Obituaries, Monday, March 26th, 1pm


Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Larry McCauley, Manorhamilton

Mary McGurrin, Manorhamilton

Barry John Fox, Omagh

Patrick Gallagher, Donegal Town

Patrick Gilmartin, Killery

Hugh Colhoun, Donegal Town

Carmel McDonagh, Cliffoney

Joe Lang, Sligo



Larry McCauley, Derrylahan, Glangevlin, Co. Cavan and 10 Arus Breffni, Manorhamilton.  Peacefully at North West Hospice.  House Strictly Private please.  Funeral arrangements later.



Mary McGurrin, nee Cullen, Corthoon, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim and formerly of Stranagress, Glenfarne.  Peacefully at her home, in her 92nd year.  Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton this evening from 5pm to 7pm followed by private removal to her family home.  Funeral Mass on Tuesday, at 11.30am in St. Aidan’s Church, Ballaghmeehan, followed by burial in St. Aidan’s Cemetery, Rossinver.  Family flowers only please.



Barry John Fox, 17 Ballygowans Road, Omagh, Co. Tyrone. Reposing at the residence of Peggy Eager, Portnason, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal on Tuesday from 11am until 11pm. Removal on Wednesday at 10.30am to arrive at Star of the Sea Church, Bundoran with Mass of the Resurrection at 11 o’clock. Private cremation to follow. No flowers Please. Donations in lieu if so desired to the Multiple Myeloma Research, Bridgewater Suite, City Hospital c/o Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon or any family member.


Patrick Gallagher, Tullynagrena, Letterbarrow, Donegal Town. At Letterkenny University Hospital. His remains will be reposing at Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles today from 3pm with removal at 4pm going to his late residence at Tullynagrena. Removal from there on Tuesday morning at 10.30am going to St. Mary’s Church, Killymard for 11am funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery.


Patrick (Patsy) Gilmartin, Killery, Ballintogher, Co Sligo. Reposing at his home today and Tuesday from 4pm to 8pm. Removal on Wednesday to St Therese’s Church, Ballintogher for funeral mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. House private on the morning of funeral. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Palliative Care, Northwest Hospice, Sligo.


Hugh Colhoun, Clar, Donegal Town. Remains reposing at the family home today from 4pm to 10 pm and tomorrow Tuesday from 2 pm to 10.30 pm. Removal from there on Wednesday morning to St Agatha’s Church Clar for 11am Requiem Mass with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard  . Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to a charity of your choice c/o any family member. House private on Wednesday morning please.


Carmel McDonagh, Cliffoney and formerly of Gurteen, Co. Sligo. At the North West Hospice, the Mall, Sligo. Remains reposing at the residence of her brother Donagh, Boyle road, Gurteen from 2pm to 9pm on Tuesday. Funeral mass at 12 noon on Wednesday in St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen with burial afterwards in Gurteen cemetery. House private on Wednesday morning. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the North West Hospice.


Joe Lang, Hazelwood Unit, St John’s Hospital, Sligo and late of Masshill, Cloonacool, Co Sligo. Remains reposing in the Morahan funeral home Tubbercurry on Tuesday evening from 5pm with removal at 6.30pm to arrive in St Michael’s Church Cloonacool at 7pm. Requiem mass on Wednesday at 11am with the funeral afterwards to Rhue cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St John’s patients comfort fund, c /o John Brennan Funeral Director, Cloonacool.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.