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Deaths in Donegal - Thursday morning, December 2, 2021

Death notices for Donegal. Sunday, February 24

Death notices for Donegal on Thursday morning

The following deaths have taken place:

- Bríd Myles, Rossnowlagh

- Kathleen O'Flaherty, Bundoran 

- Marie Doherty, Ballybofey

- Rosemary Sweeney, Creeslough and Letterkenny 

- Grace McFadden, Dublin and Manorcunningham

- Josephine McNern, Carrick

- Joseph Breslin, Hertfordshire, England, and  Glenties

- Siobhan McNulty, Milford

- John Brennan, Donegal Town

Bríd Myles, Rossnowlagh

The death has occurred of Bríd Myles, Rossnowlagh / Tulla, Clare

The death as occurred peacefully at her home, of Bríd Myles, Rossnowlagh, and formerly from Tulla, Co Clare.

Predeceased by her husband Walter, a loving mother of Franc, Grace and Maria; grandmother of Tommy, Jim, Cathy and Meabh; mother-in-law of Maria, Pete and Dave; and a dear friend to many.

Funeral arrangements to follow.

Kathleen O'Faherty, Bundoran

The death has occurred peacefully at the Rock Nursing Home, Ballyshannon, of Kathleen O'Flaherty, West End, Bundoran.

She is deeply regretted by her cousins, nephews and niece, relatives and a large circle of friends.

Her remains will repose at the Pastoral Centre beside our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Bundoran from 4pm to 5pm on Thursday evening.

Removal on Friday morning to our Lady Star of the sea Church for 11am Funeral Mass with interment afterwards in St Mary's Cemetery, Cashelard, Ballyshannon.

The Mass will be streamed live on

Please adhere to HSE and government guidelines at all times.

Marie Doherty, Ballybofey 

The death has occurred peacefully at home of Marie Doherty (née Hughes),Corraine, Ballybofey.

Beloved wife of the late Patrick and much loved mother of Martin, Claire and Darragh, cherished sister of Sean, Martin, Philomena, Bernadette, Margaret and the late Joseph; deeply regretted and sadly missed by her sons, daughter, brothers, sisters, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, extended family and friends.

Funeral leaving her home on Friday morning at 11.15am for Requiem Mass in the Church of Mary Immaculate Stranorlar at 12noon with nterment afterwards in Drumboe Cemetery.

The Requiem Mass will be streamed live via the Parish Webcam at 

Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired to the Irish Cancer Society, care of any family member.

In compliance with current HSE and Government restrictions the house and funeral will be strictly private to the immediate family only please. 

Rosemary Sweeney, Derryart, Creeslough and Iona Road, Letterkenny

The death has taken place of Rosemary Sweeney, in her 91st year, in the excellent care of Aras Ui Dhomhnaill Nursing Home, Milford, formerly of Derryart, Creeslough and Iona Road, Letterkenny.

Predeceased by her brothers John, Willie and Francis Sweeney and sisters Sarah McFadden and Bridie Crampsie, she will be forever loved and sadly missed by her nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, extended family, caring staff of Aras Ui Dhomhnaill and her circle of friends.

Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am in St Michael’s Church Creeslough with burial afterwards in Doe Cemetery.

Mass can be viewed live on

Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to a charity of the family’s choice, c/o any family member or James Harkin Funeral Director.

Grace McFadden, (née Murray), late of Ballinteer, Dublin, and formerly Manorcunningham

The death has taken place of Grace McFadden, (née Murray), late of Ballinteer, Dublin, and formerly of Ballylawn, Manorcunningham.

Predeceased by her first husband Sean McFadden and her son Seamus; she will be very sadly missed by her loving husband PJ Howard, her children Paul, Neil, Tom and Mary, grandchildren Andy, Ciara, Laura, Sean, Niamh, Caoimhe, Conor, Hugh and Ruby, daughters-in-law Liz, Mary and Hazel, son-in-law Dave, her sister Annie and all extended family and dear friends.

Her remains will repose in the Larry Massey Funeral Home, Eden Centre, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, on Thursday evening  from 4pm to 6pm.

Removal on Friday morning to the Church of St John the Evangelist, Ballinteer, arriving for 11am Mass, followed by burial in Bohernabreena Cemetery.

Please observe social distance guidelines, and face masks must be worn in the church and the funeral home.

Mass may be viewed online on Friday from 11am via

Josephine McNern, Carrick and Burton Upon Trent, England

The sudden death occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital on Sunday of Josephine McNern (née Rothwell), Carrick and formerly, Burton Upon Trent.

Loving wife of Paul and mother of Matthew and James; daughter of Dolly and sister to Thomas and Michael; aunt to nephews George and Joseph, and nieces Lucy and Louise.

Funeral Mass on Thursday afternoon at 1pm at St Columba's Church, Carrick with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

In compliance with HSE guidelines and Government directives, please adhere to the current restrictions regarding social distancing, face coverings and hand shaking.

Joseph Breslin, late of Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, and Ard Patrick, Glenties

The peaceful death has taken place of Joseph Breslin, late of Borehamwood, Hertfordshire, and Ard Patrick, Glenties.

Predeceased by his parents Joe and Mary and also his brother Jamesie; dearly loved husband to Mary, and much loved father to Caroline and Martin, devoted grandad to Maddison and Lola, brother to Rita and Kenneth.

Funeral Mass in St Connell's Church, Glenties at 11am on Thursday with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

Mass can be viewed live on

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Donegal Hospice c/o James McGuinness & Sons Funeral Directors, Main Street, Glenties. 

Siobhan McNulty, Milford

The death has occurred of Siobhan Eileen Martha McNulty, Gortmacall Beg, Milford, formerly of Calgary, Canada.

Beloved mother to Amybeth, sister to Sean and Roddy, daughter to Liam (and the late Eileen), aunt and friend.

Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am in St Peter’s Church Milford with burial afterwards in Milford Cemetery.

Funeral Mass can be viewed on Church Services TV St Peter’s Church Milford on the following link:

Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to Cleary House, Knocknamona, Letterkenny, c/o any family member or using the following link   

John Brennan, Donegal Town

The death has occurred of John Brennan, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire and formerly Donegal Town.

He passed away peacefully in hospital on November 9 surrounded by his loving family. Much loved husband to Diane and a truly wonderful dad, grandad and brother who will be sadly missed by all family and friends.

The funeral is to be held on Thursday, December 9, at 11am at Oakley Wood Crematorium, North Chapel, Lemington Spa CV33 9QP.

Family flowers only, and any donations to be made in his name to the Shakespeare Hospice.  

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