Lucy Clarke Obituary, Death – An accident that took place on a road in the county’s eastern part on Tuesday evening of the week prior led to the passing of a retired librarian, who passed away over the weekend. The accident took place on a road in the eastern part of the county. In his memory, tributes have been paid by others.
After attending the funeral of a family member, Lucy Clarke was walking home when she was struck and killed by a vehicle in Bailieborough. She was on her way home from the funeral of her relative. At the time of her passing on Saturday, Lucy Clarke (née McCaul), who resided on Virginia Road in Bailieborough, passed away at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. At the time of her passing, she was attended to by her loved ones on all sides. She had reached a ripe old age, well into her eighties.
The deceased woman had worked both as a bartender at The Hideout Bar in Bailieborough, County Monaghan, and as the librarian for the town during her time there. During the regular meeting of the Cavan County Council that took place on Monday of this week, remembrances of the late Mrs. Clarke were shared with the audience.
Sarah O’Reilly, who worked for Aont, lauded the late Mrs. Clarke for her “trustworthiness, competence, and her ability to get things done efficiently and with little fuss.” Sarah O’Reilly referred to Mrs. Clarke as “sprightly,” and she attributed these qualities to the late Mrs. Clarke. Sarah O’Reilly praised the late Mrs. Clarke for her “ability to get things done efficiently and with little fuss.”
In the meantime, Bailieborough Library posted on social media that they were “heartbroken” about the passing of their former “colleague and friend,” Mrs. Clarke. They expressed their sadness over Mrs. Clarke’s passing.
After she retired, she continued to maintain a close relationship with us and came to many of our social gatherings. She will be sorely missed by everyone. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hanam.
“Working with her was a pleasure because she was dependable, diligent, professional, and a lot of fun. After she retired, she continued to maintain a close relationship with us and came to many of our social gatherings.”
After being transported from the scene on the R165 last Tuesday evening, Mrs. Clarke was brought to Cavan General Hospital, where her condition was described as “critical” when she arrived there.
She was subsequently transferred to Our Lady of Lourdes in Drogheda for further treatment; however, according to the garda, she passed away from the injuries she sustained on November 12 despite receiving treatment at the hospital.