Diocese of Derry announces the death of Bishop Seamus Hegarty RIP

20 Sep 2019

With sadness we announce the passing from this world of Seamus Hegarty, Bishop Emeritus of Derry and former Bishop of Raphoe, who died after an illness in Letterkenny University Hospital, Co Donegal.  Bishop Hegarty was born on 26 January 1940.  Funeral arrangements to follow.  

May he rest in peace.  Amen. 


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