Category Archives: Obituaries

Sad passing of two well known Killarney women

TWO well-known and highly regarded Killarney ladies, who were members of prominent local business families, passed away at the weekend and their funerals will take place this Monday and Tuesday. Mary Anne Hartnett (née Murphy), of Mangerton View and formerly of Knockasartnett, passed away in the care of the matron and staff of the Fuschia… Continue Reading

Warm tributes paid to popular dad-of-three

THE popular father-of-three who died after he fell while climbing on Carrauntoohil at the weekend has been laid to rest this Wednesday. Ger Duffy, from Clonlara, Co Clare, fell from the crest of a ridge onto a ledge from Hag’s Tooth Ridge above Coimín Íochtar on Saturday afternoon. The 59-year-old was a very experienced mountaineer… Continue Reading

Popular Neilie will be missed in Killaney

WARM tributes have been paid to the late Neilie Griffin, a popular Killarney man, very well known in sporting and community circles, who has passed away. A familiar face in the town through his work with the outdoor staff of Killarney Municipal District Council, Neilie died this Friday in the Palliative Care Unit of University… Continue Reading

Warm tributes to hugely popular Muckross man

KILLARNEY has been greatly saddened by the passing of popular builder and community man Brendan Cronin, from Muckross, following a long illness. The father of three is part of a well-known Killarney family that has been steeped in the traditions of rowing, motorsport and community life for generations. A gifted carpenter, he started his working… Continue Reading