Death Notice: Daniel Enoch, Drishane

The death has occurred on Monday 9th July 2018 of Daniel Enoch (aged 9), of Dublin 15 & Millstreet. A Funeral Service for Daniel will be held in Cunningham’s Funeral Home, Clonsilla Village on Friday afternoon (13th. July) at 1.00 pm followed by burial in Mulhuddart Cemetery. [1]

Daniel was living at the Drishane Direct Provision Centre, and had just finished 3rd class in Millstreet Boy’s National School. His classmates held a memorial service for him at the school, and had a game of soccer after because that’s what he loved.

A tree was planted at the side of the school in his honour. This plaque is in the ground at the base of the tree.


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