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Deaths in Donegal - Thursday morning, January 23, 2020

Deaths in Louth - Friday June 1st 2018

May they rest in peace

The following deaths have taken place:

- Willie Sweeney, Brocas, Creeslough

- Willie Begley, Glenalla, Milford

- Josie Martin, St Shanahan House, formerly Sandfield, Ardara

- Niall McElwaine, Station Road, Portarlington, Laois / Fanad, Donegal

- Willie Fullerton, Corvin, Linsfort, Buncrana

- Columba Coyle, No. 5 Gaeltex Drive, Oldtown, Letterkenny and formerly Glencar Irish, Letterkenny

- Agnes Shovlin, 'The Rock', Portnoo, Donegal


Willie Sweeney, Brocas, Creeslough

The death has taken place of Willie Sweeney, Brocas, Creeslough.

His remains are reposing at the home of his late brother, James Sweeney, Coolboy, Letterkenny.

Funeral Mass in St Michael’s Church, Creeslough, on Thursday, January 23 at 11am, followed by burial afterwards in Doe Cemetery.

Family time please from 11pm to 10am and on the morning of the funeral.

Willie Begley, Glenalla, Milford

The death has taken place of Willie Begley, Glenalla, Milford.

His remains are reposing at his late residence.

Requiem Mass on Thursday, January 23 at 11am in St. Joseph’s Church, Rathmullan with burial afterwards in Rathmullan Cemetery.

Family flowers only please.  Donations, if desired, to Donegal Hospice, c/o Sweeney Funeral Director or any family member.

Josie Martin, St Shanahan House, formerly Sandfield, Ardara

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital of Josie Martin, St Shanahan House and formerly Sandfield, Ardara.

His remains will be reposing at St. Shanahan House, Ardara on Thursday from 4pm till 11pm with Rosary at 10pm.

Funeral from there on Friday at 10.15am to St. Conal’s Church, Kilclooney for 11 o’clock Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Niall McElwaine, Station Road, Portarlington, Laois / Fanad

The death has occurred of Niall McElwaine, Station Road, Portarlington, Laois and late of Ballylar, Fanad.

Former Principal of St John's Vocational School Portarlington..

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Portarlington St Vincent de Paul.

Reposing at his residence (eircode R32 NW62) on Thursday from 3pm with Rosary at 8pm. Removal on Friday at 11:10am arriving St Michael's Church Portarlington for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Funeral afterwards to St Michael's Cemetery Portarlington.

House private on Friday morning please. 


Willie Fullerton, Corvin, Linsfort, Buncrana

The death has occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital of Willie Fullerton, Corvin, Linsfort, Buncrana.

Remains reposing at his late residence.

Funeral from there on Friday at 10am for 11am Requiem Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Cockhill with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Family time please from 11pm until 10am.


Columba Coyle, No. 5 Gaeltex Drive, Oldtown, Letterkenny and formerly Glencar Irish, Letterkenny

The death has taken place at Letterkenny University Hospital on Tuesday, January 21 of Columba Coyle, No. 5 Gaeltex Drive, Oldtown, Letterkenny and formerly Glencar Irish, Letterkenny.

Columba’s remains will repose at his sister Bridget Coyle’s residence at No.6 Crievesmith Park, Letterkenny with Rosary at 9pm.

Funeral Mass on Friday, January 24 at 10am in St. Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny with interment afterwards in Conwal Cemetery.

Family time please from 11pm to 11am.


Agnes Shovlin, 'The Rock', Portnoo, Donegal

The death has taken place of Agnes Shovlin, 'The Rock', Portnoo. 

Her remains are reposing at her late residence. 

Her remains are reposing at her late residence. Funeral from there on Saturday, January 25 at 10.30am going to St Conal’s Church, Kilclooney for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.

Family flowers only please.

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