Priest warns of fragility of life as funerals continue in Inishowen

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The Chief Celebrant at the funeral of one of the victims of Sunday night’s road crash in Inishowen is appealing to young people to remember they are not indestructible.
Fr John Walsh made the comments at the requiem mass for 22 year old Eamonn McDaid from Buncrana, who was killed along with seven other in the tragedy. Three funerals took place yesterday, four more have been taking place today.
Requiem mass for Paul Doherty from Ballyliffin began at St Mary’s Church in Clonmany at 10 o’clock this morning. Today would have been his 20th birthday.
An hour later, the funeral of 22 year old Eamon McDaid from Buncrana began in St Mary’s Church in Cockhill.
Fr John Walshe urged the young people in the congregation to take care……

This afternoon requiem mass took place in St Mary’s Church, Clonmany for 19 year old Ciaran Sweeney of ballyliffin, while an hour later, the funeral began in St Mary’s Church, Cockhill of 21 year old Damien McLaughlin from Buncrana.
The last of the victims, James Mc Elaney of Minaduff, Clonmany, will be buried after 11 o’clock requiem mass in St Mary’s Church Clonmany tomorrow (Fri) morning.


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