Obituaries, Thursday, August 2nd, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:







Anthony McCarron, Glasgow

Maria Ayre, Donegal Town

Bridie Keane, Sligo

Micheal Tunney, Ballyshannon

Mary Egan, Rathcormac

John Moran, Ballina

Stephen O’Brien, Collooney

Paddy Irwin, Ballymote





Anthony McCarron, formerly of Glasgow, died in Bermuda. Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart Church, Irvinestown, on Saturday at 11am with burial of ashes immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. No flowers by request. Enquiries to Peter Carty Funeral Director, Garrison.



Maria Ayre, nee Johnston, Walsh Island, Geashill, Co Offaly, and formerly of Copany, Donegal Town. Daughter of Gretta Johnston, Copany. Ashes reposing at the family home in Copany on Friday and Saturday. Funeral service in Laghey Parish Church at 3pm on Sunday, followed by burial in adjoining graveyard. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Laghey Parish Church.




Bridie Keane (nee McDonagh), of Martin Savage Terrace  and late of Spring Garden, Sligo. Peacefully at St. John’s Hospital, Sligo. Reposing at the Foley & McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from 5.30pm with removal at 7pm to St. Anne’s Church, arriving at 7.30pm. Funeral mass on Friday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St. John’s Patient Comfort Fund, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.



Michael Tunney, Creevy, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal. Peacefully at the Shiel Hospital, Ballyshannon. Reposing at the Shiel Hospital Mortuary on Friday from 10.30a.m with removal at 11.45a.m to arrive at St.Patricks Church, Ballyshannon for mass of the resurrection at 12 noon. With interment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery. Family Flowers Only. Donations in lieu if so desired to the Shiel Hospital Patient Comfort Fund c/o of Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon. House Private Please.


Mary Egan née Whyte, Tullyhill, Rathcormac, Sligo. Suddenly at her home. Reposing at Feehilys Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 5pm on Friday with funeral service at 6:30pm. Private cremation follows. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to Pieta House c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


John Moran, Milton Keynes, England and formerly Corrimbla, Ballina, Co Mayo. Husband of Margaret (Peggy) Donlon Ballyconnell, Ballinfull, Co sligo. Remains will arrive at St Patrick’s Church, Maugherow this Friday evening at 8.45pm. Requiem Mass on Saturday morning at 11am with burial afterwards in carrigans cemetery.



Stephen O’Brien, The Square, Collooney, Co Sligo and formerly off Droumnacara, Skibereen, Co. Cork.  Peacefully at his home. Reposing at his home on Saturday evening from 5pm to 8pm. Removal on Sunday morning to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney for 11am funeral mass. Burial afterwards in St.Nathy’s cemetery, Collooney. House private on Sunday morning. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to the Alzhemiers Day Care Centre, Aughamore, Sligo.



Paddy Irwin, Carriowcushacly, Ballymote, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West hospice Sligo.  Remains will repose at the Perrys Funeral home, Ballymote on Friday evening from 5pm to 6.30pm followed by removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote to arrive at 7pm.  Mass of the Resurrection on Saturday Morning at 10am.  Burial afterward in St. Columbus Cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to the North West hospice, Sligo c/o Perry Funeral Directors, Ballymote.



Months Mind Mass for Joan Coleman, Seafield Avenue, Cartron Point, Sligo will take place in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mullinabreena, on Saturday at 12pm.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.