Obituaries, Friday, January 26th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Alexander McGourty, Calry

Desiree Henry, Sligo

Ena Maguire, Glenfarne

Betty Eager, Portumna and Manorhamilton

Brigid Gallagher, London and Kiltyclogher

Donal P. Gallagher, Donegal town

Paddy Mc Gloin, Bundoran and Castlegal




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

Reposing at his home from 1pm to 6pm on Monday.  Removal from his home on Tuesday to arrive at Saint Patrick’s Church Calry for Mass of Christian burial at 12 noon, burial to follow in Clogher Cemetery. House private to family outside reposing times please. Family Flowers only please. Donation’s in lieu if desired to Sligo Kayak Club, Summerhill Kayak Club or the Kevin bell Reparation Trust C/O Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Director’s, Pearse Road Sligo.


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..



Ena Maguire, (nee Gunning) Stranagress, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, and late of Ballymoe/Oxford. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton this evening until 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.




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.  Removal from his sister Doreen Brown’s residence at Ardeskin, Old Laghey rd., Donegal town on Saturday 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 fund C/O any family member or Cassidy Brothers Funeral Directors. House private from 5pm this evening and on Saturday morning please.


Paddy Mc Gloin, late of An Post, Newtown, Bundoran, Co. Donegal and formerly of Grellagh, Castlegal, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Brother of Winfred Mc Dermott, Rosses Point, Ann Branley, Drumcliff and Liam, Grellagh. Reposing at his residence today from 7pm until 10pm and on Saturday from 12noon until 10pm. Arriving at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Bundoran on Sunday for 1pm Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Ninidh’s Cemetery, Bundoran. House private Sunday Morning please. Family Flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice c/o Mc Gloin Undertakers.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.