Deaths in Donegal, Tuesday morning, June 9

May they rest in peace

Deaths in Donegal

Deaths in Donegal

The following deaths have taken place:

- Barney Herrity, Meentaugh, Glenvar

- Joe McGrath, Dublin and Donegal

- Margaret Sweeney, Donegal town, formerly Bruckless

- Donna McLaughlin, Doneyloop, Castlefinn 

- Austin Kilpatrick (Senior), Raphoe

- John Dougela of Ardsbeg, Gortahork and Glasgow

Barney Herrity, Meentaugh, Glenvar

The death has occurred of Barney Herrity, Meentaugh, Glenvar.

In accordance with HSE and Government guidelines wake, funeral and burial are private to family.

Requiem Mass on Wednesday, June 10, at 12 noon in St Mary’s Star of the Sea Church, Glenvar. Burial afterwards in Milford Cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Donegal Hospice c/o Sweeney Funeral Directors.

Joe McGrath, Terenure, Dublin / Donegal

The death has taken place of Joe McGrath, Terenure, Dublin and late of Donegal, formerly with Dublin Fire Brigade.

He was the beloved husband of the late Angela and much loved father of Paul, Eamonn, Peter and John.

He will be sadly missed by his family, his sisters Ann and Mary, brother John, daughters-in-law Esther and Lorraine and John’s partner Nicola, his treasured grandchildren Joe, Aggie, Dale, Niamh, Vinny, Ben and Tim, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.   

Due to Government guidelines on public gatherings, a private funeral will take place on Thursday, June 11. This can be viewed on the web cam of the Church of St. Paul of the Cross.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St. Luke's Hospital, Rathgar. 

Margaret Sweeney, 12 Clareden Drive, Drumlonagher, Donegal town and formerly of Meenagolan, Bruckless

The peaceful death in the loving care of the staff of the Harbour Lights Nursing Home, has taken place of Margaret Sweeney, 12 Clareden Drive, Drumlonagher, Donegal town and formerly of Meenagolan, Bruckless (non Covid-related).

Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am in the Church of Saint Joseph and Saint Conal, Bruckless, which can be viewed on Facebook page (Belong to Bruckless), followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Due to current HSE restrictions on funeral gatherings, funeral Mass and burial will be private to family members only.

Donna McLaughlin, Doneyloop, Castlefinn 

The sudden death has take place of Donna McLaughlin, Doneyloop, Castlefinn

She was the much loved mother of Kailum, Jayden and Raigan, beloved daughter of Brendan and Claire, loving sister of Mark, Aidan, Christina and Louise. 

Very deeply regretted and sadly missed by her entire family circle. 

Donna’s remains will leave her parents' home, 4 New Houses, Doneyloop on Wednesday, June 10 at 10.30am for Requiem Mass at 11am in St. Columba’s Church, Doneyloop.

Interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.

Due to current restrictions, the house, Mass and interment are strictly private to the immediate family.

Austin Kilpatrick (Senior), Raphoe

The death has taken place of Austin Kilpatrick (Senior), 261 St Eunan's Terrace, Raphoe.

His remains are reposing at his late residence. Funeral from there on Tuesday at 10.30am going to St Eunan's Church, Raphoe, for 11am requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Funeral Mass can be viewed on

Family flowers only, please, donations in lieu, if desired, to Donegal Hospice c/o Kelly's Funeral Directors. 

Due to Government and HSE guidelines, the wake and funeral are private.

John Dougela of Ardsbeg, Gortahork and Glasgow

The death has taken place in Glasgow of John Dougela, Ardsbeg, Gortahork. Sadly missed by his partner Donna, daughter Ashley, grandson Ramsey, sisters Sophie and Ellen and extended family.

His remains reposed at the family home in Ardsbeg on Monday evening.

John's Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday in Christ the King Church, Gortahork at 11am with burial afterwards in Falcarragh Cemetery.

Due to Government and HSE regulations, wake, funeral and burial are strictly private to 25 members of family and close friends. 


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