1939

1939 Calendar

Names listed below are those from or related to Limerick city or county & vicinity only.


Allen, Michael, Galbally, Limerick Chronicle 21/12/1939, news report, killed by a fallen tree, age 21

Ball, Ruby Hanby, Dublin (?), Limerick Chronicle 13/06/1939, death notice, daughter of John Laird, Limerick, buried at Mount Jerome Cemetery

Baker, John Fell Neave, 50 O'Connell Street, Limerick Chronicle 04/11/1939, funeral report, buried at St. Mary's Cathedral grounds

Barry, David, Effin, Co. Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 25/11/1939, news report, signalman at Great Southern Railway

Begley, Peter, Very Rev. , Franciscan Abbey, Multyfarnham, Limerick Chronicle 14/01/1939, about 80, 'native of West Limerick'

Berkery, M. Benedict, Mother, Caherconlish, Limerick Chronicle 31/08/1939, funeral report, member of the Presentation Order

Blackall, George Butler, Co.Clare, Limerick Chronicle 25/04/1939, news report, native of Co. Clare, lived in Limerick for some time, buried Mount St. Lawrence

Brennan, Mary, Meelick, Co. Clare, Limerick Chronicle 28/02/1939, funeral report, widow of Patrick Brennan, age 76, buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Buckley, P. J. , Rev. Fr., Hull, Limerick Chronicle 09/11/1939, news report, aged 40, native of Limerick, parish priest

Butler, Francis Joseph, Dr., 8 Cecil Street, Limerick Chronicle 28/01/1939, news report, aged 94, retired army doctor, housefire, buried at Mount St. Lawrence [death notice, 26/01/1939]

Byrne, James, Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 18/11/1939, news report, construction worker, aged 46, died at work

Cahill, J., Rev., Glasnevin, Limerick Chronicle 23/05/1939, funeral report, native of Limerick, buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Cahill, Mary Columba, Mother, Crookstown, Co. Cork, Limerick Chronicle 07/03/1939, funeral report, Mother Provincial of the Good Shepherd Order, died in Limerick, buried at convent's grounds

Carroll, N. (Mrs.), London, Limerick Chronicle 31/10/1939, obituary, native of Kilmalock, widow of Maurice J. Carroll of Bruree, daughter of W. H. O'Sullivan

Cassidy (Sister St. Joseph Calisanctus), Balloonagh, Tralee, Limerick Chronicle 12/09/1939, funeral report, native of Limerick, age 84, sister of the St. John's Mercy Convent, buried at the convent's cemetery

Colbert, Patrick M., Thomondgate, Limerick Chronicle 16/05/1939, funeral report, buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Collier, James, Rev., Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 22/07/1939, funeral report, C.S.S.R. of Mount St. Alphonsus, Limerick, buried at church's ground

Coopey, Edward, Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 21/03/1939, death notice, buried at St. Munchin's Cemetery

Cregan, Denis P., Rev., Ryan, Iowa, Limerick Chronicle 27/04/1939, news report, born in Co. Limerick, P.P. of St. Patrick's, Ryan, Iowa

Curtin, John, Cecil Street, Limerick Chronicle 11/02/1939, funeral report, buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Cusack, Bartholomew, Thomondgate, Limerick Chronicle 10/01/1939, news report, fell of a cart, age 68

Daly Patrick, 12 John Street, Limerick Chronicle 20/05/1939, death notice, buried at Mount St. Lawrence [funeral report, 25/05/1939]

Dodds, Sarah Mabel, Kyleglass, North Circular Road, Limerick Chronicle 19/08/1939, obituary, wife of Joseph Dodds, involved in activities against cruelty to children [death notice, 19/08/1939]

Downes, Norah, Catherine Street, Limerick Chronicle 18/02/1939, funeral report, wife of Patrick Downes, buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Downey, Angela (Sister Mary Baptist), Limerick Chronicle 27/07/1939, funeral report, native of Limerick City, of the Community of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, daughter of John Downey, buried at Cleethorpes Cemetery

