Obituaries, Saturday, March 18th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Rita Sweeney, Sligo & Drumfin

Frances Jinks, Shannon & Templeboy

Cathie Cunningham, Carrick

Paddy McDonald, Sligo & Glencar

Ann Mullen, Sligo

Noel Casey, Ballinful




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.



Ann (Nan) Mullen, (nee Laing), Hanley Terrace, Temple St., Sligo. Suddenly at her home. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. Enquiries to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 071 91 62140.


Noel Casey, Ballintemple, Ballinful, Co. Sligo and formerly of the Irish Embassy, The Hague, Netherlands, and An Garda Siochána.  Peacefully at home.  Reposing at his home at Ballintemple, from 2pm to 6pm on Sunday.  Home private at all other times.  Humanist Service at 3.30pm on Monday in the Garden Chapel, Mount Jerome Crematorium, Dublin.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice fund c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.