Today's Mayo death and funeral notices

THE following are today's Mayo death and funeral notices.


Michael Philbin, Knockaphunta Park, Castlebar, and formerly of Kilhale, Glenisland and London.

Predeceased by his sisters Mary Howley (Crossmolina), and Kathleen Boland (London). Deeply regretted by his loving wife Hannah, sons Peter and Brendan, daughters Mary and Anna, brothers Pete (Doncaster, UK), Tom (Newport), sisters Ann Rogan (Castlebar), Patsy (UK), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives neighbours and friends.

Funeral arriving to The church of the Holy Rosar, Glenisland, on Easter Monday at 1.45 p.m. for Requiem Mass at 2 p.m. Funeral afterwards to Glenisland Cemetery.


Joan (Ann) Costello (née Diamond), Maryville, Dillon Terrace, Ballina, and The Heath, Circular Road, Galway.

Predeceased by her loving husband Tom and her brothers and sisters: Michael, Katherine, Paddy, Jackie, Leo, May, Evelyn and Fr. Mark. Joan will be sadly missed by her many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews and cousins, to all of whom she was very special. Joan had a wide circle of friends in Ireland and abroad, who will also mourn the passing of a truly great lady.

Leaving Galway to arrive at St. Muredach's Cathedral, Ballina, on Monday, April 5, for Requiem Mass at 1.30 p.m. Joan will be laid to rest following Mass in Leigue Cemetery.

Livestream link for Mass:


Ann Breslin (née Conneely), Farnaght, Westport and late of Drummin, Westport and Inis Mór, Aran Islands.

Predeceased by her sisters Eileen and Mary. Ann will be sadly missed by her loving husband John, daughters Fiona (Dublin) and Sharon (Castlebar), son-in-law Harry McGee, grand-daughter Sadhbh, brother Padraig Conneely (Inis Mór), sister Bridget Derrane (Inis Mór), nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Requiem Mass will take place this Monday (April 5) at 12.30 p.m. in St. Mary's Church, Westport, with the funeral proceeding to Drummin Cemetery. Ann's Funeral Mass can be viewed on or listened to on Westport Parish Radio at 104.8FM.


Sr. Francis Catherine Barrett (Dolie), Religious Sisters of Charity, Lakelands, Sandymount, Dublin and formerly of Bangor Erris.

Predeceased by her sisters Mae and Phil, and brothers JT and Fr.Gerry OMI. Deeply regretted by her community, the Congregation of the Religious Sisters of Charity, her sister Kathleen Kennedy (Thurles), brother-in-law Willie, sister-in-law Mary, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandnieces, great-grandnephews, relatives and friends.

A private funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, April 6, at 11.30 a.m. which can be viewed live at followed by burial in Community Cemetery, Donnybrook.

May the souls of the deceased rest in peace.

Sympathy is extended to the bereaved families on their loss.

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