Deaths in Donegal - Sunday morning, January 5, 2020

Deaths in Donegal

Deaths in Donegal - Sunday morning, January 5, 2020

The following deaths have taken place:

- Kevin Joseph Sweeney, The Hague, Holland and Ballyloughan, Bruckless

- Daniel Coughlan, (Danny), Osmond House, Bundoran and formally of Kildoney, Ballyshannon

- Charles Speer, The Glebe, Letterkenny

- Madge Nic Aoidh, An Charraic, Gweedore

- James McLaughlin, formerly Cotteen, Derrybeg

- Eileen Murphy, (née Ferry), New York, formerly Dunlewey

- Jimmy Conaghan, The Forge, Doorin Line, Mountcharles

Kevin Joseph Sweeney, The Hague, Holland and Ballyloughan, Bruckless

The death has taken place of Kevin Joseph Sweeney, The Hague, Holland and Ballyloughan, Bruckless and formerly of Bradford and Coventry, England.

Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital.

Nephew of the late Jim Sweeney. Remains reposing today, Sunday, at Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Ardara, from 4pm to 6pm followed by removal to the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal, Bruckless, to arrive for 7pm to repose overnight.

Funeral Mass tomorrow, Monday at 12 o’clock with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Daniel Coughlan, (Danny), Osmond House, Bundoran and formally of Kildoney, Ballyshannon

The death has taken place of Daniel Coughlan, (93) better known as Danny. Osmond House, Bundoran and formally of Kildoney, Ballyshannon at The North West Hospice, Sligo.

Reposing at the Sheil Hospital Morturary today, Sunday, January 5, from 4.30pm with removal at 6.30pm to arrive at St.Patrick's Church, Ballyshannon for 7pm to repose overnight.

Mass of the Resurrection tomorrow, Monday, January 6, in St.Patrick's Church at 11am with internment afterwards in the Abbey Assaroe cemetary, Ballyshannon.

Family Flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, c/o Patrick McKenna funeral director, Ballyshannon or any family member. House private please.


Charles Speer, The Glebe, Letterkenny

The death has taken place at his residence of Charles Speer, The Glebe, Letterkenny.
House private at the request of the deceased.

Funeral Service at his residence tomorrow, Monday, January 6, at 1pm.
Burial afterwards in the family plot at Gortlee Cemetery.
Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Palliative Care c/o any family member.


Madge Nic Aoidh, An Charraic, Gweedore

The death has taken place in the Drogheda Ward, Sean O'Hare Unit, Stranorlar of Madge Nic Aoidh, An Charraic, Gaoth Dobhair. Sadly missed her sister Eileen and her brother Charlie.

Funeral Mass will take place today, Sunday, January 5, at 11am at St Mary's Church, Derrybeg followed by burial in Magheragallon Cemetery.

James McLaughlin, formerly Cotteen, Derrybeg

The death has taken place in Glasgow of James McLaughlin, formerly Cotteen, Derrybeg.
His remains will be reposing at the family home in Derrybeg.

Funeral Mass tomorrow, Monday, January 6, in St Mary’s Chapel, Derrybeg at 1pm.
Burial afterwards in Magheragallon Cemetery.

Rosary at 9pm. House private after the Rosary until 10am.

All enquiries to Kieran Roarty, funeral director.


Eileen Murphy, (née Ferry), New York, formerly Dunlewey

The death has taken place in Ocean Side, New York of Eileen Murphy, (née Ferry), (Jimmy Mickey), formerly Dunlewey.

Funeral Mass in St Christopher’s Church, Balwin, New York tomorrow, Monday, January 6, at 11am, with burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.

A Mass of Remembrance will take place today, Sunday morning, January 5, in the Sacred Heart Church, Dunlewey at 10am.

Jimmy Conaghan, The Forge, Doorin Line, Mountcharles

Jimmy Conaghan, The Forge, Doorin line, Mountcharles. At Aras Mhic shuibhne nursing home, Laghey.

Remains will be reposing at his brother Patsy’s house, Doorin line, Mountcharles, today from 5pm until 10pm, and tomorrow Monday from 12noon until 10pm. Removal from there on Tuesday morning, to the Church of the Sacred Heart Mountcharles, for 11am funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired, to the patients comfort fund, at Aras Mhic shuibhne nursing home, Laghey, c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors Mountcharles,  or any family member.

House private on the morning of the funeral please.


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