Obituaries, Tuesday, February 20th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Brian Litster, Sligo

Sean Diver, Killybegs

Keith Clarke, Ballintra

Conal O’Donnell, Killybegs

Ignatius Davey, Ballymote

Bridget Philomena Connolly, Donegal Town

Andy Hegarty, Inver

Joseph McLoughlin, Ballyshannon

Tommy Gallagher Senior, Sligo

Austie Byrne, Sligo




Brian Litster, ‘Kincraig’, Millbrook, Ballincar, Sligo, peacefully at home. Funeral service at 2pm today in the Church of Ireland, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo. Burial follows in Rathcormac New Cemetery, Co. Sligo. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, c/o Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.




Sean Diver, Meentullynagarn, Killybegs, Co. Donegal.  Funeral mass in St Mary’s Church, Killybegs this morning at 11am, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.  House private please.




Keith Clarke, Lignanornig, Ballintra, Co. Donegal.  Tragically.  Removal from his late residence today at 1.15pm for funeral service in the Church of Ireland, Ballintra at 2pm.  Burial afterwards in Drumholm graveyard.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Diabetic Society c/o any family member.



Conal O’Donnell, Conlin Road, Killybegs, Co. Donegal.  Remains reposing at his sister Margaret Murphy’s residence, Castlecommon.  Removal from there today at 12.40pm to St.Mary’s Church, Killybegs for requiem mass at 1pm.  Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 10am.



Ignatius (Nacey) Davey, Rynn, Killavil, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Bailey’s Nursing Home Tubbercurry. Remains will repose at the Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote this evening from 6pm to 7:30pm followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Killavil, to arrive at 8pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery Ballymote.



Bridget Philomena Connolly, 401 O’Maolconraigh Ave., Donegal Town. Peacefully at Aras MicSuibhne, Mullinasole, Laghey, Co Donegal. Remains reposing at the home of her nephew, Gabriel O Donnell, Birchill  Barnesmore. Removal today to St Mary’s Church, Killymard, arriving at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.



Andy Hegarty, Ardaghey, Inver, Co Donegal.  Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Reposing at his late residence today from 12pm to 11pm, and Wednesday from 12pm to 11pm.  Removal on Thursday morning to St Naul’s Church, Ardaghey, for funeral mass at 11am, followed by burial in local cemetery.  House private at all other times and the morning of the funeral.



Joseph (Joe) McLoughlin, (Artist) Creevy, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal and formerly of Glen Road Belfast. Peacefully at Millcroft Private Nursing Home. Reposing at the family home from 2pm today until 7pm with removal to Saint Patrick’s church Ballyshannon to arrive at 7:30pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday morning at 11am followed by Interment in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery Belleek. Family Flowers Donations if so desired to North West Hospice C/o Patsy McCauley Funeral Director or any Family member.


Tommy Gallagher Senior, Doorly Park, Sligo. Peacefully At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo Wednesday evening  from 5-30pm  with removal at  7-00pm to  Sligo Cathedral  arriving at 7:30pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 11-30 am on Thursday with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery.



Austie Byrne, Doorly Park, Sligo. Peacefully at his residence. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from  5-30pm to 7pm.   Funeral will arrive at  St.Annes Church,Sligo on Wednesday  morning  for Mass of  the Resurrection at  11-00am  with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House Strictly Private



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.