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Tipperary Obituaries – November 19th

The death has occurred of Berna Dempsey (née Loughnane)
The Leap, Roscrea,  Tipperary

Peacefully, at home, surrounded by her loving family.
Pre-deceased by her husband Joseph.
Deeply regretted by her son Robert, daughters Regina, Marlese and Avril, daughter-in-law Jane, grandchildren Bella, Layla and Ryan, sisters Josie, Pauline, Patty and Maureen, brother Dan, sister-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, good neighbours and many friends.


Reposing in Tierney’s Funeral Home, Roscrea, on Friday evening from 5 pm to 7 pm (face masks to be worn at all times and there will be no condolence book in use at the funeral home). Private removal from her residence on Saturday morning at 10.30 am arriving in St. Ita’s Church, Coolderry, for Funeral Mass at 11 am. Burial afterwards in Dungar Cemetery.
Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Offaly Hospice Care.
Please leave messages of condolence on the link below.
House Private Please.


The death has occurred of MICHAEL JAMES HARRIS
MEANUS HEIGHTS, Castlemaine,  Kerry / Clonmel, Tipperary

Much loved and will be deeply missed by his loving wife Hannelore, beloved daughter Miriam Clare, his mother Rose, brothers; Robert, Eddie, Joe, Anthony & John, sisters; Kate, Margaret, Rosie, Rita, Helen, Caroline & Ann Marie, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours & many friends.

Rest In Peace

The Funeral Cortége will depart from his residence Saturday (Nov. 20th) at 12.50 pm travelling via Castlemaine Village onto Kiltallagh Church for Requiem Mass at 1.30 pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Mass will be live-streamed on

Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to
Team Hope Ireland  Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

Please use the online Condolence Book below as an option to offer your sympathies.
Michael’s family would like to thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.



The death has occurred of Nancy (Bridget Anne) HOGAN (née Kenny)
Glenview Knockalton, Nenagh,  Tipperary / Athlone, Roscommon

Late of Cloneash, Oldtown, Athlone, Co.Roscommon. Passed away peacefully (After a short illness) on 17th November 2021 surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of the staff at Nenagh Hospital. Predeceased by her beloved son Brian, sister Patricia (Fitzgerald) and brother Jarlath. Loving wife of Michael, much-loved mother of Marie, Mark, Leo, Trevor, Raymond and Ciaran. Adored grandmother to Cormac, Laura, Emma, Isabelle, Pearse, Eve, Ruby and Tom. Fondly remembered by her son in law Martin, daughters in law Fiona, Breda, Claire and Meadhbh, brother Gerry, Michael O’Shea, brother in law Pat, sisters in law Eileen, Mary and Kathleen O’Shea. She will be sadly missed by all her nephews, nieces, grandnieces and grandnephews, cousins relatives, neighbours and her many friends.
May Nancy Rest In Peace

Her remains will arrive at St.Mary’s of the Rosary Church, Nenagh for Requiem Mass this Saturday at 12 o’c. Burial afterwards in Lisboney New Cemetery. Please adhere to current guidelines regarding social distancing, handshaking & wearing of face coverings.  Those who would have liked to have attended but cannot view the live stream of her service on nenaghparish.ie or on radio 106.2 Fm. Condolences can be left in the section below, The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this time.
“House Private Please”.


The death has occurred of Michael O’Dowd
Rossestown, Thurles,  Tipperary

Michael O’Dowd, Rossestown, Thurles, November 18th, 2021, at Limerick University Hospital.  Predeceased by his sisters Mary, Josie, Kathleen, Margaret, Janie and Bridget.  Will be sadly missed by his loving wife Noreen, daughters Eileen, Lisa and Emma, son Mark, sons-in-law Davy, Michael and Paul, daughter-in-law Ciara, brother Pakie, sister Eileen, grandchildren, a great-grandson, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family, colleagues in Tipperary County Council and many good friends.


Reposing in Kennedys Funeral Home, Dublin Road, Thurles on this Friday evening from 5 p.m. to 6.30 p.m. for family and close friends.  Arriving at the Church of St. Joseph and St. Brigid, Bohernanave on Saturday morning at 9.30 a.m. for Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.  The mass may be viewed live on www.thurlesparish.ie. Please use the condolence section below to express your sympathy to Michael’s family.  Thank you.

Please comply with covid-19 directives regarding social distancing, face coverings and no handshaking.


The death has occurred of Joe O’Keeffe
Carrigahorig, Nenagh,  Tipperary / Kiskeam, Cork / Portumna, Galway

Joe passed suddenly from this life on Wednesday, 17th November. He will be deeply missed by his loving wife Avril, sister Mary, brothers Billy and Brendan, father in law Michael (O’Connor), sisters in law Joan, Ann, Teresina and Maureen, brothers in law Michael and Meredith, niece Fiona, nephews Stephen and J.B.,relatives, extended family and many friends.


Please respect the privacy of the family during this difficult time.
House strictly private

Joe will repose at Portumna Retirement Village, Saturday, November 20th, from 5pm to 7pm. This is a “WALK THROUGH REPOSE” where those attending are asked to wear a mask, respect social distancing, refrain from hand shaking or hugging. Mass will be celebrated for Joe’s soul on Sunday, November 21st, at 1pm in Church of The Immaculate Conception, Terryglass. Some restrictions still apply in attending Mass to allow for social distancing. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

The family would like to thank you for your support and understanding at this difficult time.
Those who would have liked to attend the Mass but cannot, are invited if they wish to leave a message of sympathy to the family in Joe’s condolence pages below.



The death has occurred of Bridget (Bridie) Walsh
Cahir Abbey Upper, Cahir,  Tipperary / Thurles, Tipperary

And formerly Ard Mhuire, Thurles. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff of Ardeen Nursing Home, Thurles. Predeceased by her parents Richard and Madge. Deeply regretted by her loving family; brother Eamonn, sisters Maureen, Margaret, Teresa, Nora and Anne, nephews, nieces, brothers in law Tom and John, cousins, Ardeen community and friends.

May She Rest In Peace.

Reposing in Hugh Ryans Funeral Home, Slievenamon Road, Thurles on Friday, 19th November, from 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm. Arriving at the Cathedral of the Assumption, Thurles at 8 pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday, 20th November, at 11 am. Burial afterwards in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Thurles. The Mass can be viewed at www.thurlesparish.ie. Sympathies can be expressed in the condolence section below.
Please wear face masks and avoid handshaking.