Abbeyleix Old RC Gravestone Transcriptions, Co. Laois

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** Indicates there are photographs of the stone

ANDERSON 1** James Anderson / Rest in Peace

ANDERSON 2** In loving memory / of / John Anderson / Rathmoyle / died 29th April 1979 / his wife Kitty / Died 1st September 1995 / John Anderson / died 7th April 1954 / R.I.P.

ANDERSON 3 – can’t read. Located back graveyard beside footpath. Reasonably modern stone cross, simple

ATKINSON 1 – LEVINGTON (maybe) – Marker cross, first letter of second surname missing

BALDWIN 1** In Memory of / Kathleen Baldwin / Ballinkill Rd., Abbeyleix / died 8th March 1976 / Aged 78 years / Her Husband Richard / died 9th June 1977 / Aged 79 years

BEHAN 1** In / Loving Memory of / Patrick Behan / Abbeyleix / who died 15th May 1921 / Also his wife / Margaret Behan / who died 1st January 1941 / R.I.P.

BERGIN 1** In / Loving Memory of / James Bergin / Abbeyleix / died 30th March 1940 / aged 40 years / His wife Elizabeth / died 8th Aug 1961 / aged 57 years / Their son Patrick / died 12th Dec 1957 / aged 18 years / Their son Jackie / died 10th June 1968 / aged 43 years / R.I.P.

BERGIN 2** In / loving memory / of / James Bergin Boley / died March 16th 1965 / aged 59 years / His wife Bridget / Died Aug 27th 1971 / Aged 63 years / R.I.P. / Erected by their son Liam.
Small stone on grave : Mam and Dad / There is a bridge / of memories from / Earth to Heaven / above it keeps / you with us.

BERGIN 3** My / Jesus / Mercy / In loving memory of / Joseph Bergin Corbally / who died 20th Oct 1956 / also his two infant sons / His wife Elizabeth / died 15th Aug 1974 / R.I.P.

BERGIN 1**(called this in folder, can’t find photos listed above, change numbers when I do!) In Memory of / Winifred Bergin / Portlaoisel Rd., / died 1st June 1971 / Aged 66 years / Her Husband Daniel / died 8th May 1977 / Their son Christy / Died 15th Aug 1994 / Aged 54 years. / Erected by her loving husband and family / R.I.P.

Next two – same plot? If not change numbers!
BONHAM 1** BYRNE. In loving memory / of Eileen Bonham, New Row / who died 25th Nov 1981 / aged 57 years / Her Uncle / James Byrne / died 25th April 1953 / aged 57 years / Her husband / Timothy Bonham / died 18th May 2002 / aged 82 years / R.I.P.

BONHAM 2** In / Loving memory of / James Bonham / Main st. / died 2nd Aug 1966 / John Joe Bonham / died 5th Jan 1984 / Elizabeth Bonham / died 8th Jan 1989 / R.I.P. / Side of stone: Jesus / Mercy / Mary / Help

BOWE 1 BEALE** In / Loving memory of / My dear Mother /Mrs. Annie Bowe / Balladine, Abbeyleix / late of Aughoney, Timahoe / who died Feb 27th 1955 / Also my dear Brother / Michael L. Bowe / Aughoney, Timahoe / who died Nov 8th 1952 Aged 46 yrs. / R.I.P. / Jesus Jesus Jesus / Through Christ Our Lord Amen. / Erected by Bridget Seale

BOWERS 1 EGAN** In Loving memory of / Rose Ann Bowers / died ?9th July 1968 / and her Brother / John Egan / died 27th April 1964

BOYLAN 1** PHELAN. Pray for the Souls of / Anne Boylan, Blandsfort / died June 1926 / Her husband Andrew / died Oct 1934 / Their daughter Chrisie / died May 1929 / Bridget died July 1947 / Also May Phelan / died Jan 1976 / John Boylan died February 2000 / R.I.P.

BRAZIL 1** PRATT In / Loving Memory of / My father Edward Brazil / Mother Ann Brazil / Sister Maureen / Uncle Joe / and Aunt Jainei / Nancy Pratt / Daughter of Joe / born 6-10-1916 died 5-1-2005 / Always remembered by her children Patrick and Mary / Her grandchildren Maria / Antoinette, Venusia, Patrick / Mark, Susan, Ruaidhri, Sean, Mícheal, Ben, Katie and 20 Great Grandchildren to date / R.I.P.

BREEN 1** In Loving Memory / of / Ann Breen / Rathmoyle, Abbeyleix / born 4th June 1949 / died 22nd February 2003.
Small plaque at base : To Ann / Always remembered / always / (?Nora), Patty, Teresa, /Paddy, Tommy and Donal

BRENNAN 1 CULLINAN** Most Sacred Heart of Jesus / Have Mercy on the Soul of / Bernard Brennan / Knock / who died 20th Nov 1905 / aged 63 years / Also his wife / Mary / died 1st Dec 1909 / Aged 53 years / and their Daughter / Mary Cullinan / died 26th Sept 1912 / aged 27 years. / R.I.P.
Side 1 : (Brennan 1a Cullinan**) Michael Brennan / died 2?8th March 1957 / aged 77 years / His wife Margaret / died 12th Nov 1981 / aged 84 years / Pat Brennan / died (?1th) June 1949 / John Brennan / died 14th Oct 1974.

BRENNAN 2** In Loving Memory / of / Rose Ann Brennan / New Terrace, Abbeyleix / died 7th Jan 1980 / aged 74 years / Also her Husband John / died 29th May 1984 / Aged 82 years / R.I.P. / Erected by her lving husband / and family.

BRENNAN 3** Erected by his wife & children / In Loving Memory of / Michael Brennan / Moate, Ballinakill / who died Oct 5th 1925 / aged 80 years / and his wife / Frances Brennan / died April 25th 192(?9) / aged 76 years / R.I.P.

BRENNAN 4* In / Loving Memory of / Patrick Brennan, Oldtown / died 26th May 1990 aged 69 years / His Wife Patricia / died 23rd Dec 1991 / aged 67 years / R.I.P.

BROPHY 1** Pray / for the souls of / Michael Brophy / Abbeyleix / died 25th Nov 1923 / and his wife / Sara Brophy / died 30th March 1936 / Their daughter Rita / died 19th Sept 1979 / Their daughter Josephine / died 7th Nov 1983 / R.I.P. / Their daughter Bessie / died 1st Sept 1992 / R.I.P.
Check this stone to see if Cass O’Reilly is on side of it

BURKE 1** In loving memory of / Joseph Burke / Ballymaddock / Died Sept 1943 aged 72 years / His wife Julia / Died 8th Dec 1926 aged 48 years / Their son Michael / died April 1933 / and daughter Margaret / died 7th Feb 1985 aged 77 years / R.I.P.

BURKE 2** In loving memory of / Daniel Burke, Upper Main st., / died 3-5-63 / His wife Ellen died 12-4-67 / Their daughter Mary / interred in Sth. Africa / Their son Joseph died young / Their daughter-in-law Ellen / Died 1-4-74 / Her son Michael died young / Husband Michael died 21-5-89 / Brendan died young / Eileen ???? (flowers in front of stone!) / Daughter of ???? / died 21-?????? / aged 7?????? / William Burke ?????

BURKE 3** MURPHY In / Loving memory of / Jack Burke / 43 Thornberry / Died 27th Feb 198??? Aged 72 yrs / Kathleen Murphy / died 19th March 198?5 / Aged 64 yrs / Monica Burke / Died 20th Nov 1987 / Aged 76 yrs / R.I.P.

