29 Jun 2022

Deaths in Donegal - Thursday morning, May 19, 2022

Death notices for Donegal. Sunday, February 24

Death notices for Donegal on Thursday morning

The following deaths have taken place:

Pat Oliver, Convoy

Willie McColgan, Muff

Packie Lindsay, Lifford

Joe Keeney, Letterkenny

Ann Mulrine, Raphoe

Nora Gallagher, Leitrim / Falcarragh 

- Con Byrne, Kilkenny / Arranmore Island

Sarah Faherty, Galway / Cork / Letterkenny

Alexander G Flood, Bundoran

- Raymond Brennan, Letterkenny / Ardara

- Bob McNutt, Castlecaufield / Manorcunningham

Elizabeth Doherty, Buncrana

Kathleen Drumm, Lifford / Derry

Rosie McCarron, Letterkenny

Canice Gamble, Castlefin 

Daniel Greene, Meath / Ranafast

- Sean McFadden, Gaoth Dobhair / Glasgow

Pat Oliver, Convoy

The death has taken place at Brindley Manor Nursing Home Convoy of Pat Oliver Magheranappin, Convoy.

Deeply regretted by his loving wife Evelyn, son Paul, daughter-in-law Nicola and grandsons Ethan and Dylan. He will be sadly missed by his sisters Myrtle McClay, Caroline Gregg and Freda Henshaw, brothers Aubrey Oliver and David Oliver.

His remains are reposing at his late residence.

Funeral leaving from there on Friday at 1.30pm for 2 pm Funeral Service in St Ninian's Parish Church, Convoy followed by burial afterwards in the family plot in the adjoining graveyard.

House private, family and friends welcome. House strictly private on the morning of the funeral.

Family flowers only please.

Willie McColgan, Muff

The death has taken place in Carndonagh Hospital of Willie McColgan, Garrison, Iskaheen, Muff.

Husband of the late Gertrude and Dear Mother of Adrian and Helena. Sadly missed by his Grandchildren Fionn, Daire, Dylan, Caolán, daughter-in-law Kathleen, son-in-law Anthony, brothers, sisters, brother-in-law, family circle and friends.

His remains are reposing at his residence.

Funeral from there on Saturday at 10.30 am going to St Patrick's Church, Iskaheen for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery

Packie Lindsay, Lifford

The death has occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital of Patrick (Packie) Lindsay, 460 Croaghan Heights, Lifford and formerly of Ballindrait.

Beloved husband of Anne, much loved father of Geraldine, Tina, Patrick, Terence, Trevor, Audrey, Rhonda, Bronagh and Roma and brother of Tom, George, Barney, Mickey, Tony, Eileen and the late John, Lizzie and Jimmy.

His remains are reposing at his home on Thursday from 12 noon. 

Funeral leaving his home on Friday at 11.15am for Requiem Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Murlog at 12 noon. Interment will take place afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. The Requiem Mass can be viewed live via the Parish Webcam

Donations in lieu of flowers please to the Donegal Hospice. 

Joe Keeney, Letterkenny

The death has occurred of Joseph (Joe) Keeney, 23, Fairgreen Hill, Long Lane, Letterkenny.

Predeceased by his parents Phonsie and Josephine (Josie). Deeply regretted by the entire Keeney family.

His remains will repose at the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest Mountain Top, Lettterkenny from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on Thursday 19th May with removal to St Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny, for Reception Prayers at 8pm, reposing overnight.

Requiem Mass will take place on Friday at 11am, followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Requiem Mass can be viewed online by using the following link

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if wished, to Hillcrest House Residents Comfort Fund or Medical 2 LUH, c/o Paschal Blake, Funeral Director, Stoney Arch, New Line Rd., Letterkenny.

Ann Mulrine, Raphoe

The death has occurred of Anne Mulrine (née Ballantyne), Gortnaquiqley, Raphoe.

Lovingly missed by her husband Seamus and all her extended family and friends.

Her remains will repose at Kelly’s Funeral Home, Oakfield, Raphoe on Thursday from 2pm to 8pm, with rosary at 8pm

Funeral from there on Friday morning at 10.40am going to St Eunan’s Church Raphoe for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Mass can be viewed at:

Nora Gallagher, Leitrim / Falcarragh

The death has occurred of Nora Gallagher Aughakiltubrid, Cloone, Co Leitrim and formerly of Falcarragh, in her 98th year peacefully at Aras Carolan Nursing Home, Mohill in the company of her daughter and son-in-law Kathleen and Ben Kilgallon together with the staff and nurses of Aras Carolan Nursing Home.

