Deaths in Limerick - December 18, 2019

Deaths in Limerick - December 18 , 2019

The death has occurred (peacefully at St Ita's Hospital) of Michael Woulfe of Coole, Ballyhahill, Limerick.

Deeply regretted by his cousins, the Collins family, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at Ferris' Funeral Home, Shanagolden, V94 H2AN, on Thursday (December 19) from 5pm to 7pm, followed by removal to Ballyhahill Church.

Requiem Mass on Friday (December 20) at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Kilfergus Cemetery.


The death has occurred (suddenly) of Greg Ryan of Canon Breen Park, Thomondgate, Limerick city, 

Deeply regretted by sons Gary, Robert, their mother Mary, brothers Ken, Noel, grandchildren Leon, Abby, Kate and Callan,Daughters in law Annie and Fiona, brother-in-law Denis, nieces, nephews, sisters-in-law Nuala and Mary, all other relatives and a large circle of friends.

Reposing at Cross’s Funeral Home, Gerard Griffin Street, on Thursday from 5pm to 6.30pm with removal afterwards to St. Mary’s Church, Athlunkard Street.

Requiem Mass on Friday at 10am, with cremation afterwards in Shannon Crematorium.

No flowers please. Donations, to a charity of your choice.


The death has occurred of Thomas (Tom) O'Connor  of 61 Roundwood Estate, Rosbrien, Limerick.

Sadly missed by his loving wife Theresa, children Thomas & Caitriona, daughter-in-law Jennifer, son-in-law John, grandchildren Kyle, Victoria, Ruan & baby Bronagh, sisters Theresa, Anna, Breda, Kathleen, Margaret & Eliza, brothers Dennis, John, Michael, Patrick, Richard and William, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Pre-deceased by his siblings Mary, Kieran, and Eamonn. 

Reposing at Griffin’s Funeral Home, John’s Gate on Thursday from 5.30pm with removal to Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Childers Road, at 7pm.

Requiem Mass on Friday at 11.30am with burial afterwards to Castlemungret Cemetery, Mungret.


The death has occurred of Christina Mulcahy (née Kilbridge) of St Joseph's Place, Limerick city,

Formerly of St Joseph’s Place, Limerick. Predeceased by husband Michael and daughter Linda. Survived by sisters Bridie and Peg, brother-in-law, sons-in-law, her grandchildren, cousins, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Downey’s Funeral Home, Pallaskenry on Thursday from 6pm to 7.30pm with removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballysteen for prayers at 8 pm.

Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Kilcornan Cemetery.

Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to Raheen Community Hospital, Scariff, Co. Clare and St Camillus Hospital, Ennis Road, Limerick.


The death has occurred (peacefully at Padre Pio Rest Home, Cappoquin) of Mary Catherine McGrath of Beverly Heights, Raheen, Limerick. Formerly of Knockenpower, Colligan, Dungarvan, County Waterford.

Deeply mourned by her brother Michael, sister-in-law Nora, nephews David, Michael, Patrick, Stephen and Edmond, grandnephew Daithí, extended family and friends.

Mary Catherine is predeceased by her parents David and Nora, sisters Christine and Nuala.

Reposing at The Kiely Funeral Home, Dungarvan (X35 XN79) on Thursday from 5pm with removal at 7pm to St. Anne's Church, Colligan.

Requiem Mass on Friday at 12noon with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


The death has occurred of James (Jim) Kennedy of Lucan, Dublin. Late of Pallasgreen, Limerick.

Beloved husband of Vising, dear father of Noriana and Patrick, devoted grandfather of Jimmy, Julia and Moya and brother of the late Celia.

Sadly missed by his loving family, son-in-law Éimhín, daughter-in-law Claire-Audrey, brother Harry, sisters Mary and Breda, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at his home on Friday from 6pm to 8pm with Removal to St. Mary’s Church, Lucan on Saturday arriving for Requiem Mass at 10am.

Cremation will take place afterwards in Newlands Cross Crematorium.

Family flowers only, please - donations, if desired, to the Columban Missionaries.

The death has occurred of Christopher Hanafin of Embury Close, Adare. Previously of Askeaton.

Very deeply regretted by his loving sisters Mamie, Rena and Ina, brothers Oliver and Jimmy, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, all other relatives and friends.

Reposing this Thursday at Milford Hospice, Castletroy, from 5pm to 7pm. Arriving at St. Mary’s Church, Askeaton for Requiem Mass on Friday at 12 noon.

Burial afterwards in Reilig Mhuire Cemetery, Askeaton, Co. Limerick.