BURKE 4 : Mary Burke, Killamuck, died 4th Dec 1990 aged 76. Her husband Frank, died 26th Aug 1995, aged 86

BUTLER 1** In loving memory / of / Michael Butler / Thornberry / died 10th Feb 1993 aged 81 yrs / R.I.P. / ( Little ‘plaque’ on stone – A Notre Pere)

BYRNE 1** – HASSET Thy Will be Done / Erected by / James Byrne / Ballyroan / In Loving Memory of his Wife / Bridget Byrne / who died 16th Feb 1954 / Also his brother in law / Patrick Hasset, Durrow / who died 10th Jan 1929 / Also the above James Byrne / who died 20th April 1963 / R.I.P.

BYRNE 2** Erected by / Elizabeth Byrne / Ballytarsna / In memory of her husband / Richard Byrne / who died ?30th Sep 1916? ?Aged 68 yrs?./ Also her sons / Martin ………../ Patrick …………../ John ………..

CAHALAN & HYLAND : Take a photo of this again!
Black marble stone with two sides and a statue of Our Lady in the middle
Side 1: Cherished and Loving / Memories of / Johnny Cahalan / late of Tipperary / born 24th July 1933 / died 7th November 2001 / ..ny a lonely heart… / ??… often a silent tear /
Side two: In Loving Memory / of / Margaret and / Patrick Hyland / and family
Take this photo again…..

CAHILL 1, / GORMAN, / GAHAN** In / loving memory of / Patrick Cahill / Bernardsgrove / who died 3rd Sep 1927 / aged 73 years / and his wife Bridget / died 28th March 1946 / aged 93 years / Also her sisters / Elizabeth Gorman / and Mrs. Mary Gahan / R.I.P

CAHILL 2** In Loving Memory of / James (Jim) Cahill / Upper Main street, Abbeyleix / died 20th July 1991 / His Son Pat / died 18th Nov 1993 / Aged 33 years / R.I.P. / Erected by / His wife & Family

CAMPION 1** : Erected by / Mrs. Margaret Campion / in memory of / Her dearly beloved husband / Michael Campion / of Ballymullen House / who died May 3rd 1878 / aged 75 years / and their son Michael who died / Oct 28th 1871 aged 14 years / and also the above / Margaret Campion / died Feb 2nd 1915 / aged 82 years / Beati montui qui in ???? ???? /
Plaque on base: also their son James Campion, died 10th July 1927 / aged 76 years. And his wife Elizabeth Campion / died 27th Nov 1935. Aged 72 years / also Margaret Campion / died 10th Jan 1975. Aged 77 years. / Also Peter Campion / died 10th Sept 1976 aged 81 years

CAMPION 2** Sacred to the Memory of / Andrew Campion / Late of Cullenagh / Who departed this life 18th March 1906 / aged 7?5 years / On whose soul may Jesus have mercy

CAMPION 3 COSS** In Loving Memory of / Michael Campion / Clonad / died 9th March 1928 / aged ?35 years / Rest in Peace / Erected by his daughter Mary Coss.
Take this photo again – my reflection on original

CAMPION – see Lalor 2

CARROLL 1** In Loving Memory / of / William Carroll Newtown, Ballyroan / died 31st Dec 1922 aged ?84 / His wife Elizabeth Carroll / died 20th Jan 1926 aged 83 yrs / and their sons / Anthony died 7th June 1925 / William died 15th Nov 19??? / aged 52 years / John died ?8th Dec 193?3 / aged 68 years / and Edward died 6th Jan 1950 / aged 68 years / Also James died 5th Sept 1952 / Mary Josephine Carroll / wife of Edward / died ?6th Dec 1970 aged 76 yrs / ???? Jesus / Have ???? Mercy on their souls

CARROLL 2** In Memory of / James Carroll / Ralish / died 14th May 1954 / His Son Edward / died 27th May 2000 / R.I.P.

CARROLL 3 GORRY** In Memory of / John Carroll, Derrykearn / died 25th March 1912. Aged 70 years / His wife Mary died 20th June 1943 / aged 89 years / Daughter Kathleen / died 27th Jan 1920 aged 21 years / Their son Michael / Died 1st Jan 1947. Aged 63 years / His wife Sarah / Died 3rd Dec 1962. Aged 76 years / John Gorry / died ?11th Jan 1976. Aged 75 years / His wife Mary died 13th Oct 1982. Aged 89 years. / R.I.P. / Erected by Mary Gorry

CARROLL 4** In Loving Memory / of / Margaret Carroll / Rathmoyle / died Aug 1966 / Aged 73 years / R.I.P.

CARROLL 5** IH.S. / In Loving Memory of / Mary Carroll ????? in Abbeyleix / who died ?13th June ?1958 aged 71 yrs / Her husband John Carroll / who died 10th March 1961 aged 74 yrs.

CARROLL 6** In Memory of / James Carroll, Mounteagle / died 30th March 1974 / Aged 85 years / His Wife Catherine / Died 6th Feb 1986 / Aged 83 years / R.I.P. / Erected by his loving wife and family

CARROLL 7 McEVOY** In Loving memory of / James Carroll / died 30th June 1986 / aged 62 years / His sister / Mary (Kitty) McEvoy / Blandsfort / died 31st September 1997 / Aged 76 years / R.I.P.

CARROLL 8** In Loving memory of / Bridget Carroll / Archerstown, Durrow / died March 19th 1919 / Her Husband John / died Sept 17th 1926 / Also their Sons / James died Sept 1st 1941 / Thomas died Dec 1st 1970 / Margaret Carroll / died Dec 10th 1971 / Daughter Jane / died 25th Jan 1980 / R.I.P.

CARTER 1** In / Loving Memory of / Michael Carter / (Tullore, Ballyroan) / died 23-10-55 Aged 71 yrs. / His wife Bridget / died 18-11-60 Aged 65 yrs / Their son Michael / died 27-7-1991. Aged 68 yrs. / Their son Christopher / died 2-4-2001. Aged 66 yrs. / R.I.P.

CARTY 1**In Loving memory of / Mary Carty / Ballinakill Rd / died 17 Feb 1947 / Her husband Henry / died 2 Nov 1950 / Their son Joseph / died 1st Nov 1990 / Their son Edward / died 8th Jan 1992 / Also William Carty / died 1931 / and Jane died 1937 / R.I.P.

CASS 1 & WHELAN** Sacred / to the memory of / Patrick Cass / Redhill / who died 25th June 192?5 / aged 62 years / Also his son Nicholas died / 6th Sep 1932 aged 32 years / and his wife Mary, died / 31st Jan 1945 aged ?90 years / also their daughter / Mrs Mary Whelan / died 2nd March 1949, aged 43 years / R.I.P.
Side of Stone (Cass 1a**) : Their son / William / died 25th May 1991 / aged 89 yrs / his wife / Kitty / died 29th April 1997 / aged 73 yrs / R.I.P.

CASS O’REILLY side stone – don’t’ know which stone this one is on, it’s over near the trees on the LHS as you go down the graveyard
Patrick Cass / died 3rd Nov 1922 / Maria O’Reilly / died 28 March 1940 / Joseph Cass / died 23rd Nov 1948 / R.I.P.
Close to Michael Brophy Abbeyleix

CASS 2** Thy Will be Done / Erected by / Joseph Cass / in Memory of his Wife / Elizabeth / who died 21st June 1941 / Aged 67 years / Also the above / Joseph Cass / who died 21st May 1947 / Aged 87 years / R.I.P.
Side of stone (Cass 2a**) Also / Joseph Cass / died 13 Sept 19?58 / aged 76 years / Also / Alice Cass / died 25th Jan 196??? / Aged 79 years / Sharon Cass / Tullore / died 24th Nov 1987 / Aged 10 months / R.I.P.

