Ballysimon Graveyard

The following information was recorded by

Agnes Donnelly and Kathryn McCarthy in 1998.

Additional information recorded by Amy Donnelly and Kathryn McCarthy Nov 2000

There are many old stones (illegible) and crosses (unmarked) also in this Graveyard.

Ballysimon Graveyard Limerick

 
BRIDGEMAN

Erected by John Bridgeman in  memory of his mother, Catherine Bridgeman, who died 20 Feb 1898, aged 42 years.  Also his father, Thomas Bridgeman, who died 3 Nov 1903, aged 50 years.  His brother Thomas Bridgeman died 13 Sept 1903, aged 10 years. James Bridgeman who died 21 Jan 1950, aged 66 years.  Josephine Bridgeman died 12 May 1955, Catherine Bridgeman died 24 Aug 1969.  Jim (Sham) Bridgeman died 11 Mar 1984, aged 49 years.

Thy will be done.

BRINN

In loving memory of Imelda Brinn who died 2 Jan 1986, aged 72 years.  Her husband, Michael, died 29 Jan 2000, aged 92 years. 

BUCKLEY

In loving memory of Joseph Buckley who died 9 Feb 1990, aged 68 years.  His loving wife, Kathleen, died 25 June 1994, aged 68 years.

Erected by his wife and family.

BUTLER

Pray for the soul of Mrs. Margaret Butler who died 28 Dec 1883.

Mary Butler who died in America 21 Jan 1891.

CAREY

In loving memory of Michael Carey who died 1950.  His wife Bridget died 12 May 1978.  Their son Thomas died 1945.  Their daughter Kathleen died 23 Oct 1975.  

Erected by their grandson, Michael Carey.

CASEY

In loving memory of James Casey, Ballysimon, who died 1 Feb 1961, aged 93 years.  His wife, Johanna, died Dec 20 1967, aged 86 years.  Their grand-daughter, Baby Casey, died in infancy March 1968.  Their daughter-in-law, Eva Casey (nee Hogan) died 7 Jan 1975, aged 49 years.  Their son John died 17 Feb 1991, aged 73 years.  Their daughter Kitty Casey died 4 Oct 1995, aged 88 years.

Erected by Mick Casey.

CINNAMOND

In loving memory of Glen (?) Cinnamond, 24 Shannon Banks, Corbally who died 11 Feb 1988.  Erected by his loving wife, Josie, and family.

COLLINS

In loving memory of Alice Collins who died 25 Dec 1985, aged 78 years.  Her husband, Alphonsus (Phonsie), died 11 July 1991, aged 84 years.  Erected by her loving husband, Phonsie and family.

DALY

In loving memory of Thomas Daly, Sandville,  who died 8 Nov 1973.  His wife, Agnes, nee Enright, died 20 Mar 1978.  Erected by Maud.

DEERE

In loving memory of Deere

FITZGERALD

Pray for the souls of Michael Fitzgerald, Ballysimon who died Dec 2 1875, aged 62 years.  Thomas Fitzgerald, Abington, who died 14 Sept 1886, aged 67 years.  John Fitzgerald, Rosbrien, died Sept 28 1893, aged 79 years.  

R.I.P.

(on the right side)

James Fitzgerald, Ballysimon died 14 Mar 1874, aged ? years

Kate Fitzgerald Ryan died 27 Nov 1914, aged 49 years

Ellen Fitzgerald died 7 Mar 1942, aged 85 years

David M. Fitzgerald died 3 Feb 1920, aged 67 years

Patrick Fitzgerald died 16 June 1925, aged 66 years

Eileen Fitzgerald died 18 Feb 1931, aged 25 years

Helena Fitzgerald died 2 May 1946, aged 78 years

Serena Fitzgerald - born to bud on earth but bloom in Heaven - died 30 Aug 2000

(on left side)

William Fitzgerald who died 29 June 1831

Mary Fitzgerald died 31 July 1933

Mrs Catherine Bourke died 22 Oct 1934

Ellen Fitzgerald  died 20 Nov 1939

Patrick Fitzgerald died 24 Jan 1946

Mary (Molly) Bourke died 31 May 1977

(on back)

John Fitzgerald died 25 Mar 1958

Annie Fitzgerald died 16 Mar 1959

Louie Fitzgerald died 3 Mar 1972

William Fitzgerald died 7 Feb 1974

Michael Fitzgerald died 15 Aug 1976

FITZGERALD

Erected by Catherine Fitzgerald of Ballysimon in memory of her husband William Fitzgerald who departed this life Feb 1846, aged 80 years.

