Obituaries, Thursday, 24th August, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Rita Sweeney, Melbourne, Australia and Cranmore, Sligo

James McDermott, Kinlough

Annie Gilroy, Moneygold

Gerald Francis McGinley, Letterbreen

Willie Rose, Inver

James Leydon, Coolaney

Joan Flynn, Knocknahur

Josephine Anderson, Sooey



Rita Sweeney, nee Finan, Melbourne, Australia, and formerly of Treacy Avenue and Cranmore, Sligo. Peacefully in Melbourne. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Sunday from 4pm to 6pm. Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral on Monday for Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30am with interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards.


James McDermott, Moy Road, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Suddenly at his residence. Father of Yvonne James, Aughamore, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Remains reposing at his late residence until Friday at 12 noon with removal to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, for 2pm committal service. House private please. Family flowers only. Donations to St. Luke’s Hospital, Rathgar, Dublin, C/o Gilmartins Undertakers.



Annie Gilroy (nee Byrne), Moneygold Post Office, Grange, Co Sligo, formerly of Tully, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully in Summerville Health Care, Strandhill. Reposing at Mc Gloin’s Funeral Home, Chapel Road, Cliffoney, on Friday evening from 5pm with removal at 7.15pm to arrive at the Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange at 8pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Saturday with burial afterwards in Ahamlish Cemetery. House Private Please



Gerald Francis McGinley, 11 Corryglass, Clonaveel, Letterbreen, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh. Formerly of Carrick Road, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim and McNean Farm Eggs and McGinley Haulage. Reposing at his home in Letterbreen. Removal to St Patrick’s Church, Holywell, Belcoo, for 11am funeral Mass on Friday. Burial after in adjoining cemetery. Family time on Friday morning please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Cancer Connect Northern Ireland and the Renal Dialysis Unit c/o Damien McGovern Funeral Directors Derrygonnelly.



Willie Rose, Keelogs, Inver, Co. Donegal. Suddenly at Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles today with removal at 2pm going to his late residence at Keelogs, Inver. Removal from there on Saturday to St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey, for 11am,funeral mass with burial afterwards in Cranny Road cemetery, Frosses. Family flowers only,  donations in lieu if so desired to the Donegal Cancer bus and the National Council for the Blind of Ireland, c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles. Family time from 10pm until 12 noon and on the morning of the funeral. A shuttle bus will operate at the wake house from Ardaghey Chapel carpark.

James Leydon, Knockadoo, Coolaney, Co. Sligo and Acocks Green, Birmingham. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Clarke’s Funeral Home Coolaney on Friday evening from 6pm to 7:30pm with removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart and St. Joseph, Rockfield arriving at 8pm. Funeral mass on Saturday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Rockfield cemetery.



Joan Flynn, nee Kelly, Temple na Bree, Knocknahur, Co. Sligo, Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 5pm on Friday. Removal at 6.30pm to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Ransboro.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Saturday. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. House private.


Josephine Anderson (née McGoldrick), of St Albans, England, formerly of Cloonagh Coola, Sooey, Sligo. Sister of Thomas (Sonny) McGoldrick. Funeral Mass at St Alban and St Stephen Catholic Church, St Albans, England on Tuesday 5th September at 10am.


A Months Mind Mass will be offered for the late Sean Gilmartin, Aughamore Near,Carraroe, Co. Sligo, in St. John’s Church, Carraroe today at 7pm.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.