Obituaries, Friday, January 26th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Alexander McGourty, Calry

Desiree Henry, Sligo

Pauline Torsney, Sligo

Vera Smyth, Drumkeerin

Annie McConnell, Letterbreen,

Sinon Callinan, Limerick

Ena Maguire, Glenfarne

Betty Eager, Portumna and Manorhamilton

Adrienne Barrett, Mayfield, Co. Cork

Brigid Gallagher, London and Kiltyclogher

Donal P. Gallagher, Donegal town





Alex (Alexander) McGourty, Loughanelton, Calry, Co. Sligo. Unexpectedly in Ecuador.

Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors on 071-917-1117.




Desiree Henry, Greenfort Estate, Sligo. Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo, today from 5:30pm with removal at 6:30pm to St John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving for 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Saturday followed by cremation in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, at 2:30pm approx..




Pauline Torsney (nee O’Connor), Temple St, Sligo.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30am today in Sligo Cathedral with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to The Avalon Centre, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors.




Vera Smyth, nee Gilmartin, Áras Bhride, Drumkeerin and formerly of Tarmon and Sheena, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim.  Funeral Mass today at 11am in St Patrick’s Church, Tarmon. Burial afterwards in Curraghs Cemetery. Family Flowers only, please. Donations in lieu to Áras Bhride Patients Comfort Fund.





Annie McConnell, Corryglass, Letterbreen, Enniskillen, Co Fermanagh, late of Carrickfad, Fivemilebourne, Co Sligo. Reposing at her residence until removal today to Mullaghdun Parish Church for Service at 12:30pm.  Burial afterwards in Dromahair Parish Churchyard at approx. 3pm. Family flowers only. Donations to Mullaghdun Parish Church, C/o Dessie Coalter, Letterbreen.





Sinon Callinan, Caherdavin, Limerick, and formerly of Labasheeda. Father of Marie Ryan, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11:30am in the Church of Christ the King, Caherdavin with burial afterward in Kilofin Cemetery.




Ena Maguire, (nee Gunning) Stranagress, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, and late of Ballymoe/Oxford. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton this evening from 4pm to 6.30 pm with removal to St Mary’s Church, Glenfarne, arriving at 7pm. Funeral mass on Saturday at 11.00am followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. House private please and family flowers only.



Betty Eager, nee Hayes, 11 Forest Glade, Portumna, Co. Galway. Formerly of Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim and originally from Ballinakill, Loughrea, Co. Galway.  Funeral mass on Saturday at 12 noon in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballinakill, Loughrea followed by Interment of Ashes in Abbey cemetery. Family flowers only by request, donations if desired to North West Hospice.



Adrienne Barrett, Silver Heights Road, Mayfield, Co. Cork. Peacefully at Harbour lights nursing home, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Sister of Pauline Cashman, Keelogs, Inver.  Funeral mass on Friday at 10am in St. Nauls Church, Ardaghey, followed by private cremation afterwards.



Brigid Gallagher, London and late of Glenkeel, Kiltyclogher, Co Leitrim. Removal on Sunday to St Patrick’s Church Kiltyclogher for funeral Mass at 11.30am. Burial afterwards to the adjoining Cemetery



Donal P. Gallagher, Donegal town. At Donegal Community Hospital. Remains reposing at the Donegal Community Hospital chapel from 3pm until 5pm today. Removal at 5pm to his sister Doreen Brown’s residence at Ardeskin, Old Laghey rd., Donegal town. Removal from there on Saturday morning at 10.30am to St Patricks Church, Donegal town for 11am funeral mass with burial immediately afterwards in the Old Abbey cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Donegal Community Hospital patients comfort in care of any family member or Cassidy Brothers Funeral Directors. House private from 5pm tonight and on Saturday morning please.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.