G. McCool & Son Funeral Directors

G. McCool & Son Funeral Directors have been providing our range of professional funeral services to the community of Ballybofey and the surrounding areas since 1930. Our fully furbished funeral home offers a welcoming and comfortable environment in which to commemorate the life of your loved one. We cater for all religions and denominations and can tailor our services to meet your unique requirements.

Our main aim is to relieve you of any of the stresses involved with planning a funeral and to make you feel at ease. We carry out all funeral arrangements in line with your wishes or the wishes of the deceased, whether you require a traditional burial or a cremation.

G. McCool & Son Funeral Directors are proud member of the Irish Association of Funeral Directors and the Embalmers Association of Ireland.

We also have a Chapel of Rest, which can be used at the request of the family.

We provide a 24 hour service, every day of the year.

At G. McCool & Son Funeral Directors we understand the difficulties of the grieving process which is why we are here to help. Contact us for more information.

Our Funeral Services

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  • Provision Of Chapel Of Rest (At Family's Request)

  • Liaise With The Celebrant

  • Undertake Both Burials And Cremations

  • Grave Opening, In The Case Of Burial

  • Completion Of All Relevant Paperwork And Formalities For Cremation

  • Hygienic Preparation Of The Deceased For Viewing And Waking

  • Transportation Of The Deceased In A Secure And Dignified Manner

  • Organising Ceremony Music & Ordering Floral Tributes (Silk Or Fresh Flowers)

  • Placement Of Death Notices (Radio, Press, Web) As Requested

  • Provision Of Condolence Books For The Family

  • Arrange Funeral Car Transport For The Bereaved Family (As Requested)

  • Repatriation Of The Deceased To And From Ireland, If Required

  • After-Funeral Care And Assistance, As Needed


If required, we can arrange for the repatriation of your loved one to and from Ireland, handling all the logistics of the repatriation process so any hassle is minimised. We coordinate with all the relevant embassies, coroners and airlines to facilitate the transport of the deceased to the required destination.

Contact us to learn more about our repatriation service.

Helpful Services

At G. McCool & Son Funeral Directors we understand more than anyone the difficulties of the grieving process. Emotions run high and it can be sometimes difficult to manage. If you are struggling with grief, here are some useful links:

Citizens Information Bereavement Counselling and Support
Bereavement Ireland Services
National Association of Widows in Ireland
Rainbows Ireland (Children & Teenager Grief Support)
Irish Hospice Foundation

Contact Us

G. McCool & Son Funeral Directors

Dooish, Ballybofey,
Co. Donegal, Ireland


074 913 1016

Gary McCool
086 8891871
Gerard McCool
087 2502879