The Ancient Graveyard at
Romanesque Doorway, Killeshin
Brennan. In loving memory of Mary Brennan, Curragh Cottage Killeshin. Died 16th.
Dec. 1949 aged 62 years. Also her daughters Annie Christina, died 13th.
September 1937, aged 22 years. Johanna Phillips, died 1st. May 1975,
aged 47 years. R.I.P. Erected by her husband and family.
Brennan. Erected by Thomas Brennan Killeshin, in
memory of his father Michael Brennan died 17th Dec 1881 aged 80 years
also his mother Annie Brennan died 9th August 1872 aged 68 years. Also
the above Thomas Brennan died 27th June 1887 aged 70 years his brother
Patrick Brennan died 12th Sept 1915 aged 81 years.
Brennan. In loving memory of Michael Brennan,
Springhill and of his wife Catherine Brennan. R.I.P. Erected by their
son Patrick. In loving memory of Mary Hayden died 3rd Sept. 1989 aged 88
years. R.I.P. (Smaller Stone) In loving memory of Johnny who died on
July 5th 1981. From all your friends. At peace at last. Johnny 20.12.62
Brennan - McLoughlin. In loving memory of Esther
McLoughlin 54 St. Fiac's, Graiguecullen, died 11th March 1974, aged 75.
Her Aunt Elizabeth Brennan died 13th May 1934. Her mother Mary Brennan
died 4th Feb. 1938. And her father Patrick died 1st June 1946. Her
husband Mike died 11th June 1975. Erected by her loving Husband Mike.
Brennan. Here lieth the body of Mary Brennan
dept. June ye 18th 1780 aged 11 years. Erected by Margaret Sahne. R.I.P.
Brennan. Here lieth the body of Edward Brennan
who departed this life March 9th 1776 aged 63 years, also the body of
Liscey Brennan his daughter who departed this life October the 3rd. 1774
aged 13 years. This stone is erected by Eliner Brennan alias Moore for
herself and family.
Byrne. This tomb is erected by Mrs. Mary Byrne of
Carlow in memory of her beloved husband Mr. Patrick Byrne who departed
this life Oct. 10th 1854 aged 54.
Byrne. Gloria in Excelsis Deo. Here lieth the
body of Terrence Byrne who departed this life May 1st 1804 aged 58
years. Also his wife Mary Byrne who dep. this life July 6th 1806 aged 60
years and also his grandson Terrence Byrne who dept. this life Dec. 2nd
1839 aged 24 years.
Cooper. In loving memory of Mary Cooper,
Killeshin died July 1st 1931 aged 75 years. Her husband Thomas died
Sept. 21st. 1880 aged 24 years. Also her grandchild Patrick J. O'Rourke,
Old Derrig died Sept. 11th 1934 aged 30 years. And their great
grandchild Mary M. O'Rourke died Jan. 29th 1936 aged 4 years. Also their
grandchild William O'Rourke Killeshin died Oct. 5th 1957 aged 61 years,
and his wife Mary died Nov. 6th 1968 aged 72 years. Josephine O'Rourke
wife of Patrick died 9th Dec. 1995 aged 92 yrs. R.I.P.
Cooper This stone was erected by James Cooper in
memory of his son Edward Cooper who departed this life May the 28th 1807
aged 42 years.
Condon. In memory of Thomas Condon of Ballylinan
Sergeant R.I.P. died 20th Aug. 1893 aged 43 years. Also his infant
daughters Helena and Josephine died young. Mary Josephine died 27th
March 1902 and 13 years. Catherine Mary died 22nd October 1920 aged 41
Connor. Here lieth the body of Sarah Connor wife
of Owen Connor who departed this life Aug 1766 aged 33years. Also her
Curran. In loving memory of Martin Curran who
died 22nd March 1975 aged 61 years. Also his father Michael Curran who
died 6th Jan. 1934, Annie Curran died 21st Nov. 1988 aged 68 yrs.
Erected by his loving wife and family.
Crosby. This stone was erected by Owen Crosby in
memory of his wife Mary Crosby otherwise Beaghan. She departed this life
the 12th. of February 1804 aged 42 years. May she rest in peace Amen.
Dargan. Erected by Patrick Dargan in memory of
his mother Sile(?) Dargan who departed this life 24th April 1801 aged 76
years. Lord have mercy on their souls Amen. And also his wife Elizabeth
Dargan who dept. this life Dec. the 24th 1813 aged 42 years and of the
above Patrick Dargan who departed this lifefstone broken) aged 83 years.
