16 Jan 2022

Deaths in Longford - Saturday, February 27, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Saturday, February 27, 2021

Deaths in Longford - Saturday, February 27, 2021

Gene Brady, 25 Truma Road, Granard, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully in Mullingar General Hospital, on Friday, February 26 of Gene Brady, 25 Truma Road, Granard, Longford and formerly of 20 Colmcille Terrace, Granard, Co Longford. He is predeceased by his mother and father, Patrick and Margaret and his siblings. Gene will be sadly missed by his son Owen (Australia), brothers Johnny and Peter (UK), sisters Bridgie, Mena (UK), Maggie, May, Rosie and Frances, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and his many friends. Always in our thoughts, forever in our hearts. Rest in Peace Gene.
Gene's funeral cortege will leave Mullingar General mortuary at 11am  to arrive at St Mary's Church, Granard, on Monday, March 1 for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by burial in Granardkille Cemetery. Mass will be restricted to 10 people. Family flowers only. Please adhere to social distancing guidelines at all times. Anyone who wishes to leave a message of sympathy can do so, by using the condolence link on 

John Murphy, Killasonna, Granard, Longford
The death occurred,  peacefully in England, on Monday, February 1 of John Murphy, Sheffield, England, and formerly of Killasonna, Granard, Longford. Sadly missed and always remembered by his brothers and sisters Martha, Patrick, Mel, Eileen and Maureen, his good friends Julie and Christopher, and all his relations and friends. May He Rest In Peace.
Funeral Mass on Sunday, February 28 at St Mary’s Church, Granard at 2pm followed by christian burial in Granardkille new cemetery. All covid 19 regulations will be adhered to. Messages of sympathy may be expressed through the condolences. John’s Funeral Mass can be viewed on this link 

Cornelius (Con) O'Sullivan, Monkstown, Dublin / Limerick / Longford

The death occurred, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff in the Aclare Nursing Home, Dun Laoghaire, on Thursday, February 25 of Cornelius (Con, Our Man in Havana) O’Sullivan, Monkstown, Co Dublin and formerly of Limerick and Longford. Predeceased by his dear twin sister Grace, brother Tim and sister Marie. Very sadly missed by his beloved daughter Asta and her mother Veeva, brother Paul, nephews Emmett, Paul, David and Paddy, nieces Erin and Emily, cousin Michelle, extended family, his best friend Max, neighbours and friends in Ireland and Cuba. Descanse en Paz (May he rest in Peace).
Due to the current government restrictions, a family funeral will take place privately, but can be viewed online on Tuesday, March 2 at 10am using the following link:  . Messages in lieu of attendance can be left in the ‘Condolences’ section on

Brigid Catherine Gordon (née Connaughton), Kilmovee, Mayo / Newtowncashel, Longford / Ballaghaderreen, Roscommon

The death occurred, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her loving family, on Sunday, February 7 of Brigid Catherine Gordon (née Connaughton), Oldfield Road, London and formerly Elfeet, Newtowncashel, Co Longford. Sadly missed but remembered with love by her husband Andy, daughters Louise, Brenda and Hannah, granddaughter Evie, brothers Gerry, Pat and Fr. Vincent (Ardagh), extended family, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. May She Rest in Peace.
Catherine will be removed from The Sharkey Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen on Monday (March 1, 2021) at 11.30am to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kilmovee arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon followed by interment in Naomh Mobhí cemetery. However, in line with Government and H.S.E advice regarding public gatherings, a small private funeral will be held. The Gordon family would ask that over the coming days, everyone who knew her would take some time to light a candle or say a prayer in her memory.
For those who would have liked to attend the Mass but cannot due to the current restrictions, Funeral Mass can be viewed here – Kilmovee Parish church webcam or via Facebook. Family flowers only, please.
The Gordon family understands and appreciates that people would like to offer their condolences, we would suggest you use the private on-line condolence page 
In keeping with HSE, NPHET and Public Health guidelines, attendance at funerals is limited. Please respect the privacy of the family during this difficult time. If you would like to pay your respects along the way, please join the static Guards of Honour as the funeral cortege makes its way. Please ensure you maintain the recommended social distancing at all times keeping to the 2-metre apart guideline.

Sue Lynch (née Gilroy), Lacken Cross, Ballinagh, Cavan

The death occurred,  peacefully at Wexford General Hospital with her three girls by her side, on Wednesday, February 24 of Sue Lynch (née Gilroy), Lacken Cross, Ballinagh, Cavan. Beloved wife of the late Mel and loving and much loved mother of Jackie, Sharon and Aoife. Sue will be sadly missed by her heart broken daughters, sons-in-law, Colm and John, Aoife's partner Cormac, her beloved grandchildren Eoin, Sean, Amy, Diarmuid and Liam, her brother, Sean, sisters Rose, Patricia, Bernie, Gabrielle and Geraldine, sisters-in-law, Bernadette, and Lily, her brother-in-law, P.J. nieces,nephews and her wonderful neighbours and friends. May her gentle soul rest in peace.
Sue will arrive home to her beloved Lacken on Thursday, February 25. Funeral Mass on Saturday, February 27 at 12 noon in St. Michael's Church, Potahee, Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Those who wish to leave a message for Sue's family may do so on the condolence link on In keeping with government guidelines Sue Funeral Mass will be family only please. and will streamed live on 

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