Obituaries, Tuesday, December 19th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Peadar MacNiallais, Rosses Point

Albert Kyles, Killybegs

Martin Fitzpatrick, Claremorris

Francis Armstrong, Sligo

Mary Flynn, Ballyshannon

Mary Scanlon, Ballisodare

Joe Sheerin, Ballyshannon

Joe McKiernan, Manorhamilton

Bernard Devins, Sligo

Eileen Kelly, Sligo

Mary Waters, Ballintogher

Eileen Fowley, Dromahair

Margaret “Peggy” Hegarty, Donegal Town



Peadar MacNiallais , Stillorgan, Co. Dublin and formerly of Rosses Point, Co. Sligo and London.  Funeral Mass this morning at 10am in the Church of St. Laurence O’Toole, Kilmacud,, followed by burial at Shanganagh Cemetery. Family flowers only, please.


Albert Kyles, Meentulnacarn, Killybegs, Co. Donegal.  Suddenly in Dublin. Reposing at his residence today with removal on Wednesday to Lakelands Crematorium in Cavan.


Martin Fitzpatrick, Brickens, Claremorris.  Brother of Oliver, Manorhamilton. Funeral Mass in Brickens Church, Claremorris this morning at 11.30am, burial afterwards in Tulrahan Cemetery.


Francis Armstrong, Riverside, Sligo.  Funeral will arrive at St.Anne’s Church, Sligo this  morning for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Irish Cancer Society Night Nurses C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Mary Flynn, (nee Slevin) Lissahully, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Mass of the Resurrection in Saint Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon today at 2pm, followed by interment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery.


Mary Scanlon, nee Finan.  Carrowagubbadha, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. Funeral to arrive to St. John’s Church, Carraroe this morning for mass at 11am.  Burial afterwards in St. Nathy’s Cemetery , Collooney.


Joe Sheerin, 13 Westport, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Reposing at his late residence until this morning, going to St. Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon for 11am funeral mass with burial in the adjoining cemetery.  House private this morning please.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the North West Hospice c/o any family member.  Enquiries to John McGee & Sons, 071 98 51744


Joe McKiernan, 43 McDermott Terrace, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim and formerly of Ballinaglera, Co Leitrim.  Peacefully at his home.  Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton this evening from 5pm to 6.30pm with removal to St Clare’s Church, Manorhamilton arriving at 7pm.  Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am followed by burial in the adjoining Cemetery.


Bernard Devins, Sea View Park, First Sea Road, Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Reposing at his home from 5pm to 9pm Wednesday, removal from his home Thursday to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception to arrive for Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery


Eileen Kelly, (nee Mc Gahen), The Sycamores, Cairns Hill, Sligo and formerly of Belfast. Peacefully at Mowlam Healthcare. Reposing at The Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo, on Wednesday evening from 5:30pm with removal at 7pm to St. John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving at 7:30pm. Funeral Mass of The Resurrection on Thursday morning at 11am with funeral proceeding to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, afterwards. Family flowers only please, Donations in lieu if desired to Mowlam Healthcare Patient Comfort Fund, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors.


Mary Waters, nee Kerrigan, Tample House, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Removal to St Teresas Church, Ballintogher on Wednesday 20th December arriving at 7pm. Funeral mass on Thursday 21st at 11:30am. Followed by burial in Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. House strictly private at all times please. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the Jerome McKeirnan family room Oncology Unit, Sligo University Hospital or Northwest Hospice c/o Seamus Reynolds and Sons or any family member. All enquiries to Seamus Reynolds and Sons 0868078027.


Eileen Fowley, (nee Gilhooley), Main Street, Dromahair. Reposing at the residence of her son, Joe, and daughter-in-law Olive, Carrowcrin, Dromahair, today from 3pm to 9pm. Removal on Wednesday to St Mary’s Church, Killenummery, Dromahair, for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Creevelea Abbey. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Irish Cancer Care Society or North West Hospice, Sligo.


Margaret “Peggy” Hegarty, 17 Marian Villas, Donegal Town peacefully at home. Further arrangements later.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.