The death has taken place of well-known Donegal businessman John Hanna.
Mr Hanna, the Managing Director of the famous Hanna Hats in Donegal Town, passed away peacefully at the Beacon Hospital in Dublin.
He was surrounded by his loving family including his wife Mary, daughters Amanda Jane, Eleanor and Bernadette and his son John Patrick.
The late Mr Hanna’s family posted a touching message on the company’s Facebook Page last night.
It reads “It’s with a very heavy heart that we the Hanna family must say goodbye to our Dad, John Hanna our best friend, husband, father & Grandfather. Dad sadly passed away early this morning.
“He touched so many lives & brought so much joy & laughter. He will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace
John’s remains will be reposing at his late residence today (Wed) from 1pm until 10pm and on Thursday 16th May from 1pm until 10pm.
Removal from there on Friday morning to St. Mary’s Church, Killymard for 11am funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in Clar Cemetery.
May he rest in peace.
In this Celtic Ranch Community video series from 2013, John Hanna is featured giving a guide to historical hats in his office: