The local development group says she spent all her life volunteering in the village.
A St. Patrick's Day Parade in Laois is being cancelled due to the death of a committee member.
The Durrow committee has decided not to run the event this year following the death of their treasurer Mary Walsh.
Durrow Development Forum says Ms. Walsh spent all her life volunteering in the village and is a huge loss to the area.
Local Councillor Ollie Clooney says she would never say no to lending a hand: