Obituaries, Sunday, January 28th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Alexander McGourty, Calry

Myra Scanlon, Sligo

Mary Grogan, Drumkeerin

Margaret Callaghan, Sligo

Seamus Deane, Kilcar

Margaret Gunning, Sligo

Irene Nally, Sligo

Frances Breslin, Collooney

Sheila Noone, Ballaghaderreen





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.




Myra Scanlon, (née Golden), Ballyfree, Carraroe, Sligo and formerly of Quignashee, Ballina.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo today from 6pm to 8pm.  Funeral will arrive at St. John’s Church, Carraroe, Sligo on Monday for funeral mass at 11am, with funeral proceeding to Sligo cemetery.  House private please.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice c/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo.




Mary Grogan, nee Gallagher, Main St, Drumkeerin and formerly of Creevelea, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim.  Reposing at the residence of her son Damian, Glassdrummond, Drumkeerin today until 10pm and on Monday from 10am until 5pm followed by removal to St.Brigids Church, Drumkeerin, arriving at 7pm.  Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am. Burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery.



Margaret Callaghan (Nee Downey) Garavogue Villas, Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her home from 6pm to 10pm today, removal from her home on Monday to Saint Anne’s Church, Sligo to arrive for Mass of Christian burial at 11am.  Burial to follow in Sligo cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Northwest Hospice C/O Seamus Feehily and Son funeral directors, Pearse Road, Sligo



Seamus Deane, Cruckarra, Kilcar, Co. Donegal.  Removal from his residence on Tuesday at 11.30am for funeral mass in St. Cartha’s Church, Kilcar, at 12noon, burial afterwards in Kilcar Cemetery.



Margaret (Madge) Gunning (Nee Mullaney), Scarden Beg, Stranhill Rd, Sligo.  Peacefully at St. Johns Hospital, Sligo.  Ex staff nurse of Garden Hill, Sligo.  Reposing at Saint John’s Hospital Chapel from 5pm to 7pm on Monday, funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo for Mass of Christian burial at 11.30 am on Tuesday, burial to follow in St. Patrick’s cemetery.



Irené Nally, ( Nee Burke ) The Park, Strandhill Rd, Sligo.  Peacefully at Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill Co Sligo.  Reposing at her home on Monday from 4pm to 8pm.  Funeral will arrive at Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill on Tuesday For Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon  with interment in Sligo Cemetery afterwards.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to SHOUT C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.



Frances Breslin, Main Street, Collooney, Co, Sligo.  At Sligo University Hospital.  Remains will repose in the Church of the Assumption, Collooney on Monday from 6pm to 7pm.  Funeral mass on Tuesday at 11am followed by burial in Saint Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney.



Sheila Noone, (Née Durr), Charlestown Road, Ballaghaderreen.  Peacefully at University Hospital, Sligo.  Arrangements Later. 


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.