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Obituaries: Carlow


Abbott, Stephen
Stephen Abbott, who passed away recently at Waterford Regional Hospital, was one of Ireland's star cyclists of the 1950s. Aged 77, he had been in failing health for a lengthy period.
30 July 2013

Bambrick, David
For almost every morning of his 90 years David Bambrick made the familiar journey to Mass, driving along the country roads he knew all his life.
30 September 2007

Barrett, Jack
The Bagenalstown community was deeply saddened by the passing of Mr Jack Barrett, Oak Grove, Bagenalstown, who died peacefully at his home on December 22 after a short illness. He was 72 years of age.
20 February 2005

Bermingham, Pat
A trip home to enjoy a Sunday outing with his wife and young family ended in tragedy for a 27-year-old Rathoe father
01 January 2001

Blake, Vincent
Vincent Blake, Mullinacuffe, Tinahely, Co. Wicklow, who passed away at St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny on Wednesday 6, April served as a Fine Gael member of Wicklow County Council for almost 22 years and was a man who enjoyed immense popularity across the political divide.
26 April 2011

Blanche, Thomas
The death took place at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, of Mr Thomas J. Blanche, Connaberry, Ballon.
Aged 90, the late Mr. Blanche was an active man and had enjoyed good health until very recently. He had worked for Carlow County Council as a carpenter for many years.
31 May 2003

Bolger, Richard
The sudden death of Carlow taxi driver Richard Bolger on Barrack St recently has stunned the Carlow community where he was held in high regard
01 May 2009

Bolger, Tom
There was a profound sense of loss in the north Carlow area at the death on Saturday 28 January of Tom Bolger, Ballybit, Rathvilly.
07 February 2012

Brennan, Gerry
There was a sincere feeling of regret and loss in the Bagenalstown area at the death on Friday 26 November at Beachwood Nursing Home, Leighlinbridge of Gerry Brennan, Tinnegarney House, Bagenalstown.
14 December 2010

Brennan, Liam
The people of Carlow were shocked and saddened to learn of the death of well known local man, Liam Brennan.
13 October 2005

Brophy, James
The death took place of James (Jim) Brophy, Toberbeg, Dunlavin at the age of 83.
26 September 2006

Browne, Jim
The County Carlow communities of Grange and Tullow were united in mourning the passing on Sunday 19 January of Jim Browne, Laurel Lodge, Downings, Tullow.
04 February 2014

Butler, Jack
Mr John (Jack) Butler, 18 Chapel Street, Graiguecullen, whose body was recovered from the river Barrow close to the Carlow Boat Club, was a stalwart member of the Fenagh GFC in Co. Carlow, writes Charlie Keegan.
30 September 2002

Butler, Jim
The tricolour at Dr. Cullen Park for the evening’s Ballinkillen-Naomh Eoin Carlow SHC tie flew at half mast in honour of the late Jim Butler (78), Pairc Mhuire, Bagenalstown, who died after a short illness, at his home, writes Charlie Keegan
01 January 2001

Butler, Thomas
Thomas Butler was a man of quiet disposition whose favourite hobby was fishing. Although he could swim Thomas was not considered a strong swimmer.
31 August 2003

Byrne, Eugene
Eugene Byrne, who passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday 11 December at a London hospital, was a native of 29 Staplestown Road, Carlow.
19 February 2013

Byrne, Fred
Denis (Fred) Byrne, who died at his home, 1 St Fiacc's Terrace, Graiguecullen on Friday 18th March will be fondly remembered as a man who made significant contribution to the local community throughout his life.
29 March 2011

Byrne, Jonny
Hurling, soccer, football ... it didn't matter what sport it was - once Jonny Byrne pulled on his jersey, he gave it his all. The 19-year old, who passed away at the weekend, was 'sports mad'.
04 February 2014

Byrne, Joseph (Sonny)
Sudden passing of Joseph (Sonny) Byrne caused shockwaves through community of Killeshin
09 April 2013

Byrne, Michael (Mick)
Michael (Mick) Byrne, Leburnum Drive, Rathnapish, Carlow passed away peacefully at the town's District Hospital on Saturday 30 November.
24 December 2013

Byrne, Paddy
The younger members of St. Patrick’s Gaelic Football Club will hardly be aware that the late Paddy Byrne, Tullowhill, who passed away on October 23, was a very prominent player and committee member.
30 November 2007

Byrne, Tom
The sudden death of his residence of Friday April 29 of Thomas (Tom) Byrne, Bealalaw, Myshall, Co. Carlow marked the passing of a man held in high esteem within his local community.
10 May 2011

Callaghan, Bill "Doc"
he passing of Bill Callaghan on Friday, April 3 has removed from the Tullow St. Patrick's football team of the late 1940s and early 1950s a very jolly character, both on and off the field of play.
17 April 2009

Canavan, Jane
There was deep sadness and regret in the Ballon/Rathoe area and much further afield at the news of the death of Mrs Jane Canavan, which took place at her home, Kilconnor, Fenagh, on Sunday 6 March following a long illness.
22 May 2011

Carter, Lily
Her family, neighbours and many friends in Carlow and district were deeply saddened to learn of the death on Sunday 23 December at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Carlow of Elizabeth (Lily) Kinsella, Oakley Park, Graiguecullen.
08 January 2013

