Very Rev Brian Quinn, RIP

The death has taken place on Sunday 26th June 2022 at Letterkenny University Hospital, of Very Rev Brian Quinn Parish Priest of Aughaninshin, Letterkenny (Irish Martyrs).

Born: 28th March 1958

Ordained: 13th June 1982 in St Brigid’s Church, Ballintra, Co Donegal

Fr Quinn received his primary education in St Eunan’s National School, Laghey and secondary school at De La Salle College, Ballyshannon (1970-1975) before beginning his journey to Priesthood at St Kieran’s College, Kilkenny (1976-1982).


St Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny 1982-1989

CC, Tory Island (pro-tem) 1986

CC, Kilcar 1989-1991

CC Milford 1991-1992

CC Golan 1992-1994

PP Aughaninshin (Irish Martyrs, Letterkenny) ADM 1994, PP 2000 – present


Fr Quinn’s Remains will repose at the Church of the Irish Martyrs, Letterkenny today Monday 27th June from 6pm – 9pm and from 11am – 9pm on Tuesday 28th June. Rosary in the Church at 9pm each evening.


Requiem Mass on Wednesday 29th June at 11am in the Church of the Irish Martyrs, Letterkenny with burial afterwards in Conwal Cemetery.


May his soul rest in the peace of Christ.