Death notices for the county

The following deaths have occurred:

Helen McCarthy

Dock Road, Limerick City, Limerick / Birr, Offaly

Died 12 January, deeply regretted by her sorrowing brothers, sisters, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Private family funeral Mass will take place on Saturday morning in St. Brendan's Church, Birr at 11am followed by burial in Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr. Helen’s funeral will take place in accordance with Government guidelines.

Funeral Mass will be live streamed on:

Anthony (Tony) (The Doc) Doherty

Coniker, Durrow, Offaly / Walkinstown, Dublin

Peacefully after a short illness at the Regional Hospital, Tullamore. Predeceased by his daughter Brenda (Quinn). Anthony will be sadly missed and always remembered by his loving wife Marie and family Adrienne, Carolyn, John and Brian, sons-in-law Colm and Joe, daughters-in-law Amanda and Sonya, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law Christy and Frank, sisters-in-law Betty, Shirley and Joan, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Funeral arrangements later.

Peter Gregory (Greg) Doolan

Cheltenham, England and formerly Ballicknhee, Clara, Offaly

Died 20 December 2020 Peacefully at home. Predeceased by his wife Jean and brother P.J. Sadly missed by his sons Danny and Peter, his sister Marie, partner Christine, Christine's children Mandy, Barry and Ben, Danny's partner Kelly and his grandchildren Caisey, Chelsea, Carly-Jean, Jack and Rosie, his nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, extended family, and a wide circle of friends.

Funeral Mass will take place in the Sacred Hearts of Jesus and Mary Church Carlton Kings, Cheltenham, UK on Wednesday, 20 January 2021, at 10:30 am. The Mass can be viewed on

Joe Campbell

Peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family, in his 97th year. Predeceased by his beloved wife Anne, infant sons James and Joseph and his grandson Darren. Sadly missed by his loving sons Michael, Sean and Joe, daughters Eileen and Mary, daughters in law Rita, Anna and Mary, sons-in-law Jim and Joe, his grandchildren and great grandchildren, brother in law, sister in law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Removal on Friday morning from O'Reilly's Funeral Home, Harbour St, Tullamore, to St. Joseph's Church, Ballinagar (via Cappincur), arriving for Funeral Mass at 11am. Burial after Mass in St. Mary's Cemetery, Daingean. Due to government guidelines the number in the church is restricted. Those who would like to attend are welcome to stand along the route, in the church grounds, at the cemetery or can view the Mass on

Margaret Doyle (née Mongan)

No. 4 Croghan Road, Birr, Offaly

Margaret Doyle (née Maughan), No. 4 Croghan Road, Birr, Co. Offaly, Died 12th January 2021 (peacefully) surrounded by her loving family. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband Hughie, sons Patrick, Hubert, John, Brendan, Kieran, Jerry, Willie & Donal, daughters Margaret, Mary, Bernadette, Caroline, Carmel & Yvonne, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, her 62 grandchildren, 64 great-grandchildren, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Private family funeral Mass will take place on Friday morning in St. Brendan’s Church, Birr at 11am followed by burial in Clonoghill Cemetery, Birr. Funeral Mass will be live streamed on:

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