Today's Mayo death and funeral notices

The following are Sunday's death and funeral notices for Mayo.

May the gentle souls of the deceased rest in peace.

Sympathy is tendered to the bereaved families on their loss.


Tony Irwin, Tallagh, Belmullet, - peacefully at Mayo University Hospital, Castlebar on Saturday the November 20, 2021 in his 90th year.

Predeceased by his parents Pat and Maria Irwin, brother Jack and wife Bridie. Tony will be sadly missed by his loving family, daughters Margaret, Mary, Nuala and Eileen, sons Patrick, Clement and Anthony, sister Maureen and brother Dermot, sons-in-law Tim, Peter, Mossy and Ciaran, daughters-in-law Emer, Imelda and Angela, grandchildren Séadhna, Isabella, Cormac, Evan, Lauren, James, Orlaíth, Donnacha, Dermot, Paddy, Fionn and Ellen, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May Tony’s Kind and Gentle Soul Rest In Peace.

Reposing at his residence in Tallagh on Monday from 4 o’clock until 7 o’clock for neighbours and close friends only.

Funeral cortège will leave his residence on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. to arrive at the Church of the Holy Family, Carne for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Interment will take place immediately afterwards in Termoncarragh cemetery.


The death has occurred of Ambrose Blaine of Malahide, Dublin and Istanbul, Turkey and formerly Rusheens, Killala, Co. Mayo. Following an accident in La Paz, Mexico.

Ambrose, predeceased by his father Ambrose (Snr) and brother Alan. Beloved husband of Anne and loving father of Aoibhín, Niamh and Anna Rose. Sadly missed by his heartbroken wife, daughters, grandson Cillian, mother Philomena, brothers James, Declan and Brendan, sisters Mary and Fiona, mother-in-law Nancy, father-in-law John, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, friends and all his aviation colleagues around the world.

Reposing at McGowan's Funeral Home, Ballina, on Tuesday evening from 3:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. Funeral will arrive to St Muredach's Cathedral, Ballina on Wednesday morning for 11 a.m. Requiem Mass with funeral proceeding to Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross, Dublin, arriving for 3.45 p.m.

House Private Please.

Funeral Mass will be live streamed on Cremation will be live streamed on


John Gallagher (Tailor) Bunanio, Currane, Achill at Mayo University Hospital.

Predeceased by his parents and sisters Martha and Mary. Deeply regretted by his brothers Mick and Patrick, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Cassadh an Taoille, Currane, on Monday evening from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday in Our Lady Queen of the Universe Church at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in Polranny Cemetery.


John (Jake) Nevin, November 20, 2021, Brize, Claremorris and late of the Rendezvous Bar, Balla, peacefully at his residence, in the loving care of his family.

Predeceased by his brothers, Benny, Christy and Micheal.Deeply regretted by his loving wife Maureen, sons John and Declan, brothers Gay, Martin and Jarlath, sisters Joan (Quirke), Delia (Collins), Mary (Layden), daughters-in-law Sandy and and Nadia, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren Tara and Alexandria, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace John.

Removal from his residence on Monday at 11.15 a.m. for Funeral Mass at 12 noon, in the Church of Our Lady Queen of Peace And St Gerald, Mayo Abbey, followed by burial afterwards in Mayo Abbey Cemetery.

Anyone wishing to offer their sympathies to the family can leave a message by clicking on the "Condolences” link below. John's Funeral Mass will be livestreamed, on the following link


Mary Brennan (née Moran) Castlemacgarret, Claremorris, peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her husband John and son Christy.

Mary will be sadly missed by her family Seamus, Teresa, Marion, Padraic, Kevin, Vera and Dympna, her sisters Ann and Teresa, sisters-in-law Nora, Teresa and Ann, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, relatives and friends.

May she rest in Peace.

Remains will leave her residence on Monday morning to arrive at the Church of the Sacred Heart Crossboyne for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Crossboyne Cemetery.

Mass will be live streamed on


The death has occurred of Beetie (Bridget) Hughes (née Gallagher), Attymass P.O, Ballina, peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at the residence of her daughter and son-in-law Ann and Eugene.

Beetie, predeceased by her husband Ted, her brother Mickey and her sisters Alice and Mary. Beetie will be sadly missed by her heartbroken family Mary, Michael, Patricia, Ann, Andrea and Sandra, her sister Anne, her 11 adored grandchildren and her precious great-granddaughter Ella Bridget, her sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace Beetie.

Funeral cortège will arrive to The Church of The Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph, Attymass, on Monday for funeral Mass at 12 midday with the funeral proceeding afterwards to Kileen New Cemetery.

Funeral Mass may be viewed on


Tommy Kelly, Bunree Road, Ballina. Peacefully at his residence.

Deeply regretted and dearly missed by his loving sisters Agnes and Lena, nephews, nieces, grandnephews and grandnieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May He Rest In Peace.

Funeral cortège will leave the residence on Monday morning at 11 a.m. to arrive to St. Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina, via Ardnaree, for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30 a.m. with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery. Funeral Mass will be live streamed at


The death has occurred of Mary McDonagh, Knockdoemore, Claregalway, Co. Galway, formerly of Sea Road, Sligo and Ballindine. Peacefully on November 18, 2021 in Brooklodge Nursing Home after a short stay.

Mary was predeceased by her husband and carer Jimmy in September and they are now reunited. Mary was dearly loved by her sons James (deceased), John and Brendan, daughter in law Maria, sisters, Teresa (deceased) Una, Cathy and Josephine, brother, Bert (deceased), sisters-in-law, to brother in law, nieces and nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Mass for Mary McDonagh took place in the Church of Our Lady of Knock, Lackagh, followed by Private Cremation.


Eamon McElwee, LittleHill, Ballymore Eustace, Co. Kildare, formerly of Ballyroan Road, Rathfarnham and Ballina. November 18, 2021.

Eamon passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family after a long illness.

Husband of the late Kay (Née Anderson). Eamon will be sadly missed by his loving family, daughter Susan, son Eamon, grandchildren Rachel and Mark, great-grandchildren Luke, Megan, Cian, Chloe, Sophia and Keela, brother Frank, sister Kathleen (in Ballina), brother Ruby (Galway), sisters-in-law Lillian and Aggie, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, and many, many friends.

May his gentle soul Rest in Peace.

Removal on Monday to the Church of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, arriving for 10 a.m. Mass. Reposing at McGowan's Funeral Home, Ballina on Monday evening from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11.30 a.m. in St. Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina, followed by burial in Leigue Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to LittleHill Animal Rescue.


Sara Bernadette McHugh (née McHugh), Lehinch, Hollymount. Bernadette died peacefully at Hollymount Nursing Home.

She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Pete, sons Eoin, Michael and Hubert, daughter Denise Neary, daughters-in-law, Marceline, Niamh and Sharlene, son-in-law Patrick, grandchildren, Peter, Tom, Liam, Killian, Stephen, Kate, Michelle, Aoife and William, brother Peter, sisters Mary, Theresa and Etna, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nephew and nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May she Rest in Peace

Funeral Mass took place in Robeen Church with burial in Roundfort Cemetery, Hollymount