Obituaries, Thursday, May 23nd, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Mary Boyle, Ardara



Jim Elvin, Donegal Town


John Charles O’Connell, Skreen



Damien Leydon, Frenchpark



Cyprian Gallagher, Donegal Town




Mary Boyle, Tullycleave, Ardara, Co Donegal. Remains currently reposing at her residence. Removal from this evening at 6.30 pm to The Church Of The Holy Family,  Ardara arriving at 7.30 p.m. Funeral mass on Friday morning at 11am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Jim Elvin, Greer House, Clar, Donegal Town, Co Donegal.  Peacefully at home. Funeral Service in Donegal Parish Church at 2pm Sunday followed by burial in the Glebe Cemetery.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu if so desired to Donegal Community Hospital Patient’s Comfort Fund care of George Irwin Funeral Directors, or any family member.  House private please.



John Charles (Charley) O’Connell, late of Toberpatrick, Skreen, Co. Sligo; Killavil Ballymote Co. Sligo; Glasnevin, Dublin; and recently Templemore Co Tipperary (ex-Royal Liver Assurance). Peacefully after a long illness at Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise. Husband of Una (nee McCarrick, Coolaney, Co. Sligo). Reposing at his residence in Killavil Ballymote Co. Sligo this evening from 6pm to 8pm. Removal to St. Adamnan’s Church, Skreen on Friday morning for funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Skreen. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the SMA African Missions, in Cork, or the Hospice.




Damien Leydon, Portahard, Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon and formerly of St. Brigid’s Place, Sligo. Peacefully in University Hospital Sligo.  Remains reposing in The Sharkey Funeral Home, Frenchpark on Friday evening from 5pm until 8pm, with the funeral on Saturday to arrive in Frenchpark Church for Requiem Mass at 1pm, with the funeral afterwards to Tibohine New Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to C.O.P.D., c / o John Brennan Funeral Director, Cloonacool.



Cyprian Gallagher. Peacefully in Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains reposing at the home of his daughter Alice, 336 O’Maolochonaire Ave,  Donegal Town. House private today please. Wake from 12 noon until 10pm on Friday. Removal on Saturday morning at 9:30am for 10am Mass in St Mary’s Church, Killymard, with burial immediately afterwards in adjoining cemetery. House private on morning of funeral please.





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.