Very Rev Seamus Gallagher, PP, Frosses (INVER) – RIP

The death has taken place on Thursday, 18th October 2018 at the Parochial House, Frosses, Co Donegal, of Father Seamus Gallagher, aged 57. He was Parish Priest of Frosses (Inver).

Born: 8th May 1961.

Ordained: 23rd June 1985 in St Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny, Co Donegal by Bishop Seamus Hegarty.

Fr Gallagher received his primary education in St Crona’s NS, Dungloe and his Secondary Education in St Eunan’s College, Letterkenny. He began his training for the Priesthood at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth in 1979 from where he was ordained to the Priesthood in 1985.


  • CC, Stranorlar & Chaplain St Columba’s College 1985
  • Chaplain Irish Nurses Guild 1988
  • CC, Tory Island 1989
  • CC Glencolmcille & Chaplain Carrick Vocational School 1989
  • Staff member of St Eunan’s College, Letterkenny 1991
  • CC Gaoth Dobhair 1991 – 1994
  • Peru Mission 1994 – 1998
  • CC Aardaghey 1998 – 2006
  • CC Leitirmacaward & Doochary 2006 – 2009
  • PP Newtowncunningham 2009 – 2013
  • PP Inver (Frosses) 2013 –

Remains arriving at St Crona’s Church, Dungloe for Mass this evening, Friday 19th October for 7.30pm. Rosary at 10pm.

Fr Seamus’s remains will repose at the Parochial House, Frosses from 5pm – 10pm on Saturday 20th October and from 12 noon – 10pm on Sunday 21st October. Rosary both nights at 10pm.

Requiem Mass will take place in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses on Monday 22nd October at 12noon following by burial in St Naul’s Cemetery, Ardaghey.

May his soul rest in the peace of Christ.