Recent deaths in Limerick

Compiled by Maria Flannery


Compiled by Maria Flannery

Recent deaths in Limerick

The death has occurred of Patrick (Lanny) Skehan, of 24 Talbot Avenue, Prospect, Limerick City, late McMahon’s, Dock Road and Banta Global, on October 24, 2016, peacefully at Limerick University Hospital.

Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Ger and Edward, sisters Linda and Siobhan, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, grandnephew, uncle, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Thomas Street on Wednesday evening from 5.30pm to 7pm followed by removal to the Dominican Church. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11.30am followed by burial in Mount St Oliver Cemetery.


The death has occurred of William Quirke (Senior), Gortnagloss, Templeglantine, Limerick. 

Survived by wife Hannah, sons James, William (Junior) and Richard, daughter Margaret, daughters-in-law Paula and Nicola, grandchildren, brother, sister, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives and friends. 

Reposing at Reidy's Funeral Home Newcastle West on Tuesday 25th October from 6pm with removal at 8pm to Templeglantine Church. Requiem Mass on Wednesday 26th of October at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


The death has occurred of Patrick (Paddy) Mallard, of St. Oliver Plunkett Street, St. Mary's Park, Limerick City, unexpectedly at his residence.

Deeply regretted by his loving family, sisters Margaret, Patricia, Carmel & Phyllis, brother Noel, nieces, nephews, other relatives & friends. 

Reposing at Cross's Funeral Home, Tuesday, from 6pm followed by removal at 7.30pm to St. Mary's Church, Athlunkard Street. Requiem Mass, Wednesday, at 11am followed by burial in Mount St. Lawrence (ext.) Cemetery.


The death has occurred of Eileen Maher (née Byrnes), of Yoma, Castletroy, Limerick, late of Castletroy Golf Club, October 24, 2016, peacefully at Milford Nursing Home.

Beloved wife of the late Bill. Dearly loved mother of Gerard and Fergal. Sadly missed by her loving daughters-in-law Rachel and Martine, grandchildren Aisling, Gearoid, Orla, Ruaidhrí, Cian and Aengus, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends. 

Reposing at Milford Care Centre this Wednesday evening from 5.30pm to 7.30pm followed by removal to Monaleen Church, Castletroy. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Kilmurry Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Milford Nursing Home.


The death has occurred of Father Tommy Byrne C.Ss.R, Redemptorist Community, Esker, Athenry, Co. Galway and formerly of Limerick, peacefully, at Portiuncula Hospital, Ballinasloe.

Predeceased by his brothers Bobby, James and Michael. Deeply missed by his brother Peter, sisters-in-law Helen, Rosemary and Ann, nieces, nephews and extended Byrne and Loughrey families, his Redemptorist confrères, his large circle of loving friends, and the many people touched and inspired by his ministry. 

Arrival at Redemptorist Monastery, Esker, on Tuesday, October 25th at 4pm. Removal to the adjacent church at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday October 26th, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in the Community Cemetery.