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Travel editor's mother dies

THE death has taken place of Sheila O'Doherty, the mother of Irish Independent travel editor Gemma O'Doherty.

Mrs O'Doherty, from Ranelagh in Dublin, died yesterday at Strathmore Nursing Home in Callan, Co Kilkenny. She is survived by her children Catherine, David, Hilary and Gemma.

Her removal from Fanagans Funeral Home in Aungier Street to Church of Mary Immaculate Refuge of Sinners in Rathmines takes place today, arriving at 5pm. Her funeral will take place tomorrow after 10am Mass.

Irish Independent