March 2018 Knockanure Born recent death.

Mary Bridget Crean




Pearl River - Mary Bridget Crean (nee Thornton) , 83, previously of Pearl River, NY, died Tuesday, March 27th, 2018 at her daughter's home in Tappan, NY. Mary was born on October 24th, 1934 in Moyvane, Co. Kerry, Ireland to Myles Thornton and Bridget O'Connor Thornton. Mary emigrated to the United States in 1951 and resided in Brooklyn, NY. She married Thomas J. Crean on June 22nd, 1957 at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Brooklyn, NY. They moved to Pearl River in 1959. Mary worked for the New York Telephone Company, the Town of Orangetown Receiver of Taxes, and was a loving child care provider in her home for many years. She loved sewing and crafting, giving gifts to others, and supporting the Veterans in Rockland County. She was a proud patriot of the USA but never lost her love for the place of her birth. She is predeceased by her loving husband Tom, her parents and step-father Cornelius Buckley. She is survived by her children Joanmarie Burfeind (Eric) of Longmont, CO., Michael Crean of Parrish, FL., Kathleen Albin (Glenn) of Tappan, NY., Eileen O'Connell (Bob) of Palm Bay, FL., Mary Catherine Crean (Judy Trujillo) of Nanuet, NY. She was a loving grandmother to Peter (Kristin), Kathryn (Matt), Bethann (Leif), AnnMarie , Justine (Garth), Danny, MaryKatelyn, and Erin. Her precious great-grandchildren Lucille Grace, Thomas John, and Blaire Reagan. She is also survived by her sister Kathleen Buckley Ryan and her brother Cornelius Buckley of Co. Clare Ireland, and many cousins, nieces, nephews and cherished friends in Ireland and the United States. Funeral Mass Tuesday, April 3rd, 11 am, at St. Margaret's Roman Catholic Church, Pearl River, NY. Burial will follow at the Frederick Loescher Veterans Memorial Cemetery in New Hempstead, NY. Visiting hours will be held on Monday, April 2nd, 2018 from 3-5pm & 7-9 pm at Assumma-Shankey Funeral Home, 34 N. Summit Ave. Pearl River, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to United Hospice of Rockland, Wish of a Lifetime,



Chrissie Nolan Rest In Peace by Fr Pat Moore


“When night stirred at sea


and the fire brought a crowd in,


They say her beauty


Was music in mouth


And few in the candle light


thought her too proud


For the house of the planter


is known by the trees


Men that had seen her


drank deep and were silent,


The women were speaking


Where ever she went,


As a bell that is rung


Or a wonder told shyly


And O she was the Sunday in every week”


I associate Chrissie with Austin Clarkes poem anytime I hear of read it.  She was no “Planter's Daughter” but her kindness, down to earthiness, approachability and lyrical presence made “her beauty music in mouth”.  We know that, “men that had seen her drank deep and were silent”.  In many situations she was like “a bell that was rung” and she saw so much “as wonder told shyly”.  She was for so many people, in so many situations, awkward and awesome; Chrissie was the “Sunday in every week”.


I first met her through a comedy of errors in Rome.  After deciding, not to live in Italy, a Kerry woman living in Feasoli outside Florence told her there was an Athea man in the Irish College in Rome.  “I'm not from Athea”  I told Chrissie, “I'm from Asdee”.  “Better still” she said only Schralam between us. In Italy I watched the way she drew the connections between rural life and folk culture in North Kerry and the self same roots of civilization in Italy – for she saw everyone of us as connected.  Presence, humour, stories, music, food, our Christian heritage in all its glorious manifestations all illuminated her life as she ploughed the furrow of education.  She saw education, in the Latin sense of the word, meaning that you draw out what's already within the person in a safe and imaginative environment.


Let me bring you to a school in Glencar in South Kerry that was threatened for closure by the department she worked for.  Trying to save it she asked a pupil that had a younger brother at home when he was born?  “At this side of Puck!” he answered.  In her report she told the department it would be “linguistic homicide” to close such an academy in a Kerry Valley.  No teacher felt anything other than inspired by her for she saw the classroom as not only a place for a knowledge but a place for true learning.


She further realised that we are all reared around the kitchen table and that it takes a village, a community to rear a child or anyone of us.  The community here in Ballydonoghue with it's rich cultural literary and musical tradition inspired Chrissie and she supported it as best she could.  She valued what she knew and loved here wherever she went in the County or in the Country.


And I remember the frightenly lonely days and months Chrissie was going through when she realised something wasn't quiet right with her awareness and her memory.  She was trying to remember with a neighbour how to turn the heel of a sock; a task all primary school girls knew and she could sing. “Isn't it frightening” she said “that I cant remember that”.  And her world was plunged into the cruel world of Alzheimer's.  Can I say to her family that ye showed the depth of your love for Chrissie by how ye coped with this.  She wanted for nothing as you accompanied her into that numbing world of absence of presence.  Your  silent witnessing impressed us all as you witnessed the slow undoing of a loved one.  Yet even in her silence she had a presence.


And we gather today broken open by the mystery of someone that slowly slipped away from us.  She was once a presence as real as Cnoc an Fhomhair, the hill that she was born in the shade of.  She witnessed to her Christian Faith by attendance here as St Teresa's, by acts of kindness by selfless dedication to just norms – “you give everyone a fair chance”.


Life often shocked, disappointed and saddened Chrissie but she always moved every situation towards the light with kindness and compassion, for she was, “The Sunday is every week”.  She was so wholesome, in touch with everything in nature and with everyone.


“Aisling ghear do dhearcas féin


ar leaba me go lagbhrioch”


When any of us were “ lagbhrioch” - broken spirited, Chrissies beauty and compassion showed us a way forward.

Taken from Radio Kerry

     Weeshie's Week


Sadness and Gloom over North Kerry

December 29th, 2015

by Jack Hennessy


"It is with sadness and with the deepest of regret that the North Kerry Football Board, its officers, delegates, our sixteen clubs and all associated with the Board has unfortunately come to learn of the passing of two of our greatest Gaels at this time. The news filtered through on Monday evening December 28th of the passing of our late and esteemed chairman Der O' Connor R.I.P. of Ballinoe Tarbert. Despite having been ill for a period of time, little did we think that his final call would come so soon. Der served in umpteen capacities during his life as an officer both with his beloved Tarbert Club and also at District Board level in North Kerry. A man that was always treated in the highest regard, he brought humour understanding and friendliness in everything he done in his capacity as an officer at either Club or District level. If the term "an Officer and a gentleman" was to be used correctly, then Der would definitely be a worthy recipient of the phrase. He began his lead into North Kerry affairs in the early 70's by representing his club as a delegate to the board and St Patrick's hall was the venue for many a lively debate in those days. In the intervening years he served in various capacities within the club before becoming chairman in the early 80's. But as an officer in North Kerry Board his term did not begin until 1996 when he was appointed Development Officer taking over from Robert Barry (St Senans). He served in this position until the end of 1998.


The position of Chairman became vacant on the passing of the late Bernard O' Callaghan R.I.P. and prior to the 1999 Annual Convention Der decided to contest the position with the outgoing Vice Chairman John Stack. The result swinging in Der's favour, and so began his seven years at the helm of this Board which ended in January 2006. During that time there were many changes implemented, and he always ruled fairly in every issue. Indeed looking back now little did we think that within ten years we would lose such a man. He was instrumental in acquiring sponsorship for so many of our competitions and while he brought several new business people on board he also dug deep in his own pocket and sponsored the Junior Championship. He was fully supportive of the Team of the Championship which was introduced in 1999 and sponsored by the late Maurice Fitzgerald R.I.P. of the Lanterns Hotel in Tarbert. Today his daughter Una and her husband Greg continue that sponsorship as they are kind sponsors of The McMunn's sponsored North Kerry Senior Championship, while South of Ireland Waste Management sponsor the Intermediate competition. To those of us who had the pleasure of serving with him on the board and to the huge amount of friends he had all over the Country all we can say at this time is that "It was our pleasure to have known and served with him" and on behalf of all of us we wish to extend our deepest sympathies to his grieving family, relatives and wide circle of friends at this particular sad time.



Weeshie's Week; Sadness and Gloom over North Kerry

December 29th, 2015

by Jack Hennessy

Shortly afterwards we were again shocked beyond all belief on learning of the news of the passing of the young Moyvane football star Patrick (Paddy) Curtin R.I.P. As everybody was aware Paddy as he was more affectionately known as was involved in a serious accident while working in Guatemala shortly before Christmas. He was transferred from a Hospital in Guatemala to Miami over Christmas, but unfortunately sipped away from us on Monday 28th December. The 26 year old who last played for Moyvane in the North Kerry League Div. 2 Final in Ballylongford where they defeated Asdee in September of this year (2015), little knowing that this would be the last time he would don the Green and Gold Jersey. The Moyvane clubman represented his County in both Minor (2006/07), Under 21 (2009/10) Junior (2009) and made his Senior Championship debut against Tipperary in 2012 having made his National League debut earlier that year against Dublin. At Senior County Level Patrick made ten league and Six Championship appearances his last game with Kerry in 2013 against Cavan in Croke Park. To his heartbroken parents and family, his relatives and friends, his team mates and all in the Moyvane Club, his work colleagues and to all of us that had the pleasure of watching him and knowing him we extend our deepest sympathies at this sad and lonely time. "

May they Rest in Peace

Ar dheis dea go raibh a nAnmatha Dilis


From Tom Ahern

International Women’s Day 2015 has a local connection this year with Charlotte Grace O’Brien, Cahermoyle, Ardagh, one of two West Limerick women to be honoured posthumously on Friday 6th March 2015. A Civic Reception will be held in University Concert Hall Limerick to honour Limerick Women of Distinction Charlotte Grace O’Brien, Kate O’Brien, Limerick and Sophia Pierce, from Knockaderry.   On Sunday March 8th Liz Gillis, author of ‘’Women of the Irish Revolution’’ will be the special guest in Newcastle West Library. The work done by the Daly sisters from Frederick Street, Limerick and Mary Spring Rice from Mount Trenchard Foynes, during the troubled times will also be recalled. It promises to be a lively and interesting evening with selected poetry music and song and all are welcome to come along and to join in the celebrations.



Los Angeles from the Mountains to the Sea: With Selected Biography of Actors and Witnesses to the Period of Growth and Achievement, Volume 2

John Steven McGroarty - January 1, 1921

American Historical Society – Publisher

Rev. Patrick Daly, assistant pastor of St. John's Catholic church at Hyde Park, has been identified with this young and growing parish since he came a newly ordained priest from his native Ireland. Father Daly was born in County Kerry, Ireland, August 21, 1888, son of Mortimer and Mary (Relihan) Daly. His father was born in County Kerry in 1858, and spent his active career as a farmer. He was the father of seven children. Two of his brothers, uncles of Rev. Patrick Daly, were also priests, Father John Daly, pastor of St. Brendan's Church at Elkins, West Virginia, and Father Patrick Daly, who recently died and was pastor of St. Joseph's Church at Longsight, Manchester, England. Father Daly attended the national schools of County Kerry to the age of fourteen. He was then in St. Michael's College at Listowel a year, then in St. Brendan's Seminary at Killarney, from which he graduated after a three year's course. He studied philosophy and theology in St. Kieran's College in Kilkenny and was ordained there June 13, 1915. Father Patrick Daly also has a brother, Mortimer, who will receive ordination as a priest in June, 1919. Father Patrick Daly immediately set out for the United States and since arriving has been assistant pastor of St. John's parish at Hyde Park. The church was established in 1908, and the church home was dedicated in January, 1910, by the late Bishop Conaty. Father Daly was at first assistant to Father Jerry Burke, pastor of St. John's, and is now assistant to Father Leo G. Garsse. Father Daly is a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.



Fr Patrick O Donoghue

of the most recently established parishes of the Catholic church in Los Angeles is the Church of Our Lady of Loretto, of which Father O'Donoghue is the second and present pastor.

This parish was established by the late Bishop Conaty in June, 1915. In absence of a regular church edifice the first mass was said at the Temple Street Car Barn at the corner of Edgeware and Temple streets. The present church occupies ground at the corner of Union and Court streets. The cornerstone of the edifice was laid June 17, 1916, and the church was dedicated in November, 1917, by Bishop Conaty. A rectory was also built in the spring of 1917, and a parish hall and parish school complete the group of buildings and the services of the parish. The

growth of the parish has been slow but steady, beginning with twenty families, and there are now three hundred and fifty families constituting the parish. Father George Donahoe was pastor from the establishment of the church until March, 1918, when he was transferred to the Church of Sacred Heart.


Rev. Patrick O'Donoghue, the present pastor, was born in County Kerry, Ireland, August 4, 1885, a son of Daniel and Margaret (Kennelly) O'Donoghue. His early education was acquired in the National schools of Ireland until fourteen, and then being destined for the priesthood he studied at St. Michael's College at Listowel in County Kerry, graduating in 1902, and took his theological work in St. Patrick's College at Carlow. He was ordained priest June 14, 1908, by Bishop Foley.

Practically all his active career of ten years has been spent in the Los Angeles Diocese. For several years he was assistant pastor of St. Patrick's church at Los Angeles, and in 1915 was appointed pastor of St. Joseph's church at Bakersfield, California, St. Mary's church at Taft, and St. Brendan's church at Maricopa. He was burdened with the responsibilities of these three missions until February, 1918, when he was inducted into his present duties.




Since her parents and Sister Nora died she always considered them to be near her in her journey through life.

She supported all local events including, the church, shops and hairdressers.

Mary Rose attended mass and the Eucharistic adoration in Knockanure as often as possible - Went to Knock with local group almost every year and went to Lourdes last October.

She said the Rosary every evening and had a host of devotional tapes and hymns.

She was a great supporter of missionary magazines /charities for years and was a promoter of the word magazines.


The community centre was very dear to her and she was delighted to attend their monthly social day - also attended the centre in Glin.


Only a few weeks ago Mary Rose visited the opening day at

Halloran’s Nursery in Althea where she got some plants for the family grave - all around her house plants of every description are planted - Feeding birds in the gardens was one of her favorite hobbies.

She would sit at the window and watch them feed.


Mary Rose always maintained the homestead and there was a welcome for every visitor- with cups of tea - this was a hallmark of her personality.

She made sure to visit her Aunt and friends in the nursing home in Tralee and Listowel. There was great sadness when they heard Mary Rose was sick and could not believe that she was in hospital bed.


We all have our own personal memories of Mary Rose and it would be nice if people shared their own memories of Mary Rose



ABBEYFEALE Community College

We are deeply saddened to announce that Ms. Sarah McGarry, our P.E and English Teacher has died following a short illness. Ms. McGarry was a treasured colleague and valued friend. She will be greatly missed by the entire school community.

Reposing at her home this Tuesday evening from 5.00pm to 7.00pm followed by removal to Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Ennis Road. Requiem mass on Wednesday at 12.00 noon with funeral afterwards to Castlemungret Cemetery

The School will be closed on this Wednesday, 16th January as a mark of respect.

SARAH McGARRY (Lismoyne, North Circular Road, Limerick) died January 14, 2013. Sarah, (late Teaching Staff Coláiste Ide Agus Iosaf, Abbeyfeale and formerly of St Joseph's Convent Secondary School, Abbeyfeale, late Castletroy Golf Club and Limerick Lawn Tennis Club), beloved daughter of Sadie and the late James, sister of Ann, Derry, Joan, John and Peter. Requiem Mass for Sarah Mc Garry was celebrated at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Ennis Road on 16th January 2013, burial afterwards to Castlemungret Cemetery.



Dan Keane 2005



The bells of St. Bartholomew's rang in the morning air,

The mission bells were pealing to summon souls to prayer,

Three rebel sons of Ireland their fear of danger shed,

To kneel before God's altar and receive eternal bread.