Clarke, Jim
Leighlinbridge lost one of its genuine characters with the recent passing of James (Jim) Clarke, Carlow Road, who died on Tuesday, 22 March at St Luke's Hospital. Kilkenny.
03 May 2011

Coady, Jamie
A Fun-Loving 21-year-old whose impish grin endeared him to so many. Tullow remains devastated following the tragic death at the weekend of Jamie Coady.
01 December 2006

Connolly, Tony
Tony Connolly, Oak Park, Carlow, who passed away peacefully at the Maher Private Hospital on Thursday 16th February, worked with the Irish Sugar Company in Carlow for 44 years, rising to the position of overall operations director to the former processing plants in Carlow, Mallow, Thurles and Tuam.
06 March 2012

Coogan, William
Mr William Coogan, Knockfield, Rathvilly who passed away peacefully at Naas General Hospital on Monday 17 December, just two weeks short of his 82nd birthday, had farmed at Knockfield all his working life.
22 January 2013

Corcoran, Joe
Joe Corcoran - big man with a big heart
11 September 2009

Corden, Andrew
By Willie Quillan ANDREW was a highly respected and highly regarded footballer
01 January 2001

Corrigan, John
The people of Ballon were united in grief as the news of the tragic death of John Corrigan (30) filtered through on Friday, July 30, 2006.
21 July 2006

Cullen, Mick
The death has taken place of Mick Cullen, one of the finest goal-keepers the St Mullin’s club has known.
14 July 2006

Cunnane, Padraig
An honourary Tullow man in the hearts of all who knew him, hundreds gathered in the Church of the Holy Rosary to celebrate the life of the late Padraig Cunnane, Shillelagh Grove.
12 February 2010

Curry, Shane
The communities of Tullow and Rathoe were left reeling in shock following the tragic death of 30-year-old dad Shane Curry.
28 July 2006

Dalton, Mick
Michael (Mick) Dalton, Goolin, Ballymurphy, Borris who died on Tuesday, September 28, was part of Ballymurphy’s golden era in Carlow senior football, playing on the south county team which won the SFC titles of 1947 and 1953.
31 October 2004

Darcy, Paddy
Paddy Darcy, Kilmeaney, Carlow, who passed away at St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny on Thursday 17 October at the age of 79, was a former Tinryland and Carlow senior county footballer.
29 October 2013

Deane, Patrick
Patrick (Paddy) Deane, Kyleballyhue, Killistown, Carlow, who passed away at his home on Tuesday 7 June was a well-known and highly respected man, who had an abiding love of country life and rural pursuits.
21 June 2011

Delaney, Corris
The death took place on Tuesday, 12 September 2006, in the Sacred Heart Nursing Home in Carlow of Corrie Delaney, Royal Oak Road, Bangelstown County Carlow and formerly of Rosnaclonagh, Coolrain.
20 September 2006

Donohoe, Declan
The death took place (suddenly) at his home, Rathrush, Rathoe on Saturday 20 August of Declan Donohoe.
30 August 2011

Donohue, Patrick
The death took place in St Lukes hospital, Kilkenny on Tuesday 16 April of Patrick Donohue, St Oliver's Drive, Rathoe.
30 April 2013

Doogue, Dannie
The close knit community of Graiguecullen is in mourning following the passing of Daniel (Dannie) Doogue, late of 84 St Clare’s Road, Graiguecullen. Dannie who turned 75 last November passed away peacefully on Tuesday May 17 in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, surrounded by his entire family.
30 June 2005

Doorley, Joe
The recent death of Joe Doorley, Caritas, Oak Park, Carlow was received with great sorrow by his loving wife and family, neighbours and large circle of friends in Carlow town and county.
20 May 2005

Doran, Harry
Harry Doran of Shangarry, Myshall passed away on Sunday 24 November. His peaceful but sudden death at the home of his sister Pauline Doran came as a traumatic shock to his devoted family and work colleagues. The aftershock was felt in Myshall, Fenagh and Ballon communities and by those who knew Harry far and wide.
07 January 2014

Dowling, Bridget
The death took place at the District Hospital, Carlow on Wednesday 5 January of Mrs Bridget Dowling (née Fox), Boggan, Kilbride. She was aged 66 years.
18 January 2011

Dowling, Brother Edward
It was with deep regret that news of the passing of Brother Edward Laserian Dowling on September 18, 2006 was met in his native County Carlow.
26 January 2007

Dowling, Michael
Michael Dowling was born in templepeter, Rathoe, Carlow on 24 March 1929. He was the second youngest of seven children born to Michael and Agnes Dowling. His Father Michael was head gardener at Kellistown Cottage.
26 December 2008

Dowling, Pat
A hurling giant was laid to rest in Ballinkillen churchyard. He may not have won All-Ireland medals, he never graced Croke Park, indeed, to the best of my knowledge, he never wore the county jersey but, make no mistake, Pat Dowling was a hurling giant.
30 June 2007

Dowling, Patrick (Pat)
Patrick was well known as owner of the Wooden Tavern Pub; The Sudden death at his home on Monday 1 October of Patrick (Pat) Dowling, Tomard, Leighlinbridge came as a great shock to his family, neighbours and friends. Pat, who would have celebrated his 81st birthday on 14 November, was proprietor of the Wooden Tavern public house in Tomard.
23 October 2012

