Obituaries, Wednesday, February 1st, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Angela Chrystal, Sligo

Ronald Callaghan, Sligo

Denis Mc Brien, Longwood, Co. Meath and Ballymote

Joe Roarke, Birmingham and Coolaney

Sarah Gallagher, Kinlough

Joseph Gallagher, Ballyshannon

Margaret Hanbury, Castlerea



Angela Chrystal, nee Monaghan, Ashbrook, Pearse Road, Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Reposing at her home until 8pm today. Removal from her home at 1:30pm on Thursday to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, to arrive for Mass of Christian Burial at 2pm. Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice or SHOUT, c/o Seamus Feehily and Son, Funeral Directors, Pearse Road, Sligo. House strictly private to family on Thursday morning please.


Ronald (Ronnie) Callaghan, Stephen McDonagh Place, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his sister Mairead O’Boyle’s Home at 59 St. John’s Terrace, Sligo today with removal at 7pm to Sligo Cathedral arriving at 7.30pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 12 noon with funeral proceeding after to Sligo Cemetery. Please note changes to these arrangements. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Friends of Sligo University Hospital, c/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.


Denis Mc Brien, 59 Edgeworth Court, Longwood, Co. Meath and formerly of Teeling St., Ballymote. Peacefully at Our Lady’s Hospital Navan. Remains will repose at the Perry Funeral Home Ballymote on Thursday evening from 5pm to 6.30pm.  Followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote to arrive at 7pm.  Funeral Mass Friday at 11am.  Burial afterwards in St. Columbas Cemetery Ballymote.


Joe Roarke, Birmingham and 6 Rockfield Manor, Coolaney, Co Sligo. Formerly of Tullybane, Mount Temple, Moate, Co Westmeath. Peacefully at Marie Curie Hospice, Solihull. Reposing at Clarke’s Funeral Home, Coolaney, on Friday evening from 5pm to 6.30pm, with removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart and St Joseph, Rockfield arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon.  Burial afterwards in Rockfield Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the Rockfield Cemetery fund.


Sarah Gallagher, Parke, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at the home of her son Eamon and daughter in law Roseleen, Parke, Kinlough. Remains reposing at Eamon and Roseleen’s home today until 9pm with removal on Thursday morning to arrive at St Aiden’s Church, Kinlough, for 11am funeral mass with burial afterwards in St Aiden’s cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to the Irish Wheelchair Association or North West Hospice, Sligo. Family time on Thursday morning please .


Joseph Gallagher, known as Josie, St  Benildus Avenue, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal and Ozhnam House, Bundoran.  At the Sheil Hospital, Ballyshannon. Peacefully. Reposing at John McGee and Sons Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon, today until 9pm. Remains going to St Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, on Thursday, at 10:20am for 11am funeral mass. Burial afterwards in St Mary’s Cemetery, Cashelard, Ballyshannon. House private please.


Margaret Hanbury (nee O’Leary), Ballindrimley, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Bantry, Co. Cork. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at Gaynor’s Funeral Home, The Square, Castlerea from 5pm on Thursday evening with removal at 7pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Castlerea. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Friday followed by interment in St. Joseph’s cemetery..




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.