Paddy Walsh and Paddy Dalton and their companion Dee,

Because they loved their Motherland they strove to set her free,

They little knew that morning what they shortly would endure,

As they took the road towards their last abode in the Valley of Knockanure.

The sun of May was rising, casting shadows to the west,

On a bridge in Gortagleanna those men sat down to rest,

They chatted there with Jerry Lyons their comrade from duagh.

But, alas! Too late to make escape when the Black and Tans they saw,

From lorries three in fiendish glee the Tans did leap and roar

With rifle-butt, with fist and foot they beat their prisoners sore,

Nought could they gain, the poured in vain rough language and impure,

No fear they showed in their last abode in the Valley of Knockanure.

They put them in the lorries and travelled towards Athea,

But there, again, they turned west and went the other way

Beyond the Gortgleanna cross a fort came into view

The Black and Tans hatched evil plans in a field behind Lisroe.

Again, their captives gave their names but nothing more they'd tell

Within their breasts beat hearts as brave as e'er for Ireland fell,

The tans foul breath or threats of death could nothing more procure,

For valour glowed in their last abode in the Valley of Knockanure.

With love undying they stood in line, clasped hands and said goodbye,

They shouted prayers for freedom when they knew they were to die.

No order had been given,they fired in random glee,

One dared to dash for freedom; a rebel called Con Dee.

In that lonely dell three comrades fell their tortures were all o'er,

In tale and song they still live on and will for evermore.

They met their God on their own green sod with stainless souls and pure

And their red blood flowed in their last abode in the Valley of Knockanure.

The Tans were raging furious as Dee kept gaining ground,

The hills around re-echoed the rapid rifle sound.

Though wounded early in the chase he held both head and feet

On towards the wild wide mountain where green and purple meet.

He prayed to those he left in death that they his life would spare, *

God bless the hands that found him and took him in their care.

They nursed the worn weary limbs that bore him o'er the moor

As he fearless strode from death's abode in the Valley of Knockanure.

The bell of St. Bartholomew's still speaks in solemn tone,

The Patriot hearts who gave their all are still in memory known.

The graves that hold their fleshless bones a veil o'er life has drawn

But their souls have flown to that bright home of God's eternal dawn.

May they look down from Heaven's crown on the land they died to save,

God grant that we might ever be as fearless and as brave.

There's a cross to tell where those men fell our freedom to secure

And the sun of May shines bright today o'er the Valley of Knockanure.



Athea and Newtownsandes

Mrs Mary Dillon d April 11th 1903 a 77yrs . See Kerry Sentenal.


Matt Dillane Templeglantine d 29th Sept 1969.

Dillane- Moore Carrigkerry .

Michael J O Connor Strand Lodge Glin d 26th Sept 1974 a 67yrs.

John Hunt Coole W Athea d 14-2-1973 a 77yrs.

Andrew Cunningham Killeedy d 2-3-1964.

Con Shine Kilbaha d Sept .

Robert C Hunt d 27th June 1963.

Ellen O Connor The Hill d 16July 1972.

Ena Power Dillane Ballybunion d 15-12-1977.

Mary Ann Mc Mahon Ballybunion [Dillane] d 17-1-1965.

Con Connell Athea d 23rd June 1956 a 74yrs.

Mary O Connor Hunt Knockanure d 28-2-1925 a 82yrs.

Denis W Hurley d 9-3-1958 a 88yrs.

Edmond Hickey (Dillane) d 19th July 1945

John P Lane The Cross Brosna d 18th April 1963 age 80 yrs.

James Dillane Reenturk, Tarbert d 3rd July 1961.

Mary Hunt O'Connor d 2nd January 1920 age 76 yrs.

Fr Pat Creed ordained All Hollows 21st June 1953.

Fr John Godfrey (O'Connors) ordained in St Patrick's June 17th 1934.

Fr Tom Nash ordained July 2nd 1967.

Fr Edmond James Godfrey ordained June 12th 1927.

Fr John O'Sullivan S.J born in Dublin 8th May 1861 d 19th Feb 1933.

James O'Connor d 30th January 1924 aged 86 yrs.

Tom P. O'Connor Homeville magazine road Cork d 1st May 1964.

Rev Br Basil Hunt Mt St Joseph Cork d 30th December 1941.

Robert Hunt Knockanure d 24th July 1923 aged 84 yrs.

Patrick D Murphy Garryvane Mountcollins d 21st May 1925.

Robert Keating d 4th April 1914 aged 38 yrs.

Ed Stack butcher Moyvane d 4th September 1966.

Ml McGrath Ahalanna, Moyvane d 21st Aug 1962.

Dr O'Connor Hunt Qualified 1916 Was Chemist first.

Mrs Annie Kissane Ahaskra Lisselton [Dillane] d 30th Aug 1902 a 29yrs.

Nora Barrett Alphonsious Rd [Hunt] d 16th Oct 1941.

Dora and John Ferguson USA [Hunts]

Jerry Carroll Aughrim d 10-1-1986 a 43yrs.

Madge O Sullivan [Hanlon] Ballybunion d 15-2-1982 a 72yrs.

John Moore Prior New Ross d 14th Aug 198 a 75yrs.

Mary O Carroll (Moore) Aughrim died 21st of May 1982 aged 71yrs

Johanna Keane Ballinglanna died 6th of September 1982 aged 59 nee of Connell, related to Barretts Ballyduff.

Michael Moloney Keylod died 12th of January 1983 aged 61

Elizabeth Leahy Lisaniskea died 26th of January 1973

Philip Leahy Mordan surrey died 28th of March 1993 aged 67 of Knocknagoshel, his wife Flaherty Derha.

Thomas Dillane Doonhouse Tralee died 29th of October 1987 aged 71 husband of Dolly Stack.

Ellen Keane o Connor the hill died 16th of July 1972 aged 71 years

Paddy o Sullivan clounnanom husband of Madge Hanlon

Garda Mce of Hanlon Marino died 6th of January 1986.

Mrs Bridget Stack the Hill nee o Hanlon Ballyduff died 30th June 1963 aged 75.

Mary Lawlor nee O Driscoll Causeway [Oakpark] d 20-4-1991 a 80

Kathleen Shanahan Ballinacurra d 20 Sept 1967 . nee Stack.

John Mc Carthy Fenit d Aug 8th 1976.

Christina Driscoll O Connell Cway d 12-3-1992 a 77yrs.

Margaret Hurley [Keane] Shanagolden d 4-3-1980 a 84 yrs.

Elizabeth Connor Groves d 20-1-1982 a 89yrs.

Han Woulfe Cratloe W d 30-12-1971 ? a85yrs.

James E Godfrey Farranfore d 31-12-1958.His Wife

Elizabeth Connor Godfrey d 25th Oct 1957.

Margaret Stack The Hill d 10-1-1972 a 51yrs.

Michael Connell Knockanure d 12th Sept 1963 ? a 71yrs.

John M Keane Ballygrennan Born Sept 18th 1892 died Listowel 30-4-1977 uncle of Connors.

Edward O Hanlon Asdee d 19-12-1986.

John M O Connor Listowel d 25th May 1996 a 78yrs.

Mary O Connor Leahy Lios An Uisge d 14th Nov 1996 .

Sr. Evangelist O Connor S Pres. Cork d 18-12-1993.

John J Flaherty Gortdromagowna d 25th June 1984 .

Fr Edmond O Hanlon d Nov 20th 1959 a 72yrs of Ballyduff.

Hannah Enright [Buckley] NTS d 14th July 1983 a 75yrs.

Fr John Hayes Ord 1973 D 15th Oct 1983 of Gortnaminch.

Sr.Evangelist Stack Ballygoughlin And Ballyb.d 21-12-1977.

Ellen Walsh Barragaugeen d 29-12-1991 a 92 .



End July 2002

The death has taken place in Newbridge of Tom Broderick son of Paddy Broderick and Nell Hudson of Coilagurteen.




