Death Notices

Jennifer (Jenny) McElhinney (née Kenny)
July 14, 2024

Jennifer (Jenny) McElhinney
  1. Jennifer (Jenny) McElhinney
    (née Kenny)
Woodstock, Ennis, Clare / Glasnevin, Dublin

Jennifer (Jenny) McElhinney (née Kenny) Woodstock, Ennis, Co. Clare and formerly of Beneavin Park, Glasnevin, Dublin. 13th July 2024 (peacefully) at University Hospital Limerick, surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her parents Peter and Margaret and her father-in-law Bill. Sadly missed by her heartbroken husband Brian, loving sons Conor and Patrick, adored grandson Fionn, Conor’s partner Jeunée-Lee, brothers Peter and Andrew, sisters Caroline and Yvonne, mother-in-law Oonagh, lifelong friends Shirley and Tina, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.


Funeral Arrangements: Reposing at Kennedy’s Funeral Home, Ennis, (V95 HE36) on Monday (15th July) from 5.30 pm until 7.30 pm. Arriving at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, Inch, on Tuesday (16th July) for Funeral Mass at 1 pm followed by a cremation service at Shannon Crematorium at 3 pm.

Family flowers only, please, donations if desired to Missionvale Ireland.


May she Rest in Peace


Live streaming of the Funeral Mass can be viewed live here:

Live streaming is operated by a third party, the funeral home has no control over its functionality.


Messages of sympathy can be left in the condolences section below or sent privately to Kennedy’s Funeral Directors by post or emailed privately to

Date Published:

Sunday 14th July 2024

Date of Death:

Saturday 13th July 2024

Eric Shannon, Kilmaley, Co. Clare, and late of Kilbronogue, Schull, Co. Cork
July 13, 2024

Eric Shannon, Kilmaley, Co. Clare, and late of Kilbronogue, Schull, Co. Cork. Eric passed away suddenly but peacefully while in his native county. Cherished husband of Catherine and dear father of Andrew and Sadhbh. Deeply regretted by his wife Catherine, son Andrew, daughter Sadhbh and their mother Anne. Eric will be lovingly remembered also by his step-daughter Donna, his granddaughter Charlotte to whom he will always be known as ‘Gaga’, his brother Alan, sisters Linda and Ann, sisters-in-law Christina and Geraldine, brothers-in-law Jimmy and Liam, his nephews, nieces, relatives, his large circle of friends, those who encountered him on his journeys and especially his work colleagues at Martin Ryan Haulage Ltd.

Rest In Peace.

Reposing at Murphy’s Funeral Home, Kilmaley (V95 F340) on Sun (14th July) from 4pm to 6pm.

Arriving at Kilmaley Church (V95 YW20) on Mon 15th July for 10am funeral service.

Cremation Service ​​​in Shannon Crematorium at 12noon.

Carmel Pilkington (née Queally)
July 2, 2024

Carmel Pilkington

Carmel Pilkington
(née Queally)

Culleen, Kilmaley, Clare

Carmel Pilkington (née Queally), Culleen, Kilmaley and formerly of The Culleen Lodge, Kilmaley. Carmel passed away peacefully at home in the company of her adored family. Deeply regretted by her loving husband Patsy, son David and daughters Deirdre and Niamh and her beloved grandchildren Ruth, Caoimhe, James, Shane and Callum. Carmel will be sadly missed but fondly remembered by so many but especially her daughterr-in-law Niamh, sons-in-law Alan and Gary, her brothers Gerry and Martin her sisters Mary, Susan and Anne, uncles Frank and Martin, brothers-in-law Tom, Carl and Michael, sisters-in-law Margaret, Martina, Maureen and Ann, nephews, nieces and wide circle of friends and neighbours.


Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam dílis


Reposing at Murphy’s Funeral Home, Kilmaley (V95 F340) on Wednesday (3rd July) from 5pm to 8pm. Funeral arriving to St. John’s Church Kilmaley for Funeral Mass at 12pm on Thursday (4th July). Burial will take place afterwards in Kilmaley Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, in lieu, can be made online to St. James’ Hospital Foundation through the following link Carmel’s Funeral Mass will be live streamed on the Kilmaley Parish Webcam. Messages of sympathy can be left by clicking on the Condolence Button below or private messages of sympathy can be emailed to


Enquiries to: Murphy Funeral Directors (065) 6839002.

Date Published:

Tuesday 2nd July 2024

Date of Death:

Monday 1st July 2024

Luis Culshaw, Fiach Rua, Connolly, Co. Clare.
June 8, 2024

Luis Culshaw, Fiach Rua, Connolly, Co. Clare. Luis passed away peacefully at Cahercalla Community Hospital. Survived by his partner Eilish Cronin, his daughter Abril (Uruguay), Eilish’s daughter Tess, Eilish’s siblings Dick, Celia, Marie, Bernie and Siobhán, his extended family and friends in Ireland, Uruguay and Fuerteventura.

May he rest in peace.

Reception of remains and Funeral Prayers in St. Michael’s Church, Connolly on Sunday (9th June) at 5.30pm followed by reposing until 7pm.

Funeral Mass on Monday (10th June) at 10am.

Cremation Service to take place in Shannon Crematorium at 12 noon.

Luis’ Funeral Mass will be available online through the following link The Cremation Service will be live streamed only. Please visit follow the link for live streaming and use the password LCM1.

No flowers by request please, donations in lieu to The Irish Cancer Society.

Date of Death:             Thursday 6th June 2024

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