24 May 2022

Deaths in Kilkenny, Tuesday, March 1, 2022

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Geraldine Digby (née Kilday)

The death has occurred of Geraldine Digby (née Kilday), Ouldcourt, Inistioge, Kilkenny, who passed away peacefully on February 28th, 2022. Sadly missed by her loving husband Ken, son Vincent, daughters Marie-Claire, Vivienne and Róisín, grandchildren Andrew, Isobel, Lauren, Eve, Caylin, Janet and Isla-Rey, sisters Bernadette and Pat, brother Stephen, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Cooney's Funeral Home, New Ross, (Eircode Y34N677) on Wednesday, March 2nd, from 4pm concluding at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday, March 3rd, at 11am in St. Brendan's Church, Clodiagh, followed by burial afterwards in Cappagh Cemetery, Inistioge.

House private. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to a charity of your choice.

Peggy Lane (née Wallace)

The death has occurred of Peggy Lane (née Wallace), Palmerstown and formerly of Ballyfermot and Harristown,​ ​Co.Kilkenny, on February 27th 2022, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Jimmy and loving mammy to Margaret, Dermot, Brendan, Rosemary, Aidan and Una​,​ daughters-in-law, ​Anne, Bernadette, Vanessa ​sons-in-law, ​Joe and Robert, ​grandchildren, Michelle, Andrew, Kevin, Aoife, Darragh, Aodán, Mairead, Ciaran, Carol, Eoin, Sinead, Rachel, Steven, Laura, Matthew, Jools, Tighe, and Amelie great-grandchildren Tadgh, Heidi, Aaron, Ava, Grace, Hazel, Amber, Brannoc, Dylan, Juno, Donchadh, Caleb, sister Biddy, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing in her family residence, on Tuesday, 1st ​and Wednesday 2nd of March, from ​6​pm to ​9​pm. Removal on ​Thursday​ morning, 3rd March, to St Matthew's Church, Ballyfermot arriving for 11.30am Requiem Mass followed by burial in Newlands Cross Cemetery.

Donations if desired, in Peggy’s name, to Irish Hospice Foundation, Harrold’s Cross

Agnes Shanley (née Hammond)

The death has occurred of Agnes Shanley (née Hammond), Talbot's Inch, Kilkenny, on February 27th 2022 (peacefully) in the outstanding care of the staff in Surgical 3, St. Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny - in the season of birdsong. Predeceased by her beloved sister Kit. Loving wife of Con and much loved mother of Helen, Brenda and Aoife. She will be sadly missed by her husband, daughters, sons-in-law Dominique and Nicolas, her adored grandchildren Matthew, Arthur, Aislinn, Neill, Kaelan, Joshua and Ana, her sisters Mary and Brede, brother Patrick, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.

Reposing at Hehir's Funeral Home (R95 FH90) from 5.30p.m. on Wednesday with Funeral Prayers at 6.30p.m. followed by removal to St. Canice's Church. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11a.m. Agnes' Requiem Mass will be live streamed on Cremation Service on Friday at 2.30p.m. in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold's Cross, Dublin. The Service will be live streamed on

No flowers please. Please continue to adhere to the wearing of face masks and social distancing in both the Funeral Home and the Church.

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