Moyvane/ Knockanure

Austin Shanahan Moyvane, died 1902 aged 62yrs Pres. Cork.

Stanislaus Kennelly, Kilbaha, born 1857 d 1950 . Pres. Cork.

John Louis Kennelly Kilbaha, born 1854 d 1880 Pres. Cork .

Wm. Patrick Shine Kilbaha, d 1906 aged 62yrs Pres. Cork.

Con Albon Shine Kilbaha, d 1923 aged 38yrs Pres. Cork

John Stack Turners Cross Pres. Cork.

Canice Collins Moyvane, went to St Lucia, d 1957.

Salvator O Mahony Moyvane, d 1976 aged 81yrs, Pres. Cork.

Justin Enright Pretoria, SA, d Sept 2nd 1952 aged 73yrs of Aughrim.

Br Thornton Aus. Grandson of Mike who was born in Kilbaha c1890.



Jerome Stack Carrueragh, Christian Brother Waterford, etc

Laserin O Connell uncle of Jerome ,b Lixnaw said to be gifted.

Hermes O Connor Beenbrack, De La Salle. ?

John Leahy Est. Nursery.

Tom Leo O Sullivan Trien, d 1931 aged 77, Pres. Cork.

Basil Hunt Gortdromagowna, d 30-12-1941. Pres.

His brother Jeremiah Cyril Hunt d 1963 aged 84yrs Pres.


Daly / Galvin Mortuary Cards

Fr Tom Daly d4-4-1966

Nancy d June 1st 1944. Photo Oxford Studio Brixton.

Msgr Pat Daly San Luis o Bispo Cal d 14th Nov 1966.

Mary O Donoghue Daly d 16-4-1960.

John Daly d 28-2-1956.

Dan Daly d 10th Sept 1985.

Fr Pat Daly d 25-1-1984.

Mary Foley Daly d 26th July 1987.

Jerry Galvin d 30-3-1979 a 93.

Ml t Griffin d 21st May 1903 a 22yrs . Ardfert.

Maureen Galvin Rathea d 6-2-1949.

Jane Galvin Rathea d 24-1-1955 , Mother of above.

Eileen Daly d 16-4-1988.

Murt Daly d 25th Nov 1985.





Quebec, the 9th June 1847.

"MY LORD AND VENERABLE BROTHER--The voice of religion and humanity imposes on me the sacred and imperative duty of exposing to your Lordship the dismal fate that awaits thousands of the unfortunate children of Ireland who come to seek in Canada an asylum from the countless evils afflicting them in their native land.

Already a considerable number of vessels overloaded with emigrants from Ireland have arrived in the waters ot the St. Lawrence. During the passage many of them weakened beforehand by misery and starvation, have contracted fatal diseases, and for the greater part have thus become victims of an untimely death.

This was but the natural result of their precarious situation. Crowded in the holds of the vessels, unable to strictly adhere to the rules of cleanliness, breathing constantly a putrid atmosphere, and relying frequently for nourishment upon insufficient and very bad provisions, it was morally impossible to escape safe and sound from so many causes of destruction.

Anchoring at Grosse-Isle, about 30 miles below Quebec, where they are compelled to perform a quarantine, the transatlantic vessels were most commonly infected with sick and dying emigrants. Last week at that station more than 2,000 patients, of whom scarcely more than half could find shelter on the island. The others were left in the holds of their respective vessels, in some cases abandoned by their own friends, spreading contagion among the other healthy passengers who were confined in the vessels, and exhibiting the heartrending spectacle of a morality three times greater than what prevailed ashore.

Our provincial government has undoubtedly manifested the greatest zeal and most parental anxiety in assisting the unhappy emigrants, but yet could not in due time employ the requisite precautions to meet their manifold wants. The consequence is, that vast numbers sighed, and do still sigh, in vain after the charitable care so necessary to the preservation of human life.

Already more than a thousand human beings have been consigned to their eternal rest in the Catholic cemetery, precursors of thousands of others who will rejoin them if the stream of emigration from Ireland continues to flow with the same abundance.

One Catholic clergyman alone, in ordinary circumstances, ministered to the spiritual wants of the quarantine station; but this year the services of even seven at a time have been indispensably required to afford to the dying emigrants the last rites and consolations of their cherished religion. Two of these gentlemen are actually lying on the bed of sickness, from the extreme fatigues they have undergone and the fever they have contracted in visiting the infected vessels and the hospitals on the island to accomplish the duties of their sacred ministry, and gladden the last moments of the Irish emigrant.

The details we receive of the scenes of horror and desolation of which the chaplains are daily and ocular witnesses, almost stagger belief and baffle description; most despairingly and immeasurably do they affect us, as the available means are totally inadequate to apply an effectual remedy to such awful calamities.

Many ot the more fortunate emigrants who escape from Grosse-Isle in good health, pay tribute to the prevailing diseases at Quebec or Montreal, and overcrowd the hospitals of these two cities, where temporary buildings are erected for the reception of a greater number, without still affording sufficient accommodation.

Amid the present confusion, we have had neither leisure nor opportunity to ascertain the number of orphans and families that are thrown for support on public charity.

I deem it necessary to mention that those who have escaped from the fatal influence of disease, are far from realizing on their arrival here, the ardent hopes they so fondly cherished of meeting with unspeakable comfort and prosperity on the banks of the St. Lawrence. To attain so desireable an end, they should possess means which the greater number have not, and which cannot be rendered available and efficacious, unless emigration be conducted on a more diminished scale.

I submit these facts to your consideration, that your lordship may use every endeavor to dissuade your diocesans from emigrating in such numbers to Canada, where they will but too often meet with either a premature death, or a fate as deplorable as the heartrending condition under which they groan in their unhappy country. Your lordship will thus open their eyes to their true interests, and prevent the honest, religious, and confiding Irish peasantry from being the victims of speculation and falling into irretrievable errors and irreparable calamities.

I have the honor to remain, my lord and venerable brother, with sentiments of profound respect, your most humble and obedient servant."

Archbishop of Quebec



Date of arrival of passengers at New York

Native Place in capitals



Mary Buckley1938; Rev John Gaire 1935; Julia McAuliffe 1935; Mary Walsh 1937; other names to consider Tom and Ann Duagh 1873;Ellen Mary Frawley 1935.



Mary Keane1936; Catherine Kennelly 1937; Ellen & Mary B Mahony 1936; Joan Mc Donnell 1936; Nora Ryan and Bridget Ware 1937; Nora Ryan 1938, other names to check Minnie Dodson 1935 and Anna McCormick 1936;



Mary Biggane 1936; Mary C Riordan 1938; Mary Catherine Brandon; Margaret Mary Connolly 1936; Anne Cregan 1935; Pat Enright 1937; John Hayes 1938; Joan Hickey 1937; Mary Normoyle 1936 and Anne Normoyle 1937.



Catherine Fitzgerald, Mary C Griffin and John P O Sullivan in 1938; Bridget Flavin, Mary E Connor and Bridget H Long in 1937; Ellen Herbert and Bridget Connor in 1936 and Ellen O Connor 1935;



John Walsh, Catherine Windle, and John Flavin in 1935; Bridget O Connor 1936; Mary Barry 1937 and Fr Myles Kearney and Joan Kearney 1938;



Mary Nolan 1938, Mary Esther Noonan, Brid Tobin 1886, John Mahony 1865.



