“King Mummer” honoured

“King Mummer” honoured
A special tribute was paid to the fund raising work carried out by Dunfanaghy man Desmond Stewart of the “The Sheephaven Mummers”.

A special tribute was paid to the fund raising work carried out by Dunfanaghy man Desmond Stewart of the “The Sheephaven Mummers”.

The group are a well-known sight events around the county, have worked tireless over the years to raise funds for the Donegal Hospice.

Their annual presentation was on Friday where a special presentation was made to Desmond who helped the group raise almost €200,000 for the hospice charity since they began. The presentation was made by former Donegal person of the Year and neighbour of Desmond and his wife Mavis, Anne Marie Ward .

Carrie Harvey and Mary McGarry, representing the hospice also thanked Desmond for his huge contribution over the years.