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Local Death Notices

Mary Doherty – 6 October
Carrick Lower

Mary, peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital. Sadly missed by her devoted husband Phelim, her loving sons Martin, Hugh, Philip and Ronald, her loving daughter Helena, her sister Bridget (Malinmore), son in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Remains will be removed from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Ardara, today (Saturday) at 3.00pm to arrive at her late residence in Carrick Lower at 4.00pm. Funeral Mass on Monday (8th) at 12 noon in St. Columba's Church, Carrick with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Killybegs Community Hospital through Curran's Funeral Services or any family member. House private from 11pm to 10am each night of the wake and on the morning of the Funeral.


Phelim McGill – 2 October
Largnaseeragh, Ardara

The death has taken place peacefully at The Donegal Hospice of Phelim Mc Gill, Largnaseeragh, Ardara. His remains will leave Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfield today, Tuesday, at 6pm travelling to his family residence. Funeral from there on Thursday morning at 10am to The Church of The Holy Family, Ardara for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to The Donegal Hospice c/o any family member. Family time on the morning of the funeral please.


Nora Cassidy – 18 September

Upper Cappagh, Teelin

At Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at her residence. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at 12:30pm in St. Columba’s Church, Carrick. Burial afterward in the local cemetery. Rosary each night at 9pm.


Nora McNelis – 9 September
Straleel, Carrick, Donegal

Nora, peacefully at her residence, in her 99th year. Predeceased by her late husband John and her daughter Úna. She will be sadly missed by her family, son Seán, daughters Mary, Catherine and Noreen, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, extended family and a wide circle of friends. Remains reposing at her residence from 5 o'clock Monday, 10th September. Removal to St. Columba's Church, Carrick on Wednesday, 12th September, for 11 o'clock Funeral Mass with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Francis Gillespie – 24 August
Beefan, Glencolmcille

Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Removal from Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfields, Ardara Friday evening at 6pm to his late residence at Beefan, Glencolmcille for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday morning at 10am in St. Columba’s Church, Glencolmcille followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Rosary each night at 9pm.


Michael Carr – 1 August
Templeogue, Dublin / Kilcar

Peacefully in the tender loving care of the staff at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Phil, children Morina, Frank, David, Adrian and Aisling, grandchildren Nikolai, Irina, Saoirse, James and Rory, son-in-law Seán, daughters-in-law Jean and Şeyda, brothers, sister, extended family and friends. Reposing at Fanagans Funeral Home, Lr Kimmage Rd, on Friday, 3rd August, from 3p.m. to 6 p.m. Removal on Saturday morning (4th August) to the Victorian Chapel at Mt. Jerome Cemetery, Harold’s Cross, arriving for 10 a.m. Funeral Service followed by burial at Mt. Venus Cemetery, Rockbrook, Rathfarnham.


 Nora Browne – 11 July
Clancy Road, Finglas, Dublin / Ballymoon, Kilcar

Peacefully, in the loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff at Highfield Healthcare, Swords Road, Dublin; sadly missed by her loving brother Eamon, nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, sisters-in-law, extended family, neighbours and friends. Reposing at her home, Clancy Road, Finglas on Friday from 7.00p.m. until 9.00p.m. Removal on Saturday to St. Cartha's Church, Kilcar, Co. Donegal, arriving for Mass at 7.00p.m. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 1.00p.m. followed by burial in the local Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to: Brother Kevin, Penny Dinners, Church Street, Dublin 7, or alternatively, on-line: www.capuchindaycentre.ie/donations.


Gary McNern- 30 June
Aughera, Teelin

Beloved son of Dessie and Regina, sadly missed by his brothers Stephen and Malachy, his sister Emer, his grandparents, Gerry and Kathleen McNern and Paddy and Bríd Gillespie, his aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

Removal Monday afternoon from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara (time to be confirmed) to his late residence at Aughera, Teelin, traveling via Killybegs. Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday at 12 noon in St Columba's Church, Carrick, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

 Rosary will be said at 9 pm on both nights. House private to family only from 10pm to 10am on both nights. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Carrick Day Care Centre through Curran's Funeral Services or any family member.


Mary McNelis (née Haughey) – 6 June
Roxborough/ Ballinfull, Sligo

Peacefully in the loving care of her family at her daughter’s home in Ballinfull, Co. Sligo. Dearly loved wife of the late Michael and mother of Catherine; proud and cherished Granny of James, Kevin, Grace and Michael, dear sister of John and Jimmy, good friend of son in law Gerry Lee and sisters in law Anna and Margaret and fond aunt to nieces and nephews. Mary will be sadly missed by her family, cousins and friends. Reposing at her daughter’s home on Thursday from 2pm until 4pm before travelling to her own home in Kilcar to arrive at 5.30pm. Removal to St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar for 9pm on Friday evening. Funeral Mass at 10.30am on Saturday with burial afterwards in Parish Cemetery.


Francis Cunningham- 13 May
Meenaneary

The death has taken place peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital of Francis Cunningham, Meenaneary, formerly of Teelin. Deeply regretted by his loving partner Bríd. Sadly missed by his son Francis Joseph, his daughters Christine, Cathy and Patricia, his mother Ciotaí Seán, his sister Ann, his brothers Paddy, Con, John Bernard and Thomas, his grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Removal from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara, at 2pm on Monday 14th May to arrive at his late residence in Meenaneary for 3pm, travelling via Killybegs. Funeral Mass at 11.00 am on Wednesday the 16th May in St. Patrick's Church, Meenaneary, with burial afterwards in Carrick Cemetery.


 Rose McBrearty- 8 May 2018 

Towney, Kilcar

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny, today Tuesday at 5pm to arrive at her residence at 7pm. Removal from her residence on Thursday at 11:30am for funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon.


Kathleen Molloy – 7 May
Churchtown, Kilcar

Reposing at her residence today, Monday, from 11am to 11pm. Removal on Tuesday at 11:30am for 12 noon Funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar followed by burial immediately afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.


Cathal Cunningham – 5 May
Carragh Hill, Knocknacarra, Galway / Carrick

Sadly missed by his wife Margaret and sons Paul and Enda, daughters-in-law Ann Marie and Andrea, adored grandchildren Orla, Dara, Niall, Avina and Stirling, brothers Micheál and Noel, sisters Marleen and Kathleen, extended family and friends. Reposing at the O’Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway on this Tuesday, 8th May from 5 p.m. with Removal at 7 p.m. to the Augustinian Church. Requiem Mass on Wednesday, 9th May at 11 a.m. Funeral to Rahoon cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations (if desired) to Cancer Care West.


Jim Cunningham – 29 March
Main Street, Carrick

Peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital. Predeceased by his loving wife Marie, he will be sadly missed by his sons Seamus, Ian and Ciaran and his daughters Brenda and Margaret, brothers Míchéal Brendan, Cathal Emmett and Noel, his sisters Marlene and Kathleen, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Removal from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara at 6 o' clock, on Good Friday 30th March to his daughter Margaret's home, Main Street, Carrick. where they will repose until Sunday morning. Funeral Mass on Sunday, 1st April at 11 o'clock with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House will be private from 10.30 pm - 11.00 am on both nights and on the morning of the funeral. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Killybegs Community Hospital to Currans Funeral services or any family member.


Cáit O'Mahony(née McBrearty) – 23 March
Inchicore, Dublin / Bogagh, Carrick

Peacefully at Harold’s Cross Hospice, surrounded by her loving family; sadly missed by her husband Joe, daughters Laura and Sinead, sons-in-law Andrew and Kevin, young Noah, brother Sean, sisters Delia and Maire, extended family and a wide circle of friends. Predeceased by her mother, father, sister Patsy and brother Cathal. Reposing at her home on Sunday from 12 o'clock. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12 o’clock in Church of Mary Immaculate (Oblates), Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore followed by cremation to Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations, if desired to Motor Neurone Association or Harold’s Cross Hospice.


