Obituaries: Wexford


As it Happened: All-Ireland Hurling Final Tracker
Welcome to what was the biggest day of the year on the hurling calendar.
04 September 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
The Munster senior football championship replay was centre stage in today's action.
18 July 2015

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
Today saw the last of the All-Ireland SFC qualifiers take place as there were two games to be decided this afternoon.
30 July 2016

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the busiest Saturday afternoon on the GAA front this year.
09 July 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
There were four games down for decision throughout the course of the day.
18 June 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
All roads led to Croke Park this weekend as the first two of the NFL finals took place.
23 April 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
We're into the height of the GAA season as the games keep coming thick and fast.
25 June 2016

As it Happened: Saturday Match Tracker
This afternoon saw four All-Ireland senior football championship qualifiers take place.
16 July 2016

As it happened: Saturday Match Tracker
There was another busy Saturday ahead of us with games in the All-Ireland SHC and SFC qualifiers as well as an Ulster SFC semi-final replay.
02 July 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
The concluding games of round five of the Allianz NFL were down for decision this afternoon.
19 March 2017

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It may be Lá na gClubanna but there was one game on today's fixture list and that is the Allianz NHL Division 1 final replay.
08 May 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to our latest edition of our live match tracker as we picked up where we left off last night.
05 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Round Three of the National Football league continued this afternoon.
26 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It was provincial final day in both Munster and Connacht this afternoon.
10 July 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Today we saw the first of this year's All-Ireland senior hurling championship semi-finals take place.
07 August 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the final round of fixtures in this year's National Hurling League.
20 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There was action from both the National hurling and football leagues this afternoon.
06 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It was a double weekend again as we brought you action from the NHL and NFL campaigns.
05 March 2017

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Welcome to what was the second part of our weekend live match tracker as we continued the action in the National Hurling League today.
21 February 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
We had plenty of action this afternoon with three hurling games and a football match down for decision.
05 June 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
One of the busiest days on the GAA calendar descended on us this afternoon.
12 February 2017

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
This weekend was the turn of the small ball code to take centre stage.
20 November 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
Football took centre stage this afternoon as we had quarter-finals and semi-finals down for decision in all four provinces.
13 November 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
The last of the penultimate round of the Allianz NFL matches were down for decision this afternoon.
27 March 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
This afternoon saw no fewer than 14 county finals take place around the country.
23 October 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
We're into November and the games are still coming thick and fast as there were another seven down for decision this afternoon.
06 November 2016

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
It was football all the way today and we had no fewer than six games to cover this afternoon.
12 June 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There were two provincial finals down for decision this afternoon, along with an Ulster SFC semi-final replay.
03 July 2016

As it happened: Sunday Match Tracker
The remaining matches in round two of the Allianz NHL took place this afternoon.
19 February 2017

As it Happened: Sunday Match Tracker
There was action once again in both codes today as counties continued their battle for supremacy in their respective leagues.
13 March 2016

Banville, David
The Community of Camross and people all across County Wexford were shocked and deeply saddened by the death of David Banville.
20 July 2007

Banville, Lar
Lar played hurling and football with Camross in the forties and fifties and was also Secretary and Treasurer of the club.
13 June 2007

Barden, John
Thousands gathered in Adamstown to mark the passing of one of Wexford’s best known and most distinguished sons.
20 February 2005

Barden, John
The people of Adamstown and the surrounding areas were saddened by the death of John Barden.

28 January 2005

Barnwell, Brendan
The tragic passing of a young father has been met with immense shock and sadness throughout south Wexford.
13 May 2009

Barrett, Marty
Mr Marty Barrett who died recently was a well known and respected teacher of Agricultural Science at St. Peter's College in Wexford for 26 years.
07 October 2009

Beale, Martin
There were many tributes this week to the late Martin Beale of Courtown Road, Gorey, and formerly of Wexford town, who died suddenly at Wexford General Hospital.
21 September 2003

Bennett, Liam
Wexford said goodbye to a great hurler and a true gentleman at the funeral of the well-known painter and decorator, Mr. Liam Bennett of Mulgannon, Wexford.
25 October 2006

Bernard (Bernie) McHugh
Many people were saddened by the recent death of Bernard McHugh (78) of Orristown, Killinick, who passed away on Sunday April 19.
09 July 2009

Bierney, William (Willie)
The passing of well known William (Willie) Bierney of Black Cow, Thomas Street, has occasioned great sadness throughout Wexford and among his beloved family and friends.
04 December 2012

Black card rule=more scores
Statistics released by the GAA's Central Competitions Control Committee (CCCC) show that the average number of points scored per game in this year's football championship was 9.5 per cent higher than last year.
02 October 2014

Boggan, Patsy
The Parish of Piercetown bid farewell to one of its most illustrious sons when Patsy Boggan was laid to his eternal rest.
14 January 2005

Boggan, Tom
Tom Boggan, who was born in Newbay, Wexford on 29th January 1911, died at the age of 95.
10 May 2006

Bradley, Joe
It is with deep regret that we record the death of Joe Bradley of Glenour Adamstown. Joe, who was 55 years of age was a gifted tradesman, following his school days he became involved in the building trade with his father and continued in the trade up to the time of his death.
11 July 2007

Bradley, William (Bill)
The entire community of Adamstown were saddened on hearing of the death of one of its best known residents William (Bill) Bradley of Woodview Drive, who passed away peacefully at New Ross Community Hospital on Thursday April 23.
06 May 2009