1935 Julia Dowling, Dan Horan, Mary McCarthy; Fr Tom McEnery; Fr John O Sullivan, Kathleen Sheehan and Michael Reidy; 1936 Ellen Leahy, Ann Lyons, Ellen O Connell, and John Ward; 1937 Catherine O Keefe, Elizabeth O Connell, Mary Lyons, Dan Hartnett, Margaret Collins and Ann Brosnan. 1938 Julia McCarthy, Fr Pat J Leahy, Fr John J Healy and Simon Hartnett;



1935 Ellen Stack, Joan Sullivan, Pat J Walsh, Bridget Cody, James J Dalton, Mary Ita Dalton, Ellen Halpin, Wm. O Connor Hunt, Wm. Pat Kennedy, Catherine Lynch, Tom F Moran, Ml Moriarty, Mgt O Sullivan and ? Reidy; 1936 Ellen Walsh, Nora Dowling, Ann Doyle, Catherine Fitzgerald, Joan Harding, Elizabeth and Mgt Kennelly, Wm F Listowel and Sr. Mary Kathleen Lynch; 1937 Daniel Louis Sweeney, Catherine Lyons, John McElligott, Gerard and Mary Jane O Connell, Nancy Reidy?, and E J Stack; 1938 Cath. Sullivan, Bridget Galvin, Con Hanrahan, Catherine hayes, Fr John Relihan and Fr William McMahon; 1891 Michael Kelly, Maggie Flavin and Florence Fitzgerald;


TARBERT to New York arrival date


1852: James and Mary Barrett, John Behan, Mgt Bowles?, Catherine Bunce, Mgt Byrne, Bridger Cahill, Mary Carmody, Wm. Carr, Mary Caulfield; Connell's Ellen, Mary & Mary and Susan; Connors James, John and Batt; Mary Cooney, John Carrig?,; Creden Catherine, Joan, Dan, Ellen, Martin, Mary and William, Bridget Conway, Ellen Cunningham, John Daley, Nora Donnellan, Ann Drew?, Ellen and Pat Dwyer, Mary and Matt Faley?, Simon Farrell, Dan and Mgt Finucane, Ellen Frawley, David Gleeson, Ann, Joan, Michael, Pat and Margaret Gorman.

David Grady, Joan Guinan, Josephine Goulding Bermuda, Mary Halloran, Mary Hallinan, Mgt Harnett, Jer Hayes, Ellen Heally, Mike Hennessy, John and Pat Hickey, Jane and Mgt Hourigan, Mary Harman, Catherine Kennedy, Judy and Wm Loftus, Mgt and martin Mangan, Joan and Mary McGrath, James and Jane McGuire; McInerney Mary, Bridget& Bridget, James and Mary, McMahon Ann, Biddy, Cathy, Mgt, Maria, and Tom; McNamara Bridget, Cathy, John and Pat, Charles and pat Moore, Mgt Moran; Moroney Mgt, Mary & Mary, Pat Morrissey, Mary and Pat Moyle, Pat Murry, Mgt Nugent, Cathy Purcell: Pershall? Dane, Ellen, James, Lar, Mgt, Mary & Mary, Mgt Purtile, John Quinlivan; Redden Bridget & Bridget, Cathy, Mgt, Mry and Nancy; Reynlds Brid, Elizabeth, John and Tom, Joan and Martin Ryan, Mary and James Scanlon, Mgt Setrite, Mgt Shea; Mary, Brid and Ed Sheehan, Mary Sherry, Nora and James Stack, Mgt and Pat Storen?, Cathy Walsh.


Margaret Brown in 1938, Sheila Coogan in 1937, Bridget Enright 1936 and 38.

Henry O Donnell 1936, Joan Shanahan 1938, Michael Tarbert 1870,





Arrival date




Wm Collins 1901, John Conway, John Fitzmaurice1903, Bridget and Lizzie Flaherty 1902, Annie Hanrahan 1895, Wm Kiely 1900, Lizzie & Mce Mahony 1902, Roger McGrath 1901 and Kate O Brien 1901.




Annie & Mce Bambury 1902, John Brassil 1899, Mary Bunion 1894, Tom Canaly? 1901, Pat Enright 1894, Joan Jeffcott 1894, Mce Joy 1896, Kate McDermot 1901, Mary Moriarty 1901, Mgt & Pat Shoughnessy 1901, Mgt Patt 1901 and Ml Scanlon.




Eugene Mc Carthy 1900, Deb & Tom Stack 1899,




Mary Beasley 1896, Richard Bennett 1899, Mary Creed 1899, Nellie Dore 1901, Wm Joyce 1898, John Dempsey? 1899.



Han Carroll 1896, Kate Murphy 1902 and Mary Ryan 1902.




Ann Barry 1901, Mary Barry 1895, Mgt Broderick 1899, Eliz & Mce Brown 1899, Pat Carmody 1901, Francis & Gerald 1902 and Mary A Carr 1901, Jer Carroll 1895, Cathy Corridan 1899, Kate Cotter 1895, John Cotter 1899, Jane Cotter 1896, Jer Cronin 1894, Joan Dillon? , Minnie Dillon 1894, Pat Diggin 1895, Tom Dineen 1898, John Donoghue 1896, Pat Dooling 1902,Nora Dowling 1901, Tom Fealy 1895 & 1902; Nora 1893, John 1901 and Tom Fitzgerald 1902, Pat Galvin 1900, Frank Gleasure or Gleeson 1901; D J 1901, Daniel F and Kate Griffin 1901, Kate Grogan 1899, Mary Grogan 1894, Philip Harding 1899, Julia harnett 1895, Mary Hennessy 1894, John J & Nellie Irvine 1900, Mgt Jones 1901, Jas Joy 1902, Mgt Keeffe 1899, John Galvin? 1901, Mary Galvin? 1901, Mary Galvin? 1901, Wm Galvin 1901, Julia Kennelly 1898, Tom Kennelly 1903, Wm Pat Kirby 1903, Pat Leonard 1903, Wm Lynch 1895, Ellie Lyons 1901, Ed Mahony 1902, George Mason 1899, Dan McCarthy 1901,Cath Mc Carthy 1894, Ml McElligott 1902, Brid & John McElligott 1901; James, John, Mary & Mary, and Wm Galvin 1901, Ml Relihan 1901, Wm Moloney 1903, Mary A & Ml Moriarty 1897, Ml Mulvihill 1895, Dan Murphy 1902, David Murphy 1899, Hannah, John and Maggie Murphy 1903, Mary Nolan 1899, Mary O Brien 1901, Wm O Brien 1894, Ed O Connell 1899, Ml O Connor 1901, Jas O Halloran 1901, Annie O Sullivan 1895, Richard Purcell 1894, Ellie Pierce 1898, Bridget pierce 1893, Ellen Quille 1899, Kate Relihan 1901, Tom Relihan 1901, Joe, Mce and Rich Roche 1899, Ellie Ross 1895, Ellie & Louisa Sheehy 1902, Pat Sheehy 1901, John Stack 1901, John & Mary Sullivan 1898, Mary Sullivan 1896, Mary Sullivan 1903, Han Thornton 1901, Ed, Jas & Tom Walsh 1902 and Ml Walsh 1897.


ATHEA to Boston Arrival dates


Nora Ahern 1903; Nellie Sullivan and Mary Hayes in 1895; Kate Cunningham 1894; Michael O Connor in 1897; Mary Brosnan, Joan Hayes, Mary Cregan, and Mary Riordan all in 1900; the following arrived in 1901, Cathy Byrne, Lizzie and Mgt Kelly, Ellen Mulvihill, Ed Mc Kenna, Mgt Sheahan, Dan Brown, Wm Danaher, Ml Lyons, Mgt Mulvihill and Nora Shine;


GLIN Co Limerick

Ed Barry, Tom Hunt, John Hunt and Ellen Culhane in 1900; Nora Normile, Mary Mc Mahon, Dora McGrath, John, Lizzie and Mgt Culhane, and John Hunt in 1901; Pat J Faley 1899; Julia Horan?, Bridget Normoyle, Julia Horan? and Kate Houlihan in 1897; Bridget Cullinane?in 1896; John Hunt in 1900; Ellen McGrath and John Normile in 1895; Nellie Mormile, Bridget Fennell and Mary Thompson in 1902.