Packie Sweeney - 12 March
Straleel, Carrick

Peacefully, at his residence, Patrick Sweeney, Straleel, Carrick. Beloved husband of Annie. Sadly missed by his brother Joe, his sisters-in-law Molly, (Ballyliffin, Clonmany) and Ita (Straleel), nephews and nieces, relatives and friends. Removal from Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Ardara Monday evening at 5pm to arrive at his late residence for 6pm where they will repose until Wednesday morning. Removal on Wednesday morning at 10.30 am to St. Columba’s Church, Carrick for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Maire Carr-12 February

Main Street, Kilcar

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny, today Tuesday at 1pm to arrive at her residence at 3pm. Removal from her residence on Thursday at 10:30am for funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 11am. Burial afterward in Kilcar Cemetery.


Ellen Caffery (née Mc Brearty)- 6 February
Gortnacart, Ardara / Kilcar

Peacefully, at St Eunan's Nursing Home, Ramelton Road, Letterkenny. Ellen Caffrey (nee Mc Brearty) Gortnacart, Ardara and formerly Kilcar. Reposing at her residence in Gortnacart until removal this morning, Thursday, at 10.15am to The Church of The Holy Family, Ardara, for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private, please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired, to St Eunan's Nursing Home.


Liam McLoughlin-6 February

Aughera, Teelin

Removal from Sligo University Hospital Wednesday at 4:30pm arriving to Carrick Church at 7pm. Funeral mass on Thursday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Prionnsias Carr-6 February

Bridgeend, Kilcar

Reposing at his residence. Removal from his residence on Friday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon. Burial afterward in Kilcar Cemetery. House private tonight from 11pm to 11am.


Seamus Deane-27 January

Cruckarra

Removal from his residence on Tuesday at 11.30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12noon, burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.


Michael Boyle – 28 December
Umiskin

Removal from Killybegs Community Hospital today Thursday 28th December at 3.30pm to arrive at St. Cartha's Church, Kilcar at 4pm. Funeral Mass on Friday 29th December at 12 noon followed by burial in Kilcar Cemetery.


Leo McGinley – 10 December
Ballysheedy, Limerick / Umiskin, Kilcar

Leo passed away (peacefully) at home at the great age of 100. Much loved husband of the late Mary. Sadly missed by his children, Mary, Antoinette, Geraldine, Eamonn, Colette, John, Claire and Bernie, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, partners, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at home in Ballysheedy, Tuesday (Dec.12th) from 4pm to 8pm. Removal on Wednesday (Dec.13th) to St. Patrick’s Church, Donoghmore, to arrive for 12 noon Requiem Mass followed by burial in Donoghmore Cemetery.


Patrick Gillespie – 9 December

Carrowmanagh, Oughterard, Galway / Glencolmcille

Gillespie, Patrick (Paddy), retired Garda Síochána, Carrowmanagh, Oughterard, Co.Galway and formerly Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal, on December 9th 2017 peacefully in University College Hospital Galway. Brother of the late Johnny, husband of Mary and father of Patrick, Geraldine, John, and Fergus, granddad of John, Patrick, Owen, Emmet, Nicole, Caroline, Jennifer, Katie, Andrina, Julianne and Mark, daughters in law Bríd, Anna, Ann-Marie, son in law Michael, and Mary partner of Patrick.

Reposing at Walsh's funeral home Oughterard on Monday the 11th from 5-7pm. Requiem mass at 12 noon on Tuesday 12th December in the Church of the Immaculate Conception Oughterard. Burial afterwards in Kilcummin Cemetery Oughterard.


Breege McDevitt – 4 December

Drimnafinaqle

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny on Tuesday at 2pm to arrive at her residence at 4pm. Removal from her residence on Thursday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.


Charlie Cannon – 25 September
Doonan, Donegal Town

The death has occurred of Charlie Cannon, Doonan, peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains reposing at his late residence from 7pm to 10:00pm today and from 11am to 10pm tomorrow, Tuesday. Removal to St Mary’s Church, Killymard at 10:15am Wednesday for Funeral Mass at 11:00am with interment immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. House private on morning of the funeral, please.


Margaret McNelis – 25 September

Fr McDyer Terrace, Glencolmcille.

Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains reposing at Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sanfields, Ardara, this evening from 6pm to 9pm with removal at 9pm to her late residence at Fr McDyer Terrace, Glencolmcille. House private tomorrow (Tuesday) with family time only. Removal on Wednesday morning to St Columba’s Church, Glencolmcille for 11am Funeral Mass with  burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Kathleen McShane - 19 September

Derrylaghan, Kilcar

Remains currently reposing at her residence. Removal from her residence on Friday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 12 noon with burial afterwards at Kilcar cemetery. House private from 11pm to 11am.


Eamonn Molloy – 4 September
Meenaneary, Carrick

Peacefully at Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs. Sadly missed by his sisters Noirín, Máire and Patsy (Glenties) and his brother Seán (England), nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Remains will be arriving at his home in Meenaneary this evening, Monday at 6pm. Funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Church, Meenaneary on Wednesday at 11am with burial afterwards in Carrick Cemetery. House private please from 11pm to 10am on both nights.


Evelyn Gillespie – 30 August
Creeveen, Carrick

The death has occurred in Chicago, USA of Evelyn Gillespie, formerly of Creenveen, Carrick, Co Donegal. Sadly missed by her sister, Sheila McGonigle, Inishowen, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Her Ashes will arrive at St. Columba's Church, Carrick on Sunday 3rd September for 11 o'clock Funeral Mass with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Vera Herron (née McNeils) – 23 August
Carrick

Peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Brian, Ardara. Sadly missed by her sisters Maggie (Teelin), Rose (Chicago), Monica (Chicago), Nora (Chicago) and Phyllis (Chicago) her brothers Sean (Chicago) & Kevin (London), all her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Removal from Killybegs Community Hospital on Wednesday, 23rd, at 6.30pm to St Columba's Church, Carrick. Funeral Mass on Thursday, 24th, at 11.00 am in St. Columba's Church, Carrick with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Gráinne Boyle (nee Curran) – 26 July

Kilcar

Peacefully at home after a long illness. Sadly missed by her loving husband Aodh, her children Kieran, Louise, Shaunie, Paul, Gráinne & Kevin, her daughters-in-law Tracey and Sinéad, son-in-law Donal, her grandchildren Seánie, Cillian, Matthew, Kayleigh, Eoghan and Alannah, brothers, Francis, Jimmy, Kieran, sisters, Margaret, Nora, Kathleen, Sheila, Ann, Bríd & Máire, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her daughter Louise's home in Kilcar, from tomorrow, Thursday, 11am. Removal to St Cartha's Church, Kilcar, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Saturday, 29th July, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. House private tonight (Wednesday) and from 11pm-11am on Thursday and Friday night.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Friends of Sligo General Hospital or Donegal Cancer Bus, donations can be made through Currans Funeral Services or any family member.


Margaret Kennedy (nee Molloy) – 15 July

Meenaneary

Age 87, passed away peacefully at her home, Meenaneary, Carrick, Co Donegal, yesterday Saturday 15th July. Predeceased by her husband Francis and survived by her family, Seamus, Bernard, Mary, Anna, Proinsias, Oliver, her sister Ann Wilmington, Delaware, USA, her sisters-in-law Mary A Molloy, Meenacharvey, Annie Molloy England, 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Reposing at her home on Sunday and Monday. Funeral Mass at St Patrick's Church, Meenaneary, on Tuesday at 12 noon (18th July). Burial afterwards at St Columba's Cemetery, Carrick.


