It is with great sadness that we in Shannon Gaels GAA hear of the death of one of our Honorary Presidents Fr. John O’Donnell. Our Club would like to express its deepest sympathies to his family and friends.
Funeral announcement: Very Rev. Fr. John O’Donnell, Rockview, Blacklion, County Cavan, retired Parish Priest of Killinagh/Glangevlin, on the 25th of July 2018 peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Deeply regretted by his brothers Patrick (Chicago, USA), Jimmy (Cashleen Lower, Termon P.O., Letterkenny) and Danny (Glencar, Letterkenny), sisters Margaret Farrell (London), Anna Boyle, (Port na Blagh), Mary Shanahan (London), Kathleen Fingh (Peterborough, England), Rose McSwiggan (Glenties), brothers and sisters-in-law, nephews and nieces, Cardinal Sean Brady, Bishop Leo O’Reilly and the Priests of the Diocese of Kilmore, extended family and friends and past parishioners particularly those of the Parish of Killinagh & Glangevlin.
Reposing at his home, Rockview, Blacklion from 6pm today, Thursday 26th July 2018 until 10pm and on Friday 27th July 2018 from 11am to 6pm. House private thereafter. Removal to St. Patrick’s Church Killinagh, Blacklion arriving at 8 pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday, 28th July 2018 at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the church grounds.