ABBEYFEALE date of arrivals at Boston


In 1901 Con Wren, Dora Sullivan, Francis Sullivan, Jer Sheehan, Lil Scollard, Stp Roche, Nellie O Connor, Lizzie Moore, Nora Sweeney, Tim Sullivan, Liz Sheehan, Ann O Connor, Han Doody, Jas Kelleher and Luke Harnett; Liz Ahern 1899; Nora Barry 1896; Mgt Cotter 1895; Maggie Broderick 1903; Jas Brown 1898; Tom Brosnan 1899; Pat and Joan Brosnan 1895; John Brown Cors J O Connor, and Ml Colbert in 1900; Mce Collins and Mgt Cotter 1895; Con, Mce and Jas Cronin 1897; John Cronin 1902; John Curtin 1903; Ml M Curtin 1895; Pat Dalton 1898; Jer and Mary Doody 1894; Julia Doody 1902; Tim Finnigan 1902; Ellen Fitzgerald 1899; Ellen Geany1897; Kte T Geany 1895; Tim griffin 1894; Lizzie Hartnett 1902; Mary Harnett 1895; Pat Hough an Pat Keeffe 1898; Bridget Lane 1900; Tom Lane 1895; John Lane 1898; Nora Leary 1899; Joan and Stp Lyons 1894; Nora Lyons 1902; Ed Mahony 1902; Ellen Mahony and Denis McAuliffe 1895; Pat Lyons 1897; Tim Lyons 1903; John and John McCarthy 1895; George and Rosa McCarthy 1903; Maggie and Mary McKenna 1894; John W Norton 1898;Kate and Pat O Connor 1902; Maggie Connell 1895; Dan O Connor 1896; Cath. And Jessie O Connor 1894; John O Connor 1897; Nellie and Pat O Connor 1895; Wm O Connor 1899; Francis and Mary O Grady 1894; John Quirke 1893; Ellen and Maggie Walsh 1895; Ellen Wren 1895; Tim Done? 1913;

Fitzgeralds: Ann 1925, Ed 1908, Ellen 1899, Joan 1925, Mgt 1907, Mary 1907 and Nellie 1906.

Mgt Flaherty 1914; Ml Flanigan 1912Mce Flynn 1923;

Harnett: Cath 1923, Julia 1927, Liz 1902, Mgt 1939, Ml 1923, Pat 1895, Lar 1910, Luke 1901, Mary 1895 and Nellie 1910;

Han Sweeney 1914; Doody: Denis 1894, Han 1901, Jer 1894, Julia 1902 and Mary 1894;

Julia Ward 1926 and Denis Trant arrived in 1923.


Check original ship lists as mistakes always take place in transcribing.




William Ahern Direen died 10th Aug 1989 a 73yrs.

Nora Shanahan Direen d 16 May 1984 a 81yrs.

Michael Thornton Tenekilla Ballyhahill d 17th Aug 1967 a 50yrs.

William Thornton Kilbaha d 26 July 1970.

Miss Mary Thornton d Dec 20 1957. NY ?.

James Thornton born May 21st 1902 d June 17 1969.

Jack Adams Main St Glin d 30 July 1981 a 81yrs

Mary Christina O Sullivan Bunagara d May 10th 1969 a 27yrs.

Joseph Kevin Collins Ballymcave Rathkeale d 14 Aug 1981 a 25yrs.

Con Connell Kilbaha d Nov 30th 1975 a 100yrs buried Murhur Tomb.

Con Shine Kilbaha d 26th April 1968 a 52yrs.

Willie O Connor b Kilbaha d July 23rd 1966.

Annie Shine Direen d Jan 14th 1981 a 68yrs.

Tim Riordan Upper Direen d Dec 2nd 1973 a 88yrs.

Richard O Connor 9 Lisbeg Tralee d Aug 9th 1985. Of Kilbaha.

Jerry Hanrahan Kilbaha d March 16th 1974.

Mrs Mary Thornton Kilbaha d Jan 28th 1950 a73yrs.

Johanna Mc Auliffe Lower Athea d March 25th 1983 a 93yrs.

Donie Shine 95 Glengall Rd Kilburn of NTS d Jan 6th 1983.

Joe Vaughan Direen d Feb 27th 1966 a76yrs.

Julia Hanrahan Kilbaha d Aug 30th 1968 a 65yrs.

Mrs Hannah Dore Moyvane d Oct 15th 1954 a70yrs.

John Sheahan Kilbaha d Dec 5th 1953 a 18yrs.

Catherine O Connor Kilbaha d Jan 24th 1986 a 94yrs.

Mai O Sullivan Tenekilla Ballyhahill d Jan 19th 1988 a 79yrs.

Bridget Thornton Kilbaha d Oct 11th 1968 a 47yrs.

Mrs Margaret Thornton Kilbaha d Jan 17th 1953 a 87yrs and 9Mnts.

Tim Kennelly Kilbaha d 27-4-1955 a 73yrs.

Margaret Sheahan Direen d Sept 16th 1960 a 84yrs.

Miles Thornton d Aug 13th 1934 a 23yrs.

John Sheahan Direen d Sept 26th 1960 a 74yrs.

Mamie Thornton Kilbaha d Dec 20th 1957.

Mrs Margaret O Connor Glenalappa d June 10th 1954a 81yrs.

Annie Hanrahan Kilbaha d Aug 20th 1968 a 95yrs.

Mrs Mary Liston Lower Athea d 16-1-1975 a 69yrs.

Nora Mc Carthy Knocknacreagh Kilmorna d Oct 1st 1981 a 89yrs.

William Ahern Direen d 27-4-1959.

John O Connor Kilbaha d Nov 8th 1959 a 84yrs.

Ellen Sheahan Kilbaha d July 16th 1972.

Mrs Margaret Keane 37 Charles St Listowel d June 2nd 1959.

Hannah Ahern Direen d May 22nd 1978 a 65yrs.

Pat Shanahan Direen d April 6th 1957 a 83yrs.

Connie Mulvihill Athea d Oct 7th 1976.

Mrs Elizabeth Woulfe The Glen Cratloe d May 12th 1955 a 74yrs.

Sheila Shine Newtownsandes d Jan 10th 1944 a 23yrs.

Bridget Shanahan Direen d Aug 2nd 1958 a 85yrs.

Jer Connor Upper Athea d May 20th 1971 a 77yrs.

Tony Goulding Knockanure and London d March 14th 1972 a 35yrs.

Con Buckley Keylod d May 10th 1984 a 74yrs.

Josephine Lawlor Kilbaha d Dec 24th 1945 a 27yrs.

Pat Hanrahan Kilbaha d April 15th 1969 a 73yrs.

Rev Pat J Cunningham Moyvane b July 8th 1903 Ord 1929 d Nov 16th 1984.

Rev James F Cunningham Moyvane b 1913 Ord 1939 d Jan 17th 1966.

Pat O Connor Lisaniska d Nov 9th 1963 a 94yrs.

Pat Shine Kilbaha d Aug 11th 1980.






my Diggin family name. Thomas Stephen Diggin was my grandfather, born in CO, Kerry in 1898 or 1902, we're not really sure on that. Thomas went by the name of Stephen Diggins when he came here in 1925. He went to live with his uncle Eugene McCarhty in Columbus Ohio. My grandfathers parents are Michael Diggin and Mary McCarthy Diggin. Thomas had a lot of brothers and sisters, but all that we know of are Margaret, Ned and Martin. Thomas married my grandmother Nora Cronin sometime in 1933 Chicago. My grandfather died in 1939. Margaret married Edmond Flaherty. Don't know much on them, but they still have family in Columbus. Anything? Please let me know. Bye, Mare






Kate (or Catherine) Doherty was called in Religion "Sister Mary Austin Joseph of the Sacred Heart" entering the convent on 16 February 1871, took the habit of the congregation on 15 September 1871, and made her profession on 16 September 1873.

Ellen Doherty was called in Religion "Sister Mary David Joseph of the Face of Jesus" entering the convent on 23 February 1869, took the habit of the congregation on 14 September 1869, and made her profession on 15 September 1871.

