Obituaries, Thursday, January 5th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Ann Connolly, Laghey

Michael (Mickey) McDonagh, Sligo

Claire Somers, Belleek

Ethel Acheson, Riverstown

Josie White, Ballyshannon


Ann Connolly, Mullinasole, Laghey. At Arus Macshuibine Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey. Reposing at the Arus Macshuibne Nursing Home with removal today at 7pm to St Bridget’s Church, Ballintra. Private removal, family only please. Funeral mass on Friday at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Michael (Mickey) McDonagh, Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo and formerly of  Benbulben Terrace, Sligo. Peacefully at Nazareth Nursing Home. Retired staff Brooks Hanley, Sligo. Reposing at the Foley & McGowan funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo on Friday from 5.30pm  to  7pm. Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral on Saturday for  Mass of the Resurrection at 1130am. Interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only please , Donations in lieu if desired to  The Stroke Unit, Sligo University Hospital C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Claire Somers nee Keown, 17 Blackrock Park Belleek Co. Fermanagh. Remains reposing at her residence today until 9pm. House private at all other times. Remains will arrive in St. John the Baptist Church, Toura, on Saturday for 11 a.m. Funeral Mass followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please.


Ethel Acheson, nee Acheson, Ballinarry, Lough Arrow, Riverstown, Co. Sligo and late of Tangier House, Boyle. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at her residence on Friday from 2pm until 9pm. Funeral will arrive at Tawnagh Parish Church of Ireland, Coopershill, Riverstown, Co. Sligo on Saturday for 1pm funeral service followed by burial in Aughanagh Graveyard, Ballinafad, Co. Sligo. House private on Saturday morning please. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Family Room Stroke Unit, Sligo University Hospital, c/o Foley & McGowan funeral directors, Market Yard, Sligo.


Josie White, Dunmuckrim, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Unexpectedly at his residence. Reposing at his late residence on Friday from 11am to 9pm. Further funeral arrangements to be announced later. All enquires to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087 2485819


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.