Browne, Brendan
The death of Brendan Browne of Belvedere Grove came suddenly on June 8th, following a short illness.
23 June 2010

Browne, Tommy
The remains of GAA stalwart Tommy Browne will be laid to rest tomorrow, following a fatal heart attack on Monday night.
23 April 2008

Buckley, Peter
The apple of his father's eye, the loving beat of his mother's heart, a soul-mate, a baby brother, an uncle, a loyal and trusted friend, a sportsman, musician and scholar, a champion, a chancer, and a decent genuine fellow who was unique and special.
25 January 2012

Burke, Jim
The parish of Our Lady’s Island lost one of its great community workers with the passing of the late James (Jim) Burke at Knockeen Nursing Home, after a long illness borne with fortitude and great courage.
14 March 2007

Byrne, John
Hundreds gathered in Balymitty last friday to bid a sad farewell to Johhny Byrne.
22 April 2009

Byrne, Kevin
The community of Cushinstown was united in grief last week following the devastating death of a much-loved young man in a drowning accident.
10 June 2009

Byrne, Michael 'Miko'
Many people were saddened by the death of Michael(Miko)Byrne of 9, Manix Place who passed away on July 12.
13 August 2008

Carlow proposal to be discussed
Carlow's proposal for a new format to the All-Ireland SFC will be discussed at Central Council later this year.
07 August 2015

Carty, Leo
Leo Carty achieved much more in 80 than most people could ever dream of.
29 September 2010

Championship tweets: "Up the Dubs!!! It's time to celebrate"
The curtain came down on the 2015 inter-county gaelic football season yesterday and the Dubs are celebrating All-Ireland title number 25...
21 September 2015

Championship tweets: The Village celebrates
It's probably safe to assume that there is no shortage of sore heads around the country this morning following yesterday's club final schedule.
20 October 2014

Codd, William Baney
Barntown lost a true character, and one of its best loved residents with the passing of William ’Baney’ Codd.
30 October 2007

Colfer, Paddy
Long-time Bannow resident Patrick (Paddy) Colfer died at the age of 92.
10 May 2006

Competition: win two All-Ireland hurling final tickets
We have two tickets to give away for the All-Ireland hurling finals on Sunday 4 September.
23 August 2016

Conroy, Emma
The second oldest of four daughters born to Alan and Mary Conroy of Pearse Road in Enniscorthy, Emma was aged just 17 when the terrible accident occurred. She died in the collision along with her boyfriend Conor and their baby Chloe.
15 August 2003

Cooper, Jim
James (Jim) Cooper of Kilgarvan, Taghmon will be remembered as a man of intelligence who lived a simple but enriched life.
12 November 2008

Corrigan, Andrew
Mr. Andrew Corrigan of Ballyfarnouge Screen, who died on September 28, was a farmer, musician, mummer, avid GAA supporter and a gentleman.
14 October 2009

Cousins, Sean
Mr Sean Cousins of Ballyharty, Kilmore who died recently is deeply missed by his family and friends.
03 September 2013

Cousins, Sean
Just after 6am on Wednesday morning Kilmore GAA club lost one of its greatest servants with the passing of Sean Cousins Ballyharty.
20 August 2013

Cremin, Patrick
The Christmas period brought sad news for the family of retired school teacher Patrick Cremin (75), who's body was recovered from the River Liffey close to O'Connell Bridge at approximately 1 p.m. on December 27.
01 January 2013

Crowley, Jim
Wexford Town will be a sad spot around lunchtime today (Wednesday) as it bids farewell to one of its best-loved sons.
07 April 2010

Crowley, John ’Hoy’
There was tremendous sadness in Wexford town following the death of popular local man, John ’Hoy’ Crowley from 8 Fishers Row.
30 November 2007

Cullen, Andy
It was with deep sadness that many people learned of the recent death of Mr Andy Cullen, the retired District Court Clerk.
18 January 2012

Cullen, Paddy
The late Paddy Cullen, aged 91, who died in Ely Nursing Home, was a native of Cousinstown, Our Lady's Island and a member of a well-known and highly respected farming family in the district.
16 September 2009

Culleton, Richard
The Death of Richard Culleton, aged 79, from 66 Bishopswater has taken place. Richard's health had deteriorated over the past few months and he had frequently been in and out of Wexford General hospital.
30 November 2004

Cullimore, Brendan
There was genuine sadness throughout Wexford town following the death of Brendan Cullimore from Talbot Street.
06 January 2010

Cummins, Lar
A true gentleman, Lar Cummins was a great family man with a big community spirit.
09 January 2008

Curran, Jim
A wealth of local knowledge was lost with the passing of Jim Curran, of Hayestown, Taghmon.
14 July 2010

Daly, Aoife
The weather contributed to a desolate feeling of cold and cruel loss as the coffin of teenage Piercestown girl Aoife Daly was brought to St. Martin's Church last Friday morning.
01 January 2013

Dempsey, Jack
Wexford family and friends of former Garda Jack Dempsey were shocked to learn of his death.
02 January 2008

Dempsey, Patrick
The family and friends of Mr. Patrick Dempsey, Clonard Little, were deeply saddened by his death last week following a brief illness.
15 December 2010

Dempsey, Seamus
One of Wexford’s greatest handballers sadly passed away after a short battle with illness.
24 September 2008