Doyle, Christopher (Marley)
Christopher (Marley) Doyle of St Killian's Crescent, Carlow, who passed away peacefully at Carlow District Hospital on Sunday 14 July, had been involved in the building trade in both his native town and in England for much of his life.
30 July 2013

Doyle, Garry
The people of the Clonmore-Hacketstown area of County Carlow were deeply saddened at the death on Ass Wednesday of Garry Doyle, Chapel Road, Clonmore.
06 March 2012

Doyle, John J
On Monday morning, 14 June, the community of Hacketstown was shocked and saddened to hear of the sudden death of one of their most loved and esteemed members, John J Doyle. John passed away at his home in the early hours of the morning.
29 June 2010

Doyle, Matty
A sad moment in sporting history was witnessed in Borris recently when GAA players donned the Carlow and Ballymurphy jerseys and formed a guard of honour for a football legend from the famous 1944 team.
19 August 2005

Doyle, Tom
The death occurred at his home on Monday 18 November of Tom Doyle, Ballyprecus, Bunclody following a year-long illness borne with great dignity and a real determination to fight this very rate disease with everything he could.
10 December 2013

Dunne, Jack
The Ballinabranna area of Carlow lost one of its most popular personalities with the passing of Mr Jack Dunne, aged 77, of Craanluskey, Milford.
31 March 2003

Dunne, Jimmy
James (Jimmy) Dunne, Ballinabranna, Carlow who passed away at the Sacred Heart Hospital on New Year's Day,
24 January 2012

Eyre, Michael
Michael Eyre was a coalminer, family man and Labour Party activist who loved the outdoors.
19 March 2013

Fagan, Michéal
Mick (Micheal) Fagan, Kildavin, Co. Carlow, who died at his home on Saturday 4 June, was a member of the Kildavin GAA team which won the Carlow Junior Football Championship in 1957.
14 June 2011

Fagan, Pat
Patrick (Pat) Fagan, April Rise, Killinure, Tullow and formerly of Clonmore, Carlow, who passed away on Thursday 16 May after a short illness at St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny, was a well-known publican and devoted family man.
28 May 2013

Farrell, Ned
Members and friends of Grangenolvan Football Club were saddened by the death of Ned Farrell of Foxhill. Ned was one of Grange’s, strongest supporters for the last two decades.
30 July 2007

Fennell, Fr. Tom
Forty-five years ago he flew home to Graiguecullen from Sydney to watch the county football finals.
04 January 2011

Fleming, Fr Lawrence
Residents of Ballyadams were shocked and saddened at the news of former parish priest Fr Lawrence Fleming passed away over the weekend. Fr lar, as he was affectionately known, offered up 23 years of service to the parish of Ballyadams between 1977 and 2000.
12 July 2011

Flynn, Myley
A young father died tragically leaving behind his heartbroken wife and two children aged just four years old and eight weeks old.
09 January 2007

Forde, Billy
Billy Forde: Old Leighlin GAA supreme and talented cyclist
09 November 2010

Forde, Billy
Joy mixed with sorrow for the rural community of Old Leighlin when, less than 30 hours after the local senior footballers had claimed the Conlon Cup
09 November 2010

Furey, PJ (Pat)
Mr PJ (Pat) Furey, Hillview Drive, Rathnapish, Carlow, who passed away suddenly on Wednesday 5 December, had served as a member of An Garda Siochana for some 33 years, working in seven counties, and was retired from the force since July 1972.
28 December 2012

Gardiner, Patrick
Bagenalstown lost one of its native sons when Patrick Gardiner, 23 St Brigid’s Crescent, died on March 2, 2006, in Bethany House, Carlow, where he had been resident since October 2005. He was 85 years of age.
14 April 2006

Gavin, Tom
There are some people in life who command instant respect.
03 August 2010

Geoghegan, Barry
Locals were stunned and saddened to hear of the sudden death of 19 year old Barry Geoghegan, Wexford Road, Ballincarrig on Friday, December 22, 2006.

06 January 2007

Gladney, Dick
Dick Gladney of 23 Kernanstown, Carlow, who died on Wednesday February 12, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, was a dedicated hurling man who gave outstanding service to his native St. Mullins and in later years, in the fostering of the game within the Palatine Club writes CHARLIE KEEGAN.
28 February 2003

Greene, John
The parish of Askea/ Bennekerry and the wider Carlow community was in sadness following the recent passing of John Greene (61) Brownshill Avenue, Carlow.
17 November 2006

Gregan, Micheal
The reaction of John Smithers to the sudden and tragic death of Newtown man and county GAA treasurer Micheal Gregan (34) probably speaks for an entire community.
22 June 2007

Hade, Paddy
The community of Tullow was saddened with the death of Patrick (Paddy) Hade, 69 Dublin Road, Tullow. Paddy died peacefully in his home on Monday, September 11, 2006 following a long illness. Paddy fell ill 15 months ago and he bore his illness with great dignity and courage.
06 October 2006

Halligan, Mick
Michael (Mick) Halligan of Straboe, Carlow, who died on Sunday 8 August at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Carlow, was a man of quiet disposition who was highly respected within his local community.
08 August 2010

Hanrick, Ellen
Deep and sincere regret was expressed at the death of Mrs Ellen Hanrick, which took place at the home of her son on November 2, 2006.
17 November 2006

