Obituaries, Thursday, April 19th, 1pm      

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Walter James Henry, Sligo

Mark Begley, Pettigo

Denis Ward, Ballyshannon

Angela Savage, Ballisodare

Sean Gallagher, Ballyshannon

Alice O Connell, Sligo



Walter James Henry, Greenfort Estate, Cairns Hill, Sligo. Reposing at The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home from 12:30pm to 1:30pm today. Funeral will arrive to St. John’s Church, Carraroe, Sligo for Mass of the Resurrection at 2pm. Cremation to follow. House strictly private please.


Mark Begley, Killorglin, Co Kerry, formerly of Main Street, Pettigo, Co. Donegal.  Remains reposing in his parents’ home on Main Street, Pettigo from 11am on Saturday morning.  Removal of remains on Sunday at 10.45am to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Pettigo for requiem Mass at 11am.  Burial afterwards to adjoining cemetery. House private on morning of removal please. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to Pieta House c/o any family member or Pat Britton Funeral Director, Pettigo.


Denis Ward, known as Dinny, late of 21 Ernedale Heights, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Peacefully at the Northwest Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing today from 7pm to 10pm at his son Michael and daughter-in-law Donna’s residence, The Acres, Ballyshannon, and on Friday from 10am to 10pm with removal on Saturday from 10am to arrive at St Patricks Church, Ballyshannon for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with interment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to the Northwest Hospice, The Mall, Sligo c/o Patrick McKenna, Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon or any family member.


Angela Savage, late of Stonehall, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. In Malta. Funeral Arrangements later, all enquires to Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo.


Sean Gallagher formerly of Danby, Ballyshannon Co Donegal in California U.S.A Funeral arrangements To Follow.


Alice O Connell, (nee Gillooly), Circular Road, Sligo. Peacefully in St.Phelims Nursing Home, Dromahair, Co.Leitrim in her 98th year. Reposing at The Foley &McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Friday evening from 6pm until 7:30pm. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Saturday morning  for Requiem Mass at11:30am with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House Private Please. Family  flowers only , Donations in lieu if desired to The Alzheimers Society C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.


Months mind mass for the late Bridie Crawley Jinks Ave, Sligo, will take place this Saturday 21st April in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 7:30 pm.


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Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.