Obituaries, Tuesday Jan. 8th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Edward O’Hehir, Sligo


Jimmy Mulrone, Ballyshannon


Breege Bradley, Ardara


Mary Burke, Achonry


Hugh McNulty, Lucan and Drumcliffe


Seamus McCoy, Ballaghaderreen


Kathleen Merrifield, Ballyshannon


David Harron, Ballintra


Mary Ellen Ward, Dromahair




Edward (Eddie) O’Hehir, 7 Barn Owl Road, Kevinsfort, Sligo.  Peacefully at his home.  Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am this morning in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo.  Burial follows in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to The Irish Cancer Society or the North West Hospice Fund c/o Seán Feehily at Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Jimmy Mulrone, The Battery, Clyhore, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.   At Sligo University Hospital in his 91st year.  Remains reposing at the residence of his son Sylvester and daughter-in-law Pauline, Gurteen Road, Garrison Co. Fermanagh BT93 4DJ from 12 noon until 10pm today; house private at all other times. Remains arriving in Mary Queen of Peace Church, Garrison on Wednesday for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.


Breege Bradley, nee McHugh, Common, Arddra.  Funeral from her residence at 10:30am going to the Church of The Holy Family, Ardara, for Requim Mass at 11am today. Interment afterward in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Harbour Lights Nursing Home Patients Comfort Fund, c/o Derek McCabe Funeral Directors, Ardara. 


Mary Burke, nee O Connor, Tubberdur, Achonry, Co Sligo, and late of Ballylongford, Co Kerry. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital, in her 95th year. Removal this morning, arriving at The Church of St Nathy and St Brigid, Achonry, for 11.30am funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in Achonry Cemetery. House private this morning please.



Hugh McNulty, Dunboyne, Lucan, and late of Drumcliffe, Co Sligo. Ex-Garda Siochana. Reposing at Marymount Care Centre, Westmanstown, Dublin, from 4pm to 8pm this evening. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning in St Mary’s Church, Lucan, at 10am followed by burial in St Bartholemews’s Cemetery, Munterconnaught, Virginia, Co Cavan, arriving at 1pm approx. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St Vincent de Paul.


Seamus McCoy, Drumacoo, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon. At Sligo University Hospital. Reposing in The Kilgarriff Funeral Home, Ballaghaderreen this evening from 5pm with removal at 7pm to The Cathedral of The Annunciation and St. Nathy, Ballaghaderreen arriving at 7.30 pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Kilcolman Cemetery, Ballaghaderreen.  House strictly private please. Family flowers only, please. Donations if desired to the Oncology Ward, Sligo University Hospital, c/o Kilgarriff Funeral Directors, Ballaghaderreen.



Kathleen Merrifield (née Moore), Ardloughill, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Retired national school teacher.  Reposing at the family home today from 2pm to 8pm.  A one way system will operate during the wake with the entrance via the Rock Road in Higginstown and exiting by Ardlongfield and the Station Road.  Funeral to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon on Wednesday for mass of the resurrection at 11am with interment in the adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to the Acquired Brain Injury Ireland (ABII) c/o Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors or any family member.  House private to family on the morning of the funeral please.



David Harron, Ballybulgan, Ballintra, Co. Donegal.  Suddenly.  Reposing at his residence at 20 Brookfield Manor, Drumbar, Donegal town from 8pm until 10pm today and from 12 noon until 10pm Wednesday.  Removal on Thursday to the Methodist Church, Ballintra for Funeral service at 1.30pm with burial afterwards in St. Bridgets Cemetery, Ballintra.  House private on the morning of the Funeral please.



Mary Ellen Ward, nee Carroll, Drumlease, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at her home today and Wednesday from 5pm to 8pm.  House private thereafter.  Removal on Thursday to St. Patrick’s Church, Dromahair for funeral Mass at 11.30am.  Burial afterwards in Carrowcrin cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations if desired to the National Rehabilitation Centre, Dún Laoghaire, Dublin


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.