Obituaries, Wednesday, May 30th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Michael J. Fox, Sligo

Christopher David Dabney, England

Ciaran McCarthy, Ballymote

Bridie Rooney, Sligo.

Martina Gorman, Maugheraboy

Francie Mullaney, Ballintra

May Cunningham, Aughamore Near

Margaret Rose Gralton, Drumshanbo

Michael Cosgrove, Strandhill,




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, 7 Bicester Road, Kidlington, OX5 2LA, or via



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 today. Removal at 7:30pm to St. Colmcille’s 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 1pm 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.



Francie Mullaney, Ballintra, Co Donegal, at Aras MicSuibhne Nursing Home, Mullinasole, Laghey, Co. Donegal. Reposing at the nursing home this evening until 7pm and tomorrow evening from 4pm with removal at 7pm to St. Bridget’s Church, Ballintra for 7:30pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 11 o clock, with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Please adhere to the specified times for waking at the nursing home. Family flowers only, donations in lieu of flowers to the patients comfort fund, Aras MicSuibhne, C/o of any family member.


May Cunningham, nee Scanlon, Aughamore Near, Co. Sligo, Remains reposing at her residence on Thursday from 3pm until 9pm with removal on Friday afternoon to Saint John’s Church, Carraroe, arriving for 2 o’clock. Funeral Mass followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. Family Flowers only please , donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice, C/o Gerard Clarke& Sons Funeral Directors,   Ballisodare, Co. Sligo , House private to family on Friday morning please.



Margaret Rose Gralton, Luton, Bedfordshire, England, and Shancorry, Drumshanbo, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at Keech Hospice, Luton. Loving wife of Jim; mother to Louise, Sarah, James and Paul.  Remains arriving to St Patrick’s Church, Drumshanbo, this Saturday evening at 7:30pm. Requim Mass on Sunday at 11:30am with burial afterwards in Kiltoghert New Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice, Sligo, C/o M. J. McLoughlin Funeral Directors or any family member.



Michael Cosgrove, Hill Crest House, Strandhill, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo from 5pm on Friday with Liturgy of Prayer at 7pm. Funeral to arrive at Saint Patrick’s Church, Strandhill for Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon Saturday, burial to follow in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.



The obituary notices are also available on our website




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.