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Feargal Sharkey’s father (99) laid to rest

Feargal Sharkey

Feargal Sharkey

The funeral has taken place in Londonderry of Jim Sharkey, father of Feargal Sharkey, former front man of the punk band The Undertones, after he passed away in his hundredth year.

The former chart topper, who had a solo No 1 with A Good Heart, travelled back to the city to help lay his father to rest following Requiem Mass at St Eugene’s Cathedral yesterday (Thursday).

Mr Sharkey, who died at his home at Abbey House, was the beloved husband of the late Sibeal, and father of Ursula, Jimmy, Bridgin, Michael, Feargal, Diarmuid and the late Patricia.

 

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