Devereux, Paddy
Paddy Devereux was a quiet man, however, when he did speak, he always made sense. At his removal from Castlebridge Church, Paddy would have been in awe of the large attendance for his final journey and possibly embarrassed as he never wanted a fuss.
09 April 2013

Devlin, Marianne
A huge gathering of mourners attended the funeral of retired primary school teacher Marianne Devlin (nee Crosbie) in St Patrick's Church, Rosslare Harbour.
11 January 2012

Dillon, Jim
The Passing of the highly respected and Newbawn man, Jim Dillon, was met with great sadness in the local area and beyond.
09 January 2008

Donnelly, Laura
A rural community and a town school have been left heartbroken and devastated by the sudden and tragic death last week of a young woman who would have celebrated her 19th birthday on Christmas Eve.
18 December 2012

Donnelly, Pat
Pat Donnelly's warm smile and friendly salute will be sorely missed in Wexford.
21 January 2009

Donohoe, Paddy
Paddy Donohoe died as he had lived - unobtrusively and without a fuss.
04 April 2007

Doyle, Andy
The community of Taghmon was saddened to learn of the passing of well known local figure Andy Doyle on Monday.
27 June 2012

Doyle, Andy
The Community of Taghmon was saddened to learn of the passing of well known local figure Andy Doyle on Monday. Andy was extremely well known and well thought of within the community and was involved with nearly every project that the community undertook.
27 June 2012

Doyle, Edwin
The death, in tragic circumstances, of 35-year old Wexford man Edwin Doyle has caused much shock and disbelief amongst his family and many friends.
31 August 2004

Doyle, Frank
People in South Wexford and throughout the county were saddened at the recent sudden death of businessman and great gael, Frank Doyle, who passed away at his home in Pettittstow
07 October 2009

Doyle, John Jude
One of the great characters of life in County Wexford was laid to rest at the weekend to the sound of a hunting horn.
21 January 2014

Doyle, Peter
The recent death of Peter Doyle marked the end of an era. Peter (85), of Traceystown, was a true gentleman who lived life by older, traditional values. He was also the eldest and last surviving of the famed Doyle brothers, who excelled on the country’s handball courts for many years.
30 July 2007

Doyle, Ray
Many people in the Glynn area were deeply saddened this week to learn of the death of Raymond 'Ray' Doyle.
07 February 2010

Doyle, Tom
One of the last links with the Leinster championship-winning Wexford football team of 1945 was severed last week as Tom Doyle from Enniscorthy was laid to rest.
28 April 2010

Duffin, Ivan & Browne, David
The lives of two of Co. Wexford’s most promising sports stars were tragically and devastatingly cut short when they were involved in a fatal accident outside Waterford.
31 July 2003

Duffy: derogatory comments will now be dealt with
Paraic Duffy says disciplinary committees are "far more likely" to enforce the GAA's new ruling regarding derogatory comments from managers.
04 November 2014

Duggan, Dickie
Greatly missed in Rosslare Harbour and along the South East coast generally is Dickie Duggan of Lifeboat Terrace, Rosslare Harbour.
14 September 2011

Dunne, Eddie
Eddie devoted his life to educating the young
30 September 2004

Dunne, Michael (Mick)
Michael (Mick) Dunne was a kind hearted man who loved young and old.
11 March 2010

English, Jim
In terms of contribution to the G.A.A. both on and off the playing fields, and in two counties, few can equal the contribution of the late Jim English, whose sudden passing on Saturday last at his home cast a deep gloom over the entire south-east and beyond.
27 February 2008

Fanning, Paddy
There was a huge turnout at the funeral mass and burial of Paddy Fanning on Tuesday December 18, 2012, in St Fintan's Church and Cemetery in Taghmon. Paddy passed away at the age of 81 on Sunday December 16 following a short illness.
15 January 2013

Farrell, Des
The recent death of Mr Des Farrell, 144 The Faythe has caused deep sadness to his family and friends.
16 May 2012

Farrell, Michael 'Mikie'
Mr Michael Farrell of 18 Devereux Villas, who died recently was one of Wexford's great characters.
07 March 2012

Fenlon, Shane
The county was racked with grief and sadness last week as 31 year old Shane Fenlon was laid to rest after losing his battle with cancer. His funeral at St. Patrick's church was one of the largest ever seen in parish as sympathisers came in their hundreds to offer condolences to parents Andy and Rita and to all Shane's family at a time of tragic loss.
27 June 2012

Fenlon, Shane
The county was racked with grief and sadness last week as 31 year old Shane Fenlon was laid to rest after losing his battle with cancer. His funeral at St Patricks church was one of the largest ever seen in the parish as sympathisers came in their hundreds to offer condolences to parents Andy and Rita and to all Shane's family at a time of tragic loss.
27 June 2012

Finn, Billy
The completely unexpected and untimely death of Billy Finn, of Ballyowen, shocked and numbed his heartbroken family, his friend, his neighbours and all who had come to know and love this gentle and kindly man.
31 May 2004

Finn, Edward
Killurin native Edward Finn passed away peacefully at his residence last week.
Described as a man ’who lived his life with strength, courage and dignity’, Edward died on November 18.
23 November 2005

Flood, Martin
Sporting circles are in mourning following the loss of hurling hero Martin Flood of Castleboro, Cloughbawn.
21 December 2005