 

Margaret ? Ballysimon who died July 26 1880 aged 40 years and ? Mary Anne who died 

FOLEY

In loving memory of Tim Foley, Lismullane, Ballysimon, who died Aug 20 1998.  His father John died May 6 1973 (interred in Mt. St. Lawrence).  R.I.P.

FOLEY

In fond memory of Mai Foley, Ahabeg, Ballysimon who died 9 April  1994.  Her husband John died 8 Sept 1994.

FRANKLIN

In loving memory of Margaret Franklin (nee Frawley) Corlea, who died 12 June 1979, aged 85 years.  Her son James A. Franklin, Cahernarry, who died 1 June 1993, aged 69 years.

GAULE

In loving memory of Kathleen Gaule died 10 Oct 1984.  Also her beloved husband, Laurence, died 18 June 1985.  Erected by her loving husband and father.

GLEESON

In loving memory of Patrick Gleeson who died 24 Mar 1985, aged 87 years.  Erected by his loving wife Maura.

GLEESON

In loving memory of Nora Gleeson (nee Nash) who died 29 Aug 1986, wife of the late Paddy Gleeson.

Erected by her loving sister Bridget

(On the left of above) In loving memory of Patrick Gleeson who died 11 Aug 1945, aged 79 years.  His wife Mary died 4 Aug 1954, aged 82 years.  Daughter Anne died 28 Apr 1969, aged 58 years.

Erected by their son Patrick

(Underneath) John Gleeson died 15 Feb 1937.  His daughter Kathleen died 14 Nov 1992.

HANLY

Erected by Mary Hanly (?).....

In loving memory of her beloved daughters Maria died 17 Dec 1871, aged 14 (?) years.  Margaret died 24 Sept 1891, aged 20 years.

HANLY

In loving memory of Mai Hanly who died 27 May 1986, aged 67 years.  Erected by her loving family.

HICKEY

In loving memory of Paul Hickey-Kelly who died 13 Sept 1991, aged 19 years.

HURLEY

In loving memory of Stephen Hurley who died 1 Mar 1882, aged 34 years.  His father, Cornelius Hurley, died 9 Oct 1885, aged 68 years.  Thomas Lynch died 4 Sep (Nov) 1930, aged 87 years.  Mrs. Thomas Lynch died 19 Dec 1930, aged 75 years.  Michael Lynch died 3 Feb 1937, aged 45 years.  Kathleen Lynch died 30 Apr 1969, aged 77 years.

In loving memory of John Hurley who died 2 Nov 1969, aged 67 years.  Also daughter Claire aged 3 months. Wife Mary died 2 May 1973 aged 67 years.

Erected by his loving wife and family.

JENNINGS

In loving memory of Eileen Jennings, Kilonan, Castletroy, who died 2 Jan 1995.  Her husband John died 22 June 1994.

Erected by her loving husband and family.

KEENEHAN

In loving memory of James Keenehan, 44 Hyde Ave, Ballinacurra Weston, Limerick who died 24 Feb 1989, aged 85 years.  Also his wife Nora who died 19 July 1951, aged 35 years (buried in Toomore, Foxford, Co. Mayo).

Their son Seamus died 22 Aug 1997, aged 49 years.

Erected by their loving family.

In memory of my dear husband Seamus, sadly missed by his wife Marie and son Jason and daughter Carolan

LAFFAN

(Plaque on the ground - no further details)

LYSAGHT

In loving memory of Michael Lysaght who died 3 April 1986, aged 72 years.  His wife Anne died 28 Nov 1996, aged 77 years.

McCARTHY

In loving memory of our dear father, Eoin McCarthy, 3 Moylish, Ballynanty, who died 21 Apr 1997, aged 75 years.  Elizabeth Rea died 9 Feb 1909.  Timothy Rea died 10 Dec 1910, Martin Hayes 29 Dec 1925.  Martin Hayes died 1932, Thomas Hayes died 1935, Mary Hayes died 14 Dec 1965.  R.I.P.

McDONNELL

Cherished memories of a wonderful wife and mother, Christina McDonell, who died 23 Oct 1988, aged 56 years.  May she rest in peace.

McMAHON

In loving memory of Ellen Nellie McMahon (nee Fitzgerald), Mt. Carmel, Farnshone, Limerick 12 July 1916 - 19 Feb 2000.  R.I.P.

McNAMARA

In loving memory of Bridget McNamara who died 10 Jan 1986, aged 68 years.  Her husband, Michael (Mickey), died 8 Oct 1998, aged 84 years.  Bridget died 10 Jan 1986.

MADDEN

M. Madden Jr.

MADDEN

In loving memory of James Madden, Iona, Corbally, who died 13 Jan 1955.  His wife Nora died 11 June 1982 and son John died 2 Feb 1952.  R.I.P.

MARSH

In loving memory of James (Jimmy) Marsh who died 22 Jan 1988, aged 64 years

Baby Cian O'Neill died 1 Dec 1987, age 5 months

Erected by his loving wife Breda and family

MARSH

In loving memory of Joseph (Joe) Marsh, Killonan, Ballysimon, who died 9 Jan 1986, aged 66 years.  Erected by his loving wife and family.

MOLONEY

In loving memory of Michael Moloney who died 20 Sept 1971, aged 5.5 years.

MORRIARTY

Erected to the memory of Anastasia Morriarty who died 7 May 1953.  Also in memory of James Morriarty who died 12 Jan 1959.  

(Separate stone-same plot) Erected to the memory of Patrick Morriarty who died on 15 Nov 1896.  Also in  memory of Honora Morriarty who died 16 Jan 1932. R.I.P.

MULCAHY

Mulcahy Plaque (on ground)

MURONEY

In loving memory of John Muroney, Milltown, Ballysimon, who died 26 Jan 1993, aged 97 years.  

His loving wife, Hannah, died 29 Sept 1998, aged 84 years.

Erected by his wife and family.

NAUGHTON

In loving memory of Philip Naughton, 3 St. Joseph's Villas, Limerick, who died 12 Sept 1984, aged 72 years.  His wife Peggy (nee Molyneaux) died 17 Apr 1995.  

Erected by his loving wife, Peggy and family.

NOLAN

Erected by

James Nolan Newcastle

in loving memory of his dear wife Bridget (nee Daly) who departed this life 28th November 1908 aged 37 yrs

Also my dear child Lizzie who died 20th November 1908 aged 3 yrs

The above James Nolan died 6th December 1916 aged 45 yrs

Sarah Ryan Ballinamona, Hospital died 22nd November 1967 aged 67 yrs

NOLAN

In loving memory of Bridget Nolan who 25 May 1997, aged 84 years.  Her son Paddy died 29 Nov 1993.

NOLAN

In loving memory of Catherine Nolan who died Nov 19 1868, aged 14 years 6 months.

Erected by.......

(remainder illegible - very old stone)

NOLAN

In loving memory of my dear husband 

John Nolan Kilbane died 8th March 1895 aged 66 yrs

Also his brother William Nolan South Cappa Foynes died 24th November 1900 aged 71 years

And also of my dear children

May they rest in peace

James Brendan Nolan who died 24th November 1972

Also his son Jimmy who died 13th October 1986

(Erected by Anne Nolan nee Frost)

NOLAN

Erected by Thomas Nolan

In memory of his father John Nolan who died 7th November 1850 aged 78 yrs

Also his mother Anne died 12 February 1853 aged 75 yrs

and his wife Margaret died 13 July 1879 aged 65 yrs

His son William died 29 January 1882 aged 30 yrs

Mary Nolan died 25 February 1964

Her husband William died Nov 16th 1964

R.I.P.

NOLAN

In loving memory of Bridget Nolan, Riverside, Ballysimon died 1 May 1968.  Her husband John J. died 22 July 1963.

