The death has occurred of well known teacher Cathal Brugha McDevitt

Originally from Kilcar in Donegal and widely known as ‘The Bru’ he was for many years principal of Navan Vocational school.

Funeral arrangements below


Cathal Brugha Mac Devitt, Moatville, Navan and late of Kilcar, Co.Donegal has passed away peacefully in his 90th year; January 26th 2023. (retired school principal). Predeceased by his brothers Kevin and Ruairì and sister Delma. Dearly loved husband of Mary and father of Sinéad, Rory, Conal, Niamh, Eimear and Aedín. Sadly missed by his grandchildren Conor, Kieran, Finn, Éva, Kate, Cormac, Eoin, Ella and Pearse; great grandson Hector; sisters Sr. Eithne, Sìle, Nuala and Crona; brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May Cathal Brugha Rest in Peace.

Reposing at the Fitzsimons Funeral Home, Canon Row, Navan on Sunday afternoon from 3 o’clock to 5 o’clock. Removal on Monday morning to St.Mary’s Church, Navan, for 12 noon Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Finian’s Cemetery.

“Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis”.

House private please. Family flowers only.


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