Foley, Michael
The GAA world was numbed as news of the untimely passing of Michael Foley spread around the county.
30 October 2007

Foley, Mick
The passing of Michael (Mick) Foley on the morning of Wednesday, June 15, peacefully at his residence in Carrigadaggin, Newbawn, caused much regret over a wide area as he was very well-known, particularly in farming and GAA circles.
29 June 2011

Foley, Sean
Sean Foley of Crory, Crossbeg who died recently, was a loving husband and father, a kind neighbour and an active member of his local community.
14 April 2010

Forde, Willie
The death at Kerlogue Nursing Home of Wexfordman Willie Forde has caused deep sadness to his family and many friends. Willie celebrated his 90th birthday and was the eldest son of the late Michael and Ann Forde of Coolgreany, Redmond Road, Wexford.
30 June 2005

Former GAA President Joe McDonagh dies
It was great sadness that we learned of the passing of former GAA President Joe McDonagh yesterday evening following a short illness.
21 May 2016

Furlong, Eamon and Martin
Adamstown had never quite seen anything like it before. And people nodded in silent agreement when Fr. Odhran Furlong prayed that the village would ’never have to see anything like it again’.
31 August 2004

Furlong, Isaac
Wexford had lost a popular and highly respected resident following the death of Isaac Furlong.
09 November 2005

Furlong, Jim 'Sacker'
Former County Wexford footballer Jim (Sacker) Furlong passed away last week at the age of 71 following a three year battle with cancer, which he bore with great dignity and strength.
11 December 2012

GAA President Elect chosen
Dublin's John Horan has been voted in as President-Elect of the GAA tonight at the Annual Congress in Croke Park.
24 February 2017

GAA propose to scrap All-Ireland SFC quarter-finals and introduce group stage
The GAA have announced proposed changes to the All-Ireland senior football championship - including plans to scrap the competition's quarter-finals.
04 August 2016

GAA/Basketball crossover programme
For many years, GAA players have turned to soccer and rugby to keep up their fitness levels over the winter, but they are now finding that basketball is of more benefit to them during the off-season.
23 September 2015

Galvin, Podge
Ballymitty is poorer place following the death of Podge Galvin.
30 May 2007

Gannon, Willie
Shock and disbelief has greeted the death this week of well known Foulksmills man, Willie Gannon.
09 December 2009

Gardai urge clubs to be more vigilant
A Garda Sergeant has warned GAA clubs to be extra vigilant when moving money like gate receipts as there is no doubt that they are being watched.
15 April 2016

Gaynor, Ger
The community around Wexford gathered to bid farewell to one of its favourite sons at Rowe Street Church on Thursday as the funeral of popular publican and local businessman Ger Gaynor took place. Ger passed away on Tuesday last week following a short illness.
08 October 2013

Get your diary out: the 2015 GAA Master fixture list for intercounty games
The GAA have released the master fixture list for 2015.
12 November 2014

Goggins, Patrick
Patrick (Paddy) Goggins, died at the age of 67.
01 November 2005

Goodison, Francis
Wexford lost one of it’s great gaels with the death of Francis Goodison, from Waterloo Road.
31 July 2003

Goodison, Patrick
Patrick Goodison of Paddington, London, and formerly of Thomas Clarke Street, passed away peacefully on Wednesday January 2, surrounded by his loving family at the age of 84 years.
12 February 2013

GPA rejects claims it took its eye off the ball in 'Super 8' debate
The GPA has come out fighting against accusations that it failed to properly consult with players in advance of the debate on the 'Super 8' motion which received the green light at Congress.
01 March 2017

Greer, Stephen
At the young age of 26, Stephen Greer of Trinity Street, died under tragic circumstances at a friend’s house at Riverview Court in Enniscorthy.
26 October 2005

Halligan, Andy
The death of Andrew ’Andy’ Halligan has caused widespread sadness in Wexford town, where he will be remembered as a devout and well-liked gentleman.
14 January 2005

Harpur, John
A shopping trip with his wife to Dublin to 'see the new road' last week was sadly the final journey for popular Wexford man, John Harpur, who took ill and died on Wednesday.
09 November 2009

Hayes, Dermot
The sudden death has taken place of well-known local farmer Dermot Hayes, From Hayestown.
18 May 2005

Hayes, Tommy
Sadness throughout county at death of musician Tommy (86)
19 January 2011

Hearne, Mick
There was great sadness and shock at the recent death of Mick Hearne from the Curracloe Road.
22 January 2013

Hearne, Seamus
Seamus Hearne was one of Wexford's most versatile players during the county's golden era of hurling, winning two All-Ireland titles in the process
26 November 2008

Heath, Emma
Many people throughout Wexford were deeply saddened this week to learn of the death of Emma Heath (29), following a full life 'where every activity was filled with passion, honesty and courage'.
12 January 2011

Higgins, Sean
The death took place in St James Hospital, Dublin of Sean Higgins, younger son of Ben and Bridie (nee Cordial), Windsor, Coolrain, husband of Marie.
28 February 2007

Howlin, Jim
Jim lived for his family and GAA
06 October 2010

Hurling: Five to Watch
The National Hurling Leagues offer managers the opportunity to unearth new talent and this year's campaign is no different.
08 March 2017

Hurling: Five Top Sods
What is the perfect pitch for hurling? Here is what we think are five of the top pitches in the country for the small ball code.
10 March 2017