Also his children Michael, Damien Bridget & Patrick who died young.
Dooley. Here lieth the body of John Dooley who
dept. this life July 17th 1778 aged 48. Lord have Mercy on his Soul
Amen. Margaret Dooley died 27th Oct 1919 aged 65 years. Her husband
Patrick Dooley died 27th Oct 1935 aged 82 years. Also her daughter Rose
Dooley died 10th Sept 1943 aged 50 yrs. Mary Dooley daughter of above
died 26th Sept. 1966 & her sister Kathleen Brennan died Dec. 1956. On
those souls Jesus have Mercy.
Dowling. Erected by Mary Dowling of Ardenteggle
in memory of her beloved husband John Dowling who died April 27th 1866
aged 56 yrs. Also his daughter Elizabeth who died Oct 16th 1860 aged 23
yrs. Thomas Dowling, Monavea died 8th April 1950 aged 53 years.
Requiescant in Pace.
Dowling. Pray for the repose of the soul of
William Dowling who died 22nd March 1884 aged 71 yrs. Bridget Dowling
died 18th Aug. 1891 aged 70 years. Sarah Dowling died 24th January
1914aged 57 years. William Dowling died 3rd Dec 1929 aged 84 years and
his wife Dora Dowling died 5th February 1942 aged 84 years, and their
son James died 28th February 1942 aged 64 years, and his wife Margaret
died 30th. December 1994, aged 82 yrs. R.I.P. Erected by his son Patrick
Fender. Erected by Michael Fender, Carlow. In
memory of his father James Fender died the 31st March 1876 aged 64 years
also his mother Mary Fender died 27th January 1895 aged 62 years. Also
the above Michael Fender died 4th Oct. 1912 aged 56 yrs. John Fender
died 6th March 1912. Anne Fender died 23rd. September 1922, Catherine
died 13th Jan. ? 1934, Mary died 3rd Feb 1934, Murtagh Fender died 3rd.
Dec. 1942 aged 73 yrs.
Foley. This stone is erected by Patrick Foley in
memory of his father William Foley who departed this life May 11th 1776
aged 72 years. The Lord Have mercy on his soul Amen.
Farrell. Pray for the repose of the soul of
Michael Farrell, Chapel .Street, Graigue who Died 18th May 1915 aged 72
yrs. Also his beloved wife Margaret died 20th January 1920 aged 72
Fitzpatrick. In loving memory of John
Fitzpatrick, Graiguecullen who died 9th April 1951. His wife Ellen. His
parents John and Elizabeth. His brother Terrence and his sister Mary
Farrell. Joseph Price died 27th Feb. 1983 aged 80 yrs. R.I.P. 49. Blank.
Fitzgerald. This stone was erected by James
Fitzgerald of Killeshin. John Kavanagh who departed this life 1790 aged
38 years. Here lieth the body of the much lamented body Mr Patrick
Kavanagh, Carlow who departed this life on the 31st. day of August 1800
aged 74 years. And here also lieth the remains of Miss Catherine
Kavanagh, daughter of the above Patrick who departed this life on the
21st. day of February 1836, aged 84 years. Also the remains of Bridget
Kavanagh wife of the above Patrick who departed this life on the 9th day
of May 1839 aged 70 years.
Fitzpatrick. In loving memory of Richard
Fitzpatrick, Crossleigh died Feb. 1912 aged 73 yrs. His wife Maria (nee
Coogan) died 1925 aged 75 yrs. Also their son Thomas died 30th Nov. 1966
aged 69 yrs. His wife Mary Anne (nee Mallon) died 18th Jan 1969 aged 72
yrs. Rest in Peace.
Haughney. This stone is erected by Peter Haughney
of Slatey for himself and his Posterity. Here lieth the body of his
father Patrick Haughney who departed this life March the 29th 1755 aged
53. Also the body of his mother Jane Kelly alias Haughney who departed
this life February the 10th 1771 aged 76.
Hennessy. This stone was erected by John Hennessy
of Killeshin for himself and his family. Here lieth two of his children
Mary and Dennis 1785. Also his son James Hennessy who dept. this life
Jany. 14th 1860 aged 79 years. And his wife Ellen Hennessy who dept.
this life July 1st 1842 aged 54 yrs. Dennis Hennessy died 18th April
1895 aged 62 years. Mary Hennessy died 24th May 1905 aged 68 years.
Requiescant in Pace.
