Obituaries, Sunday 21st October, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





James Francis Dodd, Birmingham, and Ballindoon, Sligo

Reverend Fr. Seamus Gallagher, Frosses

Laurence Dolan, Ballinamore

Mary Conway, Gurteen

Eugene O’Brien, Ballintogher



James Francis (Jim) Dodd, Olton, Solihull, Birmingham, and Ballindoon, Co Sligo. Reposing at Stephen and Philip Painter Independent Funeral Directors, Acocks Green, today from 3pm to 5pm.  Requiem Mass at Olton Friary Church, Solihull, on Monday at 10.15am, followed by interment at Robin Hood Cemetery. No flowers please; donations to Father Hudson’s Care UK or Capuchin Day Centre, Dublin, if desired.


Reverend Fr. Seamus Gallagher, Frosses, Parish Priest of Inver, County Donegal, formerly of Main Street, Dungloe. Suddenly. Reposing at the Parochial House, Frosses today until 10pm. Requiem Mass in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary Frosses on Monday at 12 noon with interment afterwards in St. Naul’s cemetery Ardaghey. Rosary each night at 10pm. Family Flowers only, donations in lieu to Sr. Mary Dolores Sweeney Missionaries Sierra Leone CO any family member or John MacGowan Funeral Directors.


Laurence Dolan, Garryfliuch, Derradda, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at the Mortuary at St. Patrick’s Hospital, Carrick-on-Shannon this afternoon from 3pm to 6pm, followed by removal to St. Brigid’s Church, Corraleehan arriving at 7pm. Funeral Mass at 11am on Monday followed by burial in adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to North West Hospice c/o Smith Funeral Directors or any family member.

Mary Conway, Nee O’Regan, Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo and formerly of Drumhillock, Gurteen, Co. Sligo and Rosna Co. Kerry.  Reposing in Conneelys Funeral home, Flood Street, Galway today from 1.30pm with removal at 2.45pm.  In accordance with Marys expressed wishes, her remains will be removed to the National University of Ireland, Galway to aid in silent teachings.


Eugene O’Brien, Lavally, Ballintogher, Co Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his residence on Monday from 3pm until 8pm.  House private thereafter please.  Funeral Mass will take place on Tuesday at 12 noon in the Church of the Assumption, Sooey with burial afterwards in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Sooey.  Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Renal Department of Sligo University Hospital. 


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.