Connell O’Gara – 12 July

Carrick Lower, Carrick

The death has occurred of Connell O'Gara, Carrick Lower, Co Donegal at St James Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by his dear wife Bernadette, will be sadly missed by his loving family, daughters Margaret, Bríd, Claire, Nora and Caitlín, his sons Cathal, Connell, Peter, Noel and Clement, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, his brother John (Wexford), sisters Bríd Herron (Ardara), Catherine O'Haire and Mary Nogher (London), brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Remains leaving Corrigan's Funeral Home, 5 Lower Camden Street, Dublin at 2pm on Friday 14th July to arrive at his late residence for 7pm. Removal on Sunday morning to St Columba's Church, Carrick, for Funeral Mass at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Cardiology Unit, Letterkenny University Hospital, these can be made through Curran's Funeral Services or any family member.


Joe Forde – 9 June

Shalvey, Kilcar.

Removal from Gibson’s Funeral Home in Convoy at 4pm today to his residence. Removal from there on Sunday at 10:30am to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 11am funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to Killybegs Community Hospital.


Patrick C. Cunningham – 24 May
Glencar Scotch, Letterkenny / Carrick

The peaceful death has occurred on Wednesday 24th May 2017 of the late Patrick C. Cunningham, Glencar Scotch, Letterkenny and formerly of Carrick, Co. Donegal. Beloved husband of the late Sarah and devoted father of sons Michael, Aidan and Derek.

Remains reposing at his late residence. Funeral Mass in St. Eunan's Cathedral, Letterkenny, on Friday 26th May at 12 midday with burial afterwards in Conwal Cemetery.


Brígid Kelly (née McNally) – 4 May
Ballymore, Teelin

Suddenly, at the Day Care Centre, Carrick, surrounded by her friends. Predeceased by her loving husband John, Brígid will be sadly missed by her son John, daughter-in-law Anne Marie, grandchildren Aidan and Shauna, her sisters Grace and Ann, nieces, nephews, and a wide circle of relatives and friends.

Reposing at her son John's home, Ballymore, Teelin, from today, Wednesday at 2pm. Removal to St Columba's Church, Carrick on Friday 5th May for 11am Funeral Mass with interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Seamus Doherty - 11 April

Carrick Road, Kilcar

The death has occurred in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England, and formerly Carrick Road, Kilcar of Seamus Doherty. Beloved husband of Annette, much loved father of Aidan, Emer,and Orla, cherished brother of Máire Gildea (St.Albans), Caitlín Hegarty ,(Luton), Michael (St.Albans), Donal (Headford), Gerard (Ballybofey), Ursula Molloy (Breenagh, Letterkenny). Very deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife, son, daughters, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, brothers in law, sisters in law, extended family circle, and to his many friends in Beaconsfield, England and Kilcar.

Remains arriving at St.Cartha's Church, Kilcar on Wednesday, May 3rd, at 6 pm to repose overnight. Funeral Mass on Thursday, May 4th, at 11am, with interment afterwards in the local cemetery.


John Molloy - 28 April

Carrick Road, Kilcar

Removal from Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny Friday at 6pm to arrive at his residence at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11am in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar followed by burial in Kilcar Cemetery. House strictly private please.


Joe Cunningham – 24 April

Muckross, Kilcar

Removal from Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs, today Monday at 3pm to arrive at his residence at 3:30pm Removal from his residence on Wednesday at 11:30am for funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon. Burial afterward in Kilcar cemetery.


Fionnuala Hegarty – 18 April
Main St., Kilcar

Suddenly at University Hospital Galway. Beloved wife of Ian and much loved mother of Elaine, Ian,  Valerie, Paul and Stephen, brothers Sean and Leo, sisters Mary-Ann, Nora and Breege, son in-law David, daughter in-law Mairead, grandsons Darragh, Cian, Eoin and Cathal, sisters in-law, brothers in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. R.I.P Arriving at her residence in Main St. Kilcar on Wednesday 19th April at approximately 9 pm . Reposing at her home until Friday morning 21st with removal to St. Cartha's Church Kilcar to arrive for requiem mass at 12 Noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.


 Phoncie Haughey – 17 April
Rahnnakillia, Teelin
 

Unexpectedly in Galway University Hospital. Predeceased by his loving wife Eileen, will be sadly missed by his brothers, Joseph, Brendan, Gerard and Sean Martin, his sisters Mary and Bríd, his many nieces and nephews, sisters in-law, brothers in-law, Uncles and Aunts, relatives and friends. 

Remains will be arriving at his late residence on Wednesday 19th April at 5.30pm. Reposing at his home until Friday morning 21st April with removal to St Columba's Church, Carrick to arrive for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Hugh O’Gara – 15 April
Ascal Mhuire, Cashel, Glencolmcille

Peacefully, at his residence. Removal from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Sandfields, Ardara, this evening, Sunday, at 6pm to arrive at St Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille, for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Monday morning at 11am, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. House private, please.


Dennis Cunningham – 14 April

Straleel, Kilcar  

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny, today Saturday at 2pm to arrive at his residence at 4.15pm.  Removal from there on Monday at 12.30pm for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 1pm.  Burial afterwards In Kilcar Cemetery.


Brigid McShane– 31 March

Ballymore, Teelin 

Peacefully at Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs. Remains leaving Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfields, Ardara at 4pm this afternoon to her residence at Ballymore, Teelin. Funeral mass on Sunday morning at 11:15am at St Columba’s Church. Carrick, followed by burial to the adjoining cemetery.  Family time from 11pm to 10am on both nights.


Catherine Byrne - 29 March

Birmingham, Kilkenny and Glencolmcille. 

Remains will arrive at St Columba’s Church, Cashel on Thursday at 11pm.  Funeral mass on Friday morning at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.


Cathie Cunningham – 18 March

Chapel Gate, Carrick.  

The death has occurred peacefully in Donegal Hospice of Cathie Cunningham. Predeceased by her loving husband Colm, sadly missed by her loving family, daughter Agnes, son John, daughter in law Miriam and grandson Colm, brother Fr. Con Cunningham, sisters Sr. Lucy Cunningham DC, Mary Doogan, Anna Kindlon and sister in law Rita Cunningham. Her remains will be leaving Shovlins Funeral Home, Ardara, this evening Saturday at 4.30pm to arrive at her late residence in Carrick at 5.30 pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11 am in St Columbas Church, Carrick with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family time from 11pm - 10am Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Donegal Hospice.


James Charles (Jimmy) McShane – 13 March
Convent Rd., Letterkenny, Donegal / Kilcar, Donegal

The death has occurred of Jimmy McShane, Convent Road, Letterkenny, formerly of Bogagh, Kilcar, Co. Donegal, retired County Engineer. Predeceased by his son Seamus (Sheamy), deeply regretted by his loving wife Mairead nee McDonagh (Galway), loving father of Sinead Walsh (Kilkenny) and husband Paul, son Eoin (California) and wife Ashley, daughter Una Phelan (Tralee) and husband Zac, grandchildren, in-laws, relatives and friends.

 

Jimmy’s remains will repose at his late home from 7pm this evening, Tuesday, 14th March. Funeral from there on Thursday 16th March, going to St. Eunan’s Cathedral for 10am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the family plot at Conwal Cemetery.

 

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Donegal Hospice c/o Paschal Blake Funeral Directors, Stoney Arch, New Line Road, Letterkenny.

 

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


Patrick Boyle – 15 February

Cullion, Kilcar

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest Mountaintop, Letterkenny Thursday at 3pm to arrive at his residence at 5pm. Removal on Saturday from his residence at 11.30am for Funeral Mass in St. Cartha's Church, Kilcar at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Killybegs Cemetery. House private from 11pm to 11am both nights. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Cliff and Mountain Rescue.


