Obituaries, Thursday, August 17th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Mary Carty, Tourlestrane

Bill Lee, Glencar

Eamon Doherty, Ballyshannon

Charlotte Coyle, Rosses Point

Joseph Hughes, Donegal Town

James Keaney, Highwood

Mary Josephine Gilligan, Manorhamilton




Mary Carty, Clooncagh, Tourlestrane, Co Sligo. Remains reposing in the Brennan Funeral Home, Kilmactigue, this evening until 8pm. Funeral to arrive on Friday morning to St Attracta’s Church, Tourlestrane, for requiem mass at 10.30am, with burial afterwards in Kilmactigue cemetery.


Bill Lee, Terenure, Dublin, and late of Carrickeeney, Glencar, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at St James’ Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton, this evening from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Removal to St Osnat’s Church, Glencar, to arrive at 8pm. Funeral mass at 11am on Friday morning with burial afterwards in Killenora cemetery.


Eamon Doherty, Erne Dale Heights, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Retired staff member of McCafferty’s Quarry, Ballyshannon. Reposing at his late residence today until 9pm. Mass of the Resurrection in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon on Friday at 12 noon, with internment in St. Joseph’s cemetery, The Rock, Ballyshannon. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu if so desired to the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, c/o Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon or any family member. House private to family on the morning of the funeral please.


Charlotte Coyle (nee Wilson), St. Attracta’s Nursing Home, Charlestown, Co. Mayo and late of Upper Rosses, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo and Cleveragh Road, Sligo. Reposing at her home at Upper Rosses until 8pm today. Home private to family at all other times. Mass of the Resurrection at 2pm on Friday in St. Columba’s Church, Rosses Point. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.


Joseph Hughes, Drumgowan, Donegal Town. At Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at his home. Funeral leaving his home on Saturday at 10.15am for requiem mass at 11am in St. Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town followed by interment in the Abbey cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers please if so desired, to the Oncology Unit, Letterkenny University Hospital, c/o any family member. Family time from 11pm until 12 noon and on the morning of the funeral.


James ( James Patrick) Keaney, Highwood, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Reposing at his home, today until 8 p.m. and again on Friday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. House strictly private please at all other times. Removal to St. Brigid’s Church, Highwood on Saturday morning for Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in Kilmactranny Cemetery. No flowers please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Irish Cancer Society c/o any family member or Shivnan Funeral Directors.


Mary Josephine Gilligan, née Kerrigan, Rathgar, Dublin, and formerly of Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully in the Mater Private Hospital. Reposing on Friday at Fanagan’s Funeral Home, 54 Aungier Street from 4:30pm to 6:30pm, with prayers at 6:00 pm. Removal Saturday morning to the Church of the Three Patrons, Rathgar, arriving for 11:30am. Funeral Mass followed by burial at Mount Jerome Cemetery, Harold’s Cross. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St. Joseph’s Young Priest Society.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.