Obituaries: Cavan


Coleman, Eamon
There was a huge sense of loss in the Oak Leaf County when the news began to spread that Eamon Coleman had gone to his eternal reward, his determined battle with cancer since 2005 at an end, the ’wee man’ at peace.
14 June 2007

Crossan, Jack
Mr Jack Crossan, formerly of Cootehill, Co. Cavan and of Wembley, London died in Harrow-on-the-Hill Hospital, London, on Christmas Eve, 2002, following a short illness.
31 January 2003

Dowd, Vivian
It is hard to describe the sense of loss that enveloped the community of Mullahoran at news of the untimely death of Dr Vivian Dowd last Friday.
31 May 2004

Doyle, Peadar
The entire area of Cornafean and the surrounding locality was shocked and saddened by the death of Peadar Doyle, one of the area’s most illustrious and respected figures.
14 October 2004

Fitzpatrick, Matt
The death occurred of Matt Fitzpatrick, 11 Glendale Avenue North, Newtownbreda, Belfast, on Tuesday, October 16, in a Belfast hospital.
25 October 2012

Flanagan, Tim
The popularity of the late Tim Flanagan, Rockmount House, Cahercallabeg, Ennis was manifested by the huge attendances at his funeral in Ennis.
06 January 2005

Galligan, Fr Peter Paul
The death has taken place in his adopted home of Sydney, Australia of Fr Peter Paul Galligan PP, late of Thomascourt, Cavan and a famous Cornafean and Cavan footballer of the early 1940s.
31 July 2004

Lynch, Matthew (Matty)
The death occurred of Mr Matthew (Matty) Lynch, retired B.Q.M.S. Defence Forces, Highfield Road, Cavan, after a long illness.
11 August 2005

Lyons, Packie
Last week Clare mourned the death of 85 year old, Packie Lyons, Moundshannon’s most famous hurling son, died peacefully at his home. From hooping hurleys for the Clare team in 1932 to playing with them when they won their very first national league title in 1946. Gerry McInerney looks back on the career of a man he was privileged to have met.
30 May 2004

McCaffrey, Philomena
The people of Redhills and surrounding areas were saddened to hear of the untimely death of Philomena McCaffrey (nee Smith) of Cloncallick, Newtownbutler, which occurred 1st July.
30 July 2005

McMahon, Paddy
There was genuine regret in the area at the death on Sunday 26th June of Paddy McMahon, Main Street, Kingscourt, at the residence of his daughter, Cait, Navan, Co. Meath. In his 84th year he was the last of his family.
30 July 2005

Williams, Maureen
There is widespread regret in the Carrigallen parish and beyond at the death of Mrs Maureen Williams, Clooncorick, Carrigallen, which has occurred at the Mons John Youngs Nursing Home, Carrick-on-Shannon, following a prolonged illness.
09 August 2012