Obituaries, Saturday, December 30th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths: 



Liam McGirr, England

Jack Hannigan, Stranorlar

Fechin McMorrow, Collooney

Flo Brogan, Donegal Town

Theresa Burke, Sligo

Bernard Mc Grath, Glenswilly

Kathleen Queenan, Sligo




Liam McGirr, in Hemel Hempstead, England. Brother of the late Patsy McGirr, Ballykillone, Donegal Town.  Funeral Mass on Friday the 19th of January in Our Lady Queen Of All Creation Church, Hemel Hempstead, England.


Jack Hannigan, Main Street Stranorlar,in his 105th year, father of John Hannigan,Clar Road, Donegal Town. His remains will repose at his home until rosary at 10 pm today. Funeral leaving  his home on Sunday at 10.30 am for  requiem mass at 11 am in the Church of Mary Immaculate Stranorlar,followed by interment in Stranorlar cemetery. No  flowers  please. Family time on the morning of the funeral.



Fechin McMorrow Main Street, Collooney, Co Sligo at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Church of the Assumption Collooney on Wednesday evening from 6 pm to 9 pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at 10 am. Burial afterwards in St Nathys cemetery Collooney.



Flo Brogan (nee Mc Kinlay) mother of Billy, Lorna, & Angela McKee, 259 St Joseph’s Ave, Donegal Town.  Peacefully at home.  Remains reposing at her late residence today.  Remains leaving her residence on Wednesday at 1:30 pm to The Church Of Ireland, Donegal Town for Church service at 2pm with burial immediately afterwards in The Glebe Cemetery.


Theresa Burke, (Nee Mc Dermott), Mulroog East, Ballinderreen, Kilcolgan, Co Galway, and formerly of Kevinsfort, Strandhill Rd, Sligo.  Retired Principal of Dunally & Calry National Schools.  Peacefully at Maryfield Nursing Home, Athenry, Co Galway.  Sister of Margaret McMurray, Maugheraboy Rd, Sligo.  Reposing at the Corless Funeral Home, Kinvara, Co. Galway on Monday from 6pm with removal at 8pm to St. Colman’s Church, Ballinderreen.  Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am with burial afterwards in Drumacoo Cemetery.  Enquiries to  Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard,Sligo.on 071-9162140.


Bernard McGrath, Castlereagh, New Mills, Glenswilly.  Brother off James McGrath Clar, Donegal and Michael Mc Grath, Glencolmcille.  His remains will repose at his late residence.  Funeral Mass in St. Columba’s Church, Glenswilly on Sunday at 2pm with burial in Killpheak cemetery.  Family flowers only donations, if desired to the Sheepheaven Sub Aqua Club Search & Recovery c/o  Charlie Mc Clafferty, Funeral Directors, Churchill Letterkenny.  Family time please on the morning of the funeral.



Kathleen Queenan, ( nee Lang ), Strandhill Rd, Sligo and formerly of Masshill, Cloonacool, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice.  Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home , Market Yard, Sligo on Sunday from 5.30pm  to 7pm.  Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral on Monday for Mass of the Resurrection at 1pm with burial in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Rd, Sligo afterwards.  House private, family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.