27 May 2022

Deaths in Donegal, Tuesday evening, May 3

Deaths in Donegal

Deaths in Donegal

The following deaths have taken place:

- Charles Lynch, Donegal Town 

- Paul Breslin, Gortahork

- Michael Daly, Buncrana and London

Hugh Rodgers, Mullaghduff

- Agnes Breslin, Frosses

- Kevin Doherty, Bunbeg

- Mary Canavan, Drumkeen 

- David Whelan, Ballyboe, Lismonaghan, Letterkenny / Oola, Limerick

Charles 'Charlie' Lynch, 23 O'Maolchonaire Avenue, Donegal Town 

The death has occurred of Charles (Charlie) Lynch, 23 O'Maolchonaire Avenue, Milltown, Donegal Town, peacefully in Letterkenny University Hospital.

Remains reposing at his residence at 23 O'Maolchonaire Avenue until 10pm on Wednesday.

Charlie’s remains will leave his late residence at 10.15am on Thursday for funeral Mass at 11am in St Mary’s Church, Killymard with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

House private on the morning of the funeral please. 

Paul Breslin, Baltoney, Gortahork 

The sudden death has taken place of Paul Breslin, Baltoney, Gortahork.

Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Kathleen, his sister Evelyn and brother Hugo. Survived by his sister Marie and brother Danny, brother-in-law Seamus, nieces, nephews and a large circle of family and friends. 

His remains will repose at his late residence in Baltoney from 5.30pm this evening, Tuesday. Funeral from there on Thursday, for 11am Requiem Mass in Christ the King Church, Gortahork with burial afterwards in the adjacent cemetery.

Rosary both nightsat 9pm. House will be private to family only. 

Funeral Mass can be viewed live on

Please continue to adhere to public health regarding mask wearing and hand shaking.

Michael Daly, London and formerly Buncrana

The death has taken place in Islington, London of Michael Daly formerly of 38 St Joseph’s Park, Buncrana.

Michael’s remains will be reposing at his sister Helen’s residence at 38 St Joseph’s Park from 8pm this evening, Tuesday.

Removal from there on Thursday at 10.15am going to St Mary’s Church, Cockhill for Requiem Mass at 11am.

Burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Mass can be viewed live at

Hugh Rodgers, Mullaghduff

The sudden death has occurred in Letterkenny University Hospital of Hugh Rodgers, Mullaghduff.

His remains will be reposing in McGlynn’s Funeral home from this evening, Tuesday at 6pm with Rosary at 9pm followed by removal to his own home.

House strictly private at the request of the deceased.

Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am in the Star of the Sea Church, Annagry with interment afterwards in the New Cemetery.



Agnes Breslin (née Mulreany) Ballymachill, Frosses

The death has occurred of Agnes Breslin (née Mulreany), Ballymachill, Frosses, peacefully at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Predeceased by her husband Pat and son Patsy. Agnes will be sadly missed by her daughters Eileen, Margaret, Mary, Sarah and her sons John and Michael, daughters in-law, sons in law, her 20 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren, her brother Maurice and sister Mary Bridget, nieces and nephews and a large circle of family and friends and neighbours.

Her remains are reposing privately for family, close friends and neighbours, at her home today, Tuesday, from 5pm until 10pm and tomorrow, Wednesday, from 12 noon until 10pm

Removal on Thursday for 12 noon funeral Mass at the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses with interment in the adjoining cemetery.

House private on the morning of the funeral please.

Family flowers only, donations in lieu to the Irish Heart Foundation c/o any family member or John McGowan Funeral Directors.

Agnes’ funeral Mass can be viewed on

Kevin Doherty, Harbour Road, Bunbeg  

The death has taken place at his home of Kevin Doherty, Harbour Road, Bunbeg and formerly of Ballina, Co. Mayo.

Predeceased by his wife Peg. Sadly missed by his daughters Jean and Evelyn; sons Seamus, Padraic, Brendan, Kevin, Vincent, Frankie, Martin and Micheal; sister Phil, brother Vincent, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended family and friends. 

His remains are reposing at his home. Rosary nightly at 8pm. House private after rosary until 11am.

Funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Derrybeg, on Thursday at 11am with interment afterwards in Magheragallon Cemetery.

The Funeral Mass can be viewed live on Kieran Roarty Funeral Director Facebook page and on the Teach Pobail Mhuire webcam.


Mary Canavan, née Sweeney, formerly Stralongford, Drumkeen

The peaceful death has taken place on Monday at Arch View Lodge Nursing Home, Drumany, Letterkenny of Mary Canavan, née Sweeney, formerly Stralongford, Drumkeen and London, England.
Predeceased by her husband Matthew in 1994, sisters Rosie McKelvey, Sadie Boyle, Bridget McKelvey, Stralongford, and Jean Walsh and Margaret Grady, England. Deeply missed by her loving daughter Sarah Plumb, Knockbrack and son Martin, Stralongford, son-in-law Derek, grandchildren Nathan, Caolán, Alex and Olivia, nieces, nephews and a wide circle of family, friends and neighbours.

Mary’s remains are reposing at the family home at Knockbrack, Letterkenny, F92 D40D.
Funeral from there on Wednesday at 10.15am going to St. Patrick’s Church, Drumkeen for 11am Requiem Mass.  Interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society c/o any family member.
Family time on the morning of the funeral please.      

David Whelan, Ballyboe, Lismonaghan, Letterkenny / Oola, Limerick

The death has occurred of David Whelan, Ballyboe, Lismonaghan, Letterkenny / Oola, Limerick

David will be sadly and sorely missed by his wife Bridie, his sons Jake and Ben, sisters Mary, Bridget and Joan, brothers Liam and John and his extended family.

Remains reposing at his residence from 6pm on Tuesday evening. Funeral Mass in St. Eunan's Cathedral, Letterkenny on Thursday at 11am. Interment afterwards in New Leck Cemetery.


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