May 062015

Death of John Carey, Shanrahan

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family of John Carey, Heathfield, Shanrahan, Clogheen who passed away peacefully in St. Theresa’s Hospital last week. John was in his 98th year and enjoyed excellent health up to recently. A member of an old and well known farming family, John had a great interest in the G.A.A. and was a regular visitor to games through the years.

John is survived by his nephews Dr Frank O’Connor, James and Billy Divine as well as an extended family. His remains were removed from his home on Friday to Clogheen church and on Saturday following requiem mass he was laid to rest in Shanrahan Cemetery. May his soul rest in peace.


Carey, Shanrahan, Clogheen, Co. Tipperary, May 4th 2015. John deeply regretted by his nephews Frank, James, Billy and the late John, nieces-in-law Betty, Anne and the late Cait, grand-nephews John, Niall, Pat, J.J., Michael and Daniel, grandniece Kate, relatives and friends.


Rosary at his residence on Thursday May 7th 2015 at 9pm. Reposing at his residence on Friday. Removal at 8pm to St Mary’s Church, Clogheen. Requiem Mass on Saturday at 11am, with burial afterwards in Shanrahan Cemetery.

Jul 052011

Walk 4 – Clogheen, Tipperary – Heathfield, Shanrahan

Clogheen Post Office, Barrack Hill

Clogheen Post Office, Barrack Hill

If you

are looking for a nice, easy-going walk, all on tarred road and footpath, then this one will suit you down to the ground. No specialist footwear or gear needed.

It starts at the Post Office at Barrack Hill (see pictured), heading toward the town of Ballyporeen. Walk along the road and take the first left turn outside the town.

The walk will take you past Shanrahan Cemetery, famous as the resting place of Fr. Sheehy.

You can find full text to go with this walk on the PDF link below which gives some historic information to go with the route.

Here is a link to the walk as a PDF file (Adobe Acrobat Reader – Free Download) should you wish to print it out to take with you on your walk.

Walk 4 – Clogheen, Tipperary – Heathfield & Shanrahan

If you wish to download the walk to your phone, please use this link on ViewRanger.

Shanrahan Road Walk - Clogheen, Tipperary