The community wish to offer their condolences and express their sincere sympathy to the following on their recent bereavements;


May 2012


John Murphy

Kent Terreace, Castlelyons.

Johnny was born in 1934 in the Parish of Watergrasshill, he met and married Kitty Hynes from Araglen and settled in Kent Terrace, Castlelyons. Johnhy passed away on May 3rd at his home surrounded by his family.  Johnny was ill for some time, he is husband of Kitty (nee Hynes) and father of William, Margaret (Cosgrove) Catherine (Kearney) Mary & Shane, two daughters  Eileen and Bridget died 38 years ago in a tragic car accident.  He is also survived by his brothers Denny, Ballincurrig, Mick Watergrasshill, Jimmy Kildare, sisters Eileen Hurley Castlelyons, Kitty Foley Cork, Bridie Kildare, Peggie O’ Regan Australia.  Jihnny worked for many years for O’ Regan Bros sand and gravel, and also for many years for Castlelyons Co-Op driving a bulk tank milk lorry.  Johnnys funeral took place from his residence to St. Nicholas Church Castlelyons, and burial took place in Kilcrumper new cemetery next to his two daughters. We send our sympath to all of Johnnys family.


May he rest in peace.



Jerry Twomey

Kilcor, Castlelyons.

Jerry was born in Kilcor into to a very long established farming family he was son of John & (nee Mc Carthy)  Jerry farmed the homestead all of his life.  He married Ailbe (nee Fenton) from Aglish, he is brother to Dan Fermoy, Sean Rathcormac, Bridie Broderick Glanworth, Nora Beecher Ballynoe and the late May Arnold Bartlemy.  Jerry’s remains were brought to St. Nicholas Church Castlelyons and Funeral Mass was on Sunday morning at with burial afterwards in Aglish churchyard.  To his wife, family, nephews, nieces and extended family we offer our sincere sympathy.


May he rest in peace.


Jackie O’ Callaghan

Inch, Killeagh.

We extend our sympathy to the O’ Callaghan family Jacki was married to Cecelia Moore originally from Mohera where she was reared by her aunt and uncle Bill & Sarah Kaye.  Cecelia’s son Dara was also reared in Mohera and attended Castlelyons N. S. and St. Colmans College Fermoy, he was a very active member of Castlelyons GAA.

May he rest in peace.



Pad Joe Fenton

Aglish, Co. Waterford.

We extend our sympathy to Mrs. Ailbe Twomey Kilcor, Castlelyons on the death of her brother Pad Joe.  His funeral took place in Aglish and our sympathy also to the extended Fenton family.  

May he rest in peace.



Pat Joe Murphy

Codrum, Macroom.

We extend our sincere sympathy to Fr. Danny Murphy (resident in Castlelyons) and his brothers on the death of his father Pat Joe, also to all the extended Murphy family. The funeral took place in Macroom.

May he rest in peace.





March 2012


Catherine (Milward) Moran.


Hillside View, Castlelyons. passed away at her home om March 3rd after a long illness.  Catherine is daughter of the late Jimmy & Nancy (nee O’ Shea) of Kenny’s Cross, Castlelyons. She was educated at Castlelyons N. S. and Fermoy Vocational School and worked for many years in the clothing industry. Her siblings are Nell, Nora, Joan, Peter, Bill and the late Harry and Anne.  Catherine is survived by her sons Joe, Anthony and Henry, daughters Marian and Susan and a large extended family to whom we convey the symapthy of the community.  Catherine was intered in Castlelyons cemetery after Requiem Mass in St. Nicholas Church Castlelyons.

May she rest in peace.



Sr. Margaret Andrew Meade.

Dublin & Grange, Castlelyons.

Noreen born at Grange, Castlelyons in 1931. Daughter of Andrew & Margaret (nee Twohill) Educated at Castlelyons N. S. Entered the Convent of the Religious Sisters of Charity in 1948.  On her profession she chose both her parents names as her name in religious life.  She is a sister of Mary and the late Fr. Tom, Pat, Bill, Stan, Eddie & Kathleen.  Sr. Margaret Andrew passed away on March 5th at St. Vincent’s Hospital after a long illness and was buried in the Community Cemetery Donnybrook, Dublin.  We convey our sympathy to all her family and Community.

 May she rest in peace.



Joan Kenny.

Abbeylands, Castlelyons.

