Today's death and funeral notices from Mayo

Sympathy is extended to the bereaved on their loss.

May their gentle souls rest in peace.

The following are the latest death and funeral notices from the county.


Christy O'Malley, Curramalley, Louisburgh.

Predeceased by his parents Edward and Beecie (née Needham) and his sister Ellie Gilchrest. Mourned and sadly missed by his family, the extended O'Malley & Needham families and many friends.

Christy will rest in repose at Sweeney's Funeral Home, Louisburgh on Friday, December 8 from 6:30 p.m., with removal at 8:00 p.m. to the Church of the Holy Family, Killeen.

Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday at 12 noon, followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.


Eleanor Cawley (née Gordon), Toreen, Crossmolina.

Predeceased by her son John and daughter baby Helen. Sadly missed by her husband Brendan, family Maura, Pauline, Bernadette, Patrick, Helen, Brenda, Collette, Brendan and Sonya, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Remains reposing at Hiney's Funeral Home, Crossmolina on Friday evening from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Requiem Mass on Saturday at 12.30 p.m. in St. Tiernan's Church, Crossmolina.

Burial afterwards in Crossmolina Cemetery.


Kathleen Duffy (née Ruddy), Kilkenny, Castlebar, formerly of Ardoone, Belmullet.

Dearly loved wife of James who died in August 2023 and also predeceased by her parents Anthony and May, and her sisters, Una and Mary.

Kathleen will be forever missed by her adoring children, Kathryn, Maria, Noreen, Barbara and James, her brothers Paddy and Eamonn and her sisters Bridget, Nora and Phyllis.

Sons-in-law, Kevin, Rait, Olivier and Colin and her daughter-in-law Kathy, her fifteen grandchildren and her three great grandchildren, her sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, many nephews and nieces as well as her extended family, neighbours and her wide circle of friends.

Kathleen's funeral will arrive at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Castlebar on Sunday, December 10, at 11.30 a.m. for her Funeral Mass at 12 noon, followed by cremation in Shannon Crematorium, arriving for Service at 4.00 p.m.