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Deaths in Donegal, Wednesday evening, Christmas Day, December 25

May they rest in peace

Deaths in Donegal

The following deaths have taken place:

- James McGuinness, Glenties

- Tom Prendergast, Bundoran

- John McGinley, Fanad 

- Gracie Mulhern, Carnmore Road, Dungloe 

- Mary Ellen Molloy, Edergole, Ardara 

James McGuinness, 125 Ard Patrick, Glenties 

The death has taken place of James McGuinness (Jim), 125 Ard Patrick, Glenties.

His remains will repose at his home from 11am on Thursday, December 26 until 10pm. Removal to St Connell's Church, Glenties, on Friday for requiem Mass at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. 

Family time on the morning of the funeral. House private on Christmas Day at the request of the family.  

Tom Prendergast, Sheil Avenue, Bundoran

The peaceful death has taken place at the North West Hospice, Sligo of Tom Prendergast, Sheil Avenue, Bundoran and formerly of Dunmore, Co. Galway.

Tom was a retired Garda.

His remains will repose at his late residence on Thursday from 12 noon until 8pm.

Removal on Friday morning to Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran for Requiem Mass at 11am.

Funeral proceeding to Lakeland Crematorium, Cavan, arriving at approximately 2pm. 

House private on morning of the funeral. No flowers please, donations to the North West Hospice, Sligo, c/o Conlan Breslin Funeral Directors.  


John McGinley, Ballymichael, Fanad

The death has taken place of John McGinley, Ballymichael, Fanad (F92 KC60).

Reposing at the family home in Ballymichael on Wednesday December 25 from 6pm and on Thursday December 26 from 2pm.

Funeral leaving the family home at 12.30pm for Requiem Mass at 1pm in St Mary’s Church, Fanavolty on Friday, December 27 with burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

Family time on morning of the funeral.

Enquiries to Eamon Scott, Funeral Directors, Fanad.   

Gracie Mulhern, Carnmore Road, Dungloe

The death has occurred at her home of Gracie Mulhern, Carnmore Road, Dungloe.

Wake commenced yesterday morning (Tuesday).

House strictly private on Christmas Day, December 25.

Wake will recommence on St. Stephen’s Day, December 26 at 10am.

Family time from 11pm to 10am.

Funeral Mass on Friday, December 27 at 12 noon in St. Crona’s Church, Dungloe, with interment afterwards in Maghery Cemetery.  

Mary Ellen Molloy, Edergole, Ardara 

The death has taken place in Melbourne, Australia as the result of a road accident of Mary Ellen Molloy, daughter of Terence and Angela Molly, Edergole, Ardara.

Repatriation and funeral arrangements to be confirmed later.

House private until further notice. 


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