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REST IN PEACE: Kilkenny Obituary – Kilkenny Now

Newtown, Ballyroan, Laois/Ballyragget, Kilkenny

Suddenly, after a short illness in St Luke’s Hospital, Kilkenny. Beloved partner of Liam Irwin. Deeply missed by Liam, his mother Mary, sisters Majella and Teresa, aunt Betty, brothers-in-law Tommy and Robert, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbors and friends.

Rest at Liam’s Residence (Ballyroan) Tuesday with Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Moving to his mother’s residence (Greenview, Ballyragget) on Wednesday. Moving to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyragget, Thursday morning for Requiem Mass at 11.00am. Burial immediately afterwards in St Finnan’s Cemetery.

The funeral mass will be broadcast live on the following link:

Offers of condolences can be made here. Please adhere to government Covid guidelines and observe social distancing at all times.


Yvonne FOR A (born Dack)
Loughboy, City of Kilkenny

Foran (née Dack) (38 Cypress Grove, Loughboy, Kilkenny) 30th January 2022, unannounced, at her home, Yvonne, beloved wife of John and beloved mother of Sharon, Adrian, Wayne and Karen, sadly missed by her husband and family, son-in-law Alan, partner of Adrian Shaz, grandchildren Gary, Jake, Conor, Natasha, Craig, Matthew and Jamie, sisters Sylvia, Sandra and Chrissie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law , nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Depart family home at 10am Thursday morning for St. Fiacre Church, Loughboy, arriving for Requiem Mass at 10.30am. Funeral then at St. Kieran Cemetery.

The house is private for family and close friends please.

The Requiem Mass can be viewed online at:

People wishing to leave a message of condolence to the family can do so here.

Please continue to respect Protocol for wearing a mask in the church and the cemetery.

May Yvonne rest in peace

Married HEALY (born Hennessy)
Santry, Dublin/Kilkenny

Healy (née Hennessy), Mary (Santry, Dublin 9 and late of Co. Kilkenny) – 30 January 2022 (peacefully) at St. Francis Hospice, Blanchardstown. Beloved wife of Michael and loving mother of Catherine, Danny, Ann, Michael, Stephen and Sean. Mary will be sadly missed by her loving family, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, extended family, neighbors and friends.

Resting at Kirwan Funeral Home, Ballygall Road West, on Tuesday afternoon (February 1) with family present from 2:30-5:30 p.m. Moving to Our Lady of Victories Church, Ballymun Road, Wednesday morning (February 2), arriving for Requiem Mass at 10 a.m., followed by funeral at Dardistown Crematorium.

To view Mary’s funeral mass, please click

‘May she rest in peace’

John (Ian) KENNEDY
McAuley Square, City of Kilkenny

Kennedy (10 McAuley Place, Kilkenny and Banim Terrace fire) on 31 January 2022, peacefully, at St. Luke’s Hospital, John (Ian), predeceased by his parents Milo and Marie Kennedy, beloved father of Robert and Tara , sadly missed by her loving children and their mother Marion, brother Dan, Robert Megan’s partner, Tara Luke’s fiancé, sister-in-law, nieces, extended family, neighbors and friends.

Resting at Johnston Funeral Home on Tuesday (February 1) beginning at 5 p.m., ending with Rosary and Vigil prayers at 6:15 p.m. Requiem mass on Wednesdays at 12 p.m. in the Saint-Patrick church. A private cremation will then follow.

The Requiem Mass can be viewed online at:

If you would like to leave a condolence message for John’s family, you can do so here.

Please continue to adhere to face covering protocol in the funeral home and church.

May John rest in peace