Thursday, October 01, 2020



Mary Ryan
Drummond, St. Mullins, Carlow

Peacefully at Waterford University Hospital on Tuesday 29 September. Predeceased by her sister Kathy (Dillon), brothers Mike, Tommy, Lar and Gary. Deeply regretted by her loving family Mary, Micheál, Evelynn, Martin, AnnMarie, Moling and Cathriona, twin brother Matty, Willie and John, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, neighbours, and many friend

Funeral Mass for family and close friends will take place on Saturday 3 October at 2pm in St Brendan’s Church, Drummond. (max 50 in the church), followed by burial afterwards in St Mullin’s Cemetery. (Social distancing guidelines will apply in the church and cemetery)


John (Gonzie) Byrne

22 Father Cullen Tce, Rathvilly, Co Carlow

Passed away on 30 September 2020, peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Much loved father of Patrick and Sinead and partner of Bridget; Sadly missed by his loving family; son, daughter and their mother Bernie, brothers Ned, Bill, Jim, Mike, Ger and Peter, sisters Mary, Ann, Margaret, Bridget, Antoinette and Kathleen; grandchildren Noah, Sean, Tadhg and Logan, son-in-law Patrick, daughter-in-law Aideamer, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family, relatives and his many friends.

In line with Government and HSE guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private funeral for family and close friends will take place. Removal from his residence on Friday morning at 11.30o’c to St Patrick’s Church, Rathvilly arriving for 12 noon Requiem Mass. (max 50 people in Church) with burial afterwards in Rathvilly Cemetery. Donations, if desired, to Carlow/kilkenny Palliative Home Care Team, donation box in Church.

John’s Funeral Mass can be viewed live by logging on to the following link


Vivienne Latchford (nee Ashmore)

Sue Ryder House, Castleoaks, Dublin Rd, Carlow and formerly Poulaphouca, Co. Wicklow

Passed away on 28 September peacefully at her home. Vivienne is in a place of peace now, released from several years of pain and surrounded by warm welcomes from loving souls.

With love from her three children, Kerry, Mandy and Kim, brother Ken, sisters Jill and Norma, relatives and friends.

A private family funeral will take place, in accordance with current guidelines. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to The Sue Ryder Foundation.

The family would like to thank the staff at Sue Ryder House for their kindness, attention and care given to Vivienne.

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