Obituaries, Tuesday, January 3rd, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


John Oliver Battell, England and Ballymote

Sean Mc Guinness, Sligo

Gerry Wynne, Arigna

Jackie Mahon, Sligo


John Oliver Battell, (known as Ollie) Lancashire, England & formerly of Ardnaglass, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully following a long illness. Funeral arriving on Wednesday at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote at 7pm via Ireland West Knock Airport. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12pm, followed by burial in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. Family flowers only. Donations, in lieu if desired, to Macmillan Cancer Support, care of any family member.


Sean McGuinness, Mc Guinness’s Pub, Market St., Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral this afternoon at 2:30pm for Mass of the Resurrection with burial in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only please.

Gerry Wynne, Timpaun, Lough Allen, Arigna, Co.Roscommon. Son of Johnny and Bridgie Wynne, Lough Allen. At Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. Enquiries to Seamus Gallagher Funeral Director, Drumkeerin on 0872448642.


Jackie Mahon, St. Anne’s Terrace, Sligo. Suddenly At Sligo University Hospital. Retired Staff Clifford Electrical. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. House Private Please. Enquiries to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home on 0719162140.


 Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.