Harmon, Seamie
Seamie Harmon was laid to rest in Bennekerry last Tuesday, February 12 in sunshine that had so much appeal for him in life. His remains were accompanied to the graveside by a huge throng of people, as was the case on the Monday night when his remains
22 February 2008

Harte, Martin
A lifetime of memorable and good humoured moments were affectionately recalled recently as the people of Graigueculllen laid to rest one of their own - the late Martin Harte, Killeshin Road, Graiguecullen, Carlow.
31 October 2004

Haughney, Mick
Mick ’Cutchie’ Haughney, recognised as one of the greatest Graiguecullen and Laois footballers of all-time passed away peacefully in his 91st year.
15 September 2006

Haughney, Tom
Thomas (Tom) Haughney, Governey Square, Graiguecullen Bridge, Carlow who died at St Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny at the age of 87 on Tuesday August 19, 2003, was an outstanding footballer in his younger days and captained his native Laois in the Leinster SFC Final of 1943.
05 September 2003

Hayden, Ambrose
The people of Trinyland were saddened by the sudden death of Mr Ambrose Hayden at his home in Ballinacarrig on Sunday, December 17, 2006. Ambrose, who was aged 82 years, certainly belied his age and was a familiar face in the community and took an active interest in the local GAA, having been a keen footballer in his younger days. He was a member of the Leighlinbridge team which wont he Carlow Football Title in 1957. Ambrose was often seen in Dr Cullen Park following local and county teams both in football and hurling.
06 January 2007

Hearns, Seamus
Seamus Hearns was a great community worker, and will be sadly missed
11 September 2009

Hennessy, Bernard (Ber)
"God save all here' was the trademark salutation of Bernard (Ber) Hennessy, 11 Woodgrove, Carlow, who sadly passed away in St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny on Saturday 18th June, following a brief illness.He was aged 70.
05 July 2011

Hennessy, James (Jamesie)
Mr James (Jamesie) Hennessy, 56 O’Hanrahan Avenue, Carlow, who died at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny on Tuesday December 3, was a founder member of Eire Og GFC and a lifelong Gael.
14 October 2004

Hickey, Jack
The unexpected and untimely death of Fenagh’s Jack Hickey severs another link with the Fenagh Junior football championship winning team of 1960.
30 September 2002

Hickey, Mick
The death occurred on 26 September in Chicago of Michael (Mick) Hickey, formerly of Abbeylands, Castledermot
09 October 2012

Hogan, Edward
Described as one of County Carlow's greatest ever footballers and unquestioned the best minor that ever played for the county, Edward (Cran) Hogan was laid to rest this week.
18 July 2008

Hogan, Pajo
The Carlow GAA family is this week mourning the passing of PJ (Pajo) Hogan who died on Ash Wednesday at St James's Hospital, Dublin.
15 March 2011

Holden, Jim
One of the last great characters of Carlow town sadly passed away recently at the age of 84 year
05 February 2010

Hughes, Margaret
Mrs Margaret Hughes, Ballygowan, Milford, Carlow passed away on Sunday 13 November, 31 years to the day her husband John died.
13 November 2011

Hughes, Mick
The death in Brisbane, Australia on Wednesday, 11 January of Mick Hughes at the age of 94 has severed the last remaining Tinryland link with the 1944 Carlow Leinster-championship winning squad.
24 January 2012

Hynes, John
The death on Saturday 17 December at St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny of John Hynes, Iona Drive, Rathnapish, Carlow makes the passing of a dedicated family man who made a significant contribution to the local community.
10 January 2012

Hynes, Peter
The death of Peter Hynes of Cournellan, Borris, Co. Carlow, on June 27, 2005 caused deep and widespread regret in the community and outside the parish of Borris.
12 August 2005

Jackman, James
Widespread shock was felt in Tullow following the untimely passing of one of the town’s most noted sportsmen, who hails from a family synonymous with Tullow, writes Suzanne Pender.
13 May 2005

Jackson, John
A Raheendoran family is this week coming to terms with the tragic loss of a beloved son, brother, grandson and nephew.
02 December 2005

Jones, John
A Blues GAA stalwart all his life, John Jones will be missed by both his family, friends and club.
30 September 2004

Jude, John
Rathvilly, Co. Carlow and the Clonroche/Cloughbawn area of Co. Wexford were united in mourning the sudden passing on Wednesday 15 January of John Jude Doyle.
04 February 2014

Kavanagh, Michael
Ballon lost one of its best known and most popular citizens with the passing of Michael Kavanagh (publican) on Monday 22 August.
30 August 2011

Kehoe, Eamon
It was a sense of sadness that those who knew him heard of the death of Eamon Kehoe, Blackrock, Dublin and formerly of Clonegal on February 16.
29 February 2008

Kehoe, Jim
Jim Kehoe, 131 JKL Avenue, Carlow, who passed away at his home on Wednesday 25 May aged 76, had been employed for most of his working life at The Nationalist newspaper.
31 May 2011

Kehoe, Miley
Miley Kehoe: a man of integrity and decency
23 November 2010

Kelly, Des
Hacketstown and district lost a true gentleman with the recent passing of Des Kelly. He died at his home in Millpark, Hacketstown on Sunday 3 November surrounded by his loving family.
26 November 2013