Obviously, the Loreto Sister would not appear in the Presentation Annals, but I assume that Cyril Jane Doherty was Janette, the youngest child of Matt and Ellen.



on in the Chicago
Irish Families database. Do you have any information on either of them?

1) Windle, James Husband of Nora (nee Dougherty), father of Harry Windle,
brother of Henry and Timothy, native of Newtown Fands [Newtownsands], Co.
Kerry. Funeral from his late residence, 3600 Union ave. to Nativity Church
thence to Mt. Olivet cemetery. --April 28, 1903 (1)

2) McAuliff, Lawrence At 625 W. 43rd st., husband of the late Ellen (nee
Curtin), brother of Patrick, John, Timothy, Michael, and Bridget, Mrs.
Catherine Dore, and Mrs. William Joyce, Mrs. Mary Dougherty. Native of
Knockshure [poss Knockanure], Co. Kerry. Funeral from St. Gabriel's church
to Mt. Olivet cemetery. --Oct. 7, 1902 (1) [note: thus, Mrs. Mary Dougherty
would have a maiden name of McAuliffe].


Donald F. Kennelly

Donald F. Kennelly of Bellevue died Nov. 2, 2000, in Bellevue. He was 79.


Born Oct. 15, 1921, in Camden, N.J., he moved to Washington in 1966 and to Bellevue in 1988. He served in the Army and Air Force, was a World War II Bataan survivor, prisoner of war in Japan and a Purple Heart recipient. After the war, he worked as a steel mill finisher and became a member of the Disabled American Vets.


Survivors include his son, Donald J. Kennelly, of New Orleans; brother, John M. Kennelly, of Kirkland; sister, Catherine Botch, of Bellevue; and three grandchildren.


A funeral Mass will take place at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. Following the service and reception, the burial will take place at 12:30 p.m. at Sunset Hills Memorial Park.


Green's Bellevue Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




Dr. Cornelius Anthony O'Connor, born on 13th June 1923 at Gortdromasillihy in Moyvane, Co. Kerry and reared on Hoeyfield Farm, Delgany, Co. Wicklow, with his 3 brothers and 3 sisters. At that time he was a Medical G.P. with a practice in Pembroke Dock and although he left in 1963 the family link continues as a cousin, Noleen Evans (nee Finucane) is married to a current practice member. Following illness in 1982 he retired and resided with my youngest sister in Derry. Regrettably, he died on January 17th 2004, aged 80 years

Mother, Jocelyn Marie (Nee Davies-Peck), born in Withington, Manchester in November 1924 and, after her parents divorced, reared in St. Martha's Convent, Rottingdean, Sussex with her brother with whom contact was lost in the 1960's when he emigrated to Australia. Sadly, she died on January 31st 1989 and is buried in Sessiaghoniell, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal.



Mr. Finucane asked the Minister for Finance if he will extend (a) the Feale drainage scheme from Listowel bridge to Abbeyfeale bridge, and (b) the drainage scheme for the Galey river from Moyvane, Newtownsandes, to the Limerick/Kerry boundary.

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance (Mr. Donnellan) Michael Donnellan

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance (Mr. Donnellan): The extensions of the Feale catchment drainage scheme suggested in the question would be so uneconomic that they could not be justified.

Mr. Finucane Mr. Finucane

Mr. Finucane: Is the Parliamentary Secretary aware that large tracts of valuable land have been flooded during the month of May of this year? Crops have been destroyed. I would ask the Parliamentary Secretary to carry out a reinvestigation and build some embankment to prevent a recurrence of the flooding.

Mr. Donnellan Mr. Donnellan


Mr. Donnellan: I will do so. At the moment, the report is that, to protect [186] those, you would have to get embankments and they would have to be put so far back that, for the sake of the amount of land that would be reclaimed, it would not be worth it. The Minister met a deputation in the matter and got a report and it has been shown to be uneconomic to do so.


Duagh Cards

Fr John P Kennelly Mill Hill d Aug 4th 1965 a 65.

Br Bonifice Dower Enniskillen d 24-1-1958.

Br Eugenius Dower Cobh d 29th July 1954. A 57.

Mary Dower Rathoran d 14-3-1976.

Tim O Brien Purt d 28-41966 a 85.

Ellen O Connell Rea d 14th Oct 1967 a 77.

Jer Hickey Rathoran d 27-12-1957 a 69.

Sean Harnett d 6-3-1974 a 53 Sydney Hospital.

Pat Dower Rathoran 23-3-1954 a 70.

Wm. Sexton Rathoran d 18-2-1962 a 70.

John Joe Dower USA ? d Sept 8th 1957.

Ml O Sullivan Rathoran d 19th June 1948 a 27.

Liom O Dobair Seanamaca d 1-12-1941 a 73.

Wm. Dower Lexington Ave d 11-2-1956.

Sean O Keane Terenure d 2nd Nov 1983 a 62.

Sheamus Kennelly Smearlagh d 4-4-1987 a 61.

Bridget Harnett Rathoran d 20th Aug 1957 a 74.

Wm. M O Donnell Kilconlea d 10-12-1963 a 74.

Bridget Walsh Seanamhaca d 19-3-1963 a 87.

Risteard Breathnach Seanamhaca d 12 Nov 1950 a 86.

Maurice Twomey Rathoran d 19th May 1936 a 72.

Esther Dillon Knockanoone 27-12-1973 a 81.

Eileen Dower Dromcondra d 16-1-1993.

Elizabeth Dower d 10-4-1969.

Mary Broderick Purt d 12-2-1961.

Fr Dan J Keane Co Durham Ord. 1929 d 23-4-1962.

Pat O Donnell Dromtrasna d 10th Nov 191951 a 73.

Wm. Dillon Knockanoone d 12th July 1952 a 74.

Mce O Donnell Convent St. d 19-2-1974 a 83.

Nora Broderick Knocknisnaw d 7-2-1969.

James Kennelly Woodford d 30th July 1951 a 54.

Mrs Catherine Kennelly Smerla d 28-2-1953 a 58.

Pat O Sullivan Rathoran d 24-1-1963.

Eileen Kirby Rylane d 10th Nov 1952 a 31.

Mrs Mary Relihan Knockadireen d 4-4-1959 a 40.

Pat Carroll Purt d 22-3-1966 a 54.

Ann Flynn Annestown Waterford d 28-2-1994 a 44.

Pat Harnett Magheramore Wicklow.

Eliz Twomey Rathoran d 4th July 1972.

Fergus Mc Donald Banagher Co Offally

Philomena Mulvaney Kells 13th Aug 1988 a 58 .

Brid O Sullivan Rathoran d 29-12-1988 a 90.

Wm. O Shea Rathoran d 9th Nov 1990 a 76.

Edward Twomey Rathoran d 27th Aug 1976 a 78.

Francis Carroll Purt d 11th July 1976 a 79.

Anna M Crowe AIB House Hospital d 7-12-1972.

Ml Broderick Purt d 8th Aug 1987 a 77.

Stephen Galvin Gortaclahane d 22nd June 1971 a 89.

Mary Kelly Lahardane D 24th Oct 1985 .

Jack Relihan Knockadireen 13-4-1995 a 92.

Wm. O Connell Kilmorna d24th Sept 1994 a 70yrs.

Denis O Sullivan Rathoran d 9-12-1991 a 54.

Dan Heffernan Kilmorna d 12-2-1990 a 66.

David Pat Mary O Connor Rathoran d 29-4-1983 a 21.

Breda Lenihan Kingsland d 1991.

Sean Harnett Purt d 1994.

Rina Quirke Rathoran d 1st Aug 1991 a 70.

Bridget Mc Carthy Meenoline Templeglantine.

Philomena Mulvany Kells d 13th Aug 1988 a 58.

Pat Lenihan Purt d 10-1-1978 a 70.

Oliver Harnett Rathoran d 25th Aug 1958 a 6 yrs.

Sr. M Patricia Dillon Pres. Waterford d 31st Aug 1987 a 61.

Mrs Ellen [Ciss] O Brien Purt d 7th Nov 1977 a 73.