Hennessy Erected by John Hennessy Killeshin in
memory of his wife Ann Hennessy died 10th June 1911 aged 42 yrs and his
wife Mary Hennessy died 16th Jan. 1940 aged 47 yrs. .Also his brothers
Patrick and Michael died in U.S.A. James Hennessy died in U.S.A. 23rd
June 1946 aged 81 yrs. And his sisters Ann Dempsey died 21st Sept. 1954
aged 61 years. Mary M. Barnes died 27th Dec 1954 aged 62 yrs. Ellen
Hennessy died 27th Sept. 1956 aged 84 yrs. The above John Hennessy died
12th Aug. 1956, aged 86 yrs. R.I.P.
Hoey. I.H.S. Sacred to the memory of Francis Hoey
son of M. John Hoey of Sleaty. He departed this life the 28th of
September 1808 aged 11 years.
Hearns. Erected by his loving children in memory
of John Hearns Sleaty who died 11th December 1897 aged 86 years. His
wife Elizabeth Hearns died 3rd Dec 1901 aged 78 years. Also his grand
daughter Pollie Walsh died 3rd Sept. 1901 aged 28 yrs. Also his daughter
Mary Hearns died 3rd Jan. 1917 aged 55 years. His grandson James Hearns
died 8th Dec 1936 aged 71 years. His grand daughter Elizabeth Hearns
died 9th Oct 1936. R.I.P. Hoare. In loving memory of Thomas and Mary
Hoare and their daughter Nellie and their daughter Chrissie also her
sisters Margaret and Ellen Delanger late of Church St., Graiguecullen.
Hoare. Sacred to the memory of our dearest
Grannie Margaret Hoare, died 9th April 1918 aged 74 years. And of her
six grandchildren who died young. Also her son John died 3rd. Nov. 1970
aged 88 years. Erected by her Grandchildren. R.I.P.
Hutchison. Here lieth the body of Luke Hutchison
who departed this life on the 30th day of October 1700 in the ? year of
Keating. This stone is erected by Mary Keating in
memory of her daughter Mary Fishbourne who departed this life Sept. 6th
1800 aged 7 Years. The Lord have mercy on her Soul Amen.
Lynam. Erected by Thomas Lynam in memory of his
mother Anne Lynam who died 22nd July 1900 aged 58 yrs. Also his father
Richard Lynam died 7th. Oct. 1915 aged 86 yrs. And the above Thomas
Lynam died 10th May 1951. R.I.P.
McDarby. Here lieth the body of William McDarby
who departed this life Nov. 3rd 1758 aged 74 years also his wife Honora
McDarby alias Nowlan who departed this life April 7th 1775 aged 69
years. May they rest in pace, Amen. This stone was erected by their son
McDonald. Here lieth the body of Rannaldo
McDonald who dept. this life May 18th 1779 aged 60. Also the body of his
son Garrett McDonald who dept. this life June the 24th 1778 aged 36.
Lord have mercy on their souls Amen. Also the body of Patrick McDonald
who dept this life 28th Nov. 1817 aged years.
McDonald. In loving memory of Michael McDonald
Rossmore died 1st. Aug. 1947 aged 71 yrs. Also his wife Bridget died
19th Sept. 1969 aged 85 years and their son Michael died 15th July 1979
aged 62 yrs. R.I,P. On their souls sweet Jesus have mercy.
McDonald. This stone was erected in memory of
Patrick Me. Donald of Killeny in the Queen's Country and his wife and
children. He departed this life Jan 8th 1806 aged 86 years.
McDonald. Gloria in Excelsis Deo. Erected by Mick
McDonald of Carlow. A dutiful tribute to the memory of a tender and
affect innate mother Mrs. Mary Me. Donald alias Murphy is here interred
with 10 of her grandchildren who departed this life Oct. 3rd 1891 aged
82 years and also here lies the remains of her son John Me. Donald who
dept. this life the 18th of February the year of Our Lord 1853 aged 20.
Also his beloved daughter Catherine Farrell departed this life Dec. 21st
aged 21 years. Also in memory of his beloved wife Dorah Me Donald who
departed this life March 6th. 1864 aged 64. Here also lie the remains of
Mick Me Donald who departed this life June 6th ???? aged 75 years. Also
his sister Mary Me Donald who dept. this life 5th April 1864 aged 80
Source: 'Gravestone Inscriptions'
Killeshin, Sleaty, Graiguecullen, Mayo, Arles, Doonane, Castletown,
Rathaspick, Shrule, Rathnure etc with historical notes. 1997. by Paul