Doyle, James S., Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 07/12/1939, news report, solicitor, died in a nursing home in Dublin

Duggan, Timothy, 7 Alphonsus Avenue, Limerick Chronicle 08/04/1939, obituary, age 84, buried at Mount St. Lawrence [funeral report, 11/04/1939]

Earls, Denis, 73 Mungret Street, Limerick Chronicle 15/07/1939, news report, aged 9, drowned in Mulkear river at Castletroy

English, John, Dromkeen, Limerick Chronicle 14/01/1939, news report, age 69, farmer, struck by a motor car

Fennessy, John Columba, Brother, Newfoundland, Limerick Chronicle 04/04/1939, news report, native of Co. Limerick

Fitt, Henry Walter, Los Angeles, Limerick Chronicle 18/02/1939, death notice, native of Limerick, son of Thomas Fitt

Fitzgerald, P. J., Dr., London, Limerick Chronicle 09/12/1939, news report, doctor, age 36, brother of Mrs. J. Walsh, Kilfinane, knocked down by a motor car

Fitzpatrick, Denis, Fr., Banogue, Co. Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 13/05/1939, funeral report, parish priest of Banogue, buried at church's grounds

Gillespie, Margaret, Maryville, O'Connell Avenue, Limerick Chronicle 16/05/1939, funeral report, resided in England for years, wife of M. P. M. (Patrick) Gillespie, buried at St. Michael's Church

Going, Charles M., Cragg, Birdhill, Limerick Chronicle 20/05/1939, obituary, member of the Grand Jury in Tipperary, buried in Newport

Gough, William M., Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 18/05/1939, funeral report, Assistant City Treasurer, buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Griffin, Martin, 12 Patrick Street, Limerick Chronicle 01/07/1939, funeral report, ran outfitting business, buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Hanley, Thomas, 2 Rosemary Place, Limerick Chronicle 04/04/1939, inquest report, mill worker, age 64, struck by an engine in mill factory

Hanratty, Anne, Hanratty's Hotel, Glentworth Street, Limerick Chronicle 25/07/1939, news report, proprietress of Hanratty's Hotel, buried at Mount St. Lawrence [funeral report, 25/07/1939]

Hartigan, J. P., Spa, Castleconnell, Limerick Chronicle 26/08/1939, death notice, buried at Castleconnell Cemetery

Hartigan, John, Jasmine Villas, Limerick Chronicle 17/08/1939, news report, employed by Irish Racing Authority, buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Hartigan, Patrick K., Reens, Rathkeale, Limerick Chronicle 06/05/1939, obituary, agriculturist, buried at family ground in Clonagh

Hartigan, Thomas A., Dorris Villa, O'Connell Avenue, Limerick Chronicle 24/06/1939, news report, member of the Nationalist movement, employed in the Committee of Agriculture, buried at Mount St. Lawrence [death notice, 24/06/1939; funeral report, 27/06/1939]

Hennessy, Patrick D., Very Rev., Melbourne, Australia, Limerick Chronicle 29/07/1939, news report, native of Kilfinane, Co. limerick

Houlihan, Edward, Athlacca, Limerick Chronicle 15/04/1939, obituary, farmer, buried at family ground in Anhid

Humphreys, Mary, Ailesbury Road, Dublin, Limerick Chronicle 13/06/1939, funeral report, wife of Dr. D. Humphreys, sister of The O'Rahilly

Johnstone George, Kirriemuir, North Circular Road, Limerick Chronicle 21/11/1939, death notice & funeral report, clerical staff of J. Matterson & Sons LTD., buried at St. Munchin's Cemetery

Keane, John, Holy Cross, Bruff, Limerick Chronicle 21/03/1939, inquest report, farmer, age 72, found on the road

Keane, Patrick, Mungret Street, Limerick Chronicle 14/11/1939, news report, found on Sarsfield Bridge

