Obituaries – Thurs, 24th Sept


Flynn, James (Blackie). Bianconi Drive, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. 22nd Sept. Private family funeral mass on Fri 25th at 11.30 a.m. in St. Oliver’s Church, Clonmel followed by burial in St. Patrick’s Cemetery.

Joyce (née McGrath), Betty. Mitcham, Surrey, England & formerly of Annagh, Oldcastle, Co. Meath & late of Willowbrook Lodge Nursing Home, Mocklershill, Fethard, Co. Tipperary. 22nd Sept. Funeral for family & close friends. Funeral will arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Recess, Co. Galway on Fri 25th at 2 p.m. Funeral Mass on Sat 26th at 12 p.m. in Recess, followed by burial in Ballinafad Cemetery.

Ryan (Bishop), Richard. Moung George, Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary & formerly of Kennedy Park, Thurles. 22nd Sept. Reposing at Hugh Ryan’s Funeral Home, Thurles on Fri 25th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Arriving at the Cathedral of the Assumption, Thurles on Sat 26th for requiem mass at 11 a.m. Burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s cemetery, Thurles. Mass can be viewed on

MacDonagh (née Hammond), Catherine (Kay). Late of Portobello, Dublin & formerly of Borrisoleigh, Co. Tipperary. 23rd Sept. Private funeral for family & close friends.

Murphy (née O’Farrell), Esther (Essie). England & late of New Inn, Co. Tipperary. 22nd Sept. Burial will take place in England. [All at Tipp Mid-West Radio would like to extend their deepest sympathy to our colleague, Jimmy O’ Farrell, on the death of his sister, Essie – R.I.P.]