CHESTER 1** In Memory of / Michael Chester / Portlaoise Rd., Abbeyleix / died 5th April 1980. Aged 66 years / and his wife, Julia / died 13th October 1987. Aged 72 years / Also their son Dick / Died 25th Oct, 1991 in England / Aged 45 years. / Erected by his Loving Wife & Family.

CHESTER 2** Base of stone only, top missing

CLOONEY 1 TIERNEY** Erected / by / Jeremiah Clooney / Ballytarsna, in memory of his wife / Norah Clooney / who died ?24th Oct 1917 aged 68 years / and his children Joseph died 24th / June 1?899 aged 10 years Katie died / 10th Aug 1902 aged 12 years / The above Jeremiah died 23rd Aug 1923 / His son John died 11th April ??1952 aged ??62 years / His wife Margaret died 18th April 1957 aged 78 yrs / Their son in law Martin Tierney / died 8th April 1976 aged 77 yrs.

CLOONEY 2** In Loving Memory / of / Joseph Clooney / Tunduff, Abbeyleix / Died 30th March 1991. / Aged 77 years / His Stepmother / Alice Clooney / died 28th Feb 1961 / Aged 90 years.

COADY 1** In Memory of / James Coady, Abbeyleix / who died 20th November 1905. / Aged 68 years / Also Sarah Coady, who died / 29th July 1920. Aged 76 years. / James F. Coady / who died 5th October 1935 / Patrick Coady / died 5th January 1951. Aged 31 yrs. / and James M. Coady / died 20th March 1961, aged 39 yrs. / R.I.P.
Side of stone (Coady 1a*) Also Margaret / Wife of James F. Coady / Market Square / died 1st May 1969 / R.I.P.

COFFEY 1 – MACKEY, KENEHAN** In Loving Memory / of / Denis Coffey / Tullyroe / died 1st Aug 1967 / Also his wife Anne / died 1st June 1929 / and her sister / Mary Mackey / died 2nd Feb 1938 / His son John / died 13th Jan 1970 aged 53 / Also his wife Brigid / died 15th March 1982 / Also Jim, Pat & Maura / died in England / Also Peter Kenehan / R.I.P.

COLE 1** In Loving Memory / of / Andrew Cole / who died 20th November 1964 / Also his wife / Mary Cole / who died 18th November 1993 / Also their son / George who died young / R.I.P. / Erected by his loving wife and family

COLEMAN 1** In / Loving Memory / of / My Parents / John Nora Coleman / Cra?tlow / Also my Sister / Nora Coleman / R.I.P. / Erected by / James Coleman / Manchester

CONNOLLY 1 MULDOWNEY** In Loving Memory of / John Connolly / Sweetview, Abbeyleix / died 11th April 2002 / Aged 91 years / Bridget Connolly / Died 25th October 1948 / Aged 41 years / Sean Connolly / died 13th November 1995 / Aged ?? years / Mary Muldowney / Died 3?0th October 1944 / Aged 80 years / Mary (Tes??) Connolly / Died 22nd July 2004 / Aged 80 years / Rest in Peace

CONNOLLY 2** Thy Will be Done / In Loving Memory / of / Mary Connolly / Cashel, Ballyroan / died 27th Oct 1955 / Aged ?64 years / Her Husband Edward Connolly / died ?5th May 1961 aged 77 years / R.I.P.

CONNOR 1** I. H. S. / Pray for the soul of / Fintan Connor / Corbally / Died 8th Jan 1952 / and his brothers / John, Malachy / & William / R.I.P.

CONROY 1**In Loving Memory / of / Francis Conroy / Abbeyleix / Died 3rd June 1955 / Aged 75 years / His wife Mary / died 3rd January 1967 / Aged 81 years / Their daughter Sadie / died 13th February 2000 / Aged 70 years / Rest in Peace
Plot beside above

CONROY 2** Erected by / Patrick Conroy, Ballymaddock / In Loving Memory of his wife / Mary Conroy / died 3rd Nov 1953, Aged 28 yrs / His son Frank / Died 26th Sept 1972, aged 13 yrs. / R.I.P.
Beside above:

CONROY 3**
Erected by / Michael Conroy, Abbeyleix / In Loving memory of his wife / Margaret Conroy / died 20th May 1958 / Matt (Garrigan) Conroy / died 16th June 1988 / R.I.P.

CONROY 4** In Loving memory / of / James (Jim) Conroy / Ballyroan rd., Abbeyleix / died 4th July 1997 / Aged 83 years / Rest In Peace

CONROY 5** In Loving memory of / Michael Conroy / 6 New Terrace, Abbeyleix / died 22nd Aug 1995 aged 83 years

CONROY 6 PURCELL** In Loving memory / of / Patrick Conroy / 5 Thornberry, Abbeyleix / died 15th Nov 1975 aged 55 yrs / His Grandson / Baby Padraig Purcell / became an Angel / 26th April 1995 / He gazed amid the little ones, / and stopped to pick the best, / Dear Padraig was the chosen / one, with Jesus now he rests / R.I.P. / On whose Soul Sweet Jesus Have Mercy / Erected by his Loving Wife and Family

COONAN 1** I.H.S. / Erected / In memory of / Our Parents / Cornelius Coonan / Balladine Abbeyleix / Died 21st June 1930 / Age 63 years / His wife Kate / died 4th Feb 1918 / Age 39 years / & Their daughter Margaret / Died 4th Nov 1917 / Age 8 years / Una / died 21st Dec 1954 / Age 53 years /Sacred Heart of Jesus / Have Mercy / On their souls.
Plaque at base of stone: Their Son John / Mallow, Co. Cork / Died 17th June 1992 / Aged 76 years

COONE 1* I.H.S. / In / Loving Memory of / Mary Coone / The Rock Ballyroan / died 26 May 1968 Age 72 yrs / Her Sons Patrick / died 20 April 1929 Age 11 yrs / James died 5-Feb 1970 age 49 yrs / Her husband Joseph / died 1-April 1974 Age 82 yrs / Their son Joseph / died 6 July 1981 age 56 yrs./ R.I.P.

COUGHLAN 1 DELANEY** Sacred / to the memory of Katherine Coughlan / Late of Bansha, Co. Tipp / died 6 September 1942 / Also her daughter / Ellen Delaney/ died 22 May 1965

CRANNY 1 GRENNAN ** : IHS. / In memory of / Michael Cranny, of Abbeyleix / died March 28th 1883 / Aged 62 years / and three children who died young / Also his daughter / Alice / died 3rd May 1905 / Also his wife / Alicia Grennan / died 10th Dec 1912. Aged 79 years

CRANNY 2** I.H.S. / In / Loving memory of / Michael Cranny Ballymaddock / who died 29th Dec 1955 / His wife Elizabeth / died 14th July 1952 / Their Children / Gerry and Ina who died young / and / James died 29th Dec 1950 / Their Daughter-in-Law / Margaret / died 8th Oct 19?61 / Daniel died 27th Feb 1977 / Timothy died 29th June 1983 / Judy Cranny died 2nd Oct 1993 / R.I.P.