Kelly, ? (male), Limerick Chronicle 09/02/1939, news report, found dead in bed

Kennedy, Frederick W., Dr., London, Limerick Chronicle 06/05/1939, obituary, age 77, native of Limerick

Keyes, John, Holy Cross, Killmallock, Limerick Chronicle 18/03/1939, news report, fell on stones, died from a loss of blood

King, Alfred, 9 O'Connell Terrace, Limerick Chronicle 18/02/1939, death notice, aged 79, engaged in boat transport, buried at St. Mary's Cathedral [death notice, 18/02/1939]

Lane, Joseph, Quinnpool, Limerick Chronicle 05/08/1939, news report, staff of Irish National Assurance Company

MacCann, James, Rev., Co. Tyrone, Limerick Chronicle 19/10/1939, news report, member of the Redemptorist Order, remained in Limerick for some time, died at Warrenpoint

McGann, Bryan, St. Anne's, O'Connell Avenue, Limerick Chronicle 28/12/1939, news report, aged 85, worked for customs service in Limerick

McKenzie, James, Locksie Park, Belfast, Limerick Chronicle 28/10/1939, death notice, late of Limerick

McMahon, Patrick, Ballyculhane, Kildimo, Limerick Chronicle 21/03/1939, inquest report, aged 65, struck by a motor car

McNamara, M., Rev., Australia, Limerick Chronicle 29/07/1939, news report, P.P. of North Parramatta, Australia, native of Limerick

McNamara, Patrick, Adare, Limerick Chronicle 18/03/1939, news report, aged 18, struck by a motor car while cycling

McNamara, Thomas, 14 White Wine Lane, Broad Street, Limerick Chronicle 10/06/1939, inquest report, aged 7, son of Thomas McNamara, drowning accident

Mills, James, Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 08/07/1939, inquest report, superintendent of Pearl Assurance Company, Limerick, found beside a gas pipe

Mitchell, Thomas, 2 St. Mary's Place, Limerick Chronicle 28/12/1939, news report

Morehead, Georgina Maud, Dublin, Limerick Chronicle 26/09/1939, death notice, wife of Albert Morehead, formerly of Limerick, buried at Mount Jerome Cemetery

Morrow, Anna Maria, Wellesley Terrace, Limerick Chronicle 23/11/1939, obituary, widow of ex-Head Constable John Morrow

Murnane, David, Clontarf Road, Dublin, Limerick Chronicle 24/08/1939, funeral report, ex-district inspector of the R.I.C., buried in Caherconlish, Co. Limerick

Murphy, John, Ballinamona Lodge, Curragh Chase, Adare, Limerick Chronicle 23/09/1939, death notice, aged 55, steward

Murphy, Timothy, Ballyagran, Limerick Chronicle 12/09/1939, inquest report, carpenter, aged 20, struck by a motor car

Muspratt, Frank (434 Kb) , Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 01/04/1939, funeral report, organist in St. Mary's Cathedral, buried at the old Choristers graveside

Myles, Joseph Octavius, 4 The Crescent, Limerick Chronicle 29/01/1939, funeral report, solicitor, aged 67, buried at St. Munchin's Cemetery

Naughton, David, 3 Shelbourne Terrace, Thomondgate, Limerick Chronicle 07/01/1939, funeral report, member of Royal Irish Constabulary, buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Neville, Patrick, Kyletaun, Rathkeale, Limerick Chronicle 04/02/1939, news report, age 54, farmer, died while milking a cow

Nolan, Thomas, Rev., Kilteely, Limerick Chronicle 02/05/1939, news report, parish priest of Kilteely, buried at church grounds

O'Brien, Mary Aquinas, Sister, Shanrahan, Clogheen, Limerick Chronicle 28/11/1939, news report, member of the Little Company of Mary, St. John's Hospital, buried at the convent cemetery [funeral report, 30/11/1939]

O'Callaghan, Mary John, Sister, Manila, Philippines, Limerick Chronicle 31/10/1939, news report, spent years in Limerick in the Convent of Good Shepherd [article on column at right of page]

