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12 Aug 2022

Deaths in Donegal - Wednesday evening, August 3

Deaths in Donegal

The following deaths have occurred:

Andy McDaid, Galway/Carndonagh

Jimmy Sharkey, Falcarragh

Anne Cooley, Derrybeg/Gweedore

Madeline Gallagher, Lifford

Manus McEleney, Clonmany

- Mary Curran, Meenderry, Falcarragh

- Evelyn Doherty, Gleneely

Darren Lafferty, Ballybofey / Killygordon

- Sarah Diver, Bunbeg

- John Henry, Redcastle

- Pat O'Keefe, Dublin and Convoy 

Thomas Mac Giolla Bhríde, Gaoth Dobhair / Gola Island 

Michael Harkin, Limerick / Dublin / Donegal

Andy McDaid, Galway/Carndonagh

The death has occurred of Andy McDaid, Ballymara, Milltown, Galway and Carndonagh. Formerly of Lincoln, UK and Camatra, Carndonagh, Donegal. 

Deeply regretted by his loving family; wife Mary, children Theresa, Caroline, Andrew, Nora, Bernadette, Brendan and Peter, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-granddaughter, brothers Charlie and Frank, sisters Mary, Kay and Ethna, brother-in-law Tommy, sisters-in-law Nora and Barbara, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at his home on Thursday, August 4 from 5pm to 8pm. Removal on Friday morning to St Joseph's Church, Milltown for funeral Mass at 1pm followed by burial in Kilclooney Cemetery. Funeral Mass available to view at www.churchtv.ie/milltown/.

Jimmy Sharkey, Falcarragh
  
The death has taken place at Dungloe Community Hospital of Jimmy Sharkey, Shroughan, Falcarragh.

Reposing at his niece Rosemary Curran’s residence in Shroughan, Falcarragh. Rosary nightly at 8pm.

House private after the rosary until 10am and on the morning of the funeral.

Funeral Mass in Christ the King Church, Gortahork, on Friday, August 5 at 10.30am with burial afterwards in the adjacent cemetery.

The funeral Mass can be viewed live on Kieran Roarty Funeral Director’s Facebook page and on the parish webcam.

Anne Cooley, Derrybeg/Gweedore


The death has taken place at her home of Anne Cooley (née Coll), Cotteen, Derrybeg, formerly Stranacorkra, Gweedore.

Her remains are reposing at her late residence. Rosary at 8.30pm nightly. Wake private to family, close friends and neighbours.

Funeral arrangements to be confirmed.

Madeline Gallagher, Lifford

The death has occurred of Madeline Gallagher, nee McFeely, 88 Croaghan Heights, Lifford.

She is lovingly missed by her husband Thomas, daughters and sons Caroline, Aileen (partner John) Thomas Jnr, Jamie, grandchildren Cormac, Ellie, Kacie, Amelia, Thomas, her brother and sisters Seamus, Phyllis, Annette Bell and all her extended family and friends.

Madeline was predeceased by her parents Lila and James McFeely.

Madeline will be reposing at her late residence from 7pm on Wednesday, August 3.

House private please to family friends and neighbours.

Requiem mass on Friday morning, August 5 at 11am in Patrick’s Church, Murlog with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Mass can be viewed at www.clonleighparish.com.

Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to The Irish Heart Foundation c/o any family member or Kelly’s Funeral Directors Oakfield, Raphoe.

Manus McEleney, Clonmany

The death has taken place at his home of Manus McEleney, Mindoran, Clonmany.
His remains will repose at his home from 12 midday, Wednesday, August 3.
Funeral leaving from there on Friday, August 5 at 10.20am, going to St Mary’s Church Clonmany for requiem Mass at 11am, with burial afterwards in the new cemetery.
Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Ard Aoibhinn, Carndonagh Community Hospital, Co any family member or Comiskey Funeral Directors.
House private please from 10pm to 11am and on the morning of the funeral.
Funeral Mass can be viewed live on www.churchservices.tv/clonmany.

Mary Curran, Meenderry, Falcarragh 

The peaceful death has taken place of Mary Curran, Meenderry, Falcarragh formerly of Meenacrieve.

Predeceased by her husband Barney and sister Maggie. Survived by her daughters, Mary Bonner, Falcarragh, Frances Curran, Meenderry, Brid Barrett, Falcarragh, Agnes Curran, Meenderry and Anne O'Reilly, Meenderry; sons Eddie, Falcarragh and John, Letterkenny, in-laws, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and a large circle of family and friends.

The funeral will take place on Friday, August 5 for 1pm requiem Mass in Christ the King Church, Gortahork with burial afterwards in the adjacent cemetery. Rosary on Wednesday and Thursday at 9pm.

