Obituaries, Thursday, May 4th, 5pm


Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Sr. Ellen Woods, Aughamore

Brígid Kelly, Teelan

John Keeney, Killybegs

Kathleen Breheny, Sligo.

Howard Moore, Ballintra

Michael Leydon, Collooney

Kathleen Kilroy, Ballina

Tommie Regan, Sligo

Ivan Diver, Ballyshannon


Sr. Ellen (Nellie) Woods, Melbourne, Australia, and late of Aughamore, Sligo.  Funeral will take place in Melbourne.  A Memorial Mass will take place in Sligo University Hospital at 12 noon on Saturday May 6th.


Brigid Kelly, Ballymore, Teelan, Co Donegal and formerly of Dungannon, Co Tyrone. Remains reposing at her son John’s residence in Ballymore. Removal on Friday morning at 10:30am to St Columba’s Church, Carrick, for 11am funeral Mass, with interment immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


John Keeney, Balbane, Killybegs, Co Donegal. Removal from his home this evening at 6:30pm to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11am with burial afterward in the local cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the cancer bus, c/o any family member or McBrearty Undertakers.


Kathleen Breheny, (nee Taheny), Old Bundoran Road, Sligo. Peacefully at Kilbrew Nursing Home, Kilbrew, Ashbourne, Co. Meath.  Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 9am on Friday. Removal at 9.45am to St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo, arriving for Mass of the Resurrection at 10am. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the Alzheimers Society of Ireland, care of Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Howard Moore, Drumnacroil, Ballintra, County Donegal. Funeral service in Ballintra Methodist Church at 2pm on Friday followed by burial in Drumholm Graveyard. Family flowers only. House strictly private please.

Michael Leydon, Church View, Collooney, Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his home on Friday from 5pm until 9pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Saturday at 1.30pm in the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, followed by burial in St Nathy’s cemetery Collooney. House private on Saturday please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to Patient Comfort Fund at Oncology Unit, Sligo University Hospital.
Kathleen Kilroy (nee Nealon), St. Muredach’s Terrace, Ballina. At The Mayo University Hospital. Mother of Michael Kilroy, Summerhill Village, Sligo. Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina on Friday evening from  6:30pm until  8:30pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Patrick’s Church, Ballina, on Saturday afternoon for requiem mass at 2:30pm with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery.


Tommie Regan, Strandhill Road, Sligo and late of High Street, Sligo and Chaffpool, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice.  Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, from 6pm on Friday. Removal at 7.30pm on Friday to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Saturday. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, care of Feehily’s Funeral Home.


Ivan Diver, Coolcholly, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Unexpectedly. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. All enquiries to Patrick McKenna, Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon, on 087 248 5819.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.