Predeceased by her parents Michael and Mary, her sister; Kitty, brothers Charlie and Barnie, her life long neighbour and friend Hughie Gallagher and her granddaughter Suzanne Kilgannon.

Sadly missed by her loving daughter Kathleen Kilgallon, son John Doherty, son-in-law; Ben, daughter-in-law Caroline, grandchildren Kieran and his partner Lisa, Paul and his wife Martina, great-grandchildren Aimee, Nadia, Kathlyn, Jamie, Jack, Harry, Corey and Kayden, sisters Mary and Sheila (Falcarragh), Nellie (Manchester), brothers Michael and Paddy (Glasgow), brother-in-law Michael, sisters-in-law Margaret and Myra, nephews, nieces and especially her niece and life long friend Sheila Tardine and her many friends in Aras Carolan.

Her remains will lie in repose at Smith's Funeral Home, High Street, Ballinamore (Eircode N41 TD62) on Friday from 10.00am to 11.15am with remains to arrive in St Mary’s Church Cloone for Funeral Mass as 12 noon.

Burial afterwards to the adjoining cemetery.

Family flowers only please; donations in lieu, if desired to Aras Carolan Patient Comfort Fund care of McKeon’s Funeral Director’s Cloone.

Funeral Mass will be live streamed on

Please adhere to no handshaking, wearing of masks and social distancing protocols.

Con Byrne, Kilkenny / Arranmore Island

The death has occurred of Cornelius (Con) Byrne (ex-An Garda Síochána ), Foulkscourt Johnstown Co Kilkenny and formerly Arranmore Island, peacefully, surrounded by his family in the excellent care of nurses and staff at St Luke's Hospital Kilkenny. Predeceased by his brothers and sisters John, Patricia, Maureen and Bernard.

Deeply regretted by his wife Breda, his family Angela, Nelius and Oonagh, sons-in-law Philip and Eoin, daughter-in-law Caroline, grandchildren Matthew, Philip, Anna, James, Alice, Conal and Killian, brother Conal, sisters Brigid and Maeve, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, his extended family and a wide circle of friends.

His remains will repose at Doyle's funeral home Urlingford (Eircode E41 XO38) on Friday evening from 5pm to 7pm.

Removal from his residence on Saturday afternoon arriving for Requiem Mass at 1 pm in St Kieran’s Church, Johnstown with burial afterwards in Johnstown Cemetery. Mass for Cornelius can be viewed by pressing the following link

Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to RNLI Lifeboats at 

Sarah Faherty, Galway / Cork / Letterkenny

The death has occurred of Sarah Faherty (née Greaney), of Derryloughane West, Spiddal, Co Galway and formerly of Cork and Letterkenny.

Predeceased by her husband John, daughter Siobhán (Letterkenny), parents Darby and Jude, brothers Liam and Pat, sisters Mary and Anne, son-in-law Eoin, brother-in-law Patrick and nephew Dermot. Sadly missed by her son Patrick, daughter Kathleen Dwane (Kildorrey, Cork), daughter-in-law Noreen, son-in-law Ned, grandchildren Emma, Keith, Laura, Sarah and Damien, great-grandchildren Aoibhinn and Oran, sister Delia, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

Her remains will repose in the Cillín within the Church of Mary Immaculate Queen Church, Barna on Friday from 5pm to 7pm.

Removal from her daughter Kathleen’s residence in Derryloughane, Spiddal on Saturday at 1pm for Mass in Cill Éinne Church, Spiddal at 1.30pm. Burial will take place afterwards in Knock Cemetery, Inverin.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to Tearmann Éanna, Tully, Ballinahown. House private.

Alexander G Flood, Bundoran

The death has occurred of Alexander G Flood, Church Road, Bundoran.

He died Sunday, January 2, 2022, in Arizona, USA while visiting family.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Margaret (Peggy), survived by his children, Pacelli (Wicklow), Kevin (Thailand), Raphael (Sweden), Enda (Kansas) and Catherine (Arizona), his daughter-in-law Prafulla and son-in-law Tom, four grandchildren Conor, Pearse, Kiera and Colin, sister Alice (Antrim) and brother Patrick (Galway), nieces and nephews.

He died as he lived life, traveling the world and being with family for the holidays.

Remembrance Mass was celebrated in Bundoran, Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea on Monday, January 3. A Church service was held in Chandler, AZ at Valley of the Sun Funeral Home Wednesday, January 5.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 11am on Thursday, May 26 at Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Church Road, Bundoran.

Donations in his memory, if desired, can be made to the St Vincent De Paul. 

Raymond Brennan, Letterkenny / Ardara

The death has occurred at Letterkenny University Hospital of Raymond Brennan Glenmaquin, Letterkenny and formerly of Ardara.

Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Maureen, his brother Joseph (Ardara), his sisters Sally (London), Mary (Dublin) and Angela (USA), extended family, neighbours and friends.
Removal from Gallagher's Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles on Thursday, going to St Naul's Church, Ardaghey, for 1pm Funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

Family flowers only, please, donations in lieu, if so desired, to the Irish Lung Foundation. The funeral Mass will be live-streamed on the following link:

Bob McNutt, Castlecaufield / Manorcunningham

The death has taken place peacefully at his residence of Robert (Bob) McNutt, 39 Main Street Castlecaufield and formerly of Tullybogley, Manorcunningham.

Loving husband of the late Phyllis, father of Stanley, Caroline, Norman and Lorna, much loved father-in-law, grandfather and great-grandfather and dear brother of Violet, Alex and the late Sammy.

Funeral service in Castlecaufield Presbyterian Church on Thursday at 12 noon, followed by interment in the family burial ground at First Ray Presbyterian Churchyard, Manorcunningham.

House private, family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired are payable to Marie Curie C/O Martin & Sons, Funeral Directors, 185 Ballygawley Road, Dungannon, BT70 1RY.

Elizabeth Doherty, Buncrana

The death has taken place of Elizabeth Doherty (Tinney), Ballymagan, Buncrana.

Funeral from her late residence on Thursday morning at 10.30am for 11am Requiem Mass in St Mary’s Church, Cockhill with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Funeral Mass can be viewed live at

Family time please from 11pm to 10am.

Kathleen Drumm, Lifford / Derry

The death has taken place at her home of Kathleen Drumm, née Doherty, Drumbuoy, Lifford and formerly of Queen Street, Derry.

Beloved wife of the late Jerry, much-loved mother of Diarmaid, Feargal, Ronan and Finnian, dearly loved grandmother of Jerry, Caoimhe, Daniel, Diarmaid, Mollie and Fiadh and sister of Laurence, Henry, Anne and the late Denis.

Funeral leaving her home on Thursday at 10.25am for Requiem Mass in St Patrick’s Church, Murlog at 11am with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Deeply regretted by her sorrowing sons, grandchildren, brothers, sister and family circle.

The Requiem Mass can be viewed live via

Rosie McCarron, Letterkenny

The peaceful death has occurred of Rosie McCarron Nee McGroarty, 9 McNeely Villas, Old Town, Letterkenny, F92 F6DV.

Funeral leaving her late residence on Thursday going to St Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny for Requiem Mass at 11am with interment afterwards in Conwal Cemetery. Funeral Mass can be viewed live on

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

Family flowers only.

Canice Gamble, Castlefin

The death has occurred of Canice Gamble, Corcullion, Castlefin. 

Beloved son of the late Rosaleen and Brendan and much-loved brother of Stephanie and the late Damien, Cecilia and Brenda. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing sister, nieces, nephews and family circle. 

Reposing in Quigley's Funeral Home, Strabane on Thursday from 11am with Service at 12 noon. Interment will take place afterwards in Strabane Cemetery. 

Daniel Greene, Meath / Ranafast

The death has occurred peacefully surrounded by his loving family in the Mater Hospital of Daniel (Dónal Mary Rua) Greene, Silverlawns, Navan, Meath and formerly Ranafast.

Predeceased by his parents Dennis and Mary Rua, brothers Frank and Paddy and his sisters Kathleen and Bella, he will be very sadly missed by his loving wife Rita, sons Dennis and Donal Aodh, loving Dede to Nathan, Darragh, Aoife, Óisin and Donal Óg, daughters-in-law Marion and Maggie, brother Donnchadh (Leeds, UK and Ranafast), sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. 

Funeral arrangements later.

Sean McFadden, Gaoth Dobhair / Glasgow

The death has occurred at his home in Glasgow of John (Sean) McFadden of Bunaninver, Gaoth Dobhair and Glasgow.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Frances, he will be missed by his brother Joe, his children John, Stephen, Joseph and Angela and grandchildren Eve, Luke, Johnny, Louis, Matteo, Gianluca and Marco and his son-in-law Enzo and daughter-in-law Ann Marie.

His remains will arrive at Holy Cross Chapel, 113 Dixon Ave, Glasgow G42 8ER on Thursday at 6.30pm when there will be short prayers.

The Requiem Mass will be on Friday at 9.30am followed by burial at Linn Crematorium. Funeral Mass can be viewed live on

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