House strictly private on the morning of the funeral.

Funeral Mass can be viewed live on https://mcnmedia.tv/camera/christ-the-king-gortahork

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

Evelyn Doherty, Gleneely

The death has taken place at the Donegal Hospice of Evelyn Doherty, née Martin, Listillion, Gleneely.

Reposing at her home.

Funeral from there on Thursday at 1.30pm for 2pm funeral Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Bocan Culdaff, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard.

Family time please from 10pm to 11am.

Donations in lieu of flowers to Donegal Hospice care of any family member.

Evelyn’s funeral Mass can be viewed on www.culdaffparish.com

Darren Lafferty, Ballybofey/Killygordon

The death has occurred of Darren Lafferty, 20 Aisling Court, Ballybofey and formerly of The Curragh, Killygordon.

Beloved husband of Mary (née McMenamin), devoted daddy of Dearbhla and Caoimhe, beloved son of Kathleen and Dessie Lafferty, much loved brother of Brian Lafferty, Serena Mc Laughlin, Siobhan Houston and Lorraine Lafferty.

Funeral arrangements to follow. 

Sarah Diver, Bunbeg

The death has taken place at the Donegal Hospice of Sarah Diver, Coshclady, Bunbeg, originally from Carrigart.

Sadly missed by her loving husband Seán; daughter Deirdre; sons, Antoin, Declan, Adrian and Seán; daughters-in law Kerry and Louise; grandchildren, Kieran, Grace, Hugh and Maitiú; sisters, Bridie and Kathleen; brothers Patrick, James and Josie and extended family and friends.  

Her remains will repose at her home from 11am on Wednesday, August 3. Rosary nightly at 8pm. 

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

The Funeral Mass can be viewed live on Kieran Roarty Funeral Director's Facebook page https://bit.ly/3DoIMm.

House private from 10pm to 11am and on the morning of the funeral. Family flowers only, please. Donations, in lieu, to the Donegal Hospice. 

John Henry, Redcastle

The death has taken place at the Foyle Hospice, Derry of John Henry, 134 The Cottages, Redcastle.

Removal from Collins’ funeral premises on Wednesday at 1pm going to his home.

Funeral from there on Thursday at 10.30am for 11am Requiem Mass in St Columba’s Church, Drung with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.

Family time from 10pm and on the morning of the funeral.

Donations in lieu of flowers to the Foyle Hospice care of any family member.

John’s funeral Mass can be viewed live on www.stcolumbasdrung.net.

Pat O'Keefe, Dublin and Convoy

The death has occurred of Pat O'Keeffe, Ard Na Gréine, Dublin and Convoy.

Very sadly missed by his wife Mary and children Tom, Margaret and Sinead, son-in-law Darren, grandchildren Jessica, Cian, Ava, Hugh, Cillian and Esmee, his brothers Sean and Liam and sisters Kathleen, Vonnie and Pearl, and remembering his late brother Hugh and sister Bridget, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to St Francis Hospice.  

Pat will be reposing at his residence on Friday, August 5 from 5pm to 7pm.

A cremation service will take place on Saturday in Dardistown at 2pm. This can be viewed via the following link https://www.dctrust.ie/location/dardistown/dardistown-chapel-webstreaming.html.

Thomas Mac Giolla Bhríde, Gaoth Dobhair/Gola Island

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Thomas (Willie Joe) Mac Giolla Bhríde of Coitín, Derrybeg, originally from Gola Island.

Predeceased by his wife Rose, brother Joe and sister Agnes, he will be sadly missed by his sons Declan and Mark, daughters-in-law Eibhlín and Caroline, grandchildren, sister Rosaleen, brothers Antoin and Hugh and extended family and friends.

Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am, with interment afterwards in Magheragallon Cemetery.

The Funeral Mass can be viewed live on Kieran Roarty Funeral Director's Facebook page https://bit.ly/3DoIMm.

Michael Harkin, Limerick/Dublin/Donegal

The death has occurred of Michael (Joseph) (Seph) Harkin, Avonmore Road, Raheen, Limerick, formerly of Clontarf, Dublin and Donegal.

Beloved husband of the late Terry; dearly loved father of Tony, Declan, Sina, Oonagh and the late Niall. Sadly missed by his daughters-in-law Ann, Louise and Joy, son-in-law James, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brother Niall, sisters Sheila, Eveleen, Maureen and Noreen, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends; predeceased by his brothers Jackie and Donnie.

His remains are reposing at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Thomas Street on Wednesday from 5.30pm to 7pm.

Funeral arriving at St Paul’s Church, Dooradoyle, on Thursday for Requiem Mass at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Castlemungret Cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Milford Care Centre. 

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