Obituaries, Wednesday, December 27th, 9am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Elizabeth McHugh, Bundoran

Kathleen Buckley, Strandhill Road

Roddy Feeney, Drumcliffe

Anne Jones, Bornacoola

Alice Brennan, Pennsylvania and Killargue

Patricia Langan, Sligo

Mary Frances Merrick, Riverstown

Jessica McHugh, Portnoo

Una Connolly, Ballymote

Mary McGirr, Donegal Town

Joe Lavin, Ballinacarrow

Liam McGirr, England

Maureen Maguire, Kiltyclogher

Patrick Hunt, Tubbercurry,







Elizabeth (Bessie) McHugh, late of Elesmere Court, Bundoran; Abbeylands, Ballyshannon; and originally from Omagh, County Tyrone. Mass of the Resurrection in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon this morning at 11am, with burial in the Abbey Cemetery, Ballyshannon. Donations to North West Hospice, care of Conlon & Breslin Funeral Directors, Bundoran.


Kathleen Buckley, nee Dodd, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection in Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 11.30am this morning day. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road. House private please.


Roddy Feeney, Castletown, Drumcliffe, County Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Removal this  morning to St. Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, to arrive for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Drumcliffe Cemetery. House private this morning please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to the North West Hospice or the oncology unit at Sligo University Hospital.


Anne Jones, Cloonagher, Bornacoola, County Leitrim, and formerly of ‘Longford Lodge’, Darney Heights, Bruckless, County Donegal, peacefully at the residence of her nephew, David Jones, in her 96th year. Remains to arrive at St. Paul’s Church of Ireland, Newtownforbes, County Longford, today for funeral service at 1.30pm. Burial afterwards in  the adjoining churchyard.


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.


Mary Frances (Francie) Merrick, nee Brennan, Knockanarrow, Riverstown, County Sligo. Remains reposing at the residence of her daughter Margaret and son-in-law Peter Coleman, Knockanarrow. Removal today to the Church of the Assumption, Sooey, for funeral mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Sooey. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Monsignor Young Unit, St. Patrick’s Hospital, Carrick-On-Shannon, County Leitrim.


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.

Jessica Mc Hugh, Summy, Portnoo. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Beloved daughter of Peter and Louise McHugh. House private this morning. Funeral from her home  this afternoon at 12.30 to St Conal’s Church,  Kilclooney for 1pm funeral mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations to The Paediatric Ward, Letterkenny University Hospital, c/o any family member.




Una Connolly, nee Price, Carrownanty, Ballymote, Co.Sligo. Peacefully at the Community Nursing Unit, Ballymote, in her 99th year. Retired teacher of the V.E.C. Remains will arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, this morning for funeral Mass at 10am. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery. House private please.



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 from 11am to 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 from 4pm 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.





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.