Hugh O'Donnell – 15 February
Rail Park, Maynooth, Kildare / Crove, Carrick

Peacefully at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, deeply regretted by his loving wife Josephine, sons, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Brighid, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Reilly’s Funeral Home, Leinster Street, Maynooth on Friday from 4pm followed by removal at 6.30pm to arrive at St. Mary's Church, Maynooth for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday morning at 10am and burial afterwards in Laraghbryan Cemetery.


 Mícheál McGinley-6 January 2017

Carrick Upper and Gweedore.

Remains reposing in his home in Carrick until Monday morning when they will be removed to Maheralosk  Gweedore, reposing until Tuesday and removed to St Marys Church, Derrybeg, Gweedore for 1pm Funeral Mass.  Burial afterwards in Maheragallon Cemetry.  House private from 11pm until 10am the following morning and day of the funeral.

Local Death Notices

Mary Doherty – 6 October
Carrick Lower

Mary, peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital. Sadly missed by her devoted husband Phelim, her loving sons Martin, Hugh, Philip and Ronald, her loving daughter Helena, her sister Bridget (Malinmore), son in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and a wide circle of friends. Remains will be removed from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Ardara, today (Saturday) at 3.00pm to arrive at her late residence in Carrick Lower at 4.00pm. Funeral Mass on Monday (8th) at 12 noon in St. Columba's Church, Carrick with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Killybegs Community Hospital through Curran's Funeral Services or any family member. House private from 11pm to 10am each night of the wake and on the morning of the Funeral.


Phelim McGill – 2 October
Largnaseeragh, Ardara

The death has taken place peacefully at The Donegal Hospice of Phelim Mc Gill, Largnaseeragh, Ardara. His remains will leave Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfield today, Tuesday, at 6pm travelling to his family residence. Funeral from there on Thursday morning at 10am to The Church of The Holy Family, Ardara for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to The Donegal Hospice c/o any family member. Family time on the morning of the funeral please.


Nora Cassidy – 18 September

Upper Cappagh, Teelin

At Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at her residence. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at 12:30pm in St. Columba’s Church, Carrick. Burial afterward in the local cemetery. Rosary each night at 9pm.


Nora McNelis – 9 September
Straleel, Carrick, Donegal

Nora, peacefully at her residence, in her 99th year. Predeceased by her late husband John and her daughter Úna. She will be sadly missed by her family, son Seán, daughters Mary, Catherine and Noreen, daughter-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, extended family and a wide circle of friends. Remains reposing at her residence from 5 o'clock Monday, 10th September. Removal to St. Columba's Church, Carrick on Wednesday, 12th September, for 11 o'clock Funeral Mass with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Francis Gillespie – 24 August
Beefan, Glencolmcille

Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Removal from Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfields, Ardara Friday evening at 6pm to his late residence at Beefan, Glencolmcille for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday morning at 10am in St. Columba’s Church, Glencolmcille followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Rosary each night at 9pm.


Michael Carr – 1 August
Templeogue, Dublin / Kilcar

Peacefully in the tender loving care of the staff at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Phil, children Morina, Frank, David, Adrian and Aisling, grandchildren Nikolai, Irina, Saoirse, James and Rory, son-in-law Seán, daughters-in-law Jean and Şeyda, brothers, sister, extended family and friends. Reposing at Fanagans Funeral Home, Lr Kimmage Rd, on Friday, 3rd August, from 3p.m. to 6 p.m. Removal on Saturday morning (4th August) to the Victorian Chapel at Mt. Jerome Cemetery, Harold’s Cross, arriving for 10 a.m. Funeral Service followed by burial at Mt. Venus Cemetery, Rockbrook, Rathfarnham.


 Nora Browne – 11 July
Clancy Road, Finglas, Dublin / Ballymoon, Kilcar

Peacefully, in the loving care of the doctors, nurses and staff at Highfield Healthcare, Swords Road, Dublin; sadly missed by her loving brother Eamon, nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, sisters-in-law, extended family, neighbours and friends. Reposing at her home, Clancy Road, Finglas on Friday from 7.00p.m. until 9.00p.m. Removal on Saturday to St. Cartha's Church, Kilcar, Co. Donegal, arriving for Mass at 7.00p.m. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 1.00p.m. followed by burial in the local Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to: Brother Kevin, Penny Dinners, Church Street, Dublin 7, or alternatively, on-line: www.capuchindaycentre.ie/donations.


Gary McNern- 30 June
Aughera, Teelin

Beloved son of Dessie and Regina, sadly missed by his brothers Stephen and Malachy, his sister Emer, his grandparents, Gerry and Kathleen McNern and Paddy and Bríd Gillespie, his aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

Removal Monday afternoon from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara (time to be confirmed) to his late residence at Aughera, Teelin, traveling via Killybegs. Funeral Mass will be on Wednesday at 12 noon in St Columba's Church, Carrick, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

 Rosary will be said at 9 pm on both nights. House private to family only from 10pm to 10am on both nights. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Carrick Day Care Centre through Curran's Funeral Services or any family member.


Mary McNelis (née Haughey) – 6 June
Roxborough/ Ballinfull, Sligo

Peacefully in the loving care of her family at her daughter’s home in Ballinfull, Co. Sligo. Dearly loved wife of the late Michael and mother of Catherine; proud and cherished Granny of James, Kevin, Grace and Michael, dear sister of John and Jimmy, good friend of son in law Gerry Lee and sisters in law Anna and Margaret and fond aunt to nieces and nephews. Mary will be sadly missed by her family, cousins and friends. Reposing at her daughter’s home on Thursday from 2pm until 4pm before travelling to her own home in Kilcar to arrive at 5.30pm. Removal to St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar for 9pm on Friday evening. Funeral Mass at 10.30am on Saturday with burial afterwards in Parish Cemetery.


Francis Cunningham- 13 May
Meenaneary

The death has taken place peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital of Francis Cunningham, Meenaneary, formerly of Teelin. Deeply regretted by his loving partner Bríd. Sadly missed by his son Francis Joseph, his daughters Christine, Cathy and Patricia, his mother Ciotaí Seán, his sister Ann, his brothers Paddy, Con, John Bernard and Thomas, his grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends. Removal from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara, at 2pm on Monday 14th May to arrive at his late residence in Meenaneary for 3pm, travelling via Killybegs. Funeral Mass at 11.00 am on Wednesday the 16th May in St. Patrick's Church, Meenaneary, with burial afterwards in Carrick Cemetery.


 Rose McBrearty- 8 May 2018 

Towney, Kilcar

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny, today Tuesday at 5pm to arrive at her residence at 7pm. Removal from her residence on Thursday at 11:30am for funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon.


Kathleen Molloy – 7 May
Churchtown, Kilcar

Reposing at her residence today, Monday, from 11am to 11pm. Removal on Tuesday at 11:30am for 12 noon Funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar followed by burial immediately afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.


Cathal Cunningham – 5 May
Carragh Hill, Knocknacarra, Galway / Carrick

Sadly missed by his wife Margaret and sons Paul and Enda, daughters-in-law Ann Marie and Andrea, adored grandchildren Orla, Dara, Niall, Avina and Stirling, brothers Micheál and Noel, sisters Marleen and Kathleen, extended family and friends. Reposing at the O’Flaherty Funeral Parlour, Munster Avenue, Galway on this Tuesday, 8th May from 5 p.m. with Removal at 7 p.m. to the Augustinian Church. Requiem Mass on Wednesday, 9th May at 11 a.m. Funeral to Rahoon cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations (if desired) to Cancer Care West.