CREEDON 1** In Loving Memory / of / Ena Creedon / Ballyroan / died 5th August 1992 / aged 65 years / also her loving husband / Peter Creedon / died 29th January 2001 / aged 81 years / Rest in Peace / Erected by / Her Loving Husband & Family

CRUITE 1 PHELAN OSBORNE** I.H.S. / Erected by / Anne Cruite / Ballytarsna / In Loving memory of her Husband / Patrick Cruite / who died 4th Jan 1911 aged 66 years/ Also their Daughters / Mary Phelan / died 24th March 1902 aged 28 years / Ellen Murray / died 7th May 19?08 aged 36 years/ Also the above Anne Cruite died 8th Feb 1937 / aged 97 years / Also her son Michael Cruite / died 3rd Aug 1955 / Aged 78 years / And his Wife Julia Cruite / Died 28th May 1973 / Aged 78 years / Their Daughter Patricia (Patt) Osborne, neé Cruite died 22nd January 2000 / R.I.P.

CUDDY 1** ** In Loving Memory of / John Cuddy / Knapton, Abbeyleix / Died 2nd August 1936 / aged 62 years / His Wife Annie / died 12th January 1976 / aged 95 years / Their Son John / Died 24th November 1989 aged 65 years / Their Son Fintan / died 22nd July 2000 aged 86 years / Rest in Peace

CUDDY 2 O’TOOLE ** In Loving memory / of / Mary Ann Cuddy / Main St., Abbeyleix / died 22nd June 1921 / Her Husband Patrick / died 12th March 1937 / Their daughter / Marie O’Toole nee Cuddy / Thornberry / died 26th June 1988 / R.I.P.

CUDDY 3** My Jesus Mercy / Sacred Heart of Jesus / Have Mercy on the Soul of / Michael Cuddy / Kilamuck / who died 8th July 1959/ Aged 7?7 years / His Wife Annie died 21st Dec 1973 / Aged 89 years / Their son Henry / died 16th Dec 1989 / Their Son Seamus / died 28th March 1993 / R.I.P. / Erected by His Wife and Sons

CUMMINS 1- CARRIE** In Loving Memory of / Thomas Cummins / (Abbeyleix) / died 20th Nov 1924 / His wife Julia died 28 July ’49 / Their daughter / Elizabeth Carrie / died 16 Nov 1964 / Their son Martin / died 25th Feb 1982 / Their son William / died 17th Aug 1986 / R.I.P.

CUMMINS 2 – MAVES** Double plot :
Stone 1: Pray for the Soul of / Michael Cummins ?Abbeyleix / died ?? Aug 1948/ Also his daughter Brigid / died 2nd March 1932 / His son Gerard died ?9th Jan 19/28 / His wife Catherine died 30th Nov ???
Stone 2: In Loving Memory of / their daughter Eithne Maves / died 6th June 1987

DAVY 1 – Marker stone, family plot, no names.

DEEGAN 1** In Loving Memory of / Fintan Deegan / Balladine Abbeyleix / died 17th May 1965 / His wife Kathleen / died 16th Oct 1983

DEEGAN 2 – KAVANAGH** In Loving Memory of / Edward Deegan Abbeyleix / died 19th Jan 1948. Aged 58 years / His wife Rose died 26th Oct 1972 / aged 77 years / Her brother Thomas Kavanagh / died 8th Jan 1932 aged 31 years/ R.I.P. / Erected by their family

DELANEY 1** Erected / by Julia Delaney / in memory of her beloved husband / Michael Delaney Bally?eagle / who died Nov 2?8th 1882 / aged ?64 years / Julia Delany died 23rd Dec / 1914 Charles Delany died / 10th May 19?45. Denis Delany / died ?2nd Nov 19?? / Denis Delany died ?? March / 192?3 Catherine Delany died ?7th June 19?41 aged 73 years / Michael Delaney died 20th July ???? / Josephine Mitchell / nee Delaney / died 10th Dec 1990 / aged 85 years / R.I.P.

DELANEY 2** Blurred – top of stone, under tree. Thy Will be Done / Erected by / Jerrie Delaney Bally??? / In loving memory of his wife / Mary Delaney / died 6th Jan 1944 aged ?33 years / Also his father Jeremiah / died 18th April 19?47 aged ?74 yrs / Also his mother Julia / died 14th Feb 1933 aged 73 yrs.

DELANEY 3** – blurred can’t read properly. Close to trees. In Loving Memory / of / Michael Delaney

DELANEY 4** Erected / by Liam Delaney / Ballyroan / In Memory of his parents / Terence Delaney / died 10th Oct 1961 aged 84 years / Also his mother Catherine Delaney / died 6th April 1964 aged 78 years / The above Liam Delaney / died 1st Dec 1991 aged 68 years / R.I.P.

DELANEY 5** In Loving memory / of / William Delaney / Cappanaclough / died 26th Aug 1934 / aged 72 years / His wife Mary / died 2nd April 1971 / aged 94 years / Their Grandson Liam / The Square, Abbeyleix / died 6th Aug 1954 / aged 7 years / their son / Martin Joe Delaney / died 9th May 2000 / aged 83 years. / R.I.P.

DEVOY 1** I.H.S. / In / Memory of / Michael Devoy / Sallyquan Ballyroan / Died 26-12-44 / His wife Julia died 7-2-29 / Their son Martin died 1?-8-77 / Their son William died 1?-3-86 / His wife Mary died 28-12-69 / their children / Jimmie, Dan & Fintan died young / R.I.P.

DOOLEY 1** In Loving memory / of / Joan Dooley / Killamuck Abbeyleix / died 4th February 1989 / aged 56 years / R.I.P. / Erected by ……. Husband & family.
? in double plot with Keenan 1

DOOLEY 2** In Loving Memory / of / The Dooley Family / Rathmoyle / Erected by their family

DOOLEY 3** In Loving Memory of / Mary Dooley / Killamuck / died 12th nov 1953 / aged 83 yrs / Her husband / Laurence / died 13th Aug 1954 / aged 82 yrs / Their son Michael / died 20th Dec 1985 / aged 84 yrs / his wife Catherine / died 1st July 1986 / aged 81 yrs / R.I.P.

DOWLING 1** In loving memory / of / Thomas Dowling / died 23rd Nov 19??17 aged 57 yrs / William Dowling / died 8th Aug 19?43 aged 87 yrs / Margaret Dowling / died 15th Dec 1952 aged 8?6 yrs / Kathleen Dowling / died 8th ?Dec 1973 / R.I.P. / Erected by / Kathleen Dowling Bally?roan

DUNNE 1** Sacred to the memory of / Frances / ??Late Daughter of / John and Anne Dunne / Shanahoe / died 28th March 19?11 aged 10 yrs / Also the above / John Dunne / died 28th ??Oct 1924 aged ???88 years / also the above Anne Dunne / died 21st Dec 1944 / On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy
Side of Stone : And their daughter / Bridget / died 5-7-87 / aged 75 yrs.

DUNNE 2** In Loving Memory of / John Dunne / Cashel / died 17th March 193?5 / His wife Louise / died 11th Aug 1949 / Their Grandchildren / John Joe Dunne / died 6th Jan 1940 / Francis Michael Dunne / died 21st Nov 1942 / R.I.P.

DUNNE 3** Sacred to the Memory / of / John Dunne, Boley / died Oct 15th 1967 / His sister Frances / died Oct 8th 1963 / His ?wife Margaret /died 10th Sept 1986 / R.I.P.

DUNNE 4** Erected by the people / of Ballyroan / As a tribute of respect and / Grateful Remembrance of their / worthy and kind friend / William J. Dunne, N.T. / died 27th May 191?5 aged 45 years / Also his wife Margaret / died 20th Oct 1932 aged 61 years / Their daughter Margaret Dunne / died 31st Jan 1981 / R.I.P.
Side of Stone: Their daughter / Anne Dunne / died 15th Aug 1991

EARLY 1** Erected by Fintan Early / Derryfore / In Loving Memory of / His wife Bridget / died 4 April 1966 / Her husband Fintan / died 15th Nov 197?3 / On her soul sweet Jesus have Mercy

EARLY 2** – FITZPATRICK. Erected by Bridget Early / Derryfore / In Loving Memory of / Her parents / Patrick and Ann Fitzpatrick / Also her brothers / Patrick Daniel and Joseph / Her sister Annie.

