Obituaries, Sunday Dec. 23rd, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Amanda McGroary, Donegal Town


Eithne McKeon, Riverstown


Nancy O’Donnell, Drumkeerin


Margaret Dunleavy, Sligo


John Gallagher, Bruckless


Martin Furey, Drumcliffe


Kathleen Sweeney, Sligo





Amanda McGroary, 8 St Mary’s Park, Donegal Town.  Funeral arrangements later.


Eithne McKeon (formerly McGoldrick), Annaghcarthy, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. At St James’ Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at Shivnan’s Funeral Home, Ballyfarnon today from 5pm until 7pm, with removal afterwards to the Church of The Assumption, Sooey, arriving at 8pm. Funeral Mass will take place on Monday at 11am, with burial afterwards in Corrig cemetery.


Nancy O’Donnell, nee Gildea, Corry, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.  Reposing at her late residence today until 9pm.  Removal on Monday to St. Colmcilles Church, Newbridge, arriving at 11.50am for Funeral Mass at 12noon.  Burial to follow in Kilbride Cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu to the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.


Margaret (Gretta) Dunleavy, Strandhill Road, Sligo.  Retired primary school teacher.  Peacefully at St. John’s Community Hospital, Sligo.  Reposing at Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo from 4.30pm on Thursday.  Removal at 6pm to the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am on Friday.  Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. House Private.


John Gallagher, Carricknagore, Bruckless, Co. Donegal and formerly of Carrickfinn.  Reposing at his residence until 11pm today and from 10am to 12noon on Monday.  House private thereafter with removal at 1.30pm to St. Mary’s Church Killybegs for funeral Mass at 2pm.  Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Donegal Hospice, care of any family member or Mc Brearty Undertakers.


Martin Furey, Milltown, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at his home from 1pm to 8pm on Monday, with removal from his home on Wednesday to St. Colmcilles Church, Rathcormac, to arrive for Mass of Christian Burial at 1pm, burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Belbulben COPD or Alpha One Research Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, c/o Seamus Feehily and Sons, Funeral Directors, Pearse Road Sligo.  Shuttle service to the house will be available from Drumcliffe carpark, and house private outside reposing times please.


Kathleen (Kitsy) Sweeney, nee Mahon, late of Treacy Avenue, Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo.  Reposing at the home of her daughter Catherine and son-in-law Kevin at number one Riverside, Sligo from 2pm to 8pm on Monday.  Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon on Wednesday in St. Anne’s Church, Sligo.  Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu if desired to Alzheimer’s Day Car Centre, Aughamore, Sligo c/o Seán Feehily, Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.