Obituaries, Wednesday, December 27th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Alice Brennan, Pennsylvania and Killargue

Patricia Langan, Sligo

Mary McGirr, Donegal Town

Joe Lavin, Ballinacarrow

Liam McGirr, England

Maureen Maguire, Kiltyclogher

Patrick Hunt, Tubbercurry

Christie Leonard, Sligo



Alice Brennan, nee McTernan, Pennsylvania, USA, and formerly of Mullaghmore, Killargue, Dromahair, County Leitrim. Sister of Maureen McGurrin, Larkfield, Killargue; Joe McTernan, Mullaghmore, Killargue; Michael McTernan, Carrowkeel, Ballisodare; Ann O’Rourke, Kilcossy, Dromahair; and Breege Coggins, Rathcormac, Sligo. Requiem mass in St. Bridget’s Church, Killargue, this evening at 7pm. Alice will be interred in Pennsylvania.


Patricia Langan, nee Morrison, Seaview Park, Strandhill Road, Sligo, and formerly of Doorly Park, Sligo. Reposing at The Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard on Thursday evening from 5.30pm with removal at 7pm to St. Anne`s Church, Sligo, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral mass on Friday morning at 11am with funeral proceeding afterwards to Sligo cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to Cregg House, c/o The Foley & McGowan Funeral Home.
Mary McGirr, nee Rynne, Ballykillone, Donegal Town, formerly Main Street, Laghey, and Park, Kinlough, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains reposing at her residence in Ballykillone today until 9pm. Funeral from there on Thursday morning at 10.15am to St Agatha’s Church, Clar, for 11am Requim Mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. House private on Thursday morning please. There will be a shuttle bus in operation to the wake house from the Copany Rovers Car Park, Ballykillone.


Joe Lavin, Ranaghan, Ballinacarrow, Co Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Reposing at his home. Removal on Thursday morning to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, for 12 noon Funeral Mass. Burial afterward in St Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney.  Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.


Liam McGirr, in Hemel Hempstead, England. Brother of the late Patsy McGirr, Ballykillone, Donegal Town. Funeral arrangements later


Maureen Maguire, Dublin and formerly Kiltyclogher, Co.Leitrim, Peacefully. Funeral Mass in St. Patrick’s Church, Kiltyclogher, on Thursday at 11am followed by burial in Killinagh Cemetery, Blacklion, Co Cavan.


Patrick Hunt, better known as Paddy, Chaffpool, Tubbercurry,  Co.Sligo. Peacefully in University Hospital Sligo.  Remains reposing in the Morahan Funeral Home, Tubbercurry this evening with removal at 6.30 pm to arrive in St John Evangelist Church, Tubbercurry at 7pm. Requiem mass on Thursday at 11.30am with the funeral afterwards to Achonry cemetery.  House private please.


Christie Leonard, ‘Wavereley’, Cornageeha,, Sligo, and formerly of Hillstreet, Carrick on Shannon. Remains reposing in the family home this Thursday from 3pm until 8pm. Removal on Friday morning to arrive in St John’s Church, Carraroe, for requiem mass at 11am, with funeral afterwards to Scarden cemetery.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.