Month: April 2021

Maureen Long (née McCracken).Originally of Howth (Dublin), Overijse (Belgium), Ballsbridge (Dublin), and Blainroe (Wicklow). 20th April 2021 peacefully in the care of Blainroe Lodge Nursing Home (Wicklow). Cherished wife of the late Bertie and beloved sister of the late Tommy, Frank and Robert. She will be sadly missed by her sisters Eileen, Monica, Theresa, her children Robert, Michael and Antoinette, daughters-in-law Véronique and Geraldine, and her grandchildren Alexandre, Adrien, Julien, Liadan, Matthew, Madeleine, Claire and Alexandra. Missed with loving memories by all relatives and friends. Much travelled, Maureen is resting now, with Bertie.

Due to current restrictions, a private family Funeral Service will take place on Saturday in McCrea’s Cremation Chapel, Wicklow at 12 noon. which can be viewed on (viewing at time of service only). Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Wicklow Hospice and St. Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Wicklow.

To leave messages of condolence for the family, please use the link below.


Mark Coster (Drumkay, Rathnew, & formerly Bray, Co. Wicklow) 18th April 2021, suddenly, at home. Sadly missed by his loving wife Angelina, daughters, son , extended family, relatives and many friends.

Funeral arriving to Rathnew Cemetery on Thursday at 2.00 pm for interment.

Please maintain social distancing at all times.

Enquiries to McCrea’s Funeral Home, Wicklow Town 087 2888981

Maeve (Julia Mary) Flannery (née Doyle) of 1 Summerhill, Wicklow who passed away 14th April 2021 peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Ned and much-loved mother of Lee Corkish, Karl, Ross and Edward. Deeply regretted by her loving daughter, sons, son-in-law John Paul, daughter-in-law Amanda, grandchildren Emily and Adam, sisters Ena Hickey, Angela Davitt, and Phillippe Davis, brothers-in-law, Des and Peter, extended family and friends. Predeceased by her sisters Anno and Caroline.

May she rest in Peace.

Removal from the family home on Friday morning at 9.30am to St Patrick’s Church arriving for Funeral Mass at 10am followed by burial in Rathnew Cemetery. Messages of sympathy may be left in the condolence section below. Please adhere to government guidelines at all times.

The funeral Mass can be viewed on

Michael (Mick/Dyke) Duffy of The Bank, Rathnew who passed away peacefully at his home on Friday 26th March 2021. Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Margaret, brothers Jack, George, Jim and Matt and his sisters Liz, Teresa, Cissie, Kathleen and Martha. He will be sadly missed by his loving sisters-in-law Kathleen and Mary, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.

May He Rest in Peace

Removal from his home on Thursday morning at 11.20am to St Joseph’s Church, Rathnew, arriving for a private family funeral service at 11.30am followed by interment in Rathnew Cemetery.

The funeral service can be viewed on

Thomas (Tommy) Merrigan of Seaview Heights, Rathnew who passed away on Thursday 25th March 2021 peacefully at St Vincent’s University Hospital. Predeceased by his beloved son Tommy and his father Ned. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Patricia and much-loved Daddy of Martha, Anne, Ian, Kathryn and Christopher and adored grandad of Thomas, Callum, Sophie and Kayleigh. He will be remembered with love by his mother Martha, siblings Esther, Joseph, Catherine, Anne, Edward and Michael, son in law Eoin and by Geno, Nathan, Anne and Brian, extended family and friends.

May he rest in peace

Removal from the family home on Monday morning at 11am proceeding to St Joseph’s Church Rathnew, via the Community Centre, arriving for private family funeral Mass at 11.30am followed by interment in Rathnew Cemetery.


The funeral Mass can be viewed on

Please adhere to government guidelines at all times.


House Private

Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them. May the souls of the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace.