Obituaries, Monday, April 30th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Donal Gaffney, Ballina

Mary Breen, Inver

Martin Duffy, Belleek

Owen McGowan, Tullaghan

Kathleen Erskine, Killybegs

Bridie Kelly, Mountcharles







Donal (Danny) Gaffney, of 26 Convent Hill Avenue, Ballina.  Peacefully at Galway University Hospital.  Reposing at his residence today until 8pm.  Funeral will arrive to St Muredach’s Cathedral, Ballina on Tuesday for mass at 12.30pm with burial afterwards in Leigue Cemetery, Ballina.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Irish Lung Foundation C/o Mc Gowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina.



Mary Breen, Nee Craig, Cranny Lower, Inver Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at her home today until 10pm.  Removal on Tuesday morning for 11am funeral mass in St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey with interment afterwards to the local cemetery.  House private on the morning of the funeral please.



Martin Duffy, 32 Daly Park, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully.  Reposing at the Sheil Hospital mortuary, Ballyshannon, on Tuesday from 5pm until 9pm Mass of the Resurrection in Saint Patrick’s Church, Belleek, on Wednesday at 11am followed by interment in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers, donations in lieu if so desired to Pallative Care Unit at Omagh Primary Care Hospital, c/o Patsy McCauley, funeral director, Belleek.  Family home private at all times.


Owen McGowan, Derryloughan, Tullaghan, Co Leitrim,  at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Brother of Sheila Reynolds, Ballygawley and Nora Mc Goldrick, Ballymote. Reposing at the home of his son Owenie and daughter-in-law Fiona, Derryloughan today from 7pm.until 11pm and on Tuesday from 2pm. Arriving at St. Aidan’s Church, Kinlough on Wednesday morning for 11am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Aidan’s Cemetery, Kinlough. Family Flowers only. Donations if desired to North West Hospice,C/o Mc Gloin Undertakers. House Private to family and neighbours on Wednesday morning please.



Kathleen Erskine, 58 Conlin Road, Killybegs,Co. Donegal.  Remains reposing at her residence from 9.30pm this evening, with removal from there on Wednesday morning at 10.30am to St. Mary’s Church, Killybegs for 11am funeral Mass.  Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.  Family time from 11pm to 11am.  Family flowers only please.



Bridie Kelly, (neeDevlin) Drimbeigh, Mountcharles, Co. Donegal. Suddenly. Funeral arrangements to be announced later, enquiries to Gallagher Funeral Directors Mountcharles on 0876781000




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.