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Donal Musgrave (Class of 1960)

The Union was saddened to hear of the loss of Donal Musgrave (1960)

On 26th December 2020 peacefully in the loving care of the staff in Gregg House, St. Luke’s Home, Cork. Donal will be sadly missed by his loving wife Shirley, children Katie and Darragh, his son in-law Paul and daughter in-law Emer, his grandchildren Oisin, Ronan, Fionn, Aaron and Cian, extended family and friends.

In line with continuing guidance and restrictions, a private family funeral will take place at the Island Crematorium, Cork. No flowers please, donations if desired would be welcomed for St. Luke’s Home.

President Michael D. Higgins paid tribute to Musgrave whose "work spanned a range of titles that make up the history of Irish journalism". He was "recognised as a mentor to many in journalism, he will be remembered for a professionalism that included a kindness and a deep concern for the issues on which he reported”. President Michael D. Higgins paid tribute to Musgrave whose "work spanned a range of titles that make up the history of Irish journalism". He was "recognised as a mentor to many in journalism, he will be remembered for a professionalism that included a kindness and a deep concern for the issues on which he reported”. From his obituary in the Irish Times (see link below to read the full article)

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/social-affairs/journalist-donal-musgrave-78-dies-after-long-illness-1.4446054

May he rest in peace.

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