Hussey, Michael
The death occurred on Friday, January 11, 2008 of Causeway native Michael (Mick) Hussey, Rose Ville, Market Street, Skibbereen.
30 January 2008

Hynes, Nancy
Mrs Nancy Hynes of Whiterock View who died recently received a Bene Merenti medal from the Pope for her services to the Franciscan Friary in Wexford.
11 January 2012

Inter-provincials 'in a coma'
Connacht manager John Tobin believes that Croke Park must make a decision on the future of the inter-provincials as they are 'in a coma'.
22 December 2016

Introduction of new playing rules deferred
At the recent GAA Congress, a number of changes were made to the playing rules of football and hurling, including the introduction of the 'one-on-one penalty' and advantage rule in hurling.
23 March 2015

Johnston, Marie
Heartfelt tributes were paid in Monamolin last Friday as local mother-of-two Marie Johnston was laid to rest.
04 July 2012

Johnston, Marie
Heartfelt tributes were paid in Monamolin last Friday as local mother-of-two Marie Johnston was laid to rest. The talented award-winning actress died in a three-vehicle car crash on her way to work last Tuesday morning near Oulart.
04 July 2012

Jordan, Martin
Martin Jordan was born on July 6th, 1964, and died on September 15th, 2012. Martin Jordan was a gentleman. He was inoffensive, obliging and loyal and he was respected by all who knew him. In his chosen profession as a carpenter he was hard working, reliable, punctual and very skilled
16 October 2012

Kavanagh highlights CPA role
CPA Executive Member Derek Kavanagh believes that making players aware of their cause is their main focus at the moment.
20 January 2017

Kavanagh, Fr Aidan
The parish of Bree and the wider Diocese of Ferns community was in mourning last week following the sudden death on Wednesday of the long-serving Fr. Aidan Kavanagh PP.
29 June 2011

Keane, Richard
The sudden death in an Australian hospital of Richard (’Richie’) Keane, caused deep sadness in Ballycogley and the surrounding area.
21 March 2007

Keegan, Brendan
The parish of Our Lady’s Island/Tacumshane was saddened on hearing of the death of Brendan Keegan of St Martha’s Broadway.
01 November 2006

Keevans, Seamus
The GAA pages of this newspaper will be m missing a key contributor following the untimely passing of our great friend Seamus Keevans.
12 March 2008

Kehoe, Liam
The sudden death of Mr Liam Kehoe of Glynn has shocked and saddened his family and many friends.
23 July 2008

Kehoe, Paddy
A minute’s silence was observed at the County Board meeting for the late, great Padge Kehoe, who passed on to his eternal reward at the age of 81.
14 February 2007

Kehoe, Sean
The death has occurred of Sean Kehoe, of Oldtown, Tomhaggard.
10 June 2009

Kehoe, Tom
Tom was a proud father and loving husband
06 October 2010

Kelly, Arthur
A large group of friends and family gathered on Sunday and Monday September 6th and 7th, in St. Ibar's Church in Castlebridge to say their goodbyes and pay their respects to Arthur Kelly, who died peacefully in his home on September 5th last.
16 September 2009

Kelly, Seamus
There was widespread sadness in the parish of Clongeen and surrounding areas when Seamus Kelly passed away.
31 October 2004

Kelly, Watt
Watt Kelly who died last week, was a stalwart of St. Fintan’s GAA Club, serving as President up to the time of his death.
02 April 2008

Kent, James
There was deep sadness in the Adamstown area following the death of James Kent who passed away at the Mater Private Hospital in Dublin on January 8, 2006.
01 March 2006

Kinsella, Patricia
The parish of Our Lady’ s Island was shocked beyond belief on hearing of the death of Patricia Kinsella, Nineteenacre, at Wexford General Hospital following a short illness. Patricia had been in a good health up to a short time before her death.
31 January 2007

Kirwan, Tommy
The GAA world was plunged into shock and sadness at the news of the sudden death of Tommy Kirwan spread throughout the county.
05 May 2005

Kitt, Very Rev. Canon Sean
The death occurred peacefully of the Very Rev. Canon Sean Kitt at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin, after a long illness.
28 March 2005

Laffan, James (Jem)
The family and friends of Wexfordman James (Jem) Laffan were shocked and saddened by his unexpected death following a brief illness.
16 May 2012

Laffan, Michael
The death has taken place of Michael (Mickey) Laffan Snr., a former chairman of Glynn Barntown GAA club.
20 August 2013

Lahiff, Liam
Wexford lost one of its favourite sons with the sad passing of Liam Lahiff. Liam (71) of Hill Street, passed away at his home, following a serious illness, which he bore with great fortitude and dignity.
30 July 2008

Lambett, Simon
The well-known Wexford publican, Mr Simon Lambert who died, had a special way with people, horses and the hurley.
05 July 2006

Larkin, John
John Larkin was a man with a great capacity for fun. A person with generosity of spirit, a good heart, and an adventurous soul.
14 January 2005

Larkin, Larry
The great affection and respect so many had for the late Larry Larkin was borne out in the crowds who paid their final respects to him at his Funeral Mass in St. Mary's and Michael's Parish Church on Sunday afternoon.
16 April 2013

Live: Sunday Match Tracker
It may be the October Bank Holiday weekend, but there was still plenty of GAA action around the country this afternoon.
30 October 2016

