Death of Very Rev Vincent Darragh PE

The death has taken place on Friday 13 March, of Fr Vincent Darragh, formerly of Loup Road, Moneymore.  May he rest in peace.

The funeral arrangements are as follows:
Remains will be reposing at St Patrick’s Church, Ballinderry, from 6.15pm-9pm on Saturday 14th March;
Requiem Mass on Sunday 15th March at 12.00 noon;
Funeral Mass strictly private due to the ongoing Coronavirus situation.

A Mass in memory of Fr Darragh will be arranged at a later date so that his many friends and former parishioners can attend.



Very Rev Vincent Darragh PE

Born: 21 October 1933, Parish of Ballinderry

Studied    St Patrick’s College, Armagh             1947-52
                St Patrick’s College, Maynooth          1952-59

Ordained: 21 June 1959, Maynooth

On loan, Brentwood 1959-65
Curate, Aughnacloy 1965-70
Curate, Monasterboice 1970-73
Curate, Dungannon 1973-82
Missions, Lagos, Nigeria 1982-86
Curate, Keady 1986-89
Diocesan Director, Pontifical Missions Society 1986-2019
Parish Priest, Clonfeacle 1989-2009
Co-Ordinator Days of Reflection, Benburb 1990-2019
Pastor Emeritus, Assistant Pastor, Ardboe 2009-2019
Pastor Emeritus, Retired 2019-2020

Date of Death: 13 March 2020, Cookstown