Obituaries, Monday 27th August, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Michael Gallagher, Killybegs

Joseph McGirl, Sligo

John Conlon, Quin, Co. Clare and Sligo

Monica Tunney, Belleek

Rita Cribbin, Sligo

Gabrielle Smith, England and Bundoran

James McGinley, Ardara



Michael Gallagher, Fintra Road, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at his residence this evening from 7pm with removal on Wednesday morning at 10.30am to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs for 11am Funeral mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family time from 11pm to 11am both nights.


Joseph Mc Girl, Abbeyville Park, Sligo.  Peacefully at Mowlam Nursing Home, Sligo.  Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from 5.30pm with removal at 7pm to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo arriving at 7.30pm.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11am on Tuesday with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery.  House strictly private at all times please.  Family flowers only please, Donations in lieu if desired to The Lupus Foundation in memory of his daughter Brenda Laing C/o Foley and McGowan Funeral Directors.


John Conlon, Quin, Co. Clare and formerly of Adelaide Street, Sligo and Collooney Co. Sligo.  Brother of Tom Conlon, Strandhill.  Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo from 5.30pm this evening with removal at 6.30pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, to arrive at 7pm.  Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am on Tuesday, burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Millford Hospice, Limerick, c/o Seamus Feehily and Sons funeral Directors Sligo.


Monica Tunney (nee Connolly), Scardens road, Belleek Co Fermanagh. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 1pm in Saint Mary’s church Pettigo followed by Interment in Maghermenagh cemetery Belleek. Family Flowers only donations in lieu if so desired to the Marie Curie Nurses c/o Patsy McCauley Funeral director. Family Home Private at all Times.


Rita Cribbin (nee Carty) Pilkington Tce., Sligo and formerly of Dunfore, Maugherow, Co.Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at the Foley & Mc Gowan funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo   on Tuesday evening from 6pm with removal at 7pm to St. Patricks Church, Maugherow, Co.Sligo arriving at 8pm.  Requiem Mass on Wednesday morning at 11:30am with burial afterwards in Carrigans Cemetery, Maugherow, Co. Sligo. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Mowlam Nursing Home Patient comfort fund  C/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.


Gabrielle Smith, nee Campbell, England and formerly of St. Patrick’s Terrace, East End, Bundoran. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10am in the Lady Star of the Sea Church Bundoran. Burial of Ashes afterwards in St. Ninnidh’s cemetery. Enquiries to Conlan and Breslin Funeral Directors Bundoran on 087-9670-448.



James McGinley, Hillhead, Ardara. Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains reposing at his residence from 7 p.m. this evening. Funeral from there on Wednesday morning at 10.30am to The Church Of The Holy Family, Ardara,  for 11a.m requim Mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Family time from 11p.m to 11a.m and on the morning of the funeral. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Medical 2 Ward, Letterkenny University Hospital,  c/o any family member





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.