Obituaries, Friday, December 23rd, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


John Mullen, Glasgow

Bobby Roemer, Carraroe

Philomena O’Brien, Strokestown

Anne Mullaghan, Sligo

Kathleen O’Grady, Sligo



John Mullen, Glasgow, Scotland, and formerly of Kiernan Avenue, Collooney, County Sligo. Peacefully at his residence. Husband of Kathleen, son of Annie and the late Raymond Mullen, and brother of Christopher, Steven, Caroline and Andrew.  A memorial mass will be offered up in The Church of the Assumption, Collooney, on Saturday, January 7th at 12 noon.



Bobby Roemer, ‘Sherwood House’, Carraroe, County Sligo. Aged 15 years. Reposing at his home at Carraroe until 8pm today. Home private at all other times. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Saturday in St. John’s Church, Carraroe. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.



Philomena O’Brien, nee McGrath, Cloonslanor, Strokestown, County Roscommon, and formerly of Rathrippon, Collooney, County Sligo. At the Roscommon University Hospital. Wife of Tom O’Brien, mother of Vincent, Letterkenny; Jacqueline Walsh, Galway and Stephanie Shields, Strokestown. Reposing at her home today until 8pm. Removal to Strokestown Parish Church on Saturday to arrive for funeral mass at 11.30am, with burial afterwards in Strokestown Cemetery.



Anne (Nancy) Mullaghan, nee McCormack. Heatherview, Tonaphubble Lane, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo today from 5.30pm with removal at 7pm to Sligo Cathedral, arriving at 7.30pm. Mass Of The Resurrection on Saturday at 11.30am with burial in Sligo Cemetery afterwards.



Kathleen (Kay) O’Grady, Nee Maguire, Knocknarea Villas, Sligo. Peacefully at Mowlam Nursing Home. Reposing at her residence today from until 5.30pm with removal at 6pm to Sligo Cathedral, arriving at 6.30pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 1.30pm on Saturday with funeral proceeding to St Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, afterwards. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to the Alzheimer’s Daycare Centre, Dunally, care of Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.