Obituaries, Thursday, April 4th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths: 


Anthony Walklate, Ballyshannon and Stoke-on-Trent

Fr Pat McHugh, Rooskey

Cathryn Granaghan, Ballyshannon

Eileen Mogan, Oranmore

Helena Murphy, Kilglass

Jim Golden, Ballintra

Maureen Mullen, Collooney

Margaret Farry, Rosses Point

Mary Duffy, Belleek



Anthony Walklate, known as Tony. Late of Samier Drive, Ballyshannon, Co.Donegal, and formerly of Stoke-on-Trent, England. Removal this morning from Pat Melly’s residence, Westport, Ballyshannon, 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.




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. Requiem Mass in the Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo today 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. Removal this morning at 11.15am 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 this morning.



Eileen Mogan, 4 Oranvale, Bog Road, Oranmore, Co. Galway. Mother of Nancy Conaghan, Evelyn Sheerin and Rita Wilson, Mountcharles. Funeral mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Oranmore this morning 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. Funeral will arrive to the Church Of the Holy Family, Kilglass today for Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon 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, Mullinasole, Laghey. Reposing today at his residence from 2pm until 10pm. Removal on Friday for 11am funeral mass in St Bridget’s Church, Ballintra with burial afterwards in the adjoining graveyard. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, to Julie Mundy, The Alzeimher   Society, Donegal Town, c/o any family member.



Maureen Mullen, nee Loughlin, Main Street, Collooney, Co. Sligo and formerly of Main Street, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim. At Sligo University Hospital. Remains reposing at her residence this evening from 6pm until 8pm and on Friday from 2pm until  5pm, with removal at 6.45 to the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, arriving for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 o’clock followed by burial in Saint Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Stroke Unit, Level 7, Sligo University Hospital, C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons Funeral Directors, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo



Margaret Farry, nee Curran, 15 The Bleenicks, Rosses Point, Sligo.  Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo.  Reposing at her home this evening from 6pm.  Removal on Friday morning to St Columba’s Church, Rosses Point, for 10.30 am funeral mass.  Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.  House private on Friday morning please.




Mary Duffy, Brollagh, Belleek, Co. Fermanagh. Remains reposing at her residence today  from 3pm to 9pm and on Friday from 3pm to 9pm. House private at all other times. Remains will arrive  in Mary Queen of Peace Church, Garrison, on Saturday for 11am Funeral Mass followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only; donations in lieu if desired to Garrison Day Care Centre, c/o any family member or Peter Carty Funeral Director, Garrison.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.