Jim Cunningham – 29 March
Main Street, Carrick

Peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital. Predeceased by his loving wife Marie, he will be sadly missed by his sons Seamus, Ian and Ciaran and his daughters Brenda and Margaret, brothers Míchéal Brendan, Cathal Emmett and Noel, his sisters Marlene and Kathleen, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Removal from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara at 6 o' clock, on Good Friday 30th March to his daughter Margaret's home, Main Street, Carrick. where they will repose until Sunday morning. Funeral Mass on Sunday, 1st April at 11 o'clock with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House will be private from 10.30 pm - 11.00 am on both nights and on the morning of the funeral. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Killybegs Community Hospital to Currans Funeral services or any family member.


Cáit O'Mahony(née McBrearty) – 23 March
Inchicore, Dublin / Bogagh, Carrick

Peacefully at Harold’s Cross Hospice, surrounded by her loving family; sadly missed by her husband Joe, daughters Laura and Sinead, sons-in-law Andrew and Kevin, young Noah, brother Sean, sisters Delia and Maire, extended family and a wide circle of friends. Predeceased by her mother, father, sister Patsy and brother Cathal. Reposing at her home on Sunday from 12 o'clock. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12 o’clock in Church of Mary Immaculate (Oblates), Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore followed by cremation to Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only, donations, if desired to Motor Neurone Association or Harold’s Cross Hospice.


Packie Sweeney - 12 March
Straleel, Carrick

Peacefully, at his residence, Patrick Sweeney, Straleel, Carrick. Beloved husband of Annie. Sadly missed by his brother Joe, his sisters-in-law Molly, (Ballyliffin, Clonmany) and Ita (Straleel), nephews and nieces, relatives and friends. Removal from Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Ardara Monday evening at 5pm to arrive at his late residence for 6pm where they will repose until Wednesday morning. Removal on Wednesday morning at 10.30 am to St. Columba’s Church, Carrick for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Maire Carr-12 February

Main Street, Kilcar

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny, today Tuesday at 1pm to arrive at her residence at 3pm. Removal from her residence on Thursday at 10:30am for funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 11am. Burial afterward in Kilcar Cemetery.


Ellen Caffery (née Mc Brearty)- 6 February
Gortnacart, Ardara / Kilcar

Peacefully, at St Eunan's Nursing Home, Ramelton Road, Letterkenny. Ellen Caffrey (nee Mc Brearty) Gortnacart, Ardara and formerly Kilcar. Reposing at her residence in Gortnacart until removal this morning, Thursday, at 10.15am to The Church of The Holy Family, Ardara, for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private, please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired, to St Eunan's Nursing Home.


Liam McLoughlin-6 February

Aughera, Teelin

Removal from Sligo University Hospital Wednesday at 4:30pm arriving to Carrick Church at 7pm. Funeral mass on Thursday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Prionnsias Carr-6 February

Bridgeend, Kilcar

Reposing at his residence. Removal from his residence on Friday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon. Burial afterward in Kilcar Cemetery. House private tonight from 11pm to 11am.


Seamus Deane-27 January

Cruckarra

Removal from his residence on Tuesday at 11.30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12noon, burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.


Michael Boyle – 28 December
Umiskin

Removal from Killybegs Community Hospital today Thursday 28th December at 3.30pm to arrive at St. Cartha's Church, Kilcar at 4pm. Funeral Mass on Friday 29th December at 12 noon followed by burial in Kilcar Cemetery.


Leo McGinley – 10 December
Ballysheedy, Limerick / Umiskin, Kilcar

Leo passed away (peacefully) at home at the great age of 100. Much loved husband of the late Mary. Sadly missed by his children, Mary, Antoinette, Geraldine, Eamonn, Colette, John, Claire and Bernie, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, partners, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Reposing at home in Ballysheedy, Tuesday (Dec.12th) from 4pm to 8pm. Removal on Wednesday (Dec.13th) to St. Patrick’s Church, Donoghmore, to arrive for 12 noon Requiem Mass followed by burial in Donoghmore Cemetery.


Patrick Gillespie – 9 December

Carrowmanagh, Oughterard, Galway / Glencolmcille

Gillespie, Patrick (Paddy), retired Garda Síochána, Carrowmanagh, Oughterard, Co.Galway and formerly Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal, on December 9th 2017 peacefully in University College Hospital Galway. Brother of the late Johnny, husband of Mary and father of Patrick, Geraldine, John, and Fergus, granddad of John, Patrick, Owen, Emmet, Nicole, Caroline, Jennifer, Katie, Andrina, Julianne and Mark, daughters in law Bríd, Anna, Ann-Marie, son in law Michael, and Mary partner of Patrick.

Reposing at Walsh's funeral home Oughterard on Monday the 11th from 5-7pm. Requiem mass at 12 noon on Tuesday 12th December in the Church of the Immaculate Conception Oughterard. Burial afterwards in Kilcummin Cemetery Oughterard.


Breege McDevitt – 4 December

Drimnafinaqle

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny on Tuesday at 2pm to arrive at her residence at 4pm. Removal from her residence on Thursday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.


Charlie Cannon – 25 September
Doonan, Donegal Town

The death has occurred of Charlie Cannon, Doonan, peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains reposing at his late residence from 7pm to 10:00pm today and from 11am to 10pm tomorrow, Tuesday. Removal to St Mary’s Church, Killymard at 10:15am Wednesday for Funeral Mass at 11:00am with interment immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. House private on morning of the funeral, please.


Margaret McNelis – 25 September

Fr McDyer Terrace, Glencolmcille.

Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains reposing at Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sanfields, Ardara, this evening from 6pm to 9pm with removal at 9pm to her late residence at Fr McDyer Terrace, Glencolmcille. House private tomorrow (Tuesday) with family time only. Removal on Wednesday morning to St Columba’s Church, Glencolmcille for 11am Funeral Mass with  burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Kathleen McShane - 19 September

Derrylaghan, Kilcar

Remains currently reposing at her residence. Removal from her residence on Friday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 12 noon with burial afterwards at Kilcar cemetery. House private from 11pm to 11am.


Eamonn Molloy – 4 September
Meenaneary, Carrick

Peacefully at Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs. Sadly missed by his sisters Noirín, Máire and Patsy (Glenties) and his brother Seán (England), nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Remains will be arriving at his home in Meenaneary this evening, Monday at 6pm. Funeral Mass in St. Patrick's Church, Meenaneary on Wednesday at 11am with burial afterwards in Carrick Cemetery. House private please from 11pm to 10am on both nights.


Evelyn Gillespie – 30 August
Creeveen, Carrick

The death has occurred in Chicago, USA of Evelyn Gillespie, formerly of Creenveen, Carrick, Co Donegal. Sadly missed by her sister, Sheila McGonigle, Inishowen, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Her Ashes will arrive at St. Columba's Church, Carrick on Sunday 3rd September for 11 o'clock Funeral Mass with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Vera Herron (née McNeils) – 23 August
Carrick

Peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital. Predeceased by her husband Brian, Ardara. Sadly missed by her sisters Maggie (Teelin), Rose (Chicago), Monica (Chicago), Nora (Chicago) and Phyllis (Chicago) her brothers Sean (Chicago) & Kevin (London), all her nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Removal from Killybegs Community Hospital on Wednesday, 23rd, at 6.30pm to St Columba's Church, Carrick. Funeral Mass on Thursday, 24th, at 11.00 am in St. Columba's Church, Carrick with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Gráinne Boyle (nee Curran) – 26 July

Kilcar

Peacefully at home after a long illness. Sadly missed by her loving husband Aodh, her children Kieran, Louise, Shaunie, Paul, Gráinne & Kevin, her daughters-in-law Tracey and Sinéad, son-in-law Donal, her grandchildren Seánie, Cillian, Matthew, Kayleigh, Eoghan and Alannah, brothers, Francis, Jimmy, Kieran, sisters, Margaret, Nora, Kathleen, Sheila, Ann, Bríd & Máire, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at her daughter Louise's home in Kilcar, from tomorrow, Thursday, 11am. Removal to St Cartha's Church, Kilcar, for Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Saturday, 29th July, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. House private tonight (Wednesday) and from 11pm-11am on Thursday and Friday night.

