Obituaries, Thursday, December 21st, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Margaret “Peggy” Hegarty, Donegal Town

Gerard Downes, Sligo

Joseph Quinn, Laghey

Jim Mahon, Ballyshannon



Margaret “Peggy” Hegarty, 17 Marian Villas Donegal Town. Peacefully at home. Remains reposing at the residence of her daughter Mary Thomas, Birchill, Clar, Donegal Town from 1pm until 10pm today. Removal from the residence of her daughter Mary Thomas, Birchill, Clar on Friday at 10:15am going via her late residence in Marian Villas for Funeral mass in St Mary’s Church Killymard at 11am. Burial immediately afterwards in Clar graveyard. House private on Friday morning please.




Gerard Downes, St. Patrick’s Terrace, Sligo. Unexpectedly at his home. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill Sligo from 6pm this evening with Liturgy of Prayer at 7pm. Mass of Christian Burial in the Nazareth House Chapel at 11:30am on Friday. Burial to follow in Sligo cemetery.



Joseph Quinn, Rossilly Barr, Laghey Co Donegal. Peacefully at his home.  Reposing at his residence today until 10pm and again on Friday from 12 noon until 10pm. Remains leaving the family home at 10.30am on Saturday for 11am funeral mass in St. Bridget’s Church Ballintra Co Donegal with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House strictly private on Saturday morning for family please.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to St. Vincent. De Paul care of any family member or Martin Gallagher funeral directors, Laghey.


Jim Mahon, 34 Ernedale Heights, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Further funeral arrangements to be announced later. All enquiries to Patrick Mckenna Funeral Directors Ballyshannon on 087-248-5819. 



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.