Sunday, August 07, 2022


Margaret (Rita) Donohoe (née Nolan)

80 Barrowvale, Portlaoise Road., Graiguecullen and formerly of Hemelhempstead, England and St Fiacc’s Terrace, Graiguecullen, Carlow, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family on August 6th, 2022, at her home.

Beloved wife of the late Pat and cherished sister of the late Eileen, Mary and Lillie.

She will be sadly missed by her loving family carers Martin, Theresa, Maria and Michelle, brother-in-law James (Jim), nieces, nephew, relatives and friends.

May Rita Rest in Peace

Reposing at Carpenter Bros. Funeral Home, Maryborough Street, Graiguecullen, on Monday, 8th August, from 11am, with removal at 1.45pm to St. Clare’s Church, Graiguecullen, for Funeral Mass at 2pm. Burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Carlow.

Rita’s Funeral Mass can be viewed by using the following link.

St. Clare’s Church

Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Irish Cancer Society.

House private, please.


Josephine Brennan (née Cantwell)

Coolane, Killeshin, Carlow, Co. Laois and formerly of Leggettsrath, Co. Kilkenny.

Predeceased by her sisters Mary and Aileen, brothers Seamus, Seán, Paddy and Michael.

Josephine died peacefully on Thursday, August 4th, 2022 surrounded by her family and in the wonderful care of Nass General Hospital.

Beloved wife of Pat and much loved mother of Declan, Sinéad, Pauric and Oliver. Sadly missed by her husband and family, brothers Oliver and Canice, son-in-law Declan, daughters-in-law Karen, Amanda and Carol, her eight grandchildren Ruairí, Aisling, Óran, Seán, Rían, Oisín, Conor and Dáire, and her brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces nephews, neighbours and friends.

May She Rest In Peace

Reposing at her home, Coolane, Killeshin, (R93 DT26) from 5p.m on Friday, concluding with Prayers at 9p.m. that evening. Reposing on Saturday from 11am with removal on at 1.30p.m to The Holy Cross Church, Killeshin, arriving for Funeral Mass at 2p.m.

Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Friends of Bethany House



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