Kelly, Luke
In August 1935, Carlow played a Leinster league final in Baltinglass, veterans of the Leinster Junior triumph of two years earlier still expected to lead the challenge, men such as Billy Nolan, Lar Keeffe, Vesty McGrath, Ned Butler, Mick Brennan and ’Drakes’ Walker.
06 April 2007

Kelly, Michael
Hundreds gathered in St Andrew's Church, Bagenalstown last week to pay their respects to a man described as "one of life's true gentlemen"
23 October 2012

Kelly, Paddy
There was a profound sense of sorrow and loss in the Carlow area at the recent death, at his home, of Paddy Kelly, 25 Ashgrove, Tullow Road. Aged 61,
10 July 2010

Kennedy, Dan
It was with a great sense of shock and sadness that the people of Kilrush-Askamore heard of the sudden death of one of their sporting legends Dan Kennedy. Dan died unexpectedly in Ballinaberney, Kilrush on 10 June while doing what he always loved, out tending his stock in the fields with his beloved dog. He had celebrated his 80th year last September with family and friends.
30 August 2013

Kennedy, Jim
The sudden death on Sunday morning of Mr James (Jim) Kennedy, Cournellan, Borris, caused a deep and sincere sense of loss throughout the South Carlow area, writes Charlie Keegan
01 January 2001

Kennedy, Tom
Carlow is a poorer place following the death, after a short illness, of Tom Kennedy, The Elms, Athy Road.
07 April 2006

Kennedy, Tom
Carlow is a poorer place following the death of Mr Tom Kennedy (75), The Elms, Athy Road, Carlow after a short illness.
31 March 2006

Kenny, Paddy
The death of Paddy Kenny on Monday 5 July at his residence in Quinnagh, Carlow has created an enormous void in the lives of his immediate family.
13 July 2010

Kenny, Peter
Nursery man Peter Kenny, Arklow Road, Aughrim, 81, died on Friday, January 11, at Loughlinstown Hospital.
25 January 2008

Kinsella, Paddy
The community was saddened to learn of the sudden death of Paddy Kinsella at his home on Saturday 1 May.
06 July 2010

Kinsella, Paddy
The community was saddened to learn of the sudden death of Paddy Kinsella at his home on Saturday 1 May.
06 July 2010

Lacey, Johnny
Carlow mourned another one of its loyal characters when Johnny Lacey of 157 JKL Avenue, Carlow passed away on Tuesday, July 22, at the age of 77.
31 August 2003

Lennon, Seamus
As a man who took the highest pride in his Irishness, particularly his love of the native language, it was highly appropriate that Seamus (Shem) Lennon, Pembroke, Carlow, should pass away on St. Patrick’s Day.
28 April 2005

Long, Martin
Martin (Murt) Long, 39 The Downs, Pollerton, Carlow, who died at St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny on Friday 17 June was a retired Garda and a former Gaelic footballer with O'Hanrahan's, Eire Og and Ballyhogue (Wexford).
21 June 2011

Long, Seamus
The Closutton, Leighlin and Old Leighlin areas of Co Carlow were shocked and saddened at the sudden death of Seamus Long on Monday 10 June.
06 August 2013

Loughlin, Hannah
It was with genuine sadness that all her old school friends and those of a younger generation who had heard so much about her heard of the death of Hannah (Ann) Loughlin (nee Murphy) at her home in Bristol on Monday, May 7.
01 June 2007

Lyons, Michael
The death, on May 25, of Michael Lyons of Ballinacarrig will have saddened a great many people around Carlow town. He was well known locally for his gardening career, his days as a milkman and his youthful sporting prowess.
30 June 2005

Maher, John
Despite battling cancer, Myshall man John Maher remained relentless, rallying his community and raising a phenomenal E70,000 for cancer care.
09 March 2007

Mahon, Andrew
The death occurred at his son's home on Wednesday 14 December of Andrew (Andy) Mahon, St Anne's, Church Road, Bunclody following a short illness
10 January 2012

Mayling, Michael
The death of Michael Mayling, 'Little Acre', Killeshin Road, Carlow, marks the passing of a man who made a huge impact in his adopted Graiguecullen over the past 43 years.
31 May 2011

McCarney, Gerard (Gerry)
There was a profound sense of loss at the death on Sunday 21 July at his home of GAA stalwart Gerard (Gerry) McCarney, Minvaud, Hacketstown, Co Carlow and formerly of Marian Terrace, Hacketstown. Gerry passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
13 August 2013

McCarthy, Paul
In a life devoted to following Gaelic Games I have lodged a considerable amount in the memory bank.
30 November 2007

McCoy, Joe
The death of Joe McCoy of Hackeststown over the Christmas removed the last remaining link with a Ballybrack team that won the Wicklow Junior Football Championship back in 1936.
02 January 2008

McDonald, Bill
William (Bill) McDonald passed away peacefully at his home in Moffat Street, Hacketstown recently following a short illness.
28 March 2005

McDonald, Ned
The people of Hacketstown united in sympathy recently to pay their respects to a local man held in high esteem within the community.
28 February 2005

McDonnell, PJ
An man with an innate sense of justice is how the communities of Hacketstown and Carlow will remember the late Fr PJ McDonnell who passed away.
20 July 2007