Lynch, Paul
Glowing tributes have been pouring in for All-Ireland hurling hero of 1968, Paul Lynch, who passed away over the weekend.
21 January 2014

Lyng, Tom
The death of Tom Lyng at quite a young age shocked and saddened his many friends throughout Wicklow.
16 December 2009

Maher, J.C
Mr. Maher died suddenly whilst on a short break with his beloved wife, Ann (Cushen). Jim Maher or J.C. as he was affectionately known as, had only recently celebrated his 50th birthday with family and friends.
15 February 2006

Mahon, Laurence John
The death occurred of Laurence John Mahon, Ballyfinogue, Killinick, who was in his 76th year.
28 June 2006

Martin, Conor
Conor Martin packed more into his 18 years than many others would find the time for in a life allowed to run its full span.
15 August 2003

Martin, Richard (Budgie)
Kilmore came to a standstill for the funeral mass and burial of its adopted son Richard 'Budgie' Martin on Friday.
18 June 2013

McCormack, Noel
The tragic death of hugely popular father-of-three in a farm accident has shrouded the greater Ballysmitty area in grief.
21 September 2003

McLoughlin, Aidan
People in the general Piercestown area and many parts of the country were deeply saddened by the recent death of Aidan McLoughlin.
12 November 2008

Mernagh, Pa
Following a tragic accident on the Wexford Road, the Rapparees/Starlights GAA club lost on of its brightest and most talented young stars.
08 February 2006

Miller, Richard
Young Clonard man Richard Miller, who died in a car accident last week, was due to celebrate his 21st birthday next month with a big party in the Drinagh Court Hotel.
09 April 2008

Moore, Sean D.
The Fianna Fail T.D., Tony Dempsey paid a warm tribute at the funeral Mass of the late Seán D. Moore in Barntown Church last Friday morning.
30 November 2003

Morris, Danny
A huge number of mourners gathered at Clonard Church on Saturday to pay their respects to popular Wexford man Danny Morris.
Danny (67), of 10 Liam Mellows Park, died at Wexford General Hospital on Thursday, August 13, following a short illness.
20 August 2009

Mulhall, Michael
Great sadness at news of Michael sudden death
08 December 2010

Murphy, Danny
Hundreds of mourners gathered in Barntown Church to pay their last respects to Danny Murphy.
26 October 2005

Murphy, Eamonn
Eamonn Murphy of Courtlands, May- glass who died suddenly last weekend, was a man of many talents and interests.
02 April 2008

Murphy, George
The recent death of Mr George Murphy, Kilmacoe, Curracloe caused deep sadness to his family and friends.
25 January 2012

Murphy, John
John Murphy was one of nature’s gentlemen. The news of his passing aged 45, was met with great sadness by all who knew the popular Piercestown resident.
23 January 2008

Murphy, Leo
The late Leo Murphy
Many people in Wexford and Rosslare were saddened by the recent death of Leo Murphy.
06 August 2008

Murphy, Matt
Matt Murphy, Detective Sergeant from County Wexford Passed away at his home in Dublin recently. Matt Murphy (45), a native of Waddingtown, Cleariestown, suffered a heart attack last July. He was due to see a specialist on Friday, in advance of planned heart surgery.
30 September 2007

Murphy, Michael
Tsunami victim, Michael Murphy who died thousands of miles away from home was buried in his native Blackwater four months after the disaster.
31 May 2005

Murphy, Owen
The Tragic death of 30 year old farmer Owen Murphy from Barmoney near Galbally has stunned not only the neighbouring community but all of County Wexford.
31 January 2004

Murphy, P.J
There was wide-spread shock when word spread around the locality of the sudden death of forty-five years old PJ Murphy of Waddington, Wexford after a brief illness.
22 March 2006

Murphy, Paddy ’The Baker’
There was much sadness across County Wexford following the death of Paddy (The Baker) murphy from 28 John Street, Enniscorthy who died on Tuesday, October 16.
30 October 2007

Murphy, Pat
There was a massive turn-out at the funeral of Faythe Harriers man, Pat Murphy of Corish Park, who gave a lifetime of service to the G.A.A.
15 November 2006

Murphy, Rory
The news of the unexpected death of Mr Rory Murphy, Ballinavocra, Bunclody which took place at the County Hospital Wexford on Wednesday, November 26 was learned of with great sadness in Bunclody and the surrounding areas.
12 December 2003

Murphy, Thomas
Mr Thomas Murphy of Croke Avenue, who died was an outstanding footballer, playing with the Wexford County team and winning two Senior medals with St John’s volunteers.
05 July 2006

Murphy, Tony
Hundreds gathered to pay their final respects to the renowned New Ross veterinary surgeon, Tony Murphy, a man who won widespread respect and admiration.
30 June 2004

Neville, Willie
Many people throughout Co. Wexford were saddened to learn of the death of William (Willie) Neville last weekend.
04 February 2009

No repetition of Tyrone-Cavan fiasco
Looks like there could be some key fixtures postponed over the weekend.
03 March 2017

Nolan, Fr Martin
The death has occurred of proud Glenbrien man Father Martin Nolan from Ballinastraw at the age of 78.
12 February 2013

O’Brien, Denis ’Dinny’
A quiet, soft-spoken gentleman is how many people will remember Mr Denis ’Dinny’ O’Brien of Ballinellard, Blackwater who died in hospital following a brief illness.
28 March 2005

