Obituaries, Wednesday Dec. 26th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Amanda McGroary, Donegal Town


Margaret Dunleavy, Sligo


Peter Quinn, Ballymote


Nina Gilmartin, Ballintogher

Mary B. Dowdican, Tullaghan


Myles Hynes, Blacklion


John Hynes, Sligo


Brian Costello, Sligo








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


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.


Peter Quinn, 29 Marren Park, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry. Removal from Perry’s Funeral Home, Ballymote on Thursday, 27th December to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote to arrive for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. House private please.


Nina Gilmartin (nee Oates), Killery, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at her home today until 8pm. Removal on Thursday to St. Therese’s Church, Ballintogher for funeral mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney.


Mary B. Dowdican, Wardhouse, Tullaghan, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at the Rock Nursing Unit, Ballyshannon, in her 106th year. Reposing at the Rock Nursing Unit, Ballyshannon on Thursday morning from 10.30am with removal at 11.30am to arrive at St Patrick’s Church, Tullaghan for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon, burial afterwards in Finner Cemetery, Bundoran. House private. Enquiries to Conlan and Breslin Funeral Directors.



Myles Hynes, Rockview, Blacklion, Co. Cavan. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton this evening until  6.30pm, followed by removal to arrive at St. Patrick’s Church, Killinagh, Blacklion for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am with burial afterwards in Killinagh Cemetery.



John (Midgie) Hynes, No 2 Jinks Avenue, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at his residence on Thursday from 12 pm to 8pm. Funeral will arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, on Friday for Requiem Mass at 1pm followed by burial in Sligo cemetery. House private on Friday morning please. Family flowers only, donations if desired to the Irish Diabetes Association, care of Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.



Brian Costello, Shannon Eighter, Bundoran Road, Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Reposing at his home from 4pm to 8pm Thursday. Funeral to arrive at Saint Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo for Mass of Christian Burial on Friday at 1pm, burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to Benbulben COPD group, Sligo, C/o of Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors, Pearse Road, Sligo. House private to family Friday morning please.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.