first_imgA large crowd turned out today for the funeral of Micheal Doherty – father of Donegal TD Pearse Doherty.The well-known 70 year old passed away suddenly early on Monday morning at his home in Derrybeg.A large number of mourners attended this morning’s funeral at St Mary’s Church in Derrybeg followed by burial at Magheragallon Cemetery. Among the many mourners was Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams, MLA Pat Doherty, fellow Donegal TD Padraig MacLochlainn and many other political representatives.The party’s deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald offered her sympathies in the Dáil during Leaders’ Questions today. FUNERAL TAKES PLACE OF PEARSE DOHERTY’S FATHER was last modified: April 18th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:funeralMIcheal DohertyPearse Dohertylast_img