Category Archives: Obituaries

Maura was at the helm for four-year term

WARM tributes have been paid to the late Maura Hughes, the highly-regarded former chairperson of the Kerry Association in Dublin, who has passed away following an illness. Originally from Valentia Island, she had lived in Foxrock, Dublin for many years and was very much to the forefront of Kerry Association activities, always working hardtop promote… Continue Reading

The late Ted Kennelly was a great community activist

THE death has occurred of Ted Kennelly, the long established and well known pharmacist whose family has extensive business interests in Killarney as well as in Castleisland where he operated a thriving pharmacy. Mr Kennelly, who was 88, passed away, following an illness, in the palliative care unit of University Hospital Kerry. Three years ago… Continue Reading

The late Donie O’Leary was hugely popular

THE death occurred this Thursday of Donie O’Leary, from Inch, Kilcummin, Killarney, who was a very accomplished traditional Irish musician and a great GAA stalwart following the fortunes of his beloved Kilcummin and Kerry teams. Donie, who passed away peacefully, in the care of his wife Teresa and family, will be remembered by many from… Continue Reading

Passing of a gentle and very popular lady

THE death has occurred this Thursday of Mrs Mary Murrell from Rock Road, Killarney whose daughter, Moira, is the Chief Executive of Kerry County Council. Mrs Murrell, née O’Driscoll and formerly of Clydine, Kilcummin, passed away in the care of care of the matron and staff of Our Lady of Lourdes Care Facility, Kilcummin. A… Continue Reading