Obituaries, Tuesday, May 29th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Michael J. Fox, Sligo

Christopher David Dabney, England

Padraig Burns, Ballyshannon

David Brennan, Ballymote

Ciaran McCarthy, Ballymote

Bridie Rooney, Sligo.

Martina Gorman, Maugheraboy



Michael J Fox, formerly of Tracey Avenue and Joe McDonnell Drive, Sligo. Funeral to be held on Thursday in London at Lambeth Crematorium at 3:30pm, with ‘Afters’ at the Bread and Roses, Clapham.



Christopher David “Dave” Dabney, Peacefully at home. Husband of Girly Kelly, Corglancy, Dromahair.  Funeral service at St. Mary’s Church, Kidlington, UK on Friday at 1.30pm, followed by burial.  Flowers welcome or donations if desired for the British Heart Foundation or Sobell House c/o C.S. Boswell Independent Funeral Services. (FOR WEB ONLY: 7 Bicester Road, Kidlington. OX5 2LA or via



Padraig (Fiddler) Burns, 3 East Rock, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal and formerly of 57 Garavogue Villas, Sligo.  At Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from 5.30pm to 7pm.  Funeral will arrive at St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Wednesday morning for Requiem mass at 11am followed by burial in Sligo cemetery.  House private please.


David Brennan, 1 Marren Park, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice Sligo. Remains will arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception Ballymote on Wednesday for Mass of the Ressurection at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Columbas cemetery.



Ciaran McCarthy, Balfe House, Doo, Ballymote, Co Sligo. Suddenly at his residence. Remains will be removed on Thursday morning to the Church of St Joseph, Doo for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Burial afterwards at Kilmorgan New Cemetery. House private please.



Bridie Rooney, nee O’Hagan, Teesan, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 5pm to 7pm on Wednesday. Removal at 7:30pm to St. Colmcilles Church, Rathcormac arriving at 8pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Thursday at 11am. Burial follows in Rathcormac cemetery. House private at all times. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers to The Oncology Unit at Sligo University Hospital c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Martina Gorman, Willow Park, Maugheraboy, Sligo. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo, on Thursday evening  from 7pm to 8:30pm.Celebration of Life will take place in the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home on Friday afternoon at 1:00pm  followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. House Private Please. Family flowers only please , Donations in lieu if desired to  The  North West Hospice  C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.