Obituaries, Tuesday, August 8th, 6pm

 Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Sean Harraghy, Ballyshannon

Jim Howley, Ballisodare

Glenn Carty, Ballygawley

Martin Carr, Drumcliffe

Mai Flynn, Ballyfarnon

Kathleen Conway, Culleens

Lena O’Callaghan, Killybegs

Michael Melia, Carrick-on-Shannon

Joe O’Brien, Manorhamilton

Terry Gannon, Sligo

Rita Sweeney, Sligo



Sean Harraghy, Beech Drive, Dublin Road, Mullingar, Co Westmeath and late of Askill, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Reposing at Gilsenan’s Funeral Home, Mullingar today Tuesday followed by removal to the Cathedral of Christ the King arriving at 6.30pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 10am followed by burial in Ballyglass Cemetery.


Jim Howley, Leeds, UK, and formerly of 5 Silverhill, Ballisodare, Sligo. Funeral mass will take place in St. Anne’s Cathedral, Great George Street, Leeds, on Thursday at 1.20pm, with funeral proceeding afterwards to Lawnswood Crematorium, Otley Road, Leeds arriving at 2.20pm. Enquires to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on 071 91-62-140.


Glenn Carty, Drum, Ballygawley, Co Sligo and formerly of Ballisodare, Co Sligo. Tragically. Son of Raymond Carty and Eileen Mc Manus. Reposing at his mother’s home at Drum, Ballygawley, on Wednesday from 2pm to 9pm. Funeral will arrive to The Church of the Assumption, Sooey, Co Sligo, on Thursday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon with burial in St Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney, afterwards. A bus service will be in operation from Sooey Hall to the wake house from 5pm on Wednesday.


Martin Carr, Coolbeg, Drumcliffe, Co.Sligo and formerly of Langan Drive, Sligo. Suddenly at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his residence in Coolbeg on Thursday From 12 noon until 10pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church Sligo, on Friday morning for funeral mass at 11am, with funeral proceeding afterwards to Lakelands crematorium, Cavan arriving at  3pm approx. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, to a charity of your choice c/o The  Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market yard. House private on Friday morning please.




Mai (Winifred Mary) Flynn, formerly Mc Dermott née Furey, Corrigeenboy, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.


Kathleen Conway (nee Hennigan), Owenbeg, Culleens, Co. Sligo and late of Currower, Attymass, Ballina. Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina this evening Tuesday, from 7pm with removal at 8:30pm to St. James Church, Easkey arriving at 9.15pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in Roslea Cemetery, Easkey. Family Flowers Only. Donations if desired to the Alzheimers Society, Care of McGowan’s Funeral directors.


Lena O’Callaghan, St. Catherine’s Road, Killybegs, Co.Donegal. Remains reposing at her residence until 11pm today. Removal from her home on Wednesday morning at 10.30am to St. Mary of the Visitation Church, Killybegs for 11am requiem mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.


Michael Melia, St Patrick’s Park, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim and formerly of Leamonish, Foxfield. Suddenly at home. Reposing at this home on Wednesday evening from 4pm until 8pm. House private at all other times. Removal on Thursday at 12 noon to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan followed by Cremation at 2:30pm. No flowers please. Donations in lieu to the Irish Heart Foundation.


Joe O’Brien, Templeogue, Dublin and late of St Patrick’s Terrace, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. Reposing at McElroy’s Funeral Home, Crumlin Village from 10am on Wednesday morning followed by removal to St Jude’s Church, Orwell, Templeogue arriving at 5pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 10.30am followed by burial in Bohernabreena Cemetery.



Terry Gannon, Cedar Drive, Sligo and late of Cloone, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully in the Nazareth House, Sligo. Reposing at his home at Cedar Drive, Sligo from 4pm to 9pm on Wednesday. Home private to family at all other times. Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon on Thursday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Nazareth Nursing Home, Patient Comfort Fund, c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Rita Sweeney (Nee Finan), Melbourne, Australia and formerly of Treacy Avenue and Cranmore, Sligo. Peacefully In Melbourne. Further funeral arrangements to be announced later. Enquiries to Foley and Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 071-91-62-140.


A months mind Mass for the late Jack Reynolds, Rosehill, Sligo and late of Crossmolina, Co. Mayo will be celebrated at 10.30am on Saturday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.