10 Aug 2022

Deaths in Leitrim - December 12, 2016 - updated

The following deaths have occurred in the Leitrim area:

Margaret Donohoe (née Gallogly), Drumrane, Ballinamore, Co Leitrim / Ballsbridge, Co Dublin

At St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin (after a short illness), surrounded by her loving family. Reposing at St. Vincent’s Hospital Mortuary Chapel on Tuesday 13th December from 1pm until 3pm followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore, arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 11am followed by burial in Oughteragh cemetery, Ballinamore. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Irish Stroke/Heart Foundation. (

Bridget (Bezzie) Mahon (née McGirl), Gortnaragh, Cloone, Co Leitrim

Bridget (Bezzie) Mahon nee McGirl, died peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Con and mother of the recently deceased Con Jnr. Remains reposing at her residence today, Monday 12th  from 2 - 6pm with removal to arrive at St Mary's Church Cloone at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am followed by burial to the local cemetery.

Hugh (Hugie) McConnell, Hillview, Doogarry, Killeshandra, Co Cavan

Peacfully at Cavan General Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Reposing at his residence on Monday 12th from 5-9pm. Removal on Tuesday morning 13th  to arrive at St Dallan's Church, Killdallan, for Funeral Mass at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Ballyconnell New Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to The Oncology Unit at The Mater Hospital, Dublin. House Private at all other times, please.

Lorcán Coyle, Dublin and Camagh, Ballinamore, Co Leitrim

Lorcan Coyle (Mac Cumhaill) of Dusseldorf, Breuilles de Bernay, St Martin and originally from Camagh, Ballinamore Co Leitrim. Died unexpectedly in the University Clinic in Düsseldorf on November 27th 2016. Funeral Mass at 10am on Saturday December 17 in the Church of Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace, Raheny Village, with burial afterwards in St. Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton.

Local deaths are published each day at 10am and 4pm. If you would like to have information included please contact the editor Claire McGovern -

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