Obituaries, Wednesday, January 30th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Gerard Mc Loughlin, Rosses Point


Raymond Cawley, Bunnanadden


Angela Curtin, Sligo

Dermot O’ Connell, Sligo


John O’Rourke, Blacklion


Miriam Devaney Sligo


Gerard Mc Loughlin, Lower Rosses, Rosses Point, Co. Sligo. At the Ealing Hospital, Middlesex, London. Funeral arrangements will be announced later. Enquiries to Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo on 071 91 62140.


Raymond (Ray) Cawley, Flower Hill, Bunninadden, Co. Sligo, and formerly of Rathanna, Sligo. Requiem Mass in The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo this morning at 11.30am, with funeral proceeding to Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, to arrive at 3.30pm approx. House private please. Family flowers only, donations if desired to The North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, c/o Foley & Mc Gowan`s Funeral Directors.


Angela Curtin (nee Carty), Yeats Drive, Sligo and formerly of Bundoran, Co Donegal.  Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo, for Requiem Mass today at 2pm with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to The North West Hospice, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors.


Dermot O’ Connell, The Weighbridge, Mail Coach Road, Sligo, and formerly St Bridget’s Place, Sligo.  Ex 28th Battalion, Finner Camp, Co Donegal. Mass of Christian Burial in St Anne’ Church, Sligo at 11am this morning, burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery.



John O’Rourke, Barran, Blacklion, Co. Cavan, Suddenly.  Reposing at his family home from 11am until 4pm today.  Removal to St. Patrick’s Church, Killinagh, Blacklion this  evening to arrive at 7pm.  Funeral Mass on Thursday at 11am followed by burial in Killinagh Cemetery.  House private at all other times, family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired to STOP. One way system in operation, entering at Thornhill, Blacklion and exiting at Barran Lane.


Miriam Devaney, Larkhill Court, Sligo and formerly of Lisheen Lodge, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. After a short illness at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at Foley & Mc Gowan’s funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday evening from 5pm with removal at 7:30pm  to Our Lady Star Of The Sea Church, Ransboro, Co. Sligo arriving at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am with funeral proceeding to St Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to Croi, C/o Foley & McGowan Funeral Directors.

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