O’Brien, Peggy
There is a deep sadness following the death of Mrs Peggy O’Brien of Mannix Place, Wexford.
28 February 2008

O’Connor, Eddie
Eddie O’Connor was one of life’s gentle, inoffensive men. A big man, with a distinctive laugh, Eddie was extremely loved by those who knew him.
30 July 2007

O’Leary, John
Blackwater came to a standstill for one of the biggest funerals ever seen in the parish when Wexford businessman and its best all-round sports man, John ’Jack’ O’Leary, was laid to rest.
05 April 2006

O’Leary, Larry
There were heartbreaking scenes at the graveyard in Crossabeg as popular local builder, Larry O’Leary was laid to rest.
01 March 2006

O’Rourke, Stg. Seamus
IT was with a sense of sadness that the news of the death of Sgt. Seamus O’Rourke was received in Wexford.
30 October 2004

O'Brien, Mary Kate
Many people in Blackwater and the surrounding areas were saddned by the recent death of Mary Kate O'Brien.
22 February 2012

O'Connor, Hugh
Sympathisers turned out in large numbers recently to pay their respects as 83 years old Hugh O'Connor was laid to rest in The Ballagh. A stalwart GAA supporter and father of a large family, Hugh died peacefully at his home in Glentire after over a year of poor health.
20 April 2011

O'Connor, Larry
Larry O'Connor will be well remembered for his constant good humour, and his happy smile.
28 July 2010

O'Dowd, Thomas
The Murrintown man enjoyed getting out with the dogs for long country walks, or pottering round a farmyard. He enjoyed simple pleasures, and a healthy lifestyle.
03 March 2010

O'Gorman, Paddy
Wexford has lost one of its greatest characters, with the sad passing of Patrick (Paddy) O'Gorman.
18 December 2012

O'Neill, Annie May
The community of Tinahely was saddened to hear of the passing of Annie May O'Neill of School Road, Tinahely, who died at St. Columcille's Hospital, Loughlinstown on Thursday March 25, at the age of 86.
14 April 2010

O'Rourke taken to task on twitter
Colm O'Rourke's Sunday Independent column ruffled quite a few feathers on social media yesterday.
20 October 2014

One Kerry player on 2014 International Rules squad
David Moran is All-Ireland champions Kerry's sole representative on the International Rules squad, which has been named this morning.
28 October 2014

Pettitt, Jackie
The respected founder of the Pettitts Supermarket chain, Jackie Pettitt, has died at the age of 87.
31 July 2004

Power, Jim
Wexford lost one of its great gaels with the sad passing of Latimerstown man, Jim Power.
Jim who had an ongoing battle with cancer, died surrounded by his family at home in Latimerstown. He was 70 years of age.
31 March 2004

Quill, Noel
Castlebridge was still in shock at the death of 22-year old Noel Quill, who locals described as a vibrant, happy young man.
31 July 2004

Quirke, Bill
The well-known and controversial Enniscorthy journalist, Billy Quirke who died last week at the age of 66, proved himself strongly independent up to the last. One of the final pieces of writing he completed, after being diagnosed with a serious illness, was his own obituary.
30 June 2003

Quirke, Mick
The community of Castlebridge was very saddened to hear of the recent sudden death of Mr Michael (MIck) Quirke.
25 January 2012

Quiz: think you know your stuff from the weekend's GAA?
Do you know your stuff when it comes to what happened in the GAA world at the weekend?
15 August 2016

Rath, Frank
The untimely death of Monageer native Frank Rath, resident at Ballintlea in Barntown, at the age of 63, has deprived Wexford and Ireland of a leading agriculturalist.
07 September 2011

Redmond, Edward (Ted)
The passing has occured of Edward (Ted) Redmond, a man who will be long remembered and mourned around Foulksmills, Clongeen and further afield.
31 August 2011

Redmond, Michael
A gentle giant of the hurling field was laid to rest with the funeral of Michael Redmond, whose death at the age of 51 has been the cause of such sorrow.
31 August 2003

Redmond, Michael
The communities of Crossbeg/Ballymurn and Oylegate/Glenbrien were shocked and saddened to hear the news that local building contractor, Michael Redmond had died.
27 February 2006

Redmond, Tom
The recent sudden death of Mr Tom Redmond of Clonard at the age of 61, shocked and saddened his family and wide circle of friend
03 February 2010

Roche, Angela
The recent death of Angela Roche was the cause of great shock and sadness in Piercestown and the surrounding areas.
09 June 2010

Roche, Sean
Wexford hurling star Paul Roche was on route to Miami with the county players when he had to return home on hearing news of the sudden passing of his father.
12 December 2007

Roice, Ned
The recent death of popular and highly respected Wexford man Edward (Ned) Roice of 9 Thomas Street has brought heart break and sadness to his family and friends.
27 June 2012

Roice, Ned
The recent death of popular and highly respected Wexford man Edward (Ned) Roice of 9 Thomas Street has brought heart break and sadness to his family and friends. Ned, aged 93, died suddenly on Friday, 15 June, at his home.
27 June 2012

Ryan, Johnny
A true son of Oylegate, Johnny Ryan of Power's Range, passed away in his 91st year.
28 May 2013

Ryan, Mike
There is widespread sadness following the death of popular Taghmon man., Mike Ryan who passed away at his home in New Town, Taghmon last week.
05 November 2008