O'Connor, Mary, 16 High Street, Limerick Chronicle 03/08/1939, death notice, widow of Michael O'Connor, buried at Kilnarath, Newport

O'Connor, Thomas, Ballyorgan, Kilfinane, Limerick Chronicle 04/11/1939, news report

O'Donovan, Daniel, Douglas Road, Cork, Limerick Chronicle 15/04/1939, news report, tobacconist, formerly of Lansdowne Villas, Ennis Road, buried at Mount St. Lawrence [funeral report, 18/04/1939]

O'Flynn, Christopher, Rev. Fr., Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 27/06/1939, funeral report, Redemptorist priest at St. Joseph, buried at the community vault in Mount St. Alphonsus Church

O'Grady, Daniel, 2 St. Alphonsus Terrace, Limerick Chronicle 06/05/1939, funeral report, worked for Cannock's and Co., buried at Mount St. Lawrence [funeral report, 06/05/1939]

O'Keeffe, J., Kilfinane, Limerick Chronicle 30/09/1939, funeral report, official of Post Office and ESB, wife died in childbirth previous week

O'Keeffe, P. P., Chicago, Limerick Chronicle 30/09/1939, report, native of Corner House, Kilfinane, instructor in English and Latin, age 41

O'Malley, Patrick, Eagle River, Wisconsin, Limerick Chronicle 18/11/1939, news report, native of Moher, Ballyagran, resided in USA for 50 years, buried at Cavalry Cemetery, Chicago

O'Neill, Patrick J., Abbeyfeale, Limerick Chronicle 07/09/1939, news report, died in Dublin, member of the West Limerick Brigade

O'Regan, Margaret, Ballingarry, Co. Limerick, Limerick Chronicle 13/04/1939, news report, aged 75, fire accident

O'Shea, male, Limerick Chronicle 05/08/1939, news report, age 50, knocked from his bicycle by a horse

Peacocke, William George, Southville, South Circular Road, Limerick Chronicle 29/06/1939, death notice, buried at Mount St. Lawrence [obituary, 29/06/1939]

Quilligan, Patrick J., Mill Road, Corbally, Limerick Chronicle 09/02/1939, funeral report, wrote a number of articles about the Corbally area for 'Limerick Chronicle', buried at Mount St. Lawrence

Quinn, Mary, Sister, Cashel, Limerick Chronicle 30/09/1939, funeral report, Presentation nun, buried at convent grounds

Roche, Alphonsus, 16 Clareview, Farranshone, Limerick Chronicle 26/09/1939, funeral report, son of John Roche, employee of the Corporation Gas Department, buried at Mount St. Lawence

Rose, Richard de Ros, Ardhu, Limerick Chronicle 17/01/1939, news report, age 60, founder of People's Dispensary for sick animals, Major of the Royal Irish Rifles

Ryan, James, 17 Shannon Street, Limerick Chronicle 28/02/1939, news report, member of the National Movement

Ryan, M. R., Rev. Bro., [Ryan, M. (421 Kb) ] Glasnevin, Dublin, Limerick Chronicle 23/12/1939, news report, Superior of St. Vincent's Orphanage, native of Murroe, Co. Limerick

Sadlier, Richard, Caherconlish, Limerick Chronicle 10/06/1939, death notice, buried at Abington Cemetery

Smith, Jane, 23 Gainsboro' Place, Vancouver, B.C. Limerick Chronicle 19/08/1939, death notice, native of Rose Hill, Limerick, widow of Richard Smith

Stacpoole, George William Robert, Abbeyville, Croom, Limerick Chronicle 12/09/1939, funeral report, Lieut -Colonel in the army, aged 67, buried at Kilpeacon Cemetery

Walpole, William H., County View Terrace, Ballinacurra, Limerick Chronicle 14/01/1939, funeral report, buried at St. Mary's Cathedral grounds

Last update:15/06/2016

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