McEvoy, James
The death has taken place of James McEvoy, 3 the Paddocks, Brownshill, Carlow. James or Jim to those who knew him, was the founder chairman in both Fenagh and Ballon GAA Clubs - an extraordinary feat which goes a little way to demonstrating how deeply immersed he was in the two communities that he lived most of his life.
20 February 2005

McGrath, Michael
The death of Michael McGrath, 4 Maple Lawn, Ballon, which took p lace at his home on Wednesday 28 December following a lengthy illness, caused deep and genuine regret throughout the parish and indeed much further afield.
17 January 2012

McGrath, Michael
The death of Michael McGrath, 4 Maple Lawn, Ballon which took place at his home on Wednesday 28 December following a lengthy illness, caused deep and genuine regret throughout the parish and indeed much further afield.
10 January 2012

McKenna, Edmond
Edmond (Doc) McKenna, 186 Colclough Avenue, Graiguecullen, who passed away at Carlow District Hospital on Saturday, 28th May, was a man of simple tastes who was dedicated to his family and extended family.
07 June 2011

McKeown, Des
Des McKeown: a dedicated family man and GAA stalwart who fought a brave battle against cancer
26 March 2013

Meaney, Peter
The sudden death on Sunday 29 April of Peter Meaney, Donore, Bagenalstown marked the passing of a man held in the highest esteem, being particularly well-known in greyhound, GAA and farming circles. Aged 57, Peter's untimely passing has robbed the local community of a kind, caring, generous person - someone you would like to call a friend.
26 June 2012

Meaney, Peter
The sudden death on Sunday 29 April of Peter Meaney, Donore, Bagenalstown marked the passing of a man held in the highest esteem, being particularly well-known in greyhound, GAA and farming circles.
26 June 2012

Millett, Tom
He was born on 23 June 1920 in Borris, Co. Carlow, where his father Michael had a successful coach-building business. He received his early education in Borris National School, after which he attended Knockbeg College. Tom was very proud of the education he received in Knockbeg, which formed his lifelong love of literature, poetry, the classics and his Irish heritage.
02 July 2013

Mitchell, Des
Desmond Mitchell, 39 Mount Clare Court, Graiguecullen, passed away on Tuesday 7 July in the loving care of the staff in the District Hospital in Carlow.
17 July 2009

Mitchell, John
"It's rare to see a man who did so much in his life and everyone in Bagenalstown will miss having him around," was how county PRO David O'Brien remembered Bagenalstown native John Mitchell who passed away.
20 May 2010

Molloy, Martin
One of Carlow's finest footballers and gentlemen died suddenly on Monday night at his home in Rathvilly.
21 February 2009

Monaghan, Margaret
Margaret Monaghan, Maple Drive, Bagenalstown, who passed away at St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny on Tuesday 5 November will be remembered as a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
03 December 2013

Moore, Tim
Tim Moore, Pollerton Road, Carlow, who passed away at St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny, was a dedicated GAA man and son of John 'Buller' Moore, a star of the Carlow senior football team of 1944 which won the county's lone Leinster SFC title.
21 May 2013

Moran, Christy
Mr Christy Moran, Iona Drive, Rathnapish, Carlow who died on Saturday October 26, had been in failing health for some time and had spent the last four months of his life at Carlow District Hospital, writes Charlie Keegan.
31 December 2002

Morrissey, Jimmy
Mr Jimmy Morrissey Ballycrinnigan, St. Mullins, who died unexpectedly at The Sacred Heart Hospital, Carlow on Thursday December 5th, was the eldest of the well known Morrissey hurling family from St. Mullins.
31 December 2002

Morrissey, Luke
Luke Morrissey, 30 Conway Park, Bagenalstown, who passed away suddenly at his home on Friday, June 24 was a GAA man through and through.
05 July 2011

Morrissey, Pat
The unexpected death of Mr Pat (Blossom) Morrissey, Aughnagleer, St. Mullins, Co. Carlow caused a deep sense of shock and loss within his local community.
30 June 2003

Moules, Tony
The death took place of Anthony (Tony) Moules, Redna Road, Aughrim, aged 88 years.
31 May 2004

Mulhall, Jack
Mr Jack Mulhall, Fair Green, Tullow, Co. Carlow, who passed away peacefully at St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny on Tuesday 8 May, was part of the golden era of Tullow football from the late 1950s up to the mid-'60s, winning a county SFC medal with the wearers of the blue and gold in 1959 and as a panelist in '63 and '64.
03 July 2012

Murphy, Anthony
The death of Anthony Murphy at his home, Moyle Big, Carlow on Monday 26 November marked the passing of a greatly loved man within his local community.
01 January 2013

Murphy, Matt
Mr Matt Murphy 1 Woodlawn Park, Borris, Co. Carlow who died on Thursday September 5th at St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny was a former Gaelic footballer and hurler and has played in both codes for his native county.
30 September 2002

Murphy, Paddy
The death took place in the Sacred Heart Home, Carlow on Tuesday March 4 of Paddy Murphy late of the Shop, Ballyloo Cross.
14 March 2008

Murphy, Paddy
A family and the wider community of Grange recently mourned the death of one of its well-known residents, Paddy Murphy.
09 May 2008

Murphy, Paddy
The death occurred at his home on Monday 2 January of Paddy Murphy, Knockaree, Bunclody following a short illness bravely borne.
24 January 2012

