Obituaries, Tuesday, July 31st, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Brendan Rafferty, Sligo

Annie-Mai Tansey, Gurteen

Terry Duffy, Sligo

Anthony O Connor, Bundoran

Chris Kennedy, Ballinafad

Annie Murphy, Killybegs

Mary Sweeney Donegal Town

Charlie Kane, Sligo





Brendan Rafferty, Enfield, Middlesex, London and late of Alma Cottage, Finisklin, Sligo. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 12pm today followed by Celebration of Life at 12.30pm. Burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice, Sligo, c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Annie-Mai Tansey, née O’Connor, No. 5, Rathmadder Estate, Rathmadder, Gurteen, Co. Sligo.  Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote, this evening from 4.30pm until 7pm.  Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Gurteen, arriving at 8pm.  Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Gurteen Cemetery.



Terry Duffy, Meadowvale, Tonaphubble, Sligo and formerly of The Cottages, Downings, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at Galway University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo, today from 4pm with removal at 7pm to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo, arriving at 7:30pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 11am with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery.



Anthony (Tony) O’Connor, 48 Silverhill, West End, Bundoran, Co Donegal, formerly of Limerick, and late of The 12th Infantry Battalion. Peacefully at The North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing at McGee’s Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon, this evening from 4pm with removal from there at 5.15pm to arrive at the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran, for reception prayers at 6pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 11am, burial afterwards in St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery, Newtown, Bundoran. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to The North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, C/o Conlan and Breslin Funeral Directors, on 086-249 2036. House private please.



Chris Kennedy, Ballinafad, Co Sligo. Formerly River Road, Catron Point, Sligo. Unexpectedly. Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel from 5pm today with liturgy of prayers at 7pm at Nazareth House Chapel. Funeral to arrive at St Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan on Wednesday for Mass of Christian Burial at 11am. Burial to follow in Sligo cemetery.



Annie Murphy, Conlin, Killybegs, Co Donegal. Remains reposing at her residence. Removal from there this evening at 6:30pm to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11am. Burial afterward in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am.



Mary Sweeney nee Kenny, Glebe Crescent, Donegal Town, late of Donegal Road, Killybegs. Remains going to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs on Wednesday for 2pm funeral mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the Palliative Care Rooms, Donegal Community Hospital c/o any family member or McBrearty Undertakers.


Charlie Kane, 97 Doorly Park, Sligo. Peacefully at his daughter Eva and son-in-law’s Ciaran Brennan’s residence, Doongeelagh, Riverstown. Reposing at his residence, Doorly Park, today from 2pm until 8pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church on Wednesday for mass at 2.30pm, with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House private on Wednesday morning please.




Months Mind Masses for Joan Coleman, Seafield Avenue, Cartron Point, Sligo will take place in the Dominican Friary, High Street, Sligo on Wednesday at 1.05pm and in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mullinabreena, on Saturday at 12pm.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.