Obituaries, Saturday, January 7th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Michael McDonagh, Sligo

Claire Somers, Belleek

Ethel Acheson, Riverstown

Caroline Duncan, Ballintra

Josie White, Ballyshannon

Andrew Brogan, Donegal Town

Mícheál McGinley, Carrick




Michael (Mickey) McDonagh, Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo and formerly of Benbulben Terrace, Sligo. Peacefully at the Nazareth Nursing Home. Retired staff Brooks Hanley, Sligo. Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral this morning for Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am. Interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Stroke Unit, Sligo University Hospital c/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors.


Claire Somers nee Keown, 17 Blackrock Park, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. House private at all times. Remains will arrive in St. John the Baptist Church, Toura, this morning for 11am 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. Funeral will arrive at Tawnagh Parish Church of Ireland, Coopershill, Riverstown, Co. Sligo today for 1pm funeral service followed by burial in Aughanagh Graveyard, Ballinafad, Co. Sligo. House private this  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.


Caroline Duncan, 64 Forge Avenue, Ballintra, Co Donegal.  Reposing at Donegal Community Hospital, this evening from 5pm to 7pm.  Removal on Sunday to Donegal Presbyterian Church for funeral service at 2pm, followed by burial in the Glebe Cemetery, Donegal Town.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Donegal Community Hospital Patient’s Comfort Fund, care of George Irwin Funeral Directors, or any family member.  House strictly private please.


Josie White, Dunmuckrim, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal.  Reposing at his late residence today, from 10am to 5am.  Removal Saturday evening at 6.15pm to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon for 7pm.  Reposing Overnight.  Funeral mass Sunday in St. Joseph’s Church at 10am with internment in the adjoining cementry.


Andrew (Andy) Brogan, The Mullins, Donegal Town.  Peacefully in Donegal Hospital.  Remains reposing at his late residence from 4pm until 10pm today.  House private at all other times please.  Funeral Mass On Sunday at 11 am in St Mary’s Church, Killymard with burial immediately afterwards in The Old Abbey Grave yard Donegal Town.  House private on Sunday morning please.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Donegal Town Community Hospital care of any family member or Faulkner Funeral Service


Mícheál McGinley, Carrick and Gweedore.  Remains will repose in Carrick this evening from 6pm until Monday morning when they will be removed to Maheralosk ( MAHERA-LOSHK) Gweedore, reposing until Tuesday and removed to St Marys Church, Derrybeg, Gweedore for 1pm Funeral Mass.  Burial afterwards in Maheragallon Cemetry.  House private from 11pm until 10am the following morning and day of the funeral.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.