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13th Oct 2022

Funeral details announced for Kate Donohoe and her son Vincent

Ellen Fitzpatrick

The funeral is set for later this week.

The funeral details have been announced following the deaths of a mum and son who were discovered in their home in Dublin.

The remains of 44 year old Kate Donohoe and her 11 month old baby Vincent were discovered in an upstairs bedroom in their home in Beechwood estate in Clonee, Dublin 15 on Saturday.

Gardaí are now treating the matter as a “personal tragedy” after Gardaí were alerted when a friend of Kate’s became concerned after not being able to reach her for 24 hours.

The family has now said they “died peacefully” and confirmed they are to hold a private funeral service.

They also said that any donations can be made to St Vincent de Paul “in memory of Kate and Vincent”.

Kate and Vincent’s bodies are reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Clonsilla on Friday evening from 6pm to 8pm with a private funeral following.

A notice on reads: “Donohoe, Kate and Vincent, Clonee, Dublin 15 died on October 8, 2022 peacefully at home.

“Predeceased by Kate’s Mum Margaret, brother Paul and Vincent’s grandparents Tom and Eileen Connolly. Sadly missed by their loving families, Vincent’s Dad Tom, aunts Ann-Marie and Louise, uncle Paul, cousins Jonathan, Ross, Cian and Dylan, Kate’s Dad and Vincent’s grandfather John, Catherine, sister and aunt Niamh, nephews and niece Ben, Ana and Jay, Kate’s aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

“Reposing at Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Clonsilla on Friday evening from 6pm to 8pm. A private family funeral will take place.

“Family flowers only, donations, if desired, to the St Vincent de Paul in memory of Kate and Vincent.”