Joan (nee Fenton) was born at Deerpark, Castlelyons on February 19th 1922 and was sister to the late Paddy & Mary.  She married Sonny Kenny of Abbeylands, and was mother to the late Thomas.  Joan passed away at Conna Nursing Home and was removed to St. Nicholas Church Castlelyons.  Burial was after 11.30. am Mass in Castlelyons new cemetery, on February 19th. ( her 90th birthday).  Joan is survived by her grandsons Ian, daughter-in-law Grainne, nephews Pat & Denis, nieces Bernadette & Helen and loyal sister-in-law Mary. We extend our sympathy to all Joan’s family.

 May she rest in peace.


Bride Hegarty (nee Linehan)


Bride Hegarty was born in Coolagown in 1917. Both her parents were National Teachers. She married John Hegarty from Kilmagner where they work a farm, later thay moved to Coolagown.  Bride passed away at her home on February 23rd. She is survived by her sons Matt, Dave, John, Fr. Pete, Henry and her daughters Sheila, Breda, Carmel, Lilly, Emily, Ann, Jo, Bernie and Angela, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She is sister of Kathleen, Mon, Peter and the late Matt.  The funeral was from her home to the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary Coolagown, after Requiem Mass the burial took place in Kilcrumper new cemetery. She is pre-deceased by her daughter Lucy and husband John.  Sincere sympathy to all her family.

May she rest in peace. 


February 2012


Pauline Broderick Braddock.

Castlelyons & England. 

Pauline was born in Barrack St. Castlelyons in December 1957, daughter of the late Paddy & Christina (nee Bucklley) They later lived at Ballyarra Terrace, Castlelyons. Pauline was educated at Castlelyons N. S. and Fermoy Vocational School. Pauline is sister to Pat (Gordan) Armagh, Ann, Rathcormac, Thomas, Castlelyons, and the late Eileen and Sheila. She emigrated to England at the young age of 17 and later attended night classes in Sheffield. She married Ian Braddock who died at a young age,and has a son and daughter, Rob and Joanne. We extend our sympathy to all the family , her partner Keith, her grandchildren, Aunts Nonie & Bunnie (both nee Buckley Castlelyons) and her many friends on Pauline’s untimley and sudden death.


 May she rest in peace.





Raymond Murray

 Kilcock, Co. Kildare & Castlelyons.

Raymond was born at Kent Terrace, Castlelyons, son of Frank and the late Eileen (nee Kane) he is brother of Mary , Eileen, Patricia, Michael, Bernadette, Deirdre, Dermot, Enda and Fiona. He was educated at Castlelyons N. S. and St. Colmans College, Fermoy. He then entered Templmore Garda Academy, and was posted to Dublin’s Store Street. There he excelled in his work in the Drugs Squad, and also studied Communications. He married Grace Hurley from Bridesbridge, (daughter of Nora and the late Pete) and is father of Lisa, Sarah and Peter. Raymond and Grace settled in Kilcock Co. Kildare where they both became involved in the local community, Ray gave much of his spare time to Kilcock G.A.A. Club. He excelled at G.A.A. hurling and football with his native Castlelyons up to his joining the Garda Siochana and was a long time drummer with Castlelyons Pipe Band. Raymond unexpectedly became ill some 20 years ago, an illness that was to remain with hime for the rest of his life. Raymond’s funeral took place from his home in Kilcock to the local Church and he is buried in St. John’s Cemetery Kilcock. We extend our sympathy to Grace and all his family and many friends.


May he rest in peace.



 Ellen (Nell) O’Shaughnessy.

 Farran, Castlelyons.

 Nell was born at Farran, Castlelyons in 1920 , daughter of the late Dan & Mary (nee Broderick), and sister of Mary (Carey) Ballyhooly, and the late Bob, Mick, Dan and Ann (Howard), Nell lived all her life on the family farm at Farran. In later years when she was the last family member left at Farran and found it was becoming harder to manage on her own, Nell moved into Amberley Home Fermoy where she resided for many years and still had a huge interest in all the events and happenings in Castlelyons, she constantl had visitors a testament to her popularity. While she residied at Farran, no visitor or caller left without being the benificery of Nell’s hospitality, she was part of a generation that had time for others, no matter what. Nell was removed to Castlelyons Church and buried in Kilcrumper cemetery. We extend our sympathy to all her family and friends.


 May she rest in peace.






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