Obituaries, Monday 22nd October, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:








James Francis Dodd, Birmingham, and Ballindoon, Sligo 

Reverend Fr. Seamus Gallagher, Frosses 

Laurence Dolan, Ballinamore

Eugene O’Brien, Ballintogher

Seamus Keegan, Dromahair

Peggy McShea, Ballyshannon

Desmond Donagher, Ballyfarnon



James Francis (Jim) Dodd, Olton, Solihull, Birmingham, and Ballindoon, Co Sligo.  Requiem Mass at Olton Friary Church, Solihull, today 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.  Requiem Mass in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary Frosses today at 12 noon with interment afterwards in St. Naul’s cemetery Ardaghey.  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.  Funeral Mass at 11am today in St. Brigid’s Church, Corraleehan followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to North West Hospice c/o Smith Funeral Directors or any family member.


Eugene O’Brien, Lavally, Ballintogher, Co Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his residence today 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.

Seamus (Jim) Keegan, Larkfield Lawns, Dromahair, Co Leitrim, and formerly of Collooney, Co Sligo, and Dublin. At St Phelim’s Nursing Home, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. Reposing at his home this evening from 5pm to 8pm, otherwise house private. Removal on Tuesday to St Patrick’s Church, Dromahair, for funeral mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Creevelea Abbey New Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland, Sligo.



Peggy McShea, nee Malaniff, late of East Port and Samier Drive, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.  At The Shiel Hospital, Ballyshannon. Sister of the late Pat Malaniff and the late Annie Cassidy, Ballyshannon. Further Funeral arrangements to be announced later. All enquiries to Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon, on 087 2485819




Desmond (Des) Donagher, formerly Coolmurla, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo, Carlow and Darwen, Lancashire, England. At the Sacred Heart Hospital, Carlow. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon, Co. Roscommon, this evening from 7pm until 9pm. Removal to St. Joseph’s Church, Geevagh, on Tuesday morning, arriving for Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in Kilmactranny Cemetery.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.