Obituaries, Saturday, February 10th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Gerard Gallagher, Donegal town

Teresa Braiden, Ballintogher

John McDaid, Donegal town

Dymphna Griffin, Howth

Bridie While, Sligo

James Cooney, Sligo

Bridie Walsh, Tourlestrane





Gerard Gallagher, Ardeskin Heights, Donegal Town, at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town. Removal from the hospital this evening going to St. Patrick’s Church, Donegal town, to arrive at 5.30pm. Funeral mass on Sunday at 11.30am with burial afterwards in Killymard cemetery. Family flowers only donations in lieu if so desired to the patients comfort fund at Donegal Community Hospital c/o Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Mountcharles or any family member.



Teresa Braiden (nee Cullen), Woodfield, Ballintogher, Co Sligo. Peacefully at the Northwest Hospice. Reposing at Fowleys Funeral Home, Dromahair on Sunday from 4pm to 6pm, prayers followed by removal to St Theresa’s Church, Ballintogher arriving at 7pm. Funeral mass on Monday at 12 noon, burial afterwards at Carrowcrin Cemetery. Donations in lieu of flowers to Northwest Hospice, Sligo. House private please.


John McDaid, Ballydevitt, Donegal Town.  Remains reposing at his late residence with removal from there this evening going to St. Mary’s Church Killymard arriving at 6:45pm. Funeral mass on Sunday at 11am with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. House Strictly private to family and friends only. Family flowers only donations in lieu if desired to the Alzheimers Society c/o any family member or Patrick kennedy Funeral Director, Glenties.



Dymphna Griffin (nee Fox) Howth, formerly of Cootehill Co. Cavan and wife of Larry Griffin formerly of Sligo town. Peacefully at home. Reposing at Staffords Funeral Home, Portmarnock, Dublin today from 2pm -5pm with the family in attendance from 4pm to 5pm. Removal on Monday from Staffords Funeral Home, Portmarnock, Dublin to the Church of the Assumption in Howth arriving for 11.30am funeral mass followed by burial in St. Fintan’s Cemetery in Sutton. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland.



Bridie While, (Nee Fagan) The Oaks, Woodtown Lodge, Sligo and formerly of St Brigid’s Place, Sligo.  Peacefully at The North West Hospice.  Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Sunday from 5.30pm to 7pm.  Funeral will arrive at Sligo Cathedral  on Monday for  Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am, with Burial  afterwards in Sligo Cemetery.  House private please, family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.



James (Jimmy) Cooney, Glen Road, Knocknarea, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his home at Glen Road, from 3pm to 7pm on Sunday.  Removal on Monday to Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Ransboro, arriving for Mass of the resurrection at 1pm.  Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill road, Sligo.  Home private to family at all other times.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu if desired to St. John’s Hospital Patient Comfort Fund c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Bridie Walsh, Coolrecuil and Corpus Christi, Tourlestrane, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at Coen’s Funeral Home, Tubbercurry, on Sunday from 4pm until 7pm.  Funeral arriving to St. Attracta’s Church, Tourlestrane, on Monday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon.  Burial afterwards in Rhue Cemetery.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.