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The death has occurred of

Esther Adlum

(Nee O’Brien)

The Mall, Templemore, Co. Tipperary on the 1st September 2023

Beloved wife of Ollie and loving mother of Thomas, Christine, Michael, Bernadette and Gerard. Sadly missed by her sons and daughters – in laws, her adored grandchildren and great grandchildren, brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews. 

Lying in repose at her home

The Mall, Templemore, Co.Tipperary (E41 N668), Sunday (3rd Sept) from 4pm – 7pm. 

Requiem mass Monday (4th Sept) at 3pm in The Church of The Sacred Heart, Templemore. Burial afterwards at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Templemore.

Esther’s Requiem Mass may be viewed by clicking here

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  1. Gerard Hosey (ICU)

    To all the extended Adlum family my sincere condolences. May God Bless you all at this sad time. It was my pleasure to care for Ester and her beautiful family in her final days. M ay she Rest in Peace 🙏 🕯

  2. Kathleen & Michael Heffernan

    Condolonces to the Adlum & O.Brien families on the death of Ester,R.I.P.

  3. Mary Kelly an James Fogarty

    Condolences to all the family. May Ester rest in eternal peace

  4. Noeleen and Emma Monahan

    To
    Thomas Bernie & all the Adlum and O Brien families our sympathies to you all on the passing of your beloved mother
    May Esther rest in peace
    Godl Bless you all

  5. Eileen O Dwyer (Nee Purcell)

    Deepest Sympathy to all the Adlum and O Brien families on the Sad loss of Esther
    May she rest in Peace

  6. Dominic Wixted Jnr

    Condolences to the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther.
    May her gentle Soul Rest In Peace!

  7. Eileen Connolly

    Esther may your gentle soul R.i.p the bed of heaven to you condolences to Olly & all her family

  8. Oliver and Marie Houlihan

    Our deepest sympathy to all the family, may Esthers soul rest in eternal peace

  9. Jimmy and Marian harkin and family

    Our lovely Esther so so sad 😞 thinking of all the family at this hard time xx

  10. John & Frances Delaney & family

    Sincere condolences to Ollie & all the family on the death of Ester may she rest in peace.

  11. John and Mairead Fogarty Drom

    Just after hearing the sad news of Esther’s passing .She was our neighbour for some years .A lovely lady .May Easther rest in peace .Our sympathy to Ollie and family .and the OBrien family .Sorry unable to attend funeral but will be praying for you all .

  12. AlN Heffernan

    Our heartfelt sympathy & condolences to Olly & family & to the O’ Brien family on Esthers passing, may she RIP. Eleanor Heffernan(charleville), Alan & Carol Heffernan(limerick)

  13. Marie and Pat Quinn Castleiney.

    Sincere sympathy to Olly and family and all the extended family on the sad passing of Ester. May her gentle soul rest in peace.🙏🌹

  14. Fran & Michael Ryan

    Condolences to the Adlum & O’Brien families on the death of Esther. May she rest in peace.

  15. Lisa Devaney.

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther.
    May she rest in peace.

  16. Fergus and Frieda Finlay

    We’re sending you all our love and sympathy. Esther was a warm loving personality and we know you’ll all be heartbroken. She slipped away peacefully and she’s watching over all of you now.

  17. Matt and Margaret Givens. Nenagh

    Sincere sympathy to Adlum and O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther.
    May her gentle soul Rest In Peace.

  18. Denise & Gerry Kavanagh, Rathangan, Co. Kildare

    Sincere condolences to Michael, Olivia, Roisin, Ellen and Eoin and to the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther. May she rest in peace.

  19. Louise carroll

    Condolences to Abbie Izzy and Taylor and all the adlum family true this hard time ❤️❤️

  20. Mary and Paddy Kilroy

    Beautiful photo of Ester.Shocked to hear the news.Condolences to Olly and Bernie and rest of family. Rest in Peace Ester xx

  21. Jackie Cahill T D

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther. May her gentle soul rest in peace

  22. MICHAEL N CLAIRE WEBSTER

    Deepest sympathy to the Adlum n O’Brien families on the passing of Esther rip

  23. Debbie and husband and the Wright family

    Coondolences to the Adlum And O,Brien family on The passing of There Beautiful mother Esther it was a pleasure to have met you may you rest in peace

  24. Seamus anna and orla fogarty loughmore

    Condolence to Thomas and family on the death of your mother rip

  25. Geraldine Kearney Kiely, Castleiney

    Sincere sympathy to Adlum O’brien & extended families.
    Rest in Peace Esther 🙏

