Obituaries, Saturday, January 21st, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Patrick Joseph Rooney, Manorhamilton

Bernadette Cryan, Ballinamore

Órán Nibbs, Letterkenny

Margaret Burns, Dromard

Lisa Niland, Curry

Annie Keegan, Killargue

Aidan Harte, Ballintogher



Patrick Joseph Rooney, known as Josie, Cornastalk, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at his home in his 88th year. Reposing at his home today until 6pm with removal to arrive at St. Clare’s Church, Manorhamilton for funeral mass at 11.30am on Sunday morning, followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Our Lady’s Hospital patient comfort fund care of Murphy & Fox funeral directors, Manorhamilton.


Bernadette Cryan, nee O’Brien. Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim and late of O’Connell Street, Sligo. Peacefully at the Laurel Lodge, Longford. Reposing at her home today until 6pm followed by removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballinamore, at 7.30pm. Requiem mass on Sunday at 1.30pm.  Burial afterward in Aughnasheelin cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Alzheimers Society.


Órán Nibbs, age 7 years, of Rathonnell, Trentagh, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.  Son of Colm and Ashling Nibbs, formerly of Sligo.  Grandson of Dermot Mitchell, Rosehill, Sligo and Grandson of John and Helen Nibbs, Joe McDonnell Drive, Sligo.  Remains will repose at his home until 8pm today and from 12pm to 8pm on Sunday.  Funeral from there on Monday at 10.30am for mass at 11am in The Church of the Irish Marytrs, Letterkenny.  Interment afterwards in Carrigans Cemetry, Maugherow, Co. Sligo.  Family time please from 8pm to 12am and on the morning of the funeral.  Enquiries to Charlie McClafferty funeral directors, Churchill, Letterkenny on 0749137018


Margaret Burns, Finnure, Dromard, Co. Sligo.  Remains reposing in Saint Marys Oratory Ballisodare, on Sunday evening from 5pm with removal at 6.30 to Saint Adamnans Church Skreen arriving for 7pm, Funeral Mass on Monday at 11am followed by Cremation in Lakelands Crematorium Cavan, House Private Please.


Lisa Niland, Drimbane Curry Co. Sligo.  Tragically at Beaumont Hospital Dublin.  Remains reposing at St. Therese’s Funeral Home, Curry Village, on Tuesday evening from 4pm to 8pm.  Remains arriving at the Church of the Immaculate Conception Curry, on Wednesday Morning for funeral mass at 12pm.  Burial afterwards in Bunnacrannagh Cemetery.  House private please.


Annie Keegan, Gortnatresk, Killargue, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim & formerly of Stranagress, Glenfarne in her 93rd Year.  Peacefully at Our Lady’s Hospital, Manorhamilton.  Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel of Rest on Monday evening from 6pm to 7.30pm.  Removal to St. Bridgets Church, Killargue arriving at 8pm.  Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am with burial afterwards in Killargue New Cemetery. All enquiries to Seamus Reynolds & Sons Funeral Directors, Killargue on 086 807 8027.


Aidan Harte, Killery, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his home on Monday from 5pm to 10pm.  Removal on Tuesday to St. Theresa’s Church, Ballintogher for funeral Mass at 12pm.  Burial afterwards in Killery Cemetery.  House private on morning of Funeral.  Family flowers only donations if desired to the Coronary Care Unit at Sligo University Hospital


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.