Obituaries, Wednesday Jan. 9th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Jimmy Mulrone, Ballyshannon


Hugh McNulty, Lucan and Drumcliffe


Seamus McCoy, Ballaghaderreen


Kathleen Merrifield, Ballyshannon


David Harron, Ballintra


Mary Ellen Ward, Dromahair


John Hughes, Dromore West


Amanda McGrory, Donegal Town


Michael Healy, Drumcliffe






Jimmy Mulrone, The Battery, Clyhore, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal.   At Sligo University Hospital in his 91st year.  Remains arriving in Mary Queen of Peace Church, Garrison this morning for Funeral Mass at 11am followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.


Hugh McNulty, Dunboyne, Lucan, and late of Drumcliffe, Co Sligo. Ex-Garda Siochana. Funeral Mass this 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. Mass of the Resurrection today in The Cathedral of The Annunciation and St. Nathy, Ballaghaderreen 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.  Funeral to arrive at St. Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon this morning 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 this morning please.


David Harron, Ballybulgan, Ballintra, Co. Donegal.  Suddenly.  Reposing at his residence today at 20 Brookfield Manor, Drumbar, Donegal Town, from 12 noon until 10pm .  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 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.


John Hughes, Churchhill, Dromore West, Co Sligo, Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at Sweeney’s Funeral Home, Dromore West today from 4pm, with removal at 6pm to the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour. Dromore West. Requiem mass on Thursday at 12noon with burial afterwards in Churchill Cemetery, Dromore West.  No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to the North West Hospice, Sligo.


Amanda McGrory, 8 St Mary’s Park, Donegal Town. Remains reposing at her late residence today from 11am until 10pm. Remains leaving her residence at 10:30 am on Thursday morning for funeral mass in St Patrick’s Church, Donegal Town, at 11am with burial immediately afterwards in Clar cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if so desired to the Kevin Bell Fund. House private on morning of the funeral please.


Michael Healy,  Coolbeg, Drumcliff, Co Sligo. Remains reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home, Cliffoney today from 5pm to 7pm. Removal at 7pm to St Colmcille’s Church,  Rathcormac to arrive at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12noon with burial afterwards in Drumcliff Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to St John’s Hospital patient comfort fund



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.