Obituaries, Tuesday, August 8th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Angela Curran, Sligo

Noel McGowan, Sligo

Terence Byrne, Sligo

Sean Harraghy, Ballyshannon

Jim Howley, Ballisodare

Glenn Carty, Ballygawley

Martin Carr, Drumcliffe

Susie Murphy, Donegal Town

Mai Flynn, Ballyfarnon

Kathleen Conway, Culleens

Lena O’Callaghan, Killybegs

Michael Mella, Carrick-on-Shannon

Joe O’Brien, Manorhamilton



Angela Curran nee Hynes, Birmingham, England and formerly of Knappagh Road, Sligo. Private cremation in England. Mass today Tuesday, in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo at 11:30am followed by burial of ashes in Sligo cemetery.



Noel McGowan (Senior), 19 Cartron Estate, Sligo  Requiem Mass today, Tuesday morning at St Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan at 11am with burial afterwards in Sligo cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations to St John’s patient comfort fund care of Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.



Terence Byrne, ‘Manresa’, Circular Road, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am today Tuesday at St. Anne’s Church, Sligo. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. Home private to family at all other times. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund and/or the Irish Cancer Society c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, 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 from 3.30pm 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. Funeral Arrangements to be announced later. Enquiries to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo. On 071-916-2140.


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


Susie Murphy, Marian Villas, Donegal Town. Funeral mass at St Mary’s Church, Killymard today, Tuesday at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in Clar cemetery.


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 from 11am to 11pm today, Tuesday. 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 Mella, 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. 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 McElroys 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.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.