Mary HeneghanJames Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.

Maynooth d 9th Aug 1987 a 75.

David Lenihan Purt d 25-12-1982 a 74.

John O Sullivan Station House Castleisland d 1982 a 57.

Michael O Donnell Purt died 7th October 1984 a 72

Mrs Mgt Enright Purt d 22- 4- 1987 a 86

Pat Broderick Purt d 8- 1- 1987 a 84

Tom Relihan Knockadireen d 25th - 3- 1982 a 80 years

Fr Michael Leen CC Duagh Ord 1947 d 1975, 28th Jan.

Cathleen Begley Bridge Street d May 1981 a 52

Ellen O Shea Rathoran died 23rd 4th - 1971 a 89

Mce O Donnell Convent Street d 19 - 2nd - 1974 a 83

Nora Mary O Brian Purt d 20th - 3rd - 1985

Larry O Brian Purt d 18th - 3- 1994 a 85y

Hannah Stack Rea d 21st of May 1984 a 84

David O Connor Rathoran d 13th June 1989 a 75.

John O Connor Rathoran d 6th May 1966 a 91.

Mgt O Connor Rathoran d 13-3-1980 a 95.

Bridget O Sullivan Rathoran d 1988.

Jer Lenihan Purt d 29th May 1984 a 81..

Pat Broderick Purt d 8-1-1987 a 84.

Catherine Begley Br. St Abbeyfeale d 3-1--1990 a 89.

Jim Harnett Rockmount Ennis d 22-12-1987 a 60.

Brid Mc Carthy Meenoline d 19th June 1989 a 72.

James Quirke Rathoran d 10th Nov 1983 a 64.

Mgt O Donnell Bogmount d 14th Aug 1975 a 81.

James O Shea Rathoran d 12-3-1973 a 67.

Mrs O Donnell Purt d 21-2-1986 a 72.

Mrs Nora Broderick Purt d 11-2-1985 a 68.


Duagh Trades c1900

Batt Connor Post Master, John Connor Army Pensioner, Pat Langan Cooper, Jer Lyons Shopkeeper,John Keane Do , Nora Gun Do , Liz Stack Do, Cathy Lyons Do, Denis Broderick Boots and Shoes, Pat Fitzmaurice Shoe Maker, Matt Dillon Weaver, Ned Connor Carpenter,Pat Gaire Tailor, Fr Dillon PP, Fr Flynn CC, Dan O Connor Teacher, Ned Stack Do, 5 Catholic RIC Men.


Note John Sheehy born 1800 son of Pat and Rebecca Cronin Sheehy [ Farmers] John was tried in 1822 for Insurrection got 7yrs transportation . His brother Roger Sheehy was Married to Catherine Greney, Roger worked for his cousin John Sheehy of Screehan.


C1660 Fitzmaurice Families had 660 Acres in Kilmorna, 1230 in Illananeene,and 460 Acres in Rahonane.




The following is a partial transcription of Knockbrack Burial Ground

Nancy Sullivan.


Margaret O'CONNOR - Knockbrack - Died May 1954 aged 72. Her sons
Patrick aged 16 yrs. - Thomas aged 28 yrs. - Aunt Hannah BROSNAN aged
76 yrs. Con & Michael O'CONNOR . Nora BROSNAN died 1964.

Erected by Con KEANE. In loving memory of Simon KEANE - Scart who died March 1952 - wife Hannah
died 1941 - Mother Eileen died August 1930 - wife Mary died 27 October 1988.
Con died 9 June 1996, aged 87 - Con & Kit BROSNAN

In Loving Memory of our Dear Mother Julia BROSNAN nee FITZGERALD - Boula, Knocknagoshel - Died December 21, 1959 aged 78 . Her husband Jeremiah D. BROSNAN died May 5, 1964 aged 87. Our dear Aunt Mary Moloney nee BROSNAN, Dronada, Lyrecrompane, died April 10, 1969 aged 88 yrs. James MCAULIFFE, son - in - law , died July 3, 1974 aged 54 yrs. Son: Timothy died January 30, 1943 aged 22 yrs. Mai CARMODY died November 13, 1991 aged 75 yrs.

Jeremiah D. LONG - Scart, Knocknagoshel died January 15, 1956 aged 76 yrs.
Wife Catherine nee MCAULIFFE died November 21, 1954 aged 82 yrs.

Jeremiah J. LONG Died April 4, 1955 - wife Mary died January 2, 1962.

Erected by Jeremiah P. LONG in memory of his wife Mary died June 29, 1909
aged 65 yrs. Also his son Patrick died November 16, 1982 aged ?6.

Erected by Dennis LONG in memory of his father Patrick died November 4,
1849. His son James August 1897. His daughter Elizabeth

In loving memory of Patrick BROSNAN, Knocknagreen, Knocknagoshel Died
April 10, 1974. His wife Mary nee CAHILL BROSNAN died September 20, 1937.
Their children Patrick, Humphrey, Margaret, Denis, Michael, Ellen, Nora.

Erected by Mary HORAN, Knockbrack, in loving memory of her husband April
8, 1961.

In loving memory of John D. BROSNAN, Boula. Died December 23, 1946.
Wife Hannah nee CARMODY died August 17, 1965. Sean BROSNAN February 6, 1986.

In loving memory of John F. BROSNAN, Knockbrack. Died February 8, 1959.
Wife Mary died October 4, 1962.

Timothy (Ben) BROSNAN , Knocknagoshel. Died April 22, 1991. Wife Mary
died December 10, 1965

In loving memory of James ( Sonnie) BROSNAN, Ballyduff, Knocknagoshel.
Died February 19, 1983.

In loving memory of Daniel C. BROSNAN, Knockbrack, Knocknagoshel. Died
January 12, 1978 aged 74 yrs. Infant son Daniel died January 22, 1949 aged
4. Wife Madge died February 6, 1991.

In loving memory of David HORAN and his wife Katie, Knockeengreen,
Knocknagoshel. Their sons Jack and Daniel, their daughters Hannah, Catherine
and Winnie. Erected by friend and neighbor Dan LANE.




Alfred Bessette, commonly known as Brother André, the founder of Montreal's impressive Saint Joseph's Oratory and who was venerated by generations of worshippers who sought healing from him, is about to become the first Quebec-born saint.


Pope Benedict XVI will announce the dates for the canonization of Brother André and five other new saints in an official decree after a meeting of cardinals at the Vatican on Feb. 19.


“It is now a certainty that Brother André will become a saint,” said Father Jean Pelletier, a spokesman for the archdiocese of Quebec City. “When anyone considered for sainthood reaches this stage, that's because it's a sure thing.”


Last October, the Vatican's Theological Commission for the Causes of Saints declared “scientifically unexplainable” at least one of the thousands of healing miracles attributed to Brother André. The Pope recognized the miracle last December, setting the stage for official canonization.


From the small chapel that he built on Mount Royal in 1904, Brother André's perseverance and unshakeable faith in St. Joseph became the driving force that lead to the construction of a grand basilica, which was completed some 30 years after he died in 1937 at the age of 91.


Brother André's compassion towards human suffering and his humble demeanour inspired thousands who came to the chapel believing in his powers.


For the dwindling number of practising Roman Catholics in Quebec, sainthood is the most important recognition. Brother André helped shape the religious beliefs of his generation, and some people hope that, through sainthood, he might help spark a renewal of religious fervour.



DEATH has taken place of Sr. Marina Daly C.P. late of Duagh, Listowel,on

March 9, 2010 deeply regretted by her community of Cross and Passion

Sisters, her brother Michael, sisters Philomena and Bernadette,

sister-in-law Nora, brother-in-law William, nephews, nieces, grandnephews,

grand- nieces, relatives and friends. Rest in peace. Removal from Cross and

Passion Convent, 22 Griffith Avenue on Tuesday 16th March at 11 o'c. to St.

Vincent De Paul Church, Marino for Requiem Mass. Sr Marina Daly was laid to

rest at Glasnevin Cemetery.