Obituaries, Saturday, December 24th, 10am

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

Jim Boyle, Frosses


John Mullen, Glasgow, Scotland, and formerly of Kiernan Avenue, Collooney, County Sligo. Peacefully at his residence. 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. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am today 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. Removal to Strokestown Parish Church today 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.  Mass Of The Resurrection today at 11.30am with burial in Sligo Cemetery afterwards.



Kathleen (Kay) O’Grady, Nee Maguire, Knocknarea Villas, Sligo. Peacefully at Mowlam Nursing Home.  Mass of the Resurrection at 1.30pm today 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.


Jim Boyle, Drimbarren, Frosses, County Donegal. Further arrangements to be announced later, enquiries to Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles on 0876781000.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.