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Friends of Sligo General Hospital or Donegal Cancer Bus, donations can be made through Currans Funeral Services or any family member.


Margaret Kennedy (nee Molloy) – 15 July

Meenaneary

Age 87, passed away peacefully at her home, Meenaneary, Carrick, Co Donegal, yesterday Saturday 15th July. Predeceased by her husband Francis and survived by her family, Seamus, Bernard, Mary, Anna, Proinsias, Oliver, her sister Ann Wilmington, Delaware, USA, her sisters-in-law Mary A Molloy, Meenacharvey, Annie Molloy England, 14 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Reposing at her home on Sunday and Monday. Funeral Mass at St Patrick's Church, Meenaneary, on Tuesday at 12 noon (18th July). Burial afterwards at St Columba's Cemetery, Carrick.


Connell O’Gara – 12 July

Carrick Lower, Carrick

The death has occurred of Connell O'Gara, Carrick Lower, Co Donegal at St James Hospital, Dublin. Predeceased by his dear wife Bernadette, will be sadly missed by his loving family, daughters Margaret, Bríd, Claire, Nora and Caitlín, his sons Cathal, Connell, Peter, Noel and Clement, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, his brother John (Wexford), sisters Bríd Herron (Ardara), Catherine O'Haire and Mary Nogher (London), brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Remains leaving Corrigan's Funeral Home, 5 Lower Camden Street, Dublin at 2pm on Friday 14th July to arrive at his late residence for 7pm. Removal on Sunday morning to St Columba's Church, Carrick, for Funeral Mass at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Cardiology Unit, Letterkenny University Hospital, these can be made through Curran's Funeral Services or any family member.


Joe Forde – 9 June

Shalvey, Kilcar.

Removal from Gibson’s Funeral Home in Convoy at 4pm today to his residence. Removal from there on Sunday at 10:30am to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 11am funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to Killybegs Community Hospital.


Patrick C. Cunningham – 24 May
Glencar Scotch, Letterkenny / Carrick

The peaceful death has occurred on Wednesday 24th May 2017 of the late Patrick C. Cunningham, Glencar Scotch, Letterkenny and formerly of Carrick, Co. Donegal. Beloved husband of the late Sarah and devoted father of sons Michael, Aidan and Derek.

Remains reposing at his late residence. Funeral Mass in St. Eunan's Cathedral, Letterkenny, on Friday 26th May at 12 midday with burial afterwards in Conwal Cemetery.


Brígid Kelly (née McNally) – 4 May
Ballymore, Teelin

Suddenly, at the Day Care Centre, Carrick, surrounded by her friends. Predeceased by her loving husband John, Brígid will be sadly missed by her son John, daughter-in-law Anne Marie, grandchildren Aidan and Shauna, her sisters Grace and Ann, nieces, nephews, and a wide circle of relatives and friends.

Reposing at her son John's home, Ballymore, Teelin, from today, Wednesday at 2pm. Removal to St Columba's Church, Carrick on Friday 5th May for 11am Funeral Mass with interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Seamus Doherty - 11 April

Carrick Road, Kilcar

The death has occurred in Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire, England, and formerly Carrick Road, Kilcar of Seamus Doherty. Beloved husband of Annette, much loved father of Aidan, Emer,and Orla, cherished brother of Máire Gildea (St.Albans), Caitlín Hegarty ,(Luton), Michael (St.Albans), Donal (Headford), Gerard (Ballybofey), Ursula Molloy (Breenagh, Letterkenny). Very deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife, son, daughters, brothers, sisters, nieces, nephews, brothers in law, sisters in law, extended family circle, and to his many friends in Beaconsfield, England and Kilcar.

Remains arriving at St.Cartha's Church, Kilcar on Wednesday, May 3rd, at 6 pm to repose overnight. Funeral Mass on Thursday, May 4th, at 11am, with interment afterwards in the local cemetery.


John Molloy - 28 April

Carrick Road, Kilcar

Removal from Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny Friday at 6pm to arrive at his residence at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11am in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar followed by burial in Kilcar Cemetery. House strictly private please.


Joe Cunningham – 24 April

Muckross, Kilcar

Removal from Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs, today Monday at 3pm to arrive at his residence at 3:30pm Removal from his residence on Wednesday at 11:30am for funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon. Burial afterward in Kilcar cemetery.


Fionnuala Hegarty – 18 April
Main St., Kilcar

Suddenly at University Hospital Galway. Beloved wife of Ian and much loved mother of Elaine, Ian,  Valerie, Paul and Stephen, brothers Sean and Leo, sisters Mary-Ann, Nora and Breege, son in-law David, daughter in-law Mairead, grandsons Darragh, Cian, Eoin and Cathal, sisters in-law, brothers in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. R.I.P Arriving at her residence in Main St. Kilcar on Wednesday 19th April at approximately 9 pm . Reposing at her home until Friday morning 21st with removal to St. Cartha's Church Kilcar to arrive for requiem mass at 12 Noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.


 Phoncie Haughey – 17 April
Rahnnakillia, Teelin
 

Unexpectedly in Galway University Hospital. Predeceased by his loving wife Eileen, will be sadly missed by his brothers, Joseph, Brendan, Gerard and Sean Martin, his sisters Mary and Bríd, his many nieces and nephews, sisters in-law, brothers in-law, Uncles and Aunts, relatives and friends. 

Remains will be arriving at his late residence on Wednesday 19th April at 5.30pm. Reposing at his home until Friday morning 21st April with removal to St Columba's Church, Carrick to arrive for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Hugh O’Gara – 15 April
Ascal Mhuire, Cashel, Glencolmcille

Peacefully, at his residence. Removal from Shovlin's Funeral Home, Sandfields, Ardara, this evening, Sunday, at 6pm to arrive at St Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille, for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Monday morning at 11am, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. House private, please.


Dennis Cunningham – 14 April

Straleel, Kilcar  

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top, Letterkenny, today Saturday at 2pm to arrive at his residence at 4.15pm.  Removal from there on Monday at 12.30pm for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 1pm.  Burial afterwards In Kilcar Cemetery.


Brigid McShane– 31 March

Ballymore, Teelin 

Peacefully at Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs. Remains leaving Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfields, Ardara at 4pm this afternoon to her residence at Ballymore, Teelin. Funeral mass on Sunday morning at 11:15am at St Columba’s Church. Carrick, followed by burial to the adjoining cemetery.  Family time from 11pm to 10am on both nights.


Catherine Byrne - 29 March

Birmingham, Kilkenny and Glencolmcille. 

Remains will arrive at St Columba’s Church, Cashel on Thursday at 11pm.  Funeral mass on Friday morning at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.


Cathie Cunningham – 18 March

Chapel Gate, Carrick.  

The death has occurred peacefully in Donegal Hospice of Cathie Cunningham. Predeceased by her loving husband Colm, sadly missed by her loving family, daughter Agnes, son John, daughter in law Miriam and grandson Colm, brother Fr. Con Cunningham, sisters Sr. Lucy Cunningham DC, Mary Doogan, Anna Kindlon and sister in law Rita Cunningham. Her remains will be leaving Shovlins Funeral Home, Ardara, this evening Saturday at 4.30pm to arrive at her late residence in Carrick at 5.30 pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 11 am in St Columbas Church, Carrick with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family time from 11pm - 10am Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Donegal Hospice.


