Obituaries, Saturday, March 18th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Rita Sweeney, Sligo & Drumfin

Frances Jinks, Shannon & Templeboy

Cathie Cunningham, Carrick

Paddy McDonald, Sligo & Glencar




Rita Sweeney, Pearse Rd, Sligo and formerly of Coolteen, Drumfin, Co Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice in her 97th year.  Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home on Sunday from 5:30pm with removal at 7pm to St Anne’s Church, Sligo, arriving at 7:30pm.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Monday with burial in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney, afterwards.  House private please.



Frances Jinks, (nee Kilgannon), Shannon, Sligo and late of Templeboy, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, from 4:15pm on Sunday.  Removal at 5:45pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30am on Monday.  Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery.



Cathie Cunningham, Glen Road, Carrick.  Peacefully in Donegal Hospice.  Her remains will be leaving Shovlins Funeral Home, Ardara, today at 4:30pm to arrive at her late residence in Carrick at 5:30 pm.  Funeral Mass on Monday at 11am in St Columbas Church, Carrick, with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family time from 11pm – 10am.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Donegal Hospice through Currans Funeral Services.



Paddy McDonald, (known as Packie), Ardcairn, Sligo & late of Gurteen, Glencar, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his home in Ardcairn on Sunday from 1pm to 5.30pm. Removal to St Osnat’s Church, Glencar, to arrive at 7pm. Funeral mass on Monday at 11am with burial afterwards in Killenora  cemetery.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.