Very Rev Kevin O’Doherty, RIP

The death has taken place on Sunday 12th January 2020 at the Donegal Hospice, Letterkenny, Co Donegal, of Very Rev Kevin O’Doherty retired Parish Priest of Newtowncunningham & Killea.

Born: 5th April 1939.

Ordained: 2nd June 1963 in St Peter’s College, Wexford for the Diocese of Motherwell, Scotland


 Motherwell Diocese, Scotland                                                      1963 – 1987

Chaplain to Pobalscoil Chloich Cheannfhaola, Falcarragh            1987

temp CC, Tory Island                                                                      1988

CC, Newtowncunningham                                                             1989

PP, Newtowncuningham & Killea                                                2000

Retired as PP due to ill health.                                                     2009

Fr O’Doherty’s Remains will repose at the Parochial House, Newtowncunningham from 3pm on Monday 13th January 2020.

Requiem Mass in All Saints Church, Newtowncunningham on Tuesday 14th January 2020 at 1pm with Interment afterwards in the adjoining Cemetery.


May his soul rest in the peace of Christ.