Murphy, Paddy 'Salt'
When Paddy 'Salt' Murphy, Ballybar Upper, Tinryland was laid to rest in the local St Joseph's Cemetery, a guard of honour was formed outside the church by his 53 grandchildren.
28 September 2010

Murphy, Peter
Peter Murphy, the Co. Carlow native who was held in the highest esteem and affection by the country's farming community as 'the voice of rural Ireland' was laid to rest in his native Clonegal on Thursday last.
14 June 2011

Murphy, Terry
The death occureed on Monday, December 18, 2006 of Mrs. Terry Murphy at her home in Ballyloo after a long illness in the loving care of her family. A widow since 1965 after the death of her husband Andy (a Carlow and Leinster GAA Footballer), Terry faced the onerous responsability of raising 6 children between the ages of 6 months and 9 years. Two year later she returned to work as a nurse and midwife in the District Hospital, Carlow where she later served as Assistant Matron.
06 January 2007

Murray, Olly
Flags flew at half-mast at the grounds of Grange GFC in memory of a past player and much-loved former school principal who became the latest victim on Carlow’s roads.
24 March 2006

Murtagh, John
The death has occurred of John Murtagh, Kilkenny Road and late of Gurteen, Railyard at Castlecomer District Hospital. A versatile sportsman, he played football with Railyard and also inter-county for close to a decade with Kilkenny.
20 August 2013

Nolan, Betty
Betty Nolan, Rathrush, Rathoe, whose death took place at St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny on Saturday 7 December was in her 94th year and was one of the oldest parishioners of Ballon/Rathoe.
24 December 2013

Nolan, Bill
Mr Bill Nolan, Rutland Terrace, Carlow died at Carlow District Hospital on Monday, April 22 aged 89
01 January 2001

Nolan, Denis (Dinny)
The Rathvilly area of Carlow was saddened to learn of the death of Denis (Dinny) Nolan, 17 Collins Park, Rathvilly, who passed away on Friday 27 August at his residence, following a 13-month battle with illness.
27 August 2010

Nolan, Enda
A devoted husband and father, a loving brother and friend and a man deeply passionate about people and politics, a giver, who faced his greatest challenge of all with tremendous dignity.
13 April 2007

Nolan, Jimmy
Bennekerry parish lost one of its best known 'characters' with the recent death of Jimmy (the Daw) Nolan, Kernanstown. Jimmy had a real sense of mischief and a sharp wit that always bought a laugh. In simple language, he was great company.
10 April 2009

Nolan, Kitty
Mrs Kitty Nolan, Grangeford, whose death took place at her home on Tuesday 3 January was in her 93rd year.
17 January 2012

Nolan, Lal
The death took place at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny, on Monday, January 28 of Mr Laurence (Lal) Nolan, Gilbertstown, Rathoe. He was aged 84 years.
08 February 2008

O’Boyle, Brian
Former county footballer Brian O’Boyle died at the age of 60 in St. James’ Hospital following a long battle with illness.
30 June 2004

O’Connor, Liam
The death occurred on Thursday, November 3, 2005 of Liam C. O’Connor, Borris, in Waterford Regional Hospital. Though he had been a patient there for the previous eight days, his death was most unexpected.
03 November 2005

O’Toole, Las
The community of Tullow was saddened and shocked by the unexpected death of Las O’Toole Castledermot Road, Tullow following a short illness.
20 October 2006

O'Connor, Tommy
Tommy (Yank) O'Connor, 15 McGamhna Road, Carlow, who died at St Luke's Hospital in Kilkenny on Sunday 12 December, aged 77, was a founder member of Eire Og GFC in 1956.
28 December 2010

O'Loughlin, Liz
There was shock and sadness in Portlaoise last weekend at the untimely death of Liz O'Loughlin, wife of Declan O'Loughlin, O'Loughlin's Hotel.
21 January 2014

O'Rourke, Fiacc
The community of Graiguecullen is mourning the passing of Thomas (Fiacc) O'Rourke, 11 Oakley Park, who died at his home on Tuesday 7 December at the age of 54.
21 December 2010

Phelan, John
The county of Carlow bid farewell to one of its true sporting gentlemen recently with the passing of Leighlinbridge man John Phelan
13 June 2008

Plunkett, Jim
Mr Jim Plunkett, Cloncorrick, Carrickallen, Co Leitrim who passed away at Tallaght Hospital on Thursday 23 February was a staunch GAA man, who loyally served the St Andrew's football club in Bagenalstown as both player and official.
06 March 2012

Power, Jim
He was 82 year of age and the youngest of 12 children, eight brothers and three sisters, born to Patrick and Anne Power. As a young boy he served on the altar in Ballinkillen Church when Mass and hymns were in Latin.
26 February 2006

Power, Ned
Mr Edward (Ned) Power, Boherduff, Bagenalstown, Co Carlow, who passed away peacefully at St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny on Wednesday, 24 October, would have celebrated his 100th birthday on Christmas Eve.
27 November 2012

Purser, Tommy
Tommy Purser who passed away on January 12 at the age of 66 was a very popular character in the Hacketstown area who will be sadly missed by all who were privileged to known him.
25 January 2008

Quigley, Col Eamonn
The late Col Eamonn Quigley served his country with pride and distinction
11 May 2010

