Wednesday, September 16, 2020

James (Patrick) Connolly
“The Auld Shop House”, Ballintubbert, Stradbally

Peacfully at Tullamore General Hospital on 15 September. Sadly missed by his dad Tommy, brother, John, nephew, Dillon his niece Freya, cousin Pauline, close friends Mark, Peter and Eamon, extended family and his many many friends

Removal from Ballintubbert on Friday 18 September at approximately 3pm, to arrive at Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally to be laid to rest.

James (Patrick’s) Removal and final journey can be viewed on HERE or

All are welcome to James (Patrick’s) Funeral at Oakvale Cemetery, Stradbally, but please adhere to social distancing and face masks must be worn.

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

Tony Bowe
Skerries, Dublin / Ballacolla

Bowe, Skerries Co. Dublin, (late of Ballacolla Co. Laois) 14th September 2020, peacefully at Beaumont Hospital after a short illness surrounded by family. Tony sadly missed by his loving wife and best friend Ann, sons Conor and Killian and their partners Cecilie and Emma, brothers Martin, Ger and Canice, sisters Angela and Trish, nieces, nephews, relatives, extended family and a large circle of friends.

Rest In Peace Tony.

A private family funeral will be held for Tony. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St. Francis hospice Raheny. Or c/o of Lannons funeral directors.

Anna Margaret Joan Bradley
Kevin Street, Dublin 8, Dublin / Stradbally

Formerly of Ballycoolan, Stradbally, Co.Laois. Peacefully, predeceased by her brothers Desmond, Gordon and Donald. She will be sadly missed by her sister Hazel (Mercier), sisters-in-law Vivienne and Helen, brother-in-law David, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral Service on Thursday, 17th September, at 11 am in Presbyterian Church, Adelaide Road, Dublin followed by burial in St. Mogue’s Church, Timogue, Co. Laois arriving 2pm aprox. Family flowers only.

Due to Government advice and current restrictions regarding funerals a family funeral will take place.

Ellen Dennison (née Roberts)
Cuan Bhride, Rathdowney

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Pattersons Nursing Home, Roscrea, Co. Tipperary and formerly Cuan Bhrìde, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. In her 75th year, predeceased by her husband John. Deeply regretted by her sorrowing son Dominic, daughter Àine and partner Gary, granddaughters Dannan her husband Dan, Sìofra, sisters Mary, Sr. Sheila, Sr. Kathleen, Pat and Dolores, grandnieces and grandnephews and a large circle of friends.

Rest in Peace

Requiem Mass on Friday, 18th September 2020, in the Church of the Holy Trinity, Durrow at 11am. Removal to Newlands Cross Crematorium arriving for 1.30pm cremation

Bridget Phelan (née Bowe)
Quigley Park, Rathdowney

Bridget Phelan (nee Bowe), Quigley Park, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. September 14th 2020. Peacefully at her home. Deeply regretted by her partner George and her family, Christy, Stephen, Kevin, Valerie, Veronica and Pierce, grandchildren Danny, Dylan, Christopher, Stephen Jnr., Melissa, Alex, Charlotte, Killian and Tori, her brothers and sisters, Peter, Paddy, Catsy, Teresa, Maggie, Lizzy and Nancy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, her special friends Noreen and Maggie, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Due to the COVID-19 Directive the funeral is restricted to family and close relatives only. Funeral Mass in the Holy Trinity, Rathdowney at 11am on Thursday followed by private cremation. The funeral will be live streamed on ( No flowers by request. Donations can be made to Laois Hospice on line (

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