Category Archives: Obituaries

The late Fr. James ‘Jim’ Downey, Cragg, Castleisland

The late Fr. James ‘Jim’ Downey, Cragg, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Fr. James (Jim ) Downey, Cragg, Castleisland, Co. Kerry, May 23rd 2017.  Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family in the tender care of the management and staff of Fatima Nursing Home, Tralee. Predeceased by his sisters Kitty Downey and Mary Prendiville, Castleisland and Breda Prendiville, Brosna. Sadly missed by hisRead more…

The late Danny McSweeney, Castleisland

The late Danny McSweeney, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Danny McSweeney, 43 St.Stephen’s Park, Castleisland, Co. Kerry, late of 33 Convent Street, Castleisland. An employee of the Castleisland Co-operative Mart. On May 18th 2017, peacefully, at home surrounded by his loving family. Beloved son of the late Ikey and brother of the late Patrick. Sadly missed by his heartbrokenRead more…

The Late Tadhg Foley, Barnfield, Currow

The Late Tadhg Foley, Barnfield, Currow

The death has occurred of Tadhg Foley, Barnfield, Currow, peacefully on May 13th 2017 in the loving care of his niece Margaret. Pre-deceased by his brothers: Johnny and Patsy, sisters Joan and Kit and nephew Shane. Sadly missed by his loving niece Margaret and her husband Mike, his grandnieces Anne Marie, Deirdre, Katie and Amber,Read more…

The Storm has Passed for Fr. Pat Moore, RIP

The Storm has Passed for Fr. Pat Moore, RIP

A little over two years since they learned of his cancer diagnoses, the parishioners and friends of Fr. Pat Moore received the sad news of his death earlier today. When he broke the news of his condition early in 2015, friends in the twinned Duagh and Lyreacrompane churches organised masses and offered prayers for hisRead more…

The late Sr. Marcellina O’Sullivan, Castleisland and Listowel

The late Sr. Marcellina O’Sullivan, Castleisland and Listowel

The death has occurred of Sr. Marcellina O’Sullivan, (86) Presentation Convent, Castleisland, Co. Kerry and late of Bridge Road, Listowel, Co. Kerry. Former staff member of Mater Dei Institue of Education, Dublin. On April 22nd. 2017, peacefully at Fatima Nursing Home, Tralee. Predeceased by her parents Tom and Maria O’Sullivan, her sister Sr. Mary, PresentationRead more…

The Late Rita O’Leary, Castleisland, Scartaglin, Kilcummin

The Late Rita O’Leary, Castleisland, Scartaglin, Kilcummin

The death has occurred of Rita O’Leary (née O’Connor) Powell’s Road, Clashganniv, Castleisland and formerly of Mount,Scartaglen and Milleen, Kilcummin, Killarney. Peacefully on April 18th., 2017 in her 86th year. Surrounded by her loving family and the wonderful staff of University Hospital Kerry. Predeceased by her late husband Michael and son Patrick. Sadly missed byRead more…

The Late Fr. John Lucid, Kilcummin and Castleisland

The Late Fr. John Lucid, Kilcummin and Castleisland

The death has occurred of Tralee Road, Castleisland native,  Fr. John Lucid, (68) Kilcummin, Killarney and Meanus, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. Suddenly, on Easter Sunday, April 16th. 2017. Sadly missed by his loving brothers: Richard in Ashbourne and Billy in Castleisland; his sister-in-law Joan; nephews and nieces; relatives and many friends along with Bishop Ray Browne,Read more…

Dan Coffey’s Month’s Mind Mass on Monday Evening at 7pm

Dan Coffey’s Month’s Mind Mass on Monday Evening at 7pm

The late Dan Coffey’s daughter, Mary sent a reminder that his Month’s Mind Mass will be held in the Church of Saints Stephen and John in Castleisland on Monday, April 10th. at 7pm. Dan Coffey of Kilcusnin, Cordal, Castleisland died on March 5th. 2017. Dan took great pride in his cars and in his driving.Read more…

The Late Timmy Buckley, College Road, Castleisland

The Late Timmy Buckley, College Road, Castleisland

The death has occurred of Timothy ‘Timmy’ Buckley, 2 College Road, Castleisland, Co. Kerry. March 25th, 2017. Peacefully, in his 90th year, surrounded by his loving family, in the tender care of the staff of Killarney Community Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Kathleen and dear father of the late Patrick, Mary and Carmel. SadlyRead more…

The late Donncha Brosnan, Cahernard, Castleisland and Rahoon, Galway

The late Donncha Brosnan, Cahernard, Castleisland and Rahoon, Galway

The sincere sympathies of the community in Castleisland, its hinterland and beyond are with the Brosnan family of Cahernard, Castleisland this weekend at the news of the death of their son and brother Donncha Brosnan.  Well known in athletics, Gaelic Football and boxing circles, Donncha (52) passed away after a short illness at University HospitalRead more…