Obituaries, Monday, January 29th, 5:30pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Alexander McGourty, Calry

Mary Grogan, Drumkeerin

Seamus Deane, Kilcar

Margaret Gunning, Sligo

Irene Nally, Sligo

Frances Breslin, Collooney

Sheila Noone, Ballaghaderreen

Maggie Monaghan, Pettigo

Bernadette Thomas, Donegal Town

Austin Scott, Tullaghan

Nora McSharry, Sligo

Baby PJ Gavigan, Ballyshannon

Mary Dolan, Drumkeerin




Alex (Alexander) McGourty, Loughanelton, Calry, Co. Sligo. Unexpectedly in Ecuador. Reposing at his home until 6pm this evening.  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. Donations in lieu if desired to Sligo Kayak Club, Summerhill Kayak Club or the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust C/O Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Director’s, Pearse Road 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 5pm followed by removal to St.Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin, arriving at 7pm.  Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am. Burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery.





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




Margaret (Madge) Gunning, (nee Mullaney), Scarden Beg, Strandhill Road, Sligo.  Peacefully at St. John’s Hospital, Sligo.  Ex staff nurse of Garden Hill, Sligo.  Reposing at Saint John’s Hospital Chapel until 7pm today. 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 Sligo cemetery.



Irené Nally, (nee Burke) The Park, Strandhill Road, Sligo.  Peacefully at Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill Co Sligo.  Reposing at her home today until 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 this evening 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.



Maggie Monaghan, Bircog and formerly Tullyhassen, Pettigo, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at the Rock Nursing Home, Ballyshannon. Remains reposing at the residence of Tracey and Livinus Moss, Drumskinney, Kesh, Co. Fermanagh today (Monday). Removal on Tuesday morning at 10.15am to arrive at St. Mary’s Church, Pettigo for requiem Mass at 11am. Burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery.



Bernadette (Bernie) Thomas, Cullionboy, Barnesmore, Donegal Town, peacefully in Brentwood Manor Nursing Home, Convoy. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 11am in St Agatha’s Church Clar with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. House strictly private at all times please.



Austin Scott, Ward House, Tullaghan, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Mass of the Resurrection at 10am on Thursday in the Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Bundoran, followed by private cremation to Lakelands Crematorium Cavan. Further enquiries to Conlon and Breslin Funeral Directors Bundoran on 071-98-41397.




Nora Mc Sharry   (nee Keegan), Maugheraboy Estate, Sligo. Peacefully at  Sligo University  Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Wednesday from 5-30pm with removal at 7-00pm to Sligo Cathedral arriving at 7-30pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 11-30am with funeral proceeding afterwards to Sligo  Cemetery. Family flowers only please,  donations in lieu  if desired to  the Irish Guide Dogs Association, C/o   Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard,,Sligo.




Baby PJ Gavigan, son of Martina and Pauric Gavigan, Cloughbally, Ballyshannon, County Donegal. Unexpectedly at Sligo University Hospital. Mass of the Angels in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon at 11am on Wednesday with burial afterwards in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery. House strictly private at all times




Mary Dolan, Aras Bridge , Drumkeerin and formerly Main St, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim. Reposing at Aras Bhride, Drumkeerin on Tuesday evening from 6pm until 7.30pm followed by removal to St. Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am. Burial to follow in Doobally Cemetery.






Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.