Obituaries, Tuesday, May 23rd, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Ernest Adair, Bruckless

Peter Wims, Ballymote

Alan Gray, Donegal town

Josephine (Jo) McGonigle, Rosses Point

Tony O’Hart, Collooney

Sean Dolan, Dromahair

Kevin Kirrane, Aclare

Mary Brigid Gillen, Dromahair



Ernest (Ernie) Adair, Gilberstown, Bruckless. Peacefully at his home. Remains reposing at his late residence.  Removal today at 1.30pm going to the Methodist Church, Dunkineely, for 2pm service followed by committal in the Killaghtee graveyard.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Dunkineely Methodist Church or the Irish Cancer Society, care of any family member or John B O’Donnell Funeral Director.


Peter Wims, Enfield, London and formerly of Achonry, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.  Funeral Mass on Thursday at 1.30pm in St. Monica’s Church, Stonard Road, Palmer’s Green, London, with burial afterwards in Lavender Hill Cemetery, Cedar Road, Enfield.  Mass will be held in Achonry church on Saturday 3rd June at 12pm.


Alan Gray, Old Golf Course Road, Donegal Town.  Father of Cath Waugh, Frosses, Co Donegal.  Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital.  Removal from Donegal Community Hospital this evening at 7pm to Donegal Methodist Church.  Funeral on Wednesday at 2pm in Donegal Methodist Church, followed by burial in the Glebe Cemetery, Donegal Town.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu, if so desired to the Parkinson’s Society of Ireland, or Donegal Community Hospital Patient’s Comfort Fund care of George Irwin Funeral Directors or any family member.


Josephine (Jo) McGonigle, nee Gillen, “Greenlands”, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo. At the North West Hospice. Reposing at her home from 12pm to 6pm today, family time from 6pm with removal at 6.30pm to Saint Columba’s Church, Rosses Point to arrive at 7pm. Mass of Christian burial at 11am on Wednesday followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice C/O Seamus Feehily & Son funeral directors, Pearse Road, Sligo.


Tony O’Hart, Lugnamacken, Collooney, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Clarke’s Funeral Home, Coolaney, this evening from 6pm to 7:30pm., with removal to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, arriving at 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial on Wednesday at 12 noon. Burial afterward in St Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. House private please.


Sean Dolan, Drumlease, Dromahair, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at the residence of his brother, Martin. Reposing at Fowley’s Funeral Home, Dromahair, this evening from 5pm to 9pm. Removal from funeral home on Wednesday to St Patrick’s Church, Dromahair, for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Carrickatemple Cemetery, Newtownmanor. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to a charity of your choice.


Kevin Kirrane, Drumartin, Aclare, County Sligo. Peacefully at St James’s Hospital Dublin.  Remains reposing at The Brennan Funeral home Kilmactigue on Wednesday from 3.30pm until 7pm. Funeral to arrive in St Attracta’s Church, Tourlestrane, on Thursday for 12pm requiem mass with the funeral afterwards to Kilmactigue cemetery. House private please.


Mary Brigid Gillen, known as May, Ardakip, More, Dromahair, Co Leitrim. At Lough Errill Nursing Home, Mohill, Co Leitrim. Reposing at the nursing home. Removal on Wednesday at 10:45am to St Mary’s Church, Killenummery, Dromahair, for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterward in Carrowcrin Cemetery. 


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.