Obituaries, Monday, April 15th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





John Francis McHugh, England and Beltra


Margaret Farrell, London and Ballinfull


Janet L’Estrange, Strandhill


James Breheny, New York and Castlebaldwin


Sean O’Brien, Bundoran


Joseph Carrigan, Ballinaglera,




John Francis McHugh, Leicester, England and formerly of Altonelvick, Beltra, Co. Sligo on the 3rd of April. Brother of Nora McHugh, Altonelvick and Sister Stephanie F.M.D.M. Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11am in The Sacred Heart Church, Leicester, England. Cremation to follow.


Margaret Monica (Mona) Farrell, (nee Gillan). Peacefully at home in London, aged 93,  following a short illness. Originally from Ardtrasna, Ballinfull, Co. Sligo. Requiem Mass in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Hayes, Middlesex on Wednesday at 12.15pm, proceeding after to Breakspear Crematorium, Ruislip. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu of flowers to Botwell Church soup run for the homeless.


Janet L’Estrange, Culleenamore, Strandhill, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at her residence on Friday evening from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne`s Church of Ireland, Strandhill, Co. Sligo on Saturday for Service at 12:00 noon. Enquiries to Foley and McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo 071 91 62140



James Breheny, (Nasie), Astoria, New York, USA and formerly of Bricklieve, Castlebaldwin, Co Sligo. On April 11th, 2019.  Peacefully. Funeral to take place Tuesday at The Church of the Most Precious Blood, Astoria, New York. Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Sunday June 2nd at 11am in  St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo Enquiries to Sean Feehily Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo 071 9159999


Sean O’ Brien, East End, Bundoran, Co Donegal. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to John Mulreany Funeral Director, Bundoran on ( 071 98 41547)



Joseph Carrigan, late of Corralubber, Ballinaglera, Dowra. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Removal of remains on Tuesday, arriving at his residence at 5pm. House open from 5-7pm. Removal to take place to  St. Hugh’s Church, Ballinaglera, at 8pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday at 12 noon, followed by burial in Fahy Cemetery.





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.