Obituaries, Thursday, July 13th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Michael McGowan, Kinlough

Malachy Chambers, Sligo

Hughie Kennedy, Mountcharles

James Rooney, Glencar

Frankie Fox, Sligo

Connell O’Gara, Carrick Lower



Michael McGowan, Edenville, Kinlough, Co Leitrim. Suddenly in London. Son of Alice and the late Andy Joe McGowan. Removal of remains to St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough, on Friday morning for 11am funeral Mass. Burial afterward in St Aidan’s Cemetery. No flowers please. Donations in lieu to a charity of one’s choice. House strictly private please.



Malachy Chambers, Maugheraboy, Sligo. Suddenly at his home. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 4pm today. Removal at 5.30pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Friday. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. House private.



Hughie Kennedy, Ballybrillaghan, Mountcharles, Co Donegal. Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital. Reposing at his home today until 6pm. House private thereafter. Remains arriving at the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses, this evening for 7pm to repose overnight. Funeral Mass at 11am on Friday morning with interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Donegal Community Hospital, C/o John McGowan Funeral Directors. Parking available beside the wake house, please follow the signs.



James Rooney, Difreen, Glencar, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Largy, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at his home. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton from 6pm on Friday with removal at 7pm to the Church of the Annunciation Mullies to arrive at 7:30pm. Mass of Christian burial at 11am on Saturday in the Church of the Annunciation Mullies with burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery.



Frankie Fox, Tottenham, England and late of 27 Treacy Avenue, Sligo. Peacefully at North Middlesex University Hospital. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. All enquiries to Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 071 9159999 or 087 2411114.


Connell O’Gara, Carrick Lower, Co Donegal. At St. James Hospital, Dublin.  Funeral arrangements to follow. 



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.