Obituaries, Thursday, January 26th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Claire Breen, Sligo

Jack Glynn, Drumkeerin

Anna McGowan, Glenade

John McDermott, Manorhamilton

Martin Kennedy, Templeboy

Ellie Gillespie, Glencolmcille

Martina O’Brien, Kilglass, Co Roscommon




Claire Breen, nee Burns, Heather View, Sligo. Peacefully after a short illness at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Ransboro, Sligo this morning at 11am with funeral afterwards to St. Mary’s Cemetery, Carrick-on-Shannon arriving at 2pm. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the North West Hospice, Sligo c/o Burkes Funeral Directors, Carrick-on-Shannon or any family member.

Jack Glynn, Sheena, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. At St. Patrick’s Hospital, Carrick on Shannon. Funeral Mass in St Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin this morning at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to the Alzheimers Unit, St Patrick’s Hospital, Carrick on Shannon.

Anna McGowan, wife of Owen McGowan, Ahamlish, Glenade, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at St Phelim’s Nursing Home, Dromahair. Funeral mass in St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough, this morning at 11am with burial afterwards in St Aidan’s Cemetery.

John McDermott, better known as “John in Joe’s” Lissinagroagh, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Remains reposing at his home. Removal this morning to arrive at St. Michael’s Church, Glenfarne, for 12 noon funeral mass with burial afterward in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Our Lady’s Hospital patient comfort fund, Manorhamilton. Family time this morning please.

Martin  Kennedy,  Rathglass, Templeboy, Co. Sligo. At Sligo University Hospital, Reposing at the residence of his nephew Noel Knox, Corkabeg, Templeboy today from 12 noon until 5pm with removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception  Templeboy arriving at 6.30pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial in Saint Joseph’s Cemetery Templeboy, House private to family from 5pm on Thursday evening please.

Ellie Gillespie, Sandymount, Dublin and late of Malinmore, Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal. Funeral mass in St. Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille this morning at 11am, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Martina O’Brien (nee O’Connor), Kerlagh ,Kilglass, Co Roscommon, formally of Corglass , Ballinaglera Co Leitrim. Reposing at her home in Kerlagh, Kilglass, today from 5pm to 10pm. House private thereafter. Funeral mass Friday at 12noon in St Anne’s Church, Slatta. Burial afterwards in Kilglass new cemetery. There will be a one-way traffic system in place this evening, entrance to the reposing residence from the Rooskey to Scramogue road only.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.