Obituaries, Monday, January 15th, 530pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Hugh Kelly, Rossnowlagh

Mary Gallagher, Aclare

Michael Desmond Hand, Manorhamilton

Norah (Nonie) Byrne, Sligo

Frank Lavin, Ballinacarrow

Tess Feely, Tullaghan

Joe McManus, Enniscrone



Hugh Kelly, Boat Gap, Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Cremation private.  Memorial service at 12 noon on Wednesday in St. Brigid’s Church, Ballintra.  Burial of Remains will follow in the family plot.  House private please.


Mary Gallagher, nee Bradley, Aclare, Co.Sligo. Remains reposing in the Brennan funeral home, Kilmactigue, today from 5pm until 8pm.  Remains to arrive in The Church of the Holy Rosary, Kilmactigue on Tuesday for requiem mass at 12 noon with the funeral afterwards to Kilmactigue cemetery.


Michael Desmond Hand, known as Desi, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim and late of Old Ballinderry, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.  Peacefully following a short illness at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton today from 3pm, concluding with evening prayers at 4.30pm.  Reposing at Gilsenan’s Funeral Home, Mullingar on Tuesday from 5pm followed by removal to the Cathedral of Christ the King arriving at 6.30pm.  Funeral mass on Wednesday at 10am followed by burial in Ballyglass Cemetery.


Norah (Nonie) Byrne, Nee Dunne, Doorly Park, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo  on Tuesday from 5:30pm  to  7pm. Funeral will arrive at  St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Wednesday for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery.  House Strictly Private.


Frank Lavin, Erdinggton, Birmingham, formerly of Ranaghan, Ballinacarrow, Co Sligo. Funeral arrangements later.


Tess Feely, Uragh, Tullaghan, Co. Leitrim. Funeral Arrangements Later.


Joe McManus ( Ex Garda Sergeant ) , Enniscrone, Co. Sligo & formerly of Lavey, Co. Cavan. Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina  on Wednesday evening from 4pm with removal at 7pm to The Church Of Our Lady Assumed Into Heaven, Enniscrone arriving at 7.30 pm. Requiem mass on Thursday at 12pm with burial afterwards in St. Patricks Cemetery, Kilglass. Donations if desired to North West Hospice, Sligo Care of McGowan’s funeral directors


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.