Obituaries, Tuesday, January 30th, 10am

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

Larry Fowley, Sligo

Nancy Sweeney, Drumfin

Louise Furey, Glenties


Alex (Alexander) McGourty, Loughanelton, Calry, Co. Sligo. Removal from his home today to arrive at Saint Patrick’s Church, Calry for Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon, burial to follow in Clogher Cemetery. 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. Funeral Mass in St. Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin this morning at 11am. Burial to follow in the adjoining cemetery.





Seamus Deane, Cruckarra, Kilcar, Co. Donegal. Removal from his residence this 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. Funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo for Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30 am this morning, burial to follow in Sligo cemetery.



Irené Nally, (nee Burke), The Park, Strandhill Road, Sligo.  Peacefully at Summerville Healthcare, Strandhill Co Sligo. Funeral will arrive at Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill today 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. Funeral mass this morning 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. Removal this 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 this morning 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 McSharry   (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 this 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.



Larry Fowley, 2 Martin Savage Tce., Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Predeceased by his son Paul. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Sligo on Wednesday from 6pm until 8pm followed by removal to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo, arriving at 8.30pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday at 12noon with burial afterwards in Sligo cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Palliative Care Team, The North West Hospice, the Mall, Sligo.



Nancy Sweeney, nee Flynn, of Coolteen, Drumfin, Co Sligo. Peacefully in her 95th year at Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle, Co Roscommon. Reposing at Abbey Haven Nursing Home, Boyle, today from 4:30pm to 6:30pm followed by removal to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 1:30pm, with burial afterwards in St Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Abbey Haven Comfort Fund. House private please.

Louise Furey, 126 Ard Patrick, GlentiesTragically in Thailand. Remains will repose at her family home, 126 Ard Patrick, Glenties  from 12 noon on Wednesday. Removal from there  on Friday morning to St. Connell’s Church, Glenties, for requiem mass at 11am, followed by burial in the local cemetery. Family time on Wednesday night from 11pm until 12noon. Family time from 11pm on Thursday night. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Kevin Bell,  Repatriation Trust, c/o James McGuinness & Sons, Funeral Directors, Glenties.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.