  26. John & Bridgeen Mcloughney

    So sorry to hear about the passing of Esther condolences to Olly and family may her gentle soul rest in peace

  27. Tracey Williams

    To Michael and all the Adlum family. We are sorry to hear of Esther’s passing. Thinking of you all. May Esther Rest in Peace. Wayne and Tracey @ Pomeroy Pk

  28. Arthur & Sinéad Kelly

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum & O’Brien families on Esther’s passing. May she rest in peace🙏🏻

  29. Pat & Alice Guerins

    Deepest sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther ,may she rest in peace

  30. The Bergin & Bergin Maher Family Cuguilla & Holycross

    Our Sincere Condolences to the Adlum and O’Brien Family on the passing of Esther May she Rest In Peace

  31. Pat Devlin and Linda

    Our deepest sympathy on the sad passing of your mother. May her loving soul rest in peace Amen 🙏🙏🙏

  32. Padraig and ena de Búrca

    Sincerely sorry to have heard Esther has gone
    Only talking to her last week
    I wish to pass on our deepest sympathies to you all .
    Padraig and ena de Búrca

  33. Imelda and Kevin Sheehan

    Our deepest sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sudden passing of Esther may she RIP

  34. Jim and mar Healy castleiney

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O Brien family’s on the sad passing of Esther may Esther soul rest in peace

  35. Breda & Pat Ryan & family Two Mile Borris

    My sincere condolences to Thomas, Sinead & family and the extended Adlum family on the passing of Esther, may she rest in peace.

  36. Catherine Tynan

    To Bernie and family, my sincere condolences on the passing of your Mam, May she rest in peace. May all your happy memories of your Mother help you in the coming days and months.

  37. Paul and Anne Flanagan

    Our deepest sympathies to Tomas Sinead, Abbie, Izzy and Harry on the passing of Esther. May her gentle soul rest in Peace

  38. Paul and Anne Flanagan Loughmore

    Our deepest sympathies to Tomas Sinead, Abbie, Izzy and Harry on the passing of Esther. May her gentle soul rest in Peace

  39. Seamus and Josie Moloney

    Sincere sympathy to Olly ,the Adlum and OBrien families on the sad passing of Esther, May her gentle soul Rest in peace

  40. Mark Heffernan

    Deepest Sympathy to Gérard & all the family on the death of Esther,Rest in peace Esther

  41. Jim Laffan & Eileen.

    Sincere sympathy to Olly and the Adlum and O Brien families on the sad passing of Ester. May She rest in peace.

  42. Michael O Brien & family Roscrea

    Condolences to the Adlum and O Brien families on the sad passing of Esther. May she rest in peace.

  43. John & Margaret Ivers, Adamstown

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther. May she rest in eternal peace.

  44. Anna Marie Murphy

    Sincere sympathy to Ollie and family. A lovely kind lady . May she rest in peace.

  45. Breda farrelly

    My sympathy to Ollie and family, to Maria, Sharon and the remainder of the o brien family.
    Rip Esther

  46. Des Kelly Pallasgreen and Banagher

    Deepest sympathy to Olly and all the Adlum family may Ester rest in peace.

  47. Jimmy and Catherine Maher .The Abbey

    Deepest sympathy to the Adlum and
    O Brien family on the passing of Esther
    May her gentle soul rest in peace.

  48. Johnny & Bridget Madden, Glenbreedy, Borrisoleigh

    Deepest sympathy to Ollie, Thomas, Christine, Michael, Bernadette, Gerard and the extended Adlum & O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    May Esther Rest in Peace 🙏

  49. Robert Stapleton (Lacey Avenue).

    Sincere condolences to you all on the sad passing of Esther. May she Rest in Peace.

  50. Paddy and Marie Deegan, Banagher, Offaly.

    With deepest sympathy to Adlum family on your sad loss.

  51. Maura McDermott,Rathangan & Chapelizod

    Sincere condolences to Olly & the Adlum family on the sad loss of Esther May her gentle soul rest in eternal peace

  52. Michael Lowry TD

    My sincere condolences to the Adlum and O’Brien families, to their extended family, and to Esther’s many friends and all who mourn her passing,

    May her soul rest in eternal peace.

  53. Tom Cullagh

    My sympathies to the Adlum and OBrien families on Esther’s passing . May the Good Lord smile on her and sustain you at this difficult time.