EGAN, TRAYNOR & HOLOHAN** In / Loving memory of / Kathleen / wife of Edward Egan / died 16 Jan 1929 aged 26 yrs / also her brother Joseph Traynor / died 1?88 Oct 1930 aged 1?9 yrs / Erected by their father / Joseph Traynor / also the above Joseph Traynor / died 1?5 April 1945 aged 73 yrs / and his daughter Bridget Holohan / died 7 June 1948 / R.I.P.

O’REILLY 1 Broken stone in back plots, not photographed bu on photograph of Carroll 1 in background
????? ? Memory of / Mary O’Reilly / ?? Ballycarroll / ded ???? / aged ???
Luke O’Reilly ??????
John O’ Reilly ????

FOYLE: In Memory of / Patrick Foyle / BAllymullen / who died 1st June 1874 / aged 43 years / and his wife / Alice Foyle / died 21st May 1914 aged 82 / Also their daughter / Bessie ? died 12th March 1897. Aged 26 / R.I.P. / Erected by their son Patrick

MORRISSEY** : In memory of / James Morrissey / of Abbeyleix / who died the 17th July 1863 (or 5) / aged 76 years / also his beloved wife / Mary / who departed this life / 28th February 1880 / aged 75 years / and / Mary Beloved daughter of / Edward J. Morrissey / died 2nd April 1900 / aged 20 years / R.I.P. / Bessie loved third daughter of above / died 13th September 1914 aged 24 years / and Edward J. Morrissey / died 28th March 1919 in his 74th year / and Mary his beloved wife / died 1st September 194(?2) in her ?96th year / and Thomas their third son / died ??? January 1945 in his ??? year / and Theresa their eldest daughter / died 13th May 195?? In her ??77th year
Morrissey 1

MORRISSEY** : Sacred / to the memory / of / W(?H) J. Morrissey / who died / 30th JAney 1890 / Aged 60 years / Also his beloved / wife Bridget / who departed / this life / 2nd April 1894 / Aged ?68 years
Morrissey 2

MORRISSEY** : Erected by / Js. Morrissey / of ?Abbeyleix / in memory of / ??? of his beloved children / who died young / also M?? B?? Hyland / who died / 1 Augues 18?2 / aged 82 years
Morrissey 3

McGRATH : Matthew McGrath, Cashel, died 27th Jan 1956. His wife, Sarah, died 18th Aug 1978

NOLAN : Bridget Josephine Nolan, Abbeyleix, died 6th May 1966, aged 68. Her husband James, died 13th Sept, 1972, aged 79.

MORRIS** : In / Loving Memory / of / Elizabeth Morris / Killamuck / died 1st Dec 1952 aged 10 years / also Joseph Morris / died 25th March 1940 / and his wife Mary / died 8th Feb 1928 / Her husband William / died 18th Jan 1963 aged 74 years / Her son Joseph / Died 19th Feb 1969 aged 57 years / R.I.P. / Erected by her Grandaughter Maureen
Stone by Hughes Carlow
Morris 1

REILLY** : Erected by / James Reilly / of Abbeyleix / in memory of his mother / who died 29th June 1867 / aged 85 years
Photographed – Reilly 1

HOLOHAN : Michael Holohan, Graceswood, died 29th Jan 1949 aged 84. His wife Elizabeth, died 12th March 1921 aged 40. Mary died 12th July 1928 aged 19. Kathleen died 29th Dec 1949 aged 40. Eileen who died young.

One plot – 3 Stones : KELLY
KELLY** : Erected by / Bridget Kelly / in loving memory of her husband / Patrick Kelly / died 10th Jan 1894 aged 52 years / also their children / Philip died 4th Feb 1884. Aged 9 years / Sarah died 13th Aug 1886. Aged 16 years / Eliza died 19th June 1891. Aged 11 years / and Patrick who died youn / Evelyn Kelly, Kilcoke / daughter of Michael and Laura / 11-3-1986 – 15/11/1988
Side 1 of stone : Also their son / Rev. Thos. Kelly, S. J. / died 7th Dec 190?8 / aged 41 years / Also the above Brigid Kelly / died 8th May 1918 / aged 75 years / R.I.P.
Side 2: Also/ their daughter / Frances Lalor / died 17th Dec 1944 / aged 56 years / and / her husband / Joseph Lalor / died 16th March 1953 / aged 55 years / R.I.P.
Kelly 1

KELLY** : In loving memory of / Michael Kelly / Late Civil Engineer to the / Abbeyleix Rural District Council / and Laoighis Board of Health / who died 18th June 1944 / His wife Bridget / who died 26th July 1942 / and his daughter Fanny / who died 26th March 1934 / His son Patrick died 23rd Dec 1957 / Aged ?0 years / May they rest in peace
Kelly 2

KELLY** ; In Loving Memory of / William Kelly / Born 30th Sept 1900, in Abbeyleix / died 5th April 1984. Late of Kildellig / John J. Kelly / Poet, Artist, Musician / Born 14th April 1909 in Abbeyleix / Died 7th April 1984, late of Kildellig / Christopher Kelly / Born 24th Dec 1914 in Kildellig / Died 16th Sept 1999, late of Clonmore, Errill / R.I.P.

KEEGAN** : Erected by / Finton Keegan / and his sister ???? Walsh / in memory of their Mother / Mar?? Keegan/ who died 1st March ?1839 aged 60 years / Their Father ?Patrick Keegan who / died ??????? aged 80 / and their ?brother Thomas Keegan / who died ????????? on 6th April 1889 / Also Michael Keegan died 29th Aug 1884 / aged 2??
??? Mary died 1st Feb 1887 aged ??? Children of /Finton and ???? Keegan
Keegan 1

WALSH** : Erected / In Loving Memory of / John Walsh / Rosebrook / who died 11th October 1890 / also his wife / Johanna Walsh / died 22nd May 1902 and their son / Thomas died 6th Sep 1895 / Also Patrick died 1st March 1938 / and James died 23rd May 1958 / aged 80 years / R.I.P.
Walsh 1

KIRWAN 1** In Loving memory of / John Kirwan / (Raheenabrogue) / died 26 April 1968 aged 72 yrs / His father William / died ??9 Sept 1922 age 74 yrs / and his mother Nora / died 12 Dec 1939. / Erected by his wife and family / R.I.P.

GUILFOYLE 1** In Loving Memory / of / Richard Guilfoyle / Boley / died 22nd December 1943 / aged 68 years / His wife Mary / died 15th April 1962 / Aged 72 years / Their son Edward / Died 30th January 1996 / Aged 68 years / Their daughter Mary / died 9th August 2003 / aged 73 years / R.I.P. / Erected by their / loving daughter Mary

JOHNSON 1** In Loving Memory of / Michael Johnson / Tunduff / died March 13th 1950 / aged 29 yrs, / His father Patrick, / died March 30th 1973 / aged 85 yrs / His mother Anastatia / died Oct 6th 1977 / aged 86 years / R.I.P.

McDONNELL 1** In Loving Memory of / Lorraine McDonnell / who became an Angel on / Jan 15th 1987 / Aged 10 yrs

WALSH 2** In Loving Memory of / Joseph Walsh / Hill?eaney / died 31st Jan 1941 / His wife Margaret / died 5th Jan 1963 / and their daughter Anna Stasia / died 20th Sept 1982 / R.I.P.

