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.


Sr. Breege Breslin, Medical Missionaries of Mary, Drogheda, Co. Louth and formerly from Ballina and Kenya, on February 12, peacefully, in Aras Mhuire Nursing Home, Drogheda.

Predeceased by her parents, John and Kate, sisters, Mary (Sr Gemma MMM), Rita, Kathleen, Patricia and Monica, brothers, Pat, Michael, Sean, Willie and Vincent. Sadly missed by her brother Joe, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews and their families, relatives and many friends, and her MMM community.

Funeral Mass (Private), Tuesday in Convent, followed by burial in St. Peter’s Cemetery.


Jacqueline Bridgette Ellis, Sheeaune, Westport, and late of Ardfert, Co. Kerry and Bray, Co. Wicklow. Jacqueline passed away peacefully at Mayo University Hospital.

Deeply regretted by her son David, partner Tom, sisters Helen and Maria, brother Joseph, grandchildren Bryan, Blaine, Shauna and Heather, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

House private please.

Funeral Arrangements Later.


Patrick (Pa) Hastings, Derrymore, Drummin, Westport, February 12, 2022, peacefully, in University Hospital, Galway, surrounded by his family.

Pa will be missed by his loving wife Mary (née Brennan and formerly of Hollybrook, Claremorris), brothers John Hastings (Southport, England) and Michael Hastings (Derrrymore, Drummin), sisters Mary Lavelle (Slogger, Westport), Breege Bourke (Westport) and Ann Hastings (Derrymore, Drummin), brothers-in-law Padraic Bourke, Joe, John, Patrick, James and John Brennan, sisters-in-law Linda Hastings, Bridie, Anne and Helen Brennan, mother-in-law Maureen Brennan, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Navin's Funeral Home, Westport, on Tuesday from 5.30 p.m. - 6.30 p.m. Requiem Mass on Wednesday, at 11 a.m. in Drummin Church, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to the Gina Heraty Haiti Fund. House private, please.


Jonathan Leneghan, Drumsheen, Bonniconlon, Ballina, peacefully, after a short illness, at Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, surrounded by his family.

Deeply mourned by his loving mother Maureen, father Joe, brother John, sisters Maureen, Kathleen, Allison, Finola and Siobhan, brothers in law, grandmother Bridgie, uncles Kieran and Noel Ruane, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Remains reposing at Gallagher’s funeral home on Wednesday from 5.30 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Removal from his residence on Thursday morning to the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Bonniconlon, arriving for 1 p.m. requiem Mass with burial afterwards in Bonniconlon Cemetery.


Richard Moore, February 12, 2022, Drunconlon Close, Moneen Road, Castlebar and late of Tully West, Kildare, Baxter Healthcare employee, peacefully after a short illness at Mayo University Hospital.

Predeceased by his parents Michael and Sarah and brother Patrick. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Claire, son Michael and step son James Kilcourse, brothers John, Michael, Martin and Thomas, sisters Bridie, Sal, Mary, Noeline, Patricia and Carmel, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Remains reposing at Coady’s Funeral Home on Wednesday from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. with removal on Thursday at 11 a.m. for Funeral Mass at 11.30 a.m. in the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar.

Richard will be laid to rest afterwards in Castlebar New Cemetery.

Richard’s funeral Mass will be streamed live at be streamed live at or listened to in Castlebar on the Parish Radio Channel 105.3FM


Elaine Quinn (née Moylette), February 12, 2022, Crillaune, Ross, Castlebar and late of Islaneady, Castlebar, suddenly after a short illness at Mayo University Hospital.

Predeceased by her father Eamonn and father-in-law Jack. Deeply regretted by her heartbroken husband Paul, son Sean, daughter Amy, Mother Maureen, sisters Caroline (Monaghan), Breda (Mc Guire), brothers Edwin and Damien, brothers-in-law, Kieran, Michael (Mc Guire), Kevin, John, Micheal (Quinn), Christopher and Thomas, sisters-in-law Caitriona, Mary, Anne-Marie and Fiona, mother-in-law Margaret, uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, neighbours, relatives and friends.

