Obituaries, Thursday, December 29th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Roland Armstrong, Beltra

John McGauran, Ballisodare

Patrick Ward, Killybegs

John Gallagher, Grange

Denis Mc Cormack, Pettigo



Roland Armstrong, Beltra, Co. Sligo. Suddenly. Remains will arrive at Christ Church, Beltra, on Friday morning for service at 10am with committal in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross, Dublin at 4pm. House strictly private.


John McGauran, Lugawarry, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. Reposing in St. Mary’s Oratory, Ballisodare, this evening until 7pm. Funeral will arrive in St. Brigid’s Church, Corhownagh, Ballisodare, on Friday morning for 11am funeral mass followed by burial in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. House private please. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons, Funeral Directors, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.


Patrick Ward, Roughra, Killybegs. Suddenly. Remains will leave Shovlin’s Funeral Home Sandfield, Ardara, this  evening at 6pm travelling to the residence of his sister Phyllis Melly, Fintra Road, Killybegs. Removal from there tomorrow evening at 6.30pm to The Church of the Holy Family, Ardara, ariving at 7.15p.m. Funeral mass on Saturday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to Killybegs Coast Guard and Donegal Mountain Rescue,  C/o any family member.


John Gallagher, Moneygold, Grange, Co. Sligo at Sligo University Hospital.
Reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home,  Chapel Road, Cliffoney on Friday evening from 5.30pm with removal at 7.15pm to arrive at the Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am. Burial afterwards in Ahamlish Cemetery.


Denis Mc Cormack, Carrickrory, Pettigo, Co. Donegal. Suddenly. Remains will be reposing at his sister, Mairead’s house, Carrickrory, Pettigo, from Saturday at 12pm. Removal of remains on Sunday at 11.30am to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Pettigo, for requiem Mass at 12pm. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private please. 

Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.