Obituaries, Wednesday, February 21st, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Ignatius Davey, Ballymote

Bridget Philomena Connolly, Donegal Town

Andy Hegarty, Inver

Joseph McLoughlin, Ballyshannon

Tommy Gallagher Senior, Sligo

Austie Byrne, Sligo

Paddy Joe McGloin, Manorhamilton

Frances Boyd, Ardara

Brian Britton, Louth and Rossnowlagh

Ann Chambers, Sligo

Sister Dympna McHugh, Sisters of Mercy, Ballyshannon and Donegal



Ignatius (Nacey) Davey, Rynn, Killavil, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Funeral mass in the Church of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Killavil, today at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery Ballymote.



Bridget Philomena Connolly, 401 O’Maolconraigh Ave., Donegal Town. Funeral Mass in St Mary’s Church, Killymard, this morning 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.  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. Mass of the Resurrection in Saint Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, this 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 this evening from 5:30pm with removal at  7pm 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. Funeral will arrive at St. Anne’s Church, Sligo, this morning for Mass of the Resurrection at  11am  with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House strictly private.



Paddy Joe McGloin, 78 Hillside Cresent, Manorhamilton, and formerly of Glebe, Kinlough. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital in his 95th year. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton this evening from 5:30pm to 7pm with removal to the Church of the Annunciation, Mullies, to arrive at 7:45pm. Funeral mass on Thursday morning at 11:30am with burial in the adjoining cemetery.



Frances Boyd, Garrawort, Ardara. Mother of Belinda Friel and Anna Payne, Garrawort. Funeral today at 1.30pm to Ardara Methodist Church for 2pm funeral Service with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard.  Family time this morning. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Donegal Hospice and the Methodist Church, Ardara, C/o any family member.



Brian Britton, Marine Court, Blackrock, Co. Louth and formerly of Rossnowlagh, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at home.  Reposing at McGeough’s Funeral Home, Jocelyn Street, from 3pm today with removal at 6pm to St. Oliver Plunkett Church, Blackrock, Co. Louth arriving for evening prayers at 6.30pm.  Funeral Mass on Thursday at 12 noon.  Burial afterwards in St. Fursey’s Cemetery, Haggardstown.  House private at all times.

Family flowers only, donation to Leukemia Trust.



Ann Chambers (nee Elliott) Colga, Dunally, Sligo and formerly of Ballincar, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday  evening  from 5-30pm to  7-00pm. Private cremation will take place in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. House Private Please. Family flowers only please , Donations in lieu if desired to  The  ISPCA  C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Sister Dympna McHugh, Sisters of Mercy Ballyshannon & Donegal and formerly of Garrison, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at the Southwest Acute Hospital, Enniskillen. Further Funeral Arrangements to be announced later. All enquiries to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087-248-5819



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.