Quigley, Liam
A popular Carlow father-of-one who lost his brave battle against illness at the weekend was buried in St Mary’s Cemetery on the Tuesday after his death.
18 May 2008

Quinlan, Gerry
Mr Gerry Quinlan of Avondale Drive, Hanover, Carlow who died on Friday 1, September 2003, was a dedicated family man whose sudden passing has created a huge void in the lives of those near and dear to him.
12 September 2003

Randle, Fred
The community is saddened at the death of Fred Randle, Tinnahinch, who passed away peacefully at his home on Friday morning following a short illness.
13 June 2008

Redmond, Andy
The people of Kildavin and the surrounding area were saddened to learn of the death of one of their most ardent supporters, Andy Redmond, after a brief illness on Wednesday, 13 March.
16 April 2013

Redmond, Sean
The sudden death at his residence on Thursday 12 May of Sean Redmond, 25 Highfield, Carlow came as profound shock to his family, neighbours and many friends.
24 May 2011

Robinson, Patrick
A devoted Liverpool fan died just minutes after watching his beloved side become champions of Europe in sudden death that has stunned Carlow town.
30 June 2005

Rooney, James
It was with deep sadness that his friends and neighbours heard of the death of James (Jim) Rooney, (suddenly) at his home in Kilcarry, Clonegal.
31 August 2007

Ryan, Dan
There was widespread shock and sadness in Fermoy following the death of Dan Ryan, aged 64, of Grange West.
08 May 2008

Ryan, Jim
Jim Ryan, 54 Dublin Street, Carlow, who passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday 12 December surrounded by his loving family, will be remembered by all who knew him as a real gentleman. His death marks the passing of one of Dublin Street's last residents.
08 January 2013

Ryan, Tommy
The death occurred in St. Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny of Tommy Ryan, Graiguenaspideogue. Tommy who was aged 83 years, was actively farming up to two months before his passing when he first became unwell after enjoying remarkable good health throughout his life.
31 March 2006

Salter, Jim
The death occurred on Thursday 8 March of Jim Salter, 5 Green Hills, Carlow and formerly of Rathcrogue and St Jospeh's Terrace Tinryland.
20 March 2012

Savage, Jim
The death took place recently of Jim Savage,The Square, Tullow, Co. Carlow. Jim was a very popular and well loved member of the community in Tullow having been born in the town and lived there all his life.
31 March 2005

Slater, Jim
The death of Jim Slater, 11 St. Fiacc’s Terrace Graiguecullen severs a link with the glory days of Laois football during the 1930’s and 1940’s
01 January 2001

Stapleton, Tom
The community of Garryhill was very saddened by the death of Tom Stapleton of Knocklonogad. Tom died peacefully at his home on Saturday, November 23, 2006 in the care of his wife Eileen, daughter Yvonne and son David. Tom had been ill for over a year.
17 November 2006

Swan, Pat
Pat Swan of 66 Beechwood Drive, Rathnapish, Carlow died at the local Sacred Heart Hospital on Monday 2 August, having just celebrated his 74th birthday the day before.
10 August 2010

Tobin, Ned
The death at his home on Saturday 1 December last of Ned Tobin, Ballycormack, Bagenalstown, Co Carlow has left a huge void in the lives of his wife Frances, his three children, brother, sisters and extended family.
06 August 2013

Tomkins, Larry
Larry Tomkins, Clogga, Arklow, and formerly of Knockananna, passed away peacefully on 22 January.
26 March 2013

Tompkins, Daniel (Dan)
Dan Tompkins was born on 26 June 1927 in a Redbog, Tinahely. Dan married Monica Strahan of Bellshill, Clonmore on 2 September 1959 and they had two daughters.
24 August 2010

Townsend, Joe
The death of Joe Townsend, Linkardstown took place on Saturday 15 May in St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny after a short illness.
25 May 2010

Waldron, Austin
A man of vision, whose educational legacy to the people of Carlow has been immense, the former CEO of County Carlow VEC Austin Waldron was laid to rest recently.
29 June 2010

Walsh, Donal
There was a profound sense of loss and regret at the death on Thursday 14 April at his residence, of Donal Walsh,"Emoclew", Browneshill Road, Carlow.
03 May 2011

Walshe, Dick
His family and friends in Carlow were saddened to learn of the sudden passing on Monday 13 January of Richard Oliver (Dick) Walshe, Ardlea Road, Artane, Dublin and formerly of 51 St Killian's Crescent, Carlow.
28 January 2014

Walshe, Seamus
A life devoted to his family, his community and the enhancement of his local GAA club was mourned following the death of Seamus Walshe of Park Lodge, Carlow.
27 October 2006

Whitney, Harry
Mr Henry (Harry) Whitney, 192 Whitney Place, Graiguecullen, who died unexpectedly on Saturday 31 July, was a former Graiguecullen and Laois county senior footballer.
31 July 2010

Williamson, Jerry
The untimely passing on Christmas Day at his daughter's residence of Jerry Williamson, 109 Church Street, Graiguecullen has left his wife, children, brothers, sisters, grandchildren and extended family grieving the death of a well-liked man.
22 January 2013

Woods, Jim
The huge crowd that gathered to bid farewell to the late Jim Woods from Bennekerry remembered him as a gentleman of the community, of the GAA and of his everyday life.
10 April 2009