Remains reposing at St. Aidan’s Room in Islaneady on Tuesday evening from 5 p.m. with removal at 7pm to her Mother’s residence in Islaneady. Funeral cortège will arrive to St. Patrick’s Church, Islandeady on Wednesday morning, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Elaine will be laid to rest afterwards in Parke Cemetery (via Newport Road and Pontoon Road).


J.P Lavin, Lurga, Charlestown - peacefully at the Mayo Hospice.

Sadly missed by his loving family sister Mary Teresa, brother-in-law Hughie, niece Keara, nephews Shane and Ian, aunt Teresa, cousin Peter, grandnieces, grandnephew, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at the Horkan Funeral Home, Charlestown on Sunday evening from 5.30 to 7 o’clock. Removal on Monday at 11.30 to St Patrick's Church, Bushfield via Lurga arriving for Funeral Mass at 12 o’clock followed by burial in Bushfield Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Mayo Hospice.


The death has occurred of Madeline McCafferty (née Connaughton) of Mount Assumpta, Ballina and late of Rathreedane, Bonniconlon. Suddenly at Mayo University Hospital.

Predeceased by her parents Martin and Margaret Connaughton Rathreedane, Bonniconlon, husband Bobby, sons Noel and Raymond, daughter-in-law Mary, sisters Teresa and Eileen, brothers John Joe, Matt and Jimmy.

Madeline, sadly missed by her loving sons and daughters Norry, Sean, Valerie, Paula, Gabriel and Darina, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, 24 grandchildren, and her great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and many friends.

Reposing at McGowan's Funeral Home, Ballina on Monday evening from 5:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Funeral cortège will arrive to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballina on Tuesday morning for 11.30 a.m. requiem Mass followed by burial in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina.

Funeral Mass will be live streamed on


Margaret McHale (née Kelly), peacefully at her home.

Predeceased by her husband Jack and her infant son Gerard Patrick.

She will be sadly missed by her loving family; sons John, Martin, Alphonsus, Michael and Desmond; her daughters Maureen, Margaret, Carmel and Pauline; her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, nephews, nieces, sister-in-law Mary, relatives, neighbours and friends, may she rest in peace.

Reposing at Lynn's funeral home, Killala, on Monday from 5 p.m. with removal at 7 p.m. to the church of The Sacred Heart, Kilfian for prayers at 7:30.

Mass of the Resurrection on Tuesday in Kilfian at 11:30 a.m., followed by burial in Kilfian cemetery.


Teresa Mulgrew, February 11, 2022. (Late of Castlebar). Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross.

Predeceased by her father John-Joe. Devoted mother and best friend of Caoimhe. She will be greatly missed by Caoimhe and also by her beloved son-in-law Kevin and cherished grandson Charlie. She will also be deeply missed by her mother Kathleen, sisters Mary, Anne, Bernadette, Geraldine and Martina, brothers Sean and Paraic, Caoimhe’s Dad Ger, sisters-in-law Mary and Pauline, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends especially her great friend Mark and work colleagues at GMIT.

Reposing at Fanagans Funeral Home, Lower Kimmage Road on Monday from 3 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. and also on Tuesday prior to her removal to Mount Jerome Crematorium (Garden Chapel) arriving for 3 p.m. Funeral Service.


Patrick Padraig (Paddy) McDermott, Dromod, Co. Leitrim and formerly from Glasnevin and Navan Road, Dublin and Newport, February 10, 2022 (suddenly) at the Mater Hospital, Dublin.

Beloved husband and best friend of Josie (nee McGowan), predeceased by his son Paul, parents Jim and Sadie, brothers Jim and Tommy and sister Sally, sadly missed by his loving wife, daughter Karen, grandchildren Sadie and Rian, sisters Maureen Durrant and Sandra, brothers Martin and Sean, Karen’s mother Iris, brothers-in-law, sisters in law, nephews, nieces, relatives, work colleagues in the Bohemian Bar, neighbours extended family and friends.

Funeral arrangements Later