Obituaries, Friday, December 30th, 10am

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

Sean Murphy, Killybegs

Jimmy Leahy, Mountcharles



Roland Armstrong, Beltra, Co. Sligo. Suddenly. Remains will arrive at Christ Church, Beltra this 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. Funeral will arrive in St. Brigid’s Church, Corhownagh, Ballisodare this 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. Removal from the residence of his sister Phyllis Melly, Fintra Road, Killybegs this evening at 6.30 pm to The Church of the Holy Family, Ardara, arriving 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 McGloins Funeral home,  Chapel Road, Cliffoney, this 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.

Sean Murphy, Riverdale Heights, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at his residence from 3pm to 11pm today and from 11am to 11pm on Saturday. Removal from his home on Sunday morning at 10.30am to St. Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 11am Funeral Mass. Removal afterwards for burial in St. Peter’s Cementry, Drogheda, Co Louth.

Jimmy Leahy, Glencoagh, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. Remains will be reposing at his late residence today from 2pm until 10pm and tomorrow from 2pm until 10pm. Removal from there on Sunday morning for 11am funeral mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart,  Mountcharles, with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. House private on the morning of the funeral. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired to Donegal hospice, c/o Gallagher Funeral directors, Mountcharles, or any family member.
Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.