Obituaries, Tuesday 21st August, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Helen McGilloway, Sligo

Frankie Devaney, Sligo

Charlie Boyle, Letterbarrow

Norman Ernest Watson, Belleek

Kevin McCafferty, Ballybofey

Cathal Kelly, Manorhamilton

Terry McGloin, Kinlough

Eddie Kelly, Strandhill

Tom Ingram, Drumfin

Ken Byrne, Bruckless

Lily Cassidy, Monea

Eileen McDonagh, Riverstown

Paddy McTigue, Ballinaglera


Helen McGilloway, H.S.E. Cregg Community Services, No. 8 Hilltop, Cairns Hill, Sligo.  Peacefully at her home. Formerly of Tooban, Burnfoot, Co. Donegal.  Reposing at her late home in Burnfoot today until 11pm.  Removal on Wednesday morning to arrive at St. Mura’s Church for 11am Requiem Mass followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations if desired to No 8 Hilltop, Cregg House, C/O Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.


Frankie (Sanco) Devaney, St.Brigid’s Place, Sligo. Peacefully at the Hazelwood Unit, St. John’s Hospital, Sligo. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from 6:30pm with removal at 8pm to Sligo Cathedral arriving at 8:30pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 11:30am on Wednesday with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to The Hazelwood Unit, St. John’s Hospital, Sligo, C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Charlie Boyle, Drumboarty, Letterbarrow, Co. Donegal. Unexpectedly. Remains reposing at his late residence today  until 9pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to the Church of the Holy Redeemer, Drimarone for 11am Funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery. A one-way system will operate at the wake, entry via Drimarone and exit at Meenacally on the Dummy’s Bridge Road.


Norman Ernest Watson, Corry, Belleek, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen. Funeral service on Wednesday in Belleek Parish Church of Ireland at 2pm, followed by committal in adjoining churchyard. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if so desired, to Belleek Parish Church Fund, c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral Director or any family member.

Kevin McCafferty, Trusk, Ballybofey, Co. Donegal, brother of Florence Travers, Drumanis, Laghey, ,Co. Donegal, and Brendan McCafferty, Garteen, Ballintrillick, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at his residence. Remains will repose at his late residence until removal on Thursday at 10.30am for Requiem Mass in St. Mary’s Church, Sessiaghoneill, at 11am, with interment afterwards in the adjoining churchyard. Donations in lieu of flowers if so desired, to the Donegal Hospice, care of any family member, or G. McCool & Son Funeral Directors, Ballybofey. Family time please, from 11pm until 11am and on the morning of the funeral. A shuttle bus will be provided from the car park at St. Mary’s Church, Sessiaghoneill, Ballybofey, this evening and on Wednesday evening from 5pm.


Cathal Kelly formerly Dungannon and Mullawn, Manorhamilton. Peacefully at Mowlam Nursing Home Sligo in his 96th year. Reposing at the home of his daughter Marian and son in law Hubert Mc Gloin and family today. Removal on Wednesday morning to St Aidan’s Church Kinlough to arrive for 12 noon Funeral Mass with burial afterwards in St Aidan’s cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to the Alzheimer’s society or the Patient Comfort Fund Mowlam Nursing Home C/O Connolly and McDonald Funeral Directors Manorhamilton.

Terry McGloin, Mill Road, Kinlough and formerly of the Anglers Rest, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements to be announced later


Eddie (Ned) Kelly, Mannionstown, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Peacefully after a long illness at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 5pm on Wednesday. Removal at 6:30pm to St. Patrick’s Church, Strandhill arriving for 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection at 10am on Thursday. Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden. House private please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Tom Ingram, Redfield, Drumfin, Co Sligo. Following a short illness at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote, on Wednesday from 5pm until 7pm. Funeral service will take place in Taunagh Parish Church, Riverstown on Thursday at 2.30pm, with burial afterwards in Doo cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.


Ken Byrne, Ballyloughan, Bruckless, Co. Donegal and formerly Dublin. Remains reposing at his residence on Wednesday and Thursday from 10am to 11pm. Removal on Friday morning at 10.30am to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 11am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Cancer Research, care of any family member



Lily Cassidy, late of 328 Derrygonnelly road, Killyveagh, Monea BT74 8FL. Reposing at her late residence from 7:30pm today. Removal to the Immaculate Conception Church Monea on Thursday morning for 11am Mass of the Ressurection. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House Private Thursday morning please. Family Flowers only. Donations in lieu to Oxfam Ireland C/O Damien McGovern Funeral Directors Derrygonnelly



Eileen Mc Donagh (nee Gray), Ballindoon, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon on Wednesday evening from 5pm until 8pm. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brigid’s Church, Highwood, on Thursday at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in Ballindoon Cemetery.


Paddy McTigue, Tullynaha, Ballinaglera, Co.Leitrim. Reposing at St.Patrick’s Hospital Chapel, Carrick-On-Shannon on Wednesday evening from 5pm to 8pm. Removal on Thursday to Saint Hugh’s Church, Ballinaglera for prayers at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.