  54. Kathleen+ Michael Morrissey and family.

    So sorry to hear the sad news, sincere sympathy to all the family. May she RIP 🙏

  55. Seamie Cahill collegehill Templemore

    Sincere sympathy to Ollie and the Adlum family on the death of Ester may she rest in peace

  56. Josi Carroll

    Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, memories are treasures no one can steal.
    Some may forget you now you are gone, but your family and friends will remember no matter how long. RIP Esther.

  57. Ray, Maura, Adrian Creaney

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and extended O’Brien family on the death of Esther.
    May Esther rest in peace.

  58. Anonymous

    Very sad to hear of Esther’s death she was a lovely girl .My deepest sympathy to her family and the O’brien family RIP.

  59. Maloney Family , Birr Road , Banagher

    Sad to hear of Esther’s passing , condolences to Olly, Thomas, Christine, Michael, Bernadette, Gerard and extended Adlum and O Brien families. Have very fond memories of Esther calling to the Birr Road for a cuppa and a chat.

  60. Eamonn & Bernie Carroll & Family , Banagher

    Sincere condolences to Olly, Thomas, Christine, Michael, Bernadette, Gerald and all the extended Adlum and O Brien families on the sad passing of Esther. Our thoughts and prayers are with you , may you rest in peace Esther.

  61. Eddie Webster & Phil Tutty Loughmore.

    Sincere Sympathy to the Adlum and O Brien Family. R I P .

  62. Mary Heaney Drom

    My deepest sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien family on the sad passing of Esther. May her gentle soul rest in peace

  63. Eugene & Sandra O'Doherty

    Deepest sympathy to the Adlum family on the passing of Esther.
    May she rest in peace.

  64. Michael & Margaret Healy Loughmore

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O Brien families on the sad passing of Esther. May Esther’s soul rest in peace.

  65. Eileen Kirwan

    Chris, thinking of you at this very sad time. Sincere Sympathy to you and your family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May Ester RIP.

  66. Bill & Anna Corcoran, Templemore

    Depest sympathy to Ollie and all the Adlum family on the death of Ester. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

  67. Tina & Pat Fogarty, Pony’s Lane

    Sincere sympathy to the O Brien & Adlum families at this sad time. Esther was an inspiring lady, full of friendliness, advice and kindness. She was always a pleasure to meet. Sympathy to Ollie and your children. Especially thinking of Tom & Sinead, Abi, Izzy & Harry at this time. May Esther rest in peace.

  68. Paddy and Mary Quinn and family

    Our deepest sympathy to ye all at this sad time

  69. Noreen Keenan

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O Brien families on the sad loss of Esther, may she rest in peace.

  70. Johnny & Bridget Madden, Glenbreedy, Borrisoleigh

    Deepest sympathy to Ollie, Thomas, Christine, Michael, Bernadette, Gerard and the extended Adlum & O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    May Esther Rest in Peace 🙏

  71. Margaret Hassey

    Deepest sympathy to Olly and all of the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther. May her gentle soul Rest in Peace.
    Margaret Hassey & Family

  72. Margaret and John Mullally. Patrick's Street. Templemore.

    So sorry to all the Adlum Family on Esther’s passing. Ester and I had many chats a lovely lady.Rip Esther’.

  73. Fred and Jo Matthews, Ardee.

    Sincere sympathy to Ger and all the Adlum family on the passing of Esther.

  74. Blaithin and Michael Griffin

    Our deepest sympathies to the Adlum family at this difficult time. May Esther rest in peace.

  75. Mary Dockrey Stapleton Richmond

    Deepest sympathy to the Adlum Family on the death of your Mother May her gentle soul rest in peace Amen

  76. Gerald & Elizabeth Birch

    Tom, Sinead & family, Our sincere sympathies on the loss of you mother Esther. May she rest in eternal peace. Gerald & Eliz Birch & family

  77. Christina, Coman, Rory & Tom Wilkinson

    Sincere condolences to Ollie, Thomas, Christine, Michael, Bernie, Gerard & all the Adlum/O’Brien family. Rest in peace Esther, gone to soon!

  78. Buddy Guerin.

    Sincerest condolences to Ollie and all of Esther’s family and friends on her passing.
    Buddy,Nora Guerin and family.

  79. Susan Fitzpatrick

    To Ger, Sarah, Hannah and all the family, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts at this time , Susan and Mark Fitzpatrick

  80. Jim and Cáit Quaid and family, Barnane, Templemore.

    Our sincere condolences to the Adlum and O’Brien families at this very sad time. May Esther’s soul rest in peace 🙏

  81. Jim and Susan Tynan

    Our condolences to Esters family, we are very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.
    Jim and Susan Tynan (Ontario Canada)

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  82. Tom and Maureen Cullen,Loughmore.

