Sunday, October 18, 2020

The death has occurred of Breda Kenny (née Thorpe), Ballinacarrig, Castledermot, Kildare. 17th October 2020, peacefully, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by her loving family; beloved wife of the late Michael; sadly missed by her loving sons Aaron, Brian and Owen, brothers Richie, Peter, Jimmy and Thomas, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends. May Breda Rest in Peace


In line with Government and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings a private Funeral for family and close friends will take place, arriving to The Church of The Assumption, Castledermot, on Wednesday for 12 noon Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in Moone Cemetery, via Graney and Ballinacarrig. House private, please.

The family wish to sincerely thank Dr. Clerkin, Baltinglass, the doctors, nurses and staff of both St. Vincent’s and Naas Hospitals, Éist Carlow and all their friends and neighbours for their support in the last few years.


The death has occurred of Nuala Coogan (née Horan), Newtown, Maganey, Kildare. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her loving husband Tommy, brothers Micheal and Eamonn, sisters Laurie and Ann. Deeply regretted by her loving daughters Carol, Jackie, Larna and Aish, sons-in-law Joe, Gerry and Alan, granddaughter Emma, grandson Lee, brothers John and James, sisters Jo and Angela, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a large circle of friends. May Nuala rest in peace. 

Due to current guidelines regarding public gatherings,a private funeral for family and close friends will take place.

Reposing in her home on Monday from 2pm until 8pm for family and close friends. Removal on Tuesday to The Church Of The Assumption,Castledermot, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Followed by burial in Coltstown Cemetery . Nuala’s funeral Mass can be viewed at

The death has occurred of William Gray, Timolin, Kildare. 18th October 2020, in his 88th year. Predeceased by wife Beryl and son David, lovingly remembered by his sister Rita, sons Des, Alan and Brian, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandson, relatives and friends. Funeral arrangements later.

The death has occurred of John King, Morette, Emo, Laois  and late of Kinneagh, The Curragh, Kildare. 17th October 2020. Peacefully, at home, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving partner Alice, daughters Alison, Mary and Carmel, sons Thomas, Johnny, Patrick, Paul and Denis, brother Joe, sister Dora, sons in law, daughters in law, sister in law, grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. May He Rest in Peace.

Given the current exceptional circumstances and to protect the welfare of everyone who knew him, a private funeral, with immediate family only, will take place at 2pm on Tuesday in St Paul’s Church, Emo. Burial will follow afterwards. The family thank you for your cooperation, understanding and support during this sensitive time.


The death has occurred of Brendan Magee, The Meadows, Old Grangewood, Monasterevin, Kildare. Formerly of Naas and Ballinteer, Dublin peacefully at Saint Brigid’s Hospice, the Curragh surrounded by his loving family. Sadly missed by his loving wife Marcella (Marci), daughter Róisín, son Seán, parents Pat and Sally, sisters Jean and Emma, brother David, parents in law Paddy (R.I.P.) and Nora, brothers and sisters in law, aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces, extended family, neighbours and friends. May Brendan Rest In Peace

Due to current government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place. .Removal on Monday morning to arrive at Saint Peter and Paul’s Church, Monasterevin for requiem Mass at 9 o’clock. Cremation afterwards in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harolds Cross. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the friends of Saint Brigid’s Hospice, The Curragh.


The death has occurred of Phil Purcell, Celbridge, Kildare and formerly of Kimmage. October 16th. 2020 (suddenly). Beloved husband of the late Anne, dear father of Catherine, Elaine, Ciarán and Declan, grandfather of Mena, Ethan, Keelin, Brandon, Luke, Cora and Arianna, father-in-law of Bob and Isabelle. Sadly missed by his loving family, Gerry, William and Sean, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

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