddy Mellay, 4. Wilson Road, Kilrush,and formerly of Dunganstown, New Ross, Co. Wexford.
Deeply regretted by his daughters Siobhan, Tiffany and Zoe, their mother Patricia,
sisters Alice, Bridget, Margaret and Angela, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.

In line with Government guidelines, a private Funeral Mass will take place at St. Senan’s Church, Kilrush, on Tuesday 27th October at 10 a.m.

Burial afterwards in St. Bridget’s Cemetery, Ballykelly, New Ross, Co. Wexford, arriving at 3.30p.m.

The Funeral Mass can be viewed live on Kilrush Parish Website webcam

May he rest in peace

John Conway
October 20, 2020

The death has occurred of John Conway, Kilcarroll, Kilrush in the care of All at St. Senan’s Nursing Home, Kilrush.

Deeply regretted by his wife Patsy, son Francis, brothers, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Funeral arriving at St. Senan’s Church Kilrush on Wednesday morning 21st October for 10 o’clock Mass.

Burial afterwards in All Saints Cemetery, Shanakyle.

The Mass can be viewed live on Kilrush webcam

May he rest in peace

John (Seán)Histon
October 9, 2020

The death has occurred of John Histon, fondly known as Seán, Cappagh, Kilrush, peacefully at his home, surrounded by his loving family, after a short illness.

Sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his wife Breda, daughters Grainne (Brennan), Anne-Marie (Nagle) and Mary (Killeen), sons in law Joe, Donnacha and Seán.

His adored grandchildren, Éabha, Saoirse, Conor, Seán, Laura, Emma, Sadbh, Nessa and Seán Óg.

Predeceased by his sister Mary (Homan) R.I.P.

Sadly missed by his brother Patrick, brothers in law, Paudie, Thomas, John and Jamie, sister in law Mary, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

Due to current Government Covid guidelines a Private Requiem Mass for Seán, will take place on Sunday 11th October, in St. Senan’s Church Kilrush at 12 Noon

Burial in All Saints Cemetery Shanakyle.

Mass can be viewed live on

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Milford Hospice Homecare Team.

House Private, Please.

May he rest in peace

Tomás Lyons
September 29, 2020

The death has occurred of Dr. Tomás Lyons (Consultant Oncologist) New York and formerly of Ballynote West, Kilrush, Co. Clare.

Tomás died suddenly and unexpectedly on Tuesday, 29th September, at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre, while on duty.

Predeceased by his loving brother Seán R.I.P.
Beloved Son of heartbroken parents T.J and Teresa. Most adored brother of Sineád, Brian and Therese.
Sadly missed by his loving partner David.
Deeply missed by his cherished nieces and nephews and much loved by his brothers in law Denis and Mark and sister in law Laura, aunts, uncles, cousins, wide circle of friends and wonderful work colleagues.

While we would love to have everyone with us at this very sad time, following current Covid guidelines, private Requiem Mass will take place for family and close friends only at St.Senan’s Church, Kilrush, Co. Clare on Thursday, 8th October, at 12 noon, following which Tomás will be laid to rest in All Saints Cemetery, Kilrush.

Mass can also be viewed live on

If you wish to leave a message of condolence, please use the link below. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, can be made on: to help continue the research Tomás was doing in the speciality of Breast Cancer.

Think of Tomás as living in the hearts of all those he touched. For nothing loved is ever lost and he was loved so very much.

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