Obituaries, Wednesday, April 3rd, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths: 

Anthony Walklate, Ballyshannon and Stoke-on-Trent

Ray Kelly, Oakfield Road, Sligo

Neil Doherty, Bundoran

Ann McGovern, Dromahair

Fr Pat McHugh, Rooskey

Cathryn Granaghan, Ballyshannon

Eileen Mogan, Oranmore

Helena Murphy, Kilglass

Jim Golden, Ballintra


Anthony Walklate, known as Tony. Late of Samier Drive, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal, and formerly of Stoke-on-Trent, England. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at the residence of Pat Melly, Westport, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, today from 5pm until 9pm. Removal on Thursday from Pat Melly’s residence at 9.30am to arrive at St Joseph’s Church, the Rock, Ballyshannon, for funeral service at 10 am, with interment in adjoining cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu of so desired to the Shiel Hospital Patients’ Comfort Fund, C/o Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon.


Ray Kelly, Oakfield Road, Sligo and late of Murneen, Kiltimagh, Co Mayo. Peacefully at North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Mass of the Resurrection at 11.30am this morning in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice Fund, c/o Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.


Neil Doherty (known as Dutch), 4 Mountain View, West End, Bundoran Co Donegal, and formerly of Strabane, Co. Tyrone. Removal this morning to arrive at the Church of Our Lady Star of the Sea, Bundoran for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am. Burial afterwards in St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery, Newtown, Bundoran.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Crumlin Children’s Hospital, Dublin, C/o donation box at family home and church, or to Conlan and Breslin Funeral Directors on 086 249 2036.


Ann McGovern (nee Gavigan), Rathbaun, Dromahair, Co Leitrim. Removal this morning to St Mary’s Church, Killenummery for funeral mass at 11.30am. Burial afterwards in Carrowcrin Cemetery. House private this morning.


The Very Reverend Fr Pat McHugh, former Parish Priest of Rooskey, Co Roscommon. Peacefully in Mowlam Nursing Home, Sligo. Predeceased by his sisters Maureen and Oonagh. Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo this evening from 5pm until 7pm, followed by removal to the Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo, to arrive at 7.30pm. Requiem Mass will take place on Thursday at 12.30pm, followed by burial afterwards at Rooskey churchyard, Co Roscommon.

Catherine Granaghan, (known as Cassie), Ballinacarrick, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. At the North West Hospice, the Mall, Sligo.  Reposing today at her daughter’s Marie and son in law Paul’s residence in Ballinacarrick today from 12 noon until 10 pm.  Removal on Thursday at 11.15 to arrive at St Joseph’s Church, the Rock, Ballshannon, for Mass of the Resurrection at 12 noon., with interment in the Abbey Assaroe Cemetery, Ballyshannon.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu if so desired to the North West Hospice, the Mall, Sligo, C/o Patrick Mc Kenna Funeral Directors or any family members.  House private to family on the morning of the funeral please.

Eileen Mogan, 4 Oranvale, Bog Road, Oranmore, Co. Galway. Mother of Nancy Conaghan, Evelyn Sheerin and Rita Wilson, Mountcharles. Reposing at the funeral home adjoining the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Oranmore this evening from 5.30pm until 8pm. Funeral mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Oranmore on Thursday at 11am, with burial afterwards in the village cemetery.

Helena Murphy (nee Tuffy), Carrowcollar, Kilglass, and late of Fiddane, Enniscrone, Co. Sligo   Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina this evening from until Funeral will arrive to the Church Of the Holy Family, Kilglass on Thursday for Mass of the Resurrection at 12:noon with burial afterwards in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Kilglass. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to : S.H.O.U.T, C/o  McGowan’s Funeral directors.

Jim Golden, Ballymagroarty, Ballintra, Co Donegal at Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home, Mulllinasole. Further funeral arrangements later.


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