Obituaries, Tuesday, February 12th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Malachy Sweeney, Sligo

Gerry Dunne, Aclare

Philomena Dorrian, Ballyshannon

Felix Granaghan, Bundoran

Aaron Heraty, Ballyshannon

Kevin O’Connor, Sligo

Patrick ‘Lawrence’ Magee, Monea 


Malachy Sweeney, Crozon Downs, Sligo and formerly of Dungannon, Co. Tyrone. Peacefully at The Hazelwood Unit, St. John’s Hospital Sligo. Reposing at Foley & Mc Gowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday, from 5.30pm until 7.30pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Friday for requiem Mass at 11am with funeral proceeding to The Holy Trinity Cemetery, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. House is strictly private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to St. John’s Patient Comfort Fund c/o Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Directors.

Gerry Dunne, ‘Cairns Lodge ‘, Lislea, Aclare, Co. Sligo. Remains reposing in the Brennan Funeral home, Kilmactigue this evening from 5pm with removal at 7.30pm to arrive in The Church of the Holy Rosary, Kilmactigue at 8pm. Requiem mass on Wednesday at 11am with the funeral afterwards to Kilmactigue cemetery.

Philomena Dorrian, Saimer Drive, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at the Sheil Hospital, Ballyshannon. Reposing at John McGee and Sons Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon this evening from 5pm until 9pm with remains going to St. Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon on Wednesday morning for 11am funeral Mass, with burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cashelard, Ballyshannon. House private please.


Felix Granaghan, 16 St. Colm’s Terrace, East End, Bundoran, Co. Donegal at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at his late residence today until  10pm. Removal on Wednesday morning at 10:30am to arrive at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Bundoran for 11am funeral Mass. Interment afterwards in St. Ninnidh Cemetery, Bundoran. Family time on the morning of the funeral please. Family flowers only donations if so desired to the North West Hospice and the Heart Foundation, c/o John Mulreany Funeral services Bundoran or any family member.

Aaron Heraty, Rampark Lane, Finner, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Tragically. Reposing at his late residence with remains going to St Joseph’s Church, The Rock, Ballyshannon, on Thursday for 11am funeral Mass, with burial afterward in the adjoining cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to STOP, C/o John or Darren McGee Funeral Directors or any family member.


Kevin O’Connor, Market Yard, Sligo and formerly Buenos Aires Drive, Strandhill, Co Sligo. Unexpectedly at his home. Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel, Churchill, Sligo on Thursday from 6 pm until 8 pm. Funeral to arrive St Patrick’s Church, Strandhill, for Mass of Christian Burial at 10am on Friday.  Cremation to follow at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, at 2.30pm aprox.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu if desired to the Irish Heart Foundation, c/o Seamus Feehily and Sons Funeral Directors, Pearse Road, Sligo.

Patrick ‘Lawrence’ Magee, late of Oakdene House, Leighan, Monea, Co Fermanagh.  Peacefully at the South West Acute Hospital, Enniskillen. Remains will be reposing at John McKeegan’s Funeral Home, Mill St, Enniskillen from 4:30pm today. Removal to the Immaculate Conception Church, Monea to arrive at 6:30pm this evening. Mass of the Resurrection on Wednesday at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Botha Renovation Fund, C/o Damian McGovern Funeral Directors, Derrygonnelly.   

Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.