MOORE 1** Of / Alice Moore / Knapton / died 8th June 1978 / Her sister / Margaret / Died 11th March 1997 / R.I. P. / Erected by ……………sister / …………..

Double plot
KEENAN 1** Erected by / Timothy Keenan / of Ballytarsna / In loving memory of his wife / Margaret Keenan / died 5th Nov 1900 aged 60 years / also the above / Timothy Keenan / died 23rd Jany 1920 aged 79 years / Their sons Michael / died 26th Oct 1926 / Thomas died 9th Oct 1940 / Merciful Jesus give eternal rest to her / soul
? in double plot with Dooley 1

McDONNELL 2** In Loving memory of / Bennie McDonnell / The Square Abbeyleix / died 3rd April 1976 aged 63 years / also his infant son & daughter / His wife Breda / died 1st April 2003 aged 81 years / R.I.P.

RYAN 1** In Loving Memory of / William Joseph Ryan / Pembroke Abbeyleix / Died 29th Dec 1981

Simple metal cross

PHELAN 1** In / Loving Memory / of / William Phelan / Ballygeehan Hse, Ballycolla / died 30th Nov 1975 / Bridget Phelan / died 8th Dec 1987 / aged 91 yrs / R.I.P.

GORMAN 1** In Loving Memory of / Edward Gorman Redhill / died 10th Sept 1973 / aged 68 years / Mary Gorman / died 13th March 2002 / aged 84 years / R.I.P.

McEVOY 1** In Loving memory / of / James McEvoy / died 9th May 1923 aged 84 yrs / also his wife Kate McEvoy / died 17th Aug 1957 aged 82 yrs / Their son William McEvoy / died 27th March 1957 aged 79 yrs / and his daughter Kathleen / died 3rd Nov 1929 aged 3 months / his wife Annie / died 13th Dec 1981 aged 89 yrs
Side of Stone: Also / Edward McEvoy / Died 10th Nov 19?61 / aged ?75 years / Also his wife / Emma / Died 4th Dec 1978 / aged 8?4 yrs

LAHERTY 1** Sacred / to the memory of / Patrick LAherty / Whiteswall, Galmoy / who died 4th Jan 1911 / aged 75 years / R.I.P.

MOFFITT 1** In loving memory / of / Andrew Moffitt / Raheen House / who died on the 8th Nov 1912 / aged 64 years / also his wife / Elizabeth / died 11th March 1933 / aged ?84 years / On whose soul sweet Jesus have mercy / Erected by his wife Elizabeth

NEILL & ?CILL ** Can’t read

GORMAN 2** Jesus / Mercy / Mary / Help / In Loving Memory / of / Timothy Gorman / Bernardsgrove / who died 10th July 1919 / His wife Nora died 26 July 1950 / also his brothers / Thomas died 10 June 1924 / William died 13th April 1934 / Their daughter Margaret / died 3rd Nov 1974 aged 84 yrs / Their Grandson Edward died young / Her husband Daniel / died 23rd May 1985 aged 75 yrs / R.I.P.

O’REILLY 1** Broken stone : Erected to the / memory of / Mary O’Reilly / BAllinakill / Died 13th January 1929 / aged 69 years / Also her husband / Luke O’Reilly died 24th May / 1929, aged 88 years / and their son John O’Reilly / died 28th Aug 1940 / R.I.P.

HEENAN 1** Erected / to the memory of / My beloved Husband / James Heenan / Oldtown / Who died 1st Sept 1923 / aged 6?1 years / His wife Mary Heenan / died 17th April 1951 aged 86 yrs / R.I.P.

PHELAN 2** In Loving memory of / William Phelan / Abbeyleix / who died 16th Nov 1916 / aged 82 years / His daughter Louisa died / 7th May 1899 aged 13 years / His son Eugene died / 11th May 1902 aged 17 yers / His wife Ellen died / 17th Jan 1942 aged 85 years / Sacred Heart of Jesus / Have mercy on them
Side of stone 2a: John Phelan / died 16 Jan 1967 / Isabel Phelan / died 13 July 1972
Side of stone 2b: In / Loving memory / of / Bridget Phelan / died 17th Dec / 1942 / Her husband / Fintan / died 21st Nov / 1951

MORGAN 1** In Loving memory of / Bridget Morgan / Ballinakill road / Abbeyleix / died 9th March 1994 / aged 78 years / Her husband James (Des) / died 24th June 2000 / aged 82 years / R.I.P. / “Jesus Mercy, Mary Help”

IRVIN 1** In Loving memory of / Mary Irwin / Bally?roan / Died 16th Dec 19??? / Her husband William / died ?9th Nov 19??71

O’MAHONY 1 ** In loving memory / of / Thomas O’Mahony Boley / died 21st Oct 1931 / his wife Elizabeth / died 26th Oct 1952 / Their daughters / Annie died 9th March 1920 / Brigid died 1st May 1982 / Their sons John died 13th Feb 1986 / Thomas Portlaoise Rd. / died 9th Dec 1959 / His wife Mary died 29th April 1988 / Their daughter Ann died in infancy / Their son Noel died 27th Jan 1998 / R.I.P.

SHERIDAN 1** Erected by / H. P. Sheridan / Spink / In memory of his beloved wife / Mary Sheridan / who departed this life Feb 13th 1914, aged 40 years/ Her daughter Marion / died 28th May 1979 / R.I.P.

HUGHES & DOHENY ** Sacred / to the memory of / Margaret B. Hughes / Abbeyleix who died 1?5 July 19?17 / Also her Aunt / Margaret Doheny / died ?3 May 192?1 / and James Hughes / died 29 May 19??31 / On whose souls sweet Jesus have mercy
Side of stone a: Catherine Hughes / died 7th March 2003 / aged 89 years / Margaret Hughes / died 26th Feb 2005 / aged 88 years

McDONALD 1** Erected by / Senator Charles McDonald / In memory of his father / Martin B. McDonald / Larchfield House, Ballyroan / who died Jan ?8th 1940. / also his infant son Michael / who died Oct 9th 1955 / R.I.P.

LALOR & can’t read 6! Double plot**
Sacred heart of Jesus / have mercy on the soul / of / Elizabeth Lalor / Crubbin, Ballyroan / died 20th March 1966
Second Stone : Can’t read

FITZPATRICK 1** In / Loving memory / of / Martin Fitzpatrick / Abbeyleix / who died 12th December 1920 / Also his wife / Margaret / Died 9th February 1946 / R.I.P.

O’NEILL, FREEMAN & DELANEY ** Sacred / to / the memory of / Edward O’Neill / Abbeyleix / who died 29th August 1920 / aged 50 years / Also Mrs. Katie Freeman / died 2nd Aug 1916 aged ?60 years / and her son Michael J. Freeman / died 4th Sep 1922, aged 33 years / also her daughter / Mary J. Delaney / died 1st Aug 1940, aged 45 years

MAHER 1** In / Loving memory of / Michael Maher / who died ?6th May 19?40 / aged 69 years / also his wife Margaret / died 19th Dec 1952 / Aged 7?3 years / R.I.P.

REDMOND 1** In / Loving memory / of / Cornelius Redmond / Boley / Died ?20th Jan 1937 / His wife Ha?rriet / died 20th June 19?44

LALOR 1** In loving memory / of / John Lalor / Tunduff / died 18th May 1944 / aged 62 yrs / His wife Mary Anne / died 13th Oct 1952 / aged 69 yrs / Their son James / died 7th Sept 2003 / aged 82 yrs / R.I.P.