Sane, Sean
THE PARISH of Piercestown was saddened by the death of Sean Sane on June 15 following a short illness.
18 July 2013

Saunders, Tommy
Tommy Saunders from Mannix Place gave his life to Pierce’s Foundry
01 March 2006

Sheehan, Frank
Frank Sheehan RIP
11 December 2010

Sheehan, Frank
Frank Sheehan RIP
11 December 2010

Sheehan, Noel
Noel Sheehan who died tragically on October 12, ironically whilst working at a GAA pitch, St Patrick’s Park, was Chairman of HWH-Bunclody GAA club’s Coiste na nÓg committee and a dedicated servant to under-age GAA in the county.
06 January 2005

Sheehan, Noel
The Community of Bunclody and the surrounding areas are in mourning at the tragic passing of Noel Sheehan, Glasslacken, which took place as a result of an accident.

17 December 2004

Sheil, Jackie
Wexford was stunned at the sudden passing of one of the town’s best known sportsmen, Jackie Sheil, Coolcotts Lane, who collapsed and died during a tennis game at Wexford Harbour Boat Club.
18 July 2003

Sheil, Jackie
Some individuals race through their time on earth. Some among us amble along life’s pathway. Neither has the opportunity nor will to fully enjoy the beauty and wonder of life and all that is has to offer.
31 August 2003

Siggins, Sean
A guiding light and an inspiring presence disappeared from many lives with the death of Sean Siggins, Carrigeen Street, Wexford, after a short illness.
30 November 2007

Sinnott, Breda
Mrs. Breda Sinnott (nee Furlong) of 55 Lakelands, Bridgetown who died recently, is sadly missed by her family, friends and neighbours.
06 June 2012

Sinnott, Breda
There was widespread shock and sadness following the unexpected death of Mrs. Breda Sinnott (née Buckley) of Woodgraigue, Duncormick.
24 June 2009

Sinnott, Breda
Mrs. Breda Sinnott (nee Furlong) of 55 Lakelands, Bridgetown who died recently, is sadly missed by her family, friends and neighbours.
06 June 2012

Sinnott, Darragh
The death of a bright, young boy following a tragic accident close to his some as he cycled to meet his friends has shocked and deeply saddened people across County Wexford.
30 May 2007

Sinnott, Patrick
It was with great sadness that the news of the death of Wexford native Patrick (Paddy) Sinnott was received in the parish of St. Patrick’s and St. Bridget’s, Limerick city.
21 October 2005

Stafford, Pat
A man of the people, deeply committed to his community and family, Pat Stafford passed away peacefully at his home in Tagoat, surrounded by his beloved wife Bet and his family.
09 August 2006

Stafford, Pat
A man of the people, deeply committed to his community and family, Pat Stafford passed away peacefully at his home in Tagoat, surrounded by his beloved wife Bet and his family.
09 August 2006

Stamp, Tommy
Deepest sympathy is extended to Mrs Katie Stamp and family on the death of husband and father, Tommy Ballymurray, The Ballagh.
22 April 2009

Traynor, Dermot
Popular Wexford man, Mr Dermot Traynor of Hayestown Stud was well known in horse and greyhound racing circles throughout Ireland.
14 January 2009

Vaughan, Paddy
One of Our Lady's Island's greatest sons, Paddy Vaughan of Ballycushlane, passed to his eternal reward in Kerlogue Nursing Home.
21 January 2009

Walsh, John
There was a massive turn-out in Wexford for the funeral of the well-known former sportsman, John Soup’ Walsh.
14 February 2007

Walsh, John
PEOPLE throughout the The Rower and New Ross were deeply saddened to learn of the recent pass- ing of John Walsh from Kiltown, The Ro
13 November 2009

Walsh, John
A talented hurler who led Wexford to an All-Ireland title has been laid to his eternal rest at the age of just 56.
15 January 2013

Walsh, Paddy
Paddy Walsh, who died suddenly at his home in Ballintarton, Taghmon, on Tuesday October 31st, 2006, was above all a ’sound’ man, mourners at his funeral Mass in St. Fintan’s Church were told.
08 November 2006

Walsh, Sean
A Sunday evening swim in warm sunshine ended in tragedy for a young Kilrush man, leaving the entire community in total shock and disbelief.
13 April 2011

Walshe. Pat
People in Adamstown were saddened to hear of the death of Patrick Walshe.
26 October 2005

Watchorn, Wayne
The Wexford Hurling and Football Teams lost one of their most ardent supporters and greatest admirers when Wayne Watchorn passed away peacefully on Thursday 14th June last at his family home in Kiltealy.
01 July 2007

White, Paddy
The unexpected death of the late Paddy White, Bridstown, Our Lady’s Island, at Wexford General Hospital shocked the entire south east corner of Wexford where he was held in very high esteem.
30 May 2007

White, Paddy
Throughout his life the late Paddy White (86) touched many lives and will forever remain in the hearts, minds and memories of those who knew him.
06 August 2008

Whitty, Johnny
Many in Ballymitty area were mourning the loss of one of the area’s most respected residents last week following the sad passing of Johnny Whitty from Rack’s Cross.
23 April 2008

Whitty, Johnny
Ballymitty lost one of its great characters when Johnny Whitty died peacefully at his home in Aughermon.
30 April 2008