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien families on Esther’s sad passing. May she rest in peace.

  83. Tom and Marketa Dowling

    Our deepest sympathies to Olly and Bernie the extended Adlum family on the death of Esther. More than anything else Esther put her family first. One is never prepared for such a loss.

  84. Miriam and Conor Murphy

    Sincere sympathies to the Adlum and O’ Brien Families on the sad passing of Esther.
    May she rest in peace.

  85. Kathleen Kennedy and family knockanroe Templemore

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O, Brien famiilys. May Esther rest in eternal peace

  86. Kathleen Ryland & Family Banagher

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien Families on the sad passing of Ester. RIP

  87. JK Brackens GAA Club

    Deepest sympathies to Ollie and the Adlum & O’ Brien families on the passing of Esther.
    May she rest in peace.

  88. Conor Murphy

    Sincere condolences to Chris and the Adlum & O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther. May she rest in peace.

  89. Ian and Audrey Davis and family ,Cuguilla, Castleiney

    Deepest sympathies to all the extended Adlum and O’Brien families, on the passing of Esther. May Esther forever Rest In Peace.

  90. Carmel McLoughlin, St. Sheehan”s

    Sincere sympathy to all Esther”s family especially Thomas, Bernadette and Michael.
    Leaba I measc na naomh go raibh aici

  91. Mary Nolan Moneygall

    My sincere sympathy to you Thomas and all the family on the death of your beloved Mam
    May her soul Rest In eternal peace

  92. Brendan and Deirdre Hoare

    Deepest condolences to you all on the very sad loss of Esther,may she rest in peace.

  93. Julie

    Dear Ollie, Thomas, “Christine, Michael, Bernadette and Gerard. Ester was a great Person as you all rightly know. We used to play together when we were Children. So sad for all the Family, so many Brothers and Sisters, in Laws, grand and Great Grandchildren Cousins, Uncle Aunt and lots of Friends.
    We will all miss her. Keep your Hearts up. Love to you Ollie and Family. Love to all my Cousins Esters Brothers and Sisters.. Love Cousin Julie and Family xxx🙏🙏🙏

  94. Yvonne & Tim Murray, Cloone

    Condolences to Thomas and the Adlum family on the sad passing of Esther, may She Rest in Peace.

  95. Alan Kelly TD

    My sincere condolences to the Adlum family on the sad passing of Esther. May she rest in peace.

  96. Martina & Michael Kennedy Loughmore

    Our deepest sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sudden passing of Esther may she RIP

  97. Donna Ryan

    To Bernie, Thomas and all the Adlum family, I’m very sorry for your loss.
    Donna Ryan

  98. Ita O'Meara, Shanakill

    Sincere Sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien Families on the passing of Esther. May She Rest In Peace

  99. Denise and Vincent Lawlor

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum and O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther.

  100. Joe Ryan fishmoyne

    Condolences to the Adlum and O Brien families on their sad loss.
    May she rest in Peace

  101. Liam and Phil Brewer. Mary Street. Templemore.

    Deepest sympathy to Ollie and all your family on the sad passing of Esther R I P. Deepest sympathy to all the O,’Brien family also.

  102. Steve Tuson

    Our condolences to ollie and family from Steve and Jean and family

  103. Veronica Fogarty Fethard

    Tom my sincere sympathy to you on the death of your beloved Mother .May she rest in peace ,thinking of you at this sad time .

  104. The Murphy Family, Richmond Grove

    Sincere sympathy to the Adlum & O’Brien families on the sad passing of Esther. May she rest in peace.

  105. Ciara & Geoffrey O'Connell

    Sorry to hear of Esther’s passing, sincere condolences to Thomas and the extended Adlum & O’Brien families. May she rest in peace.

  106. Francis and Majella Ely

    Our Deepest Condolences to you all. May she Rest In Peace 🕊️
    Francis Majella Ely and Family

  107. Charlie Pam & Ivor Wallace.

    Our sincere sympathy to all the Adlum family on the sad passing of Esther. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

  108. Dee Ryan

    Condolences to the Adlum family and extended family. Rest in peace Ester.

  109. Lorraine Treacy

    Sincere condolences to all the Adlum family on the sad loss of Esther. My thoughts are with you.

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