Obituaries, Wednesday April 17th, 8 am 

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


 Margaret Farrell, London and Ballinfull


Janet L’Estrange, Strandhill


James Breheny, New York and Castlebaldwin


Sean O’Brien, Bundoran


Joseph Carrigan, Ballinaglera


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


John McAuley, Kinawley


Marie McHugh, Gweedore

Willie Gorman, Laghey

Packie Kennedy, Ardara



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 today 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, (PRON: LE – STRANGE)  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



Joseph Carrigan, late of Corralubber, Ballinaglera, Dowra. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Funeral mass at 12 noon in St. Hugh’s Church, Ballinaglera, followed by burial in Fahy Cemetery.


Sean O’Brien, East End Bundoran, Co. Donegal. Peacefully at the Sligo University Hospital. Funeral Mass in our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Bundoran at 11 am, with interment afterwards in St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery, Bundoran.


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 from 12noon until 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.


Marie McHugh, Knockfola, Gweedore, Co Donegal. In Galway University Hospital.. Funeral Mass on at 1pm in St Colmcille’s Chapel, Knockfola, Gweedore. Burial afterward in the adjoining cemetery. House private this morning please.  Enquiries to Kieran Roarty Funeral Director, Gweedore, on 087 2631 526.


Willie Gorman, Main Street, Laghey, Co Donegal. Peacefully at his home.

Remains arriving 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. Resposing 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.


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