Death Notices

Margaret Merriman (née Cotter)
January 27, 2023

The death has occurred of Margaret Merriman (née Cotter), Longtown, Straffan, Co. Kildare and formerly of Drinagh, Ennistymon, Co. Clare, January 27th 2023, peacefully in Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown. Beloved wife of the late Liam and mother of the late Brian, sadly missed by her loving children Will, Denis, Maura, Síobhan and Dave, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, her sister May, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Margaret will be reposing at Reilly’s Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane on Sunday from 4pm to 8pm, with prayers at 7pm. Removal from Reilly’s Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane on Monday at 10.30am, to arrive at St. Patrick and St. Brigid’s Church, Clane for 11am funeral Mass, followed by burial in Mainham Cemetery.


Patrick (Paddy) Higgins
January 21, 2023

The death has occurred of Patrick (Paddy) Higgins, Maryville, Kildare Town and formerly of Millicent Road, Clane, Co. Kildare, January 21st 2023, peacefully at Naas General Hospital, beloved husband of the late Catherine Higgins. Sadly missed by his loving son Philip, daughters Ann-Marie, Michelle and Mary, son-in-law Frank Price, grandchildren, brothers and sisters-in-laws, nieces, nephews, extended family and many friends.

Reposing at Oliver Reilly’s Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane on Thursday from 4pm – 8pm. Removal from the Funeral Home on Friday at approx. 9.30am to arrive at St. Patrick and St. Brigid’s Church, Clane, for 10am funeral Mass, followed by private cremation.


John Keenan
January 20, 2023

The death has occurred of John Keenan, Mountarmstrong, Donadea, Co. Kildare, January 20th 2023, peacefully at Naas Hospital, beloved son of the late Paddy and Kathleen, deeply regretted by his loving wife Lucille, sons Mark, Sean, David and Johno, daughter Janine, grandchildren, brothers Martin, Pat and Frank, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Oliver Reilly’s Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane on Monday from 5pm – 7pm. Removal from the Funeral Home on Tuesday at approx. 11am to arrive at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Rathcoffey, for 11.30am funeral Mass, followed by burial in Mainham Cemetery, Clane.


Martina Brilly
January 20, 2023

The death has occurred of Martina Brilly, Ballinagappa, Clane, Co. Kildare, January 20th 2023, peacefully at Naas General Hospital, beloved daughter of the late James and Eithne, deeply regretted by her loving sister Margaret, brother Sean, brother-in-law Chris, aunts, family and friends.

Reposing at Oliver Reilly’s Funeral Home, Woods House, Clane on Sunday from 5pm to 7pm. Removal from the Funeral Home on Monday at approx. 10:30am to arrive at the Church of the Sacred Heart, Rathcoffey for 11am Funeral Mass, followed by burial in Mainham Cemetery, Clane.


Mary Keville (née Connolly)
January 11, 2023

The death has occurred of Mary Keville (née Connolly), Ovidstown, Straffan, Co. Kildare, January 11th 2023, peacefully at home, beloved wife of the late James, deeply regretted by her loving sons Barry, Mick and Raymond, daughters Michelle, Lorraine, Jennifer and Martina, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchild, brother, extended family and friends.

Reposing at her daughter Lorraine’s residence on Sunday from 4pm – 8pm. Removal from her daughter Lorraine’s residence on Monday at approx. 11:30am to arrive at the Church of St. Patrick and St. Brigid, Clane for 12pm Funeral Mass, followed by burial in Mainham Cemetery, Clane.


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