McDONNELL 3** In Loving Memory / of / James McDonnell / Shanahoe, Abbeyleix / died 29th Dec 1916 / Also Mrs. Julia McDonnell / died 1st June 1934 / Her husband James McDonnell / died 13th April 1942 / Their son Walter McDonnell / died 21st March 1965 / Their daughter Ellen / died 6th July 1969

KELLY 4** I.H.S. / In / Loving Memory / of / Michael Kelly / Abbeyleix / who died ??? February 1920 / Mary Kelly / died ???? 19?5??
Side of stone: Mary Kelly / died ????

McDONNELL 4** In Loving Memory / of / Patrick McDonnell / Palmers Hill Ballacolla / died 5th March 1952 aged 51 yrs / Also his brother / James McDonnell / died 4th June 1963 aged 66 yrs / R.I.P.

PHELAN 3** In Loving Memory / of / Edward Phelan / Redhill BAllyroan / Died 11th Sept 1946 aged 78 yrs. / Also his daughter / Nora Bridget died 5th April 192?3 aged 2?4 yrs / And his dear wife Margaret / died 25th March 19??? / His son John died 16th Aug 19?67 / & son Richard / died 17th July 1977 / R.I.P.

McDONNELL 5** In Loving Memory / of / Walter McDonnell / who died 13th June 1936 / His wife Kate / who died 20th Aug 1962 / Their daughter May / who died 11th April 192?9 / Their son Walter / who died 12th Dec 1969. / R.I.P.
Hughes Carlow Stone mason

MULDOWNEY 1** Blurred can’t read much. In / Loving Memory of / Annie M. Muldowney

O’HARA 1& BROWN** Erected by / Patrick O’Hara / Ballinakill / In Loving Memory of his wife / Margaret / who died 6th December 1924 aged 59 years. / Also their son William Joseph / who died 2?9th May 1926 aged 34 years / Patrick O’Hara / died 26th November 1931 aged 7?9 years / Joseph Alphonsus O’Hara died 6th Feb 1952 / Michael Augustus O’Hara died 11th Nov 19?68 / Nora Monica Brown nee O’Hara / died 17th July 1073 / R.I.P.

Mac DONALD – no names, family plot.

GRADY 1 & POWER ** In / Loving Memory / of / James Grady Cromogue / died 1926 / his wife Mary died 1932 / Their sons Patrick died 1960 / James died 1962 / Michael died 1967 / Martin Power died 1927 / R.I.P.

HODGINS 1 – HARTE** In Loving Memory of / William Hodgins / died March 1953 / his wife Jane / died January 1933 / Also his brother / Joseph Hodgins / and Joseph Harte / died January 1983 / his wife Jane / died April 1990 / R.I.P.

HARDING 1 – O’REILLY** Sacred / to the Memory of / Nicholas Harding / Abbeyleix / died 27th June 1935 / aged 59 years / and his brother William / died 3rd August 1936 / aged 4?3 years / R.I.P. /Erected by / Christopher & Julia O’Reilly
Side of Stone : Also / Christopher O’Reilly / died / 3rd November 1941 / aged 5?5 years / His wife Julia / died ?3rd Feb 1973 / aged ??3 years

FOGARTY 1** Erected / by / Thomas Fogarty / Cashel BAllyroan / In Memory of his Father / John Fogarty / died 25th Feb 1944 aged 88 years / and his mother / Margaret Fogarty / died 9th March 1945 aged 85 years / also their daughter Mary / who died May 12th 1985 / aged 86 years / Thomas Fogarty / died 19th June 1988 aged 84 years / Julia Fogarty / died 21st March 1994 / aged 93 years / Winifred (Babe) Fogarty / died 7th November 1995 / aged 93 years / R.I.P.

MAHER 2** In Loving Memory / of / Thomas Maher / (Abbeyleix) / died 5th March 1962 aged 64 years / His wife Mary / died 3rd Jan 1975 aged 82 years. / R.I.P. / Erected by his wife & family

MAHER 3** In Loving Memory / of / Kathleen Maher / Rushdale, Abbeyleix / died 11th April 1991 / R.I.P. / Erected by her loving husband / Peadar and family

MAHER 4** – Metal Cross, can’t read completely! Erected / in / Loving Memory of / Mrs. Annie Maher / who died ?????? Francis Maher / died ?Dec ??1942 ???? Maher / ?????

PHELAN 4** I.H.S. / In Loving Memory of / Michael Phelan / Derrylahan / died July 1929 / His wife Annie / died Dec 1949 / R.I.P. / Sweet Jesus have Mercy
Stonemason : Nolan, Ballon

MAHER 5** In Loving Memory of / Doctor Nicholas Maher / Woodville Abbeyleix / died 28 October 1950 aged 57 years / Also his wife Lena / died 21st Jan 2002, aged 97 yrs.

RYAN 2** In Loving Memory / of / Patrick Ryan / Abbeyleix / who died 6th Dec 1940 / His wife Mary / died 11th Feb 1953 / Nora Ryan / died 24 July 1951 / May Ryan / died 18th Dec 1977 / Annie Ryan / died 26th Sept 1989

FITZPATRICK 2** In Loving Memory of / Norah Fitzpatrick / Parkbawn Kyle Durrow / died 22nd March 1932 / Her husband Daniel / died 26th March 1950 / Her sons Timothy / died 6th May 1933 / and Patrick / died 30th Jan 1971 / R.I.P.

MURPHY 1** In Loving Memory / of / John Murphy / Ballytarsna / His wife Elizabeth / Their son William / Their son Joseph / and his wife Anne / Their daughter Brigid / Rest in Peace

MILLS 1** In Loving Memory / of / Anthony Mills / who died 14th March 1944 / His wife Kathleen / died 4th Oct 1985 / R.I.P.

PHELAN 5** – CAHILL I.H.S. / In Loving Memory / of / Anne Phelan / Abbeyleix / Also her daughter / Mary Cahill / died 15th Nov 1939 / Her Husband / Jerome Joseph Cahill / died 3rd Feb 1962 / Their daughter / Maura Cahill / died 13th July 1971 / R.I.P. / Erected by Matthew Cahill

McGRATH 1** In Loving Memory / of / Patrick McGrath / Tullore, Ballyroan / died 5th Dec 1935, aged 66 yrs / His wife Margaret / died 23rd Jan 1960, aged 80 yrs / Also their son Joseph, / died 24th June 1933, aged 12 yrs

FITZPATRICK 3** In Loving Memory of / Patrick Fitzpatrick / Newtown, Ballyroan / who died 1?1th Jan 194?7 / Also his brother John / died 22nd July 1948 / His sister Mary Julia Fitzpatrick / died 18th Sept 1961 aged 72 years / R.I.P.

FINGLETON 1** WALSH, CLINTON In Loving Memory of/ Peter Fingleton, Ballypickas / died 16th Dec 1928 aged 75 yrs / His wife Catherine nee Walsh / DIED 6TH Nov 1937 aged 82 yrs / Their son Daniel / died 18th June 1959 aged 67 yrs / Their daughters Anne / died 12th June 1964 aged 78 yrs / and Catherine Clinton / died 5th June 1968 aged 79 yrs / R.I.P. / Sacred Heart of Jesus / Have mercy on their Souls.