James Charles (Jimmy) McShane – 13 March
Convent Rd., Letterkenny, Donegal / Kilcar, Donegal

The death has occurred of Jimmy McShane, Convent Road, Letterkenny, formerly of Bogagh, Kilcar, Co. Donegal, retired County Engineer. Predeceased by his son Seamus (Sheamy), deeply regretted by his loving wife Mairead nee McDonagh (Galway), loving father of Sinead Walsh (Kilkenny) and husband Paul, son Eoin (California) and wife Ashley, daughter Una Phelan (Tralee) and husband Zac, grandchildren, in-laws, relatives and friends.

 

Jimmy’s remains will repose at his late home from 7pm this evening, Tuesday, 14th March. Funeral from there on Thursday 16th March, going to St. Eunan’s Cathedral for 10am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the family plot at Conwal Cemetery.

 

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the Donegal Hospice c/o Paschal Blake Funeral Directors, Stoney Arch, New Line Road, Letterkenny.

 

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


Patrick Boyle – 15 February

Cullion, Kilcar

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest Mountaintop, Letterkenny Thursday at 3pm to arrive at his residence at 5pm. Removal on Saturday from his residence at 11.30am for Funeral Mass in St. Cartha's Church, Kilcar at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Killybegs Cemetery. House private from 11pm to 11am both nights. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Cliff and Mountain Rescue.


Hugh O'Donnell – 15 February
Rail Park, Maynooth, Kildare / Crove, Carrick

Peacefully at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown, deeply regretted by his loving wife Josephine, sons, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sister Brighid, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at Reilly’s Funeral Home, Leinster Street, Maynooth on Friday from 4pm followed by removal at 6.30pm to arrive at St. Mary's Church, Maynooth for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday morning at 10am and burial afterwards in Laraghbryan Cemetery.


 Mícheál McGinley-6 January 2017

Carrick Upper and Gweedore.

Remains reposing in his home in Carrick until Monday morning when they will be removed to Maheralosk  Gweedore, reposing until Tuesday and removed to St Marys Church, Derrybeg, Gweedore for 1pm Funeral Mass.  Burial afterwards in Maheragallon Cemetry.  House private from 11pm until 10am the following morning and day of the funeral.

2016 Obituaries

Maisie Cannon – 26 December

Crove, Carrick

Reposing at her residence. Funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, on Wednesday at 12 noon, followed by burial in the local cemetery.


Michael O'Gara – 25 December

Carrick Lower /Moorehall Lodge, Ardee, Louth

Peacefully at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda. Michael deeply regretted by his loving wife Bernie, sadly missed by his daughters Mary Clare and Éillis, sons Charles, John, George, Eunan and Seamus, his step children Cara, Fergal, Orlagh and Bernard, grandchildren, siblings, nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, relatives and friends. Reposing at Moorehall Lodge Oratory on Wednesday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Removal on Thursday morning at 10:45am to the Church of the Nativity of Our Lady, Ardee, Co. Louth arriving for 11 o'clock Mass. Burial afterwards in Deansgrange Cemetery, Dublin.


Mairead Doogan – 19 December

Ballymacfadden, Kilcar

Removal from the Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs this evening at 6:30pm to arrive at her residence at 7pm. Removal from her residence on Wednesday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar cemetery.


Moira Cunningham – 6 December
Cladnagerragh, Kilcar

Removal from Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs, today at 6.30pm to arrive at St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 2pm followed by burial in Kilcar Cemetery.


Connie O’Gara – 28 November

Garaross, Glencolmcille

Removal from Shovlin’s funeral home, Sandfields, Ardara this evening at 6pm going to the family residence in Garaross, Glencolmcille. Removal from his family residence on Thursday morning to St. Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille for 11am mass. Burial after in the adjoining cemetery. House private from 11pm to 10am. Family flowers only.


May McLoughlin - 28 November

Clogher, Carrick.

Peacefully at Harbour Lights Nursing Homes, Killybegs. Remains leaving Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Ardara at 4pm this evening travelling via Killybegs to arrive at her home in Clogher at 5:30pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday at 11am in St. Columba’s Church, Carrick with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the Alzheimers Society of Ireland. House private each night from 11pm until 10am in the morning. 


Teresa Cunningham – 23 November

Drimreagh, Kilcar

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountaintop, Letterkenny arriving at her residence at 3pm. Removal from her residence on Friday at 10:30am for funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 11am. Burial afterward in Kilcar Cemetery.


Bridie McGroarty – 13 October

Largymore, Kilcar.

Removal from Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs, today at 6pm to arrive at St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 6:30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon. Burial afterward in Kilcar cemetery.


Mary Erskine – 2 October

Towney Road, Kilcar,

Removal from her residence this evening at 7:30pm to arrive at St. Carthas Church, Kilcar at 8pm. Funeral mass on Tuesday 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar cemetery. House private please.


Seamus McLoughlin – 26 September

Chapel Gate, Carrick

Remains will be removed this evening from Shovelin’s funeral home, Ardara at 6pm to arrive at his late residence in Carrick for 7pm. House private tonight and Tuesday night from 11pm to 10am and also on morning of funeral. Funeral mass on Wednesday at 11am in St. Columba’s church, Carrick, with burial after in adjoining cemetery.


Mary Curran – 22 September

Gortalia, Kilcar

Remains reposing at her residence. Removal on Saturday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St. Carthas Church, Kilcar at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar cemetery.


Gemma Doherty (née Catterson) – 21 September
Ballymacfadden / Castlefin, Donegal

At Killybegs Community Hospital. Formerly of Gortnamuck, Castlefin. Reposing at the home of her niece, Josephine and Plunkett Connolly, 14, Laughtfoggy Road, Castlederg. Removal on Friday morning, 23rd September, at 10am for Requiem Mass at 11am in St. Mary’s Church, Castlefin. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Castlefin.


John Meehan – 19 September

Chicago / Roelough

Aged 91; loving husband of the late Mary and Mairead; dear brother of Thomas, and the late James, Bridget, Mary, Evelyn, Gracie, Anne, and Kate; cherished uncle of many nieces and nephews. Formerly of Kilcar, Co. Donegal, Ireland. Visitation Thursday 5-9 PM at Gibbons Family Funeral Home, 5917 W. Irving Park Rd. (½ Block East of Austin) and Friday 9:30 AM until mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 AM at St. Margaret Mary Church, 2324 W. Chase Ave. Chicago. Interment All Saints Cemetery. For info 773-777-3944 or www.gffh.com


 Seán Carr – 18 September

Temple Bar, Dublin 2, Dublin / Kilcar

Peacefully in St James’s Hospital. Seán will be sadly missed by his sister Nuala, brothers Michael, Proinnsias, Vincent and Conal, brother-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.

Funeral Service at 11am on Wednesday morning (21 September) in the Unitarian Church, St Stephens’s Green followed by cremation in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross. Family flowers only please.


 Evelyn Gillespie – 11 September

Malinmore, Glencolmcille

Remains reposing at her family residence today. Removal from her family home on Tuesday morning to St. Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille for 11am mass. Burial after in the adjoining cemetery. House private from 10pm tonight to 10am Tuesday morning.


 Jimmy (Beag) Cunningham - 5 September

 Carrick

At Letterkenny University Hospital. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 11am in St. Columba’s church, Carrick, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Alan Raughter - 29 August

Curris, Kilcar

Remains reposing at the Inbhear na Mara Nursing Home, Bundoran from 4pm today. Rosary tonight at 9pm in the nursing home. Removal from there on Wednesday at 6:30pm to St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, for 8pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.