NOLAN

Pray for the soul of John Nolan, M.D. who died 25 Feb 1907

O'BRIEN

In loving memory of O'Brien

O'BRIEN

In loving memory of Molly O'Brien who died 16 Aug 1978.  Thomas O'Brien died 12 Nov 1985.  Mary O'Mahony died 21 July 1946.  Barth. O'Brien died 16 Apr 1944.  Edmond O'Brien died 13 Oct 1948.  Joanna O'Brien died 23 June 1963.  Catherine Stack (?) died 25 Dec 1962.  Erected by her husband and family.

O'DWYER

In loving memory of the dear wife and mother Mary O'Dwyer, died 26 Sept 1998.  R.I.P.

O'HALLORAN

This stone is erected by  John O'Halloran in loving memory of his beloved Father and Mother and also his brothers, Timothy and Richard O'Halloran. Also Bridget O'Halloran who died 3 Feb 1900, aged 84 years.  John O'Halloran died 15 Jan 1910, aged 80 years.  May they rest in peace, Amen.

O'NEILL

In loving memory of William O'Neill, Scart, Ballysimon who died 3 May 1983 (?), aged 78 years.

R.I.P.  Erected by his loving wife and family.

O'NEILL

In loving memory of William O'Neill, Scart, Ballysimon, who died 3 May 1995, aged 78 years.

O'REGAN

In loving memory of Nell O'Regan who died 31 Dec 1994, aged 62 years.

O'SHEA

In loving memory of John O'Shea who died 15 May 1973.

Bridgeman 

James Bridgeman

(no dates and same grave as O'Shea)

PIGOTT

(Cross and small stone)

In loving memory of Evelyn Pigott who died 1 Mar 1980.

PLUNKETT

In loving memory of baby Mark who died Dec 1990.  Safe in the Arms of Jesus

(New stone on old base)

POWER

In loving memory of Kevin Power, Tolerton, Ballysimon, who died 11 June 1983, aged 62 years.

Erected by his loving wife Mary and family.

RUSSELL

In loving memory of Peadar Russell, Peafield, Ballysimon, who died 15th July 1987

RYAN

Cherished memories of a wonderful wife and mother, Margaret Peggy Ryan, who died 10 June 1995, aged 57 years.

Note:  On the back of this headstone is written "O'Dwyer" 26 Rossa Avenue, Limerick.

RYAN

In loving memory of our dearly beloved son and brother, Shane Ryan, Mulcair Drive, who died 21 April 1999, aged 21 years.

RYAN

In loving memory of James Ryan, Cunnihee, Ballysimon, who died 23 May 1987, aged 78 years.  Erected by his loving wife and family.

RYAN

In memory of William Ryan, Lismullane, Ballysimon who died 29 Aug 1989.

SHEAHAN

In loving memory of Mary Anne Sheahan who died 27 April 1978, aged 80 years.

SHEEHAN

In loving memory of Michael Sheehan who died 15 Jan 1975.

SHEEHAN

In loving memory of Catherine Sheehan who died 23 Dec 1983, aged 79 years.  Her brother James (Jim) died 25 Dec 1993, aged 72 years.

SHEEHAN

In loving memory of Bridget Sheehan (nee Lynch) who died 5 Sept 1991, aged 64 years.  Her husband John (Jack) died 10 Dec 1992, aged 65 years.

Erected by her husband and family.

SHEEHY

Erected by Michael Sheehy in memory of his father John Sheehy who died ? March 1800, aged 78 years.

SLATTERY

In loving memory of Ralph (Sonny) Slattery who died 10 Apr 1983, aged 87 years.

Mary Slattery (nee Gunning) died 22 July 1996, aged 90 years.

STEWART

In loving memory of Kathleen Dolly Stewart who died 18 Feb 1982, aged 71 years.  Her brothers, William Bailey Stewart, died 22 Feb 1985, aged 72 years and James Alistair Stewart died 5 Apr 1996, aged 80 years. R.I.P.

WIXTED

Erected by John Wixted

In memory of his daughter, Evelyn Wixted who died 16 May 1849, aged 10 years.

In loving memory of Elizabeth Gleeson who died 10 Oct 1970? 9), aged 63 years.