KENNY 1** Erected by / James Kenny Abbeyleix / In Memory of his parents / Michael and Mary Kenny / Also his nephew / James Kenny / Richard Kenny / died 15th Mar ’48 aged 80 / James Kenny / died 31st Jan ’52 aged ??? / also Michael Kenny died 2 May 19?? / aged 55 yrs / R.I.P.
Stonemason : O’Brien, DUrrow

GOLDEN 1** Pray for the Soul / of / James Golden / died 26th August 1941 / and his wife Norah / died 2?3rd July 1941 / Their son James died 1 May 1970 / and their daughter Margaret / died 8 Dec 1978 / John Golden / died 18th June 1972 / Mary Golden / died 7th April 1980 / In Loving Memory

KELLY 5** – COMBER. I.H.S. / In Loving Memory / of / Anne Kelly / Waterloo Bridge, Abbeyleix / died 30th Oct 1952 / Her husband Peter Kelly / died 17th July 1961 / Their sons Thomas/ died 26th Dec 1931 / and Michael / died 20th Feb 1949 / Also her daughter / Sheila Comber nee Kelly / died 20th Feb 1966 / Her Daughter Mary Kelly / died 26th April 1980 / Her daughter Annie Kelly / died 1st July 1990 / R.I.P.

REILLY 2** In / Loving Memory of / John Reilly / Abbeyleix / died 13th March 1932 / His wife Mary / died 2 March 1937 / Their son John / died 6 Jan 1959 / His wife Mary / died 21 Aug 1946 / Their daughter / Maureen / died 17 July 1943 / Thomas Reilly / Oathlands / died 15 Sep 1967 / His wife Norah / died 26th Nov 1979 / R.I.P.

MADIGAN 1** In / Loving Memory of / John Madigan / Ballyroan / Who died 28th March 1934 / aged 74 years / Also his wife Margaret Madigan / who died 22nd May 1953 / aged 86 years / R.I.P.

WHELAN 1** I.H.S. / Pray for the Souls of / John Whelan / died 17th July 1913 / and his wife / Elizabeth / died 25th June 193?3 / Their daughter / Lily / died 11th May 19?50 / R.I.P. / In Loving Memory

O’DONOGHUE 1** ?broken, on ground, flat. In / Loving Memory of / The Right Revenernd / Monsignor J. R. O’Donoghue / R.A. V.C. / Pastor St. Mary’s / Mobile ALA, U.S.A. / died July 1st 1952

O’DONOGHUE 2** R.I.P. / In Loving Memory / of / Mary O’Donoghue / Bank House, Abbeyleix / who died on / 17th March 19??2 / Sacred Heart of Jesus / Have Mercy on her Soul

KENNEDY 1** In Memory of/ Daniel Kennedy / Alworth / who died 23rd May 1934 / aged 68 years / Also Daniel James infant son of / James and Margaret Kennedy/ died 16th May 1943 aged ?5 weeks / James Kennedy / died 11th October 1949 aged ?36 years / Margaret Kennedy / died 22nd June 1961 / On whose Soul Sacred Heard of Jesus / have mercy

PARKER 1** I.H.S. / In Loving Memory / of / Gertrude M. Parker / Slai?rgower, Abbeyleix / Who died 24th Jan 1933 / aged 7?? Years / R.I.P. / Sacred Heart of Jesus / have Mercy on her Soul

O’BRIEN 1** Double Plot – small stones.
Stone 1: In Loving Memory of / Patrick O’Brien, The Demesne, Abbeyleix / died Dec 7th 1968 aged 63 years / Also his wife Gladys / died 21st March 2004, aged 91 years / R.I.P.
Stone 2: In Loving Memory of / John O’Brien, Bluegate, Abbeyleix / who died 25th Aug 1908 aged 44 years / Also his wife Frances / who died 27th July 194?9 aged 79 years / R.I.P.

LODGE 1** In / Memory / of / Richard Lodge / Rathmoyle / also his wife Elizabeth / and sons / Patrick and Jimmy

PHELAN 6** Can’t read completely. Erected by / Alice Phelan / ??Raggetstown /

GUILFOYLE 2** In Loving Memory / of / Michael Guilfoyle / Boley / died 8th July 2000 / aged 84 years / Rest in Peace

KAVANAGH 1* Iron Cross. No inscription

LALOR 2** CAMPION I.H.S. / In / Memory of / Michael Lalor / Sweet View Abbeyleix / who died on 8 Oct 194?2 / Also his wife / Margaret / who died on 24 March 194?3 / Catherine Campion / died 20th Feb 1958. / R.I.P.

MAHONY 1* Plot – no inscriptions

FLYNN1** I.H.S. / In memory of / Thomas Flynn / Knocknamoe / who died 15th July 1949 / and his wife Margaret / died 31st July 1949 / Also their daughter Bridget / died Nov 1918/ Also their son Joseph / died 9th Nov 1967 / His wife Julia / died 5th August 1993 / R.I.P.

KEATNG 1** Broken stone, lying flat. I.H.S. / In loving memory of / Richard Keating / died ?? -5-31. / his wife Maria died ?3-5-37 / Their daughter Annie died / ?28-1-5?8

LAWLOR 1* Metal cross marker – no inscription

HORAN 1** FITZGERALD. In Loving memory of / John Horan / Bally??? Abbeyleix / died ?17th June 19?58. Aged 5?3 yrs / His wife Mary Norah Horan / died 15 Aug 19??6 aged 85 yrs / Her cousin Mary Fitzgerald / Their sons Valentine John / who died in infancy / Their daughters / Norah died aged ??11 yrs / ?and Mary Annie / died 14 March ?1943 aged ?36 yrs / Their son Edward died ?????/ aged ?? / Son Gerard / died ?11th July 1977 / aged 61 years / Their son John died 13th May 1991 / aged 71 yrs / Their son Patrick died 22nd May 1995 / aged 83 yrs

LYNCH 1** In / Loving memory of / Julia Lynch / Thornberry / died 11th Feb 1989 / Her son Liam / died 16th April 1994.

McGRATH 2** In Loving memory of / Josephine McGrath / Ballinakill Rd, Abbeyleix / died 11th June 2001. Aged 63 years / can’t read inscription at bottom / R.I.P.

FENNELLY 1** HENNESSY. Thy Will be Done / Sacred / to the memory of / Patrick Fennelly, Abbeyleix / who died 20th May 1917. Aged 48 years / And his wife Ellen Fennelly / died 16th Oct 1919 aged 45 years / Also William Fennelly / died 8th April 1946 aged 80 years / and Julia Fennelly / died 2nd June 1956 aged 77 years / Mary Kate Hennessy / died 19th April 2000 aged 79 years / Redmond Hennessy / died 9th March 2002 aged 86 years / Erected by their brother and sister / William and Mary Fennelly
Side of Stone : Catherine Fennelly / died 9th Dec 1912 / aged 76 yrs. And her daughter / Mary died 18th Feb 1917. / aged 54 years / her son Michael died / 25th Dec 1924 aged 45 / R.I.P.

PHELAN 7** In Loving memory of / William Phelan / Blackhill / died 5th Nov 1942, aged 41 years / His wife Margaret, / died 16th March 2001, aged 97 years / His parents / Mary & Harry, died 1920. / His brother James, / died 8th Nov. 1915, aged 23 years

McDONALD 2** In Loving memory of / Julia McDonald / died 8th Feb 1916, aged 13 years / Her father Patrick / died 28th Dec 1931, aged 83 years / Her mother Mary / died 17th Dec 1946, aged 83 years / Their son William / died 6th Sept 1987, aged 83 years / Their daughter Ellen / died 6th Nov 1998 aged 92 years
O’BRIEN 2** In Loving memory of / Kathleen O’Brien , Abbeyleix / died ???? aged 66 years / Her father Michael / killed in action 5th May 19??? / His wife Julia died ??? May 19??50 / Her brother Patrick / died 19th Oct 192?? Aged 2?3 years / Her sister Mary / died 28th Dec 1936 aged 2?? Years / Ester Bridie died young

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