Margaret Hurley – 18 August
Maghera, Derry / Carrick, Donegal

Margaret R.I.P. peacefully at her residence 14 Crawfordsburn Dr beloved wife of the late Joseph and much loved mother of Anne Marie Black, Joseph, Assunta McRory Marad Hasson, Dermot, Madeline Black, Aine Bradley, Fidelma Chapman, Christine O’Hanlon and Paul.

Funeral from her daughter Assunta’s residence 6 Tamney Crescent Maghera on Sunday 21st August at 10.20am for 11 o’clock requiem mass in St Patrick’s church Glen. Interment afterwards in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Marie Curie c/o the family.

Sacred heart of Jesus have mercy on her soul. Deeply regretted by sorrowing sons, daughters, sister Sr Martha, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nephews, nieces and extended family circle.


 Seamus Doogan – 29 June

Drumreagh, Kilcar

Remains currently reposing at his home with removal on Saturday at 11.30am for funeral mass in St. Carthas church, Kilcar at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar cemetery. Family Flowers only. Donations to the Alzheimers Unit, Aras Mac Suibhine or the Palliative Care team, Letterkenny Hospice or c/o John Carr Funeral Director or any family member.


Kathleen O’Donnell - 14 June

Ballymacfadden, Kilcar

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountaintop, Letterkenny today at 2pm to arrive at her home at 4pm. Remains reposing at her home from 4pm. Removal from her home on Wednesday at 12:30pm for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar at 1pm. Burial afterwards in Kilcar cemetery.


 John Boyle – 31 May

Owenteskna, Glencolmcille

At Killybegs Community Hospital. Removal from his late residence today at 6.30pm to St Patrick’s Church, Meenaneary arriving at 7pm. Funeral mass on Thursday at 11am with burial afterwards in Ardara Cemetery. Family time please from 11pm to 10am


 Nora Maguire (née McGinley) – 19 April
Clontarf, Dublin / Glencolmcille

The death has occurred (peacefully) in London, in her 103rd year; beloved wife of the late William and mother of Grainne, Emer, Mary and Rory and the late Laura, Donal and Brenda. She will be very sadly missed by her loving son, daughters, sons-in-Law John and Mike, grandchildren, great-grandson George, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

 Removal on Thursday evening to St. Mary’s Church, Sandyford Village arriving at 7pm. Funeral on Friday after 12 noon Mass to Glasnevin Cemetery.


 James Patrick McShane – 15 April
Cashel, Glencolmcille

Reposing at his home, with rosary at 9pm. Removal on Sunday afternoon to St. Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille, for 1pm Funeral Mass followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 10am, please.


 Kathleen Cunningham - 10 April

Kille, Kilcar

Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her home. Removal from her home on Tuesday at 11.30am for funeral mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Fr Eddie Gallagher Lourdes Fund, care of John Carr or any family member.


 Patrick J. Molloy – 1 April

Menacharvey, Carrick

Remains reposing at his residence. Funeral from there tomorrow (Saturday) morning at 11.40am to St Patrick  Church Meenaneary for 12 noon requiem mass with burial afterwards in Carrick Cemetery.

March 2016

 Cathal O'Gara – 29 March

Mulgannon, Wexford Town, Wexford / Carrick

Dearly loved husband of Mary and much loved father of Ciaran, Derek, Cathal and Garvan. Deeply mourned by his loving wife, sons, brothers, sisters, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at his home from 2 o’ clock to 8 o’ clock tomorrow (Thursday).

Funeral arriving at Church of The Assumption, Bride Street on Friday morning for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Barntown Cemetery.


Mary Agnes Gallagher – 26 March

Cronroad, Kilcar

 Reposing at her residence until removal on Monday at 11.45am to St. Cartha's Church, Kilcar, for funeral Mass at 12.15pm, followed by burial in Kilcar Cemetery.


 Agnes Byrne, nee Gillespie - 24 March

Glen Road, Carrick, aged 97

Peacefully at Killybegs Community Hospital.  Remains will be removed from the hospital chapel today at 4.30pm to arrive at her late residence on the Glen Road, Carrick at 5.00 pm. Removal from there on Sunday morning at 10.45 am to St Columba’s Church Carrick for 11 o’clock Mass with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery.  House private please from 11 o’clock pm until 10 o’clock am on both nights.


 James B Cunningham – 20 March

Teelin Road, Carrick

Known as “Jimmy The Bay”, Teelin Road, Carrick, and late of Philadelphia, peacefully at Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs. Reposing at Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara. Removal from Shovlins Funeral Home today at 4.30pm to St. Columba’s Church, Carrick, to arrive at 5.30pm via Killybegs. Funeral mass on Tuesday at 12 noon with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


(Baby) Molly Marie Rafferty – 20 March

Drimreagh, Kilcar

Funeral Mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar on Tuesday 11am. Burial in Kilcar cemetery. House Private Please.


Francie Byrne - 8 March

Coguish, Kilcar,

Removal from the Eternal Light Chapel of Rest, Mountaintop, Letterkenny today at 4pm to arrive at his residence at 6pm. Removal from his residence on Friday at 11:30am

for funeral mass in St. Carthas Church, Kilcar at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar cemetery.

February 2016

 


James Columba Doherty-28 February

Rannakilla, Teelin.

At Letterkenny University Hospital, removal today from the Chapel of Rest, Mountain Top at 2pm to arrive at the family home at 4pm. Removal on Tuesday evening at 6.45pm to arrive at Carrick Church at 7pm. Funeral mass at 12noon Wednesday morning, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family time from 10pm to 10am.


Nora Carr - 20 February

Leitir, Kilcar

Removal from her residence on Monday at 11:30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.

January 2016

 


Nellie Boyle - 24 January

Owenteskna, Glencolmcille

The death has taken place at her residence of Nellie Boyle, Owenteskna, Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal. Beloved wife of John and much loved mother of Maire, Ann, Sean and Padraig. Deeply regretted by her extended family, relatives and friends. Her remains will repose at her residence from 8pm Sunday evening. Funeral from there on Tuesday morning at 10.30am to St Patrick's Church, Meenanary, for 11am Requiem Mass, with burial afterwards in Ardara Cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 10am, please.


James McBrearty - 19 January

Bogagh, Carrick

Removal from Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Ardara, on Wednesday at 3pm to arrive at his residence at approx. 4pm. Removal from his residence on Friday morning at 10:30am for funeral Mass in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 11am. Burial afterward in Kilcar cemetery.


Bridget McNelis - 17 January

Cashel, Glencolmcille

Removal from her nephew Barney McIntyre’s residence, Cashel, Glencolmcille Monday evening to St Columba’s Church at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am with burial in the adjoining cemetery.


Michael Cannon - 13 January

Dooey, Glencolmcille

Removal to Ireland Knock West Airport today travelling to St Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille to arrive at approximately 6pm. Funeral Mass on Friday morning at 11am, followed by burial after to the adjoining cemetery.


Bella Haughey – 13 January

Drimroe, Glencolmcille

Peacefully. Removal from Killybegs Community Hospital at 3pm to her residence in Drimroe, Glencolmcille. Removal on Thursday to Saint Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille for 6pm. Funeral Mass on Friday afternoon at 2pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Bernard Cannon – 12 January

Crove Upper, Carrick

Removal Tuesday evening from Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara at 7pm to his residence in Crove to arrive at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon in St Cartha’s Church, Kilcar with burial afterwards in local cemetery.


Hilary Fisher – 6 January 2016

Meadreen, Glencolmcille

Peacefully. Removal from Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Sandfield, Ardara at 4pm to St Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille. Funeral Mass tomorrow, Thursday, at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

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