Obituaries, Wednesday April 17th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Janet L’Estrange, Strandhill


James Breheny, New York and Castlebaldwin


Brendan Reynolds, Reading, UK, and formerly Ballinacarrow, Ballymote


John McAuley, Kinawley


Willie Gorman, Laghey



Packie Kennedy, Ardara


Eugene McGuinness,  Sligo




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, followed by interment in the church grounds. 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. 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


Brendan Reynolds, (suddenly), at his residence in Reading, United Kingdom, and formerly of Ropefield, Ballinacarrow, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Reposing at the Chapel of Rest of Miles and Daughter Funeral Home, 157-161 Caversham Road, Reading RG1 8BB, UK on Tuesday 23rd April 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., followed by removal to the Church of St. Joseph, Tilehurst to arrive at 7 p.m.  Funeral mass on Wednesday 24th April at 12 noon. Burial afterwards at Henley Road Cemetery, Caversham, Reading.


John McAuley,Tiermoonan, Kinawley, Co Fermanagh. Peacefully at Altnagelvin Hospital, Derry. Remains reposing at his late residence today concluding with prayers at 5pm. House private at all other times. Remains will leave his residence at 7.30pm on to arrive at Saint Naile’s Church, Kinawley at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 11am, with burial in Kinawley New Cemetery.


Willie Gorman, Main Street, Laghey, Co Donegal. Peacefully at his home. Remains arriving this evening to Saint Bridget’s Church, Ballintra for 7pm Mass for the repose of his soul. Funeral Service on Thursday morning at 11am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to Sligo University Hospital, c/o Martin Gallagher Funeral Director, Laghey. House strictly private please.

Packie Kennedy, Carrickacleaye, Ardara, Co Donegal. At the Harbour Lights Nursing Home, Killybegs. Reposing at his niece Brid McHugh’s residence at Carrickacleaye, Ardara. Funeral from there on Thursday afternoon at 2:30pm going to the Church of the Holy Family Ardara for funeral liturgy at 3pm, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private from 11pm until 11am and on the morning of the funeral.  Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Harbour Lights Patient Comfort Fund, c/o Derek McCabe Funeral Directors, Ardara.



Eugene McGuinness, Benbulben Lodge, Sligo and formerly of Portnacross, Killybegs Co. Donegal.  Reposing at his brother Martin’s residence, Portnacross from 9pm to 11pm this Wednesday evening and tomorrow, Thursday from 11am to 11pm. Removal on Friday morning at 11.30am to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs for service at 12noon. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.






Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.