Obituaries, Thursday, May 30th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:









Brendan Connolly, Tubbercurry


Kathleen Crowne, Sligo


Bridie Kirrane, Tubbercurry


Brendan Balfe, Sligo


Ann Gallagher, Ballyshannon


Robert Vance, Mountcharles


Tommy Heraghty, Manorhamilton













Brendan Connolly, Carrowkeel, Chaffpool, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. Remains reposing in his home today until 3pm. Reposing in the Morahan Funeral Home, Tubbercurry this evening from 6pm until 9pm.  Funeral on Friday morning to arrive in St Nathy’s Church, Achonry, for requiem mass at 12 o’clock, with the burial afterwards in Achonry cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to North West Hospice, Sligo or Irish Cancer Society, C/o John Brennan Funeral Director, Cloonacool.  House private on Friday morning please.




Kathleen Crowne (nee Davey) of Pearse Road, Sligo. Reposing at the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Friday evening from 4.30pm with removal at 6.30pm to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo. Requiem Mass on Saturday morning at 11am  in St. Anne’s Church, Sligo with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery afterwards. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, care of Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.




Bridie Kirrane, (nee Scanlon), Carrentubber, Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice. Remains reposing in her residence today from 3pm until 9pm. Funeral on Friday to arrive in St John Evangelist Church, Tubbercurry, for Mass of the Resurrection at 2.30pm, with the funeral afterwards to Rhue Cemetery. House private at all other times. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to North West Hospice, c/o John Brennan, Funeral Director.




Brendan Balfe, Cummeen, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo from 6pm this evening with Liturgy of Prayer at 7.30pm. Funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, for Mass of Christian Burial at 11.30am on Friday. Burial to follow in St Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the North West Hospice, C/o Seamus Feehily and Son funeral directors, Pearse Road, Sligo. House private please.



Ann Gallagher, 55 Erne Street, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Peacefully at her residence. Reposing at her late residence this evening from 6pm until 9pm and on Friday from 1pm until 9pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 3pm in St Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, Burial afterward in the Abbey Cemetery. House private on the morning of the funeral please. All enquiries to John or Darren McGee Funeral Directors on 071 98 51744.



Robert Vance, Drumgorman, Mountcharles. Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town. Remains will be reposing at Gallaghers Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles on Friday evening from 5pm until 7.30pm., with removal afterwards to his late residence. Removal from his late residence on Saturday, going to Inver Methodist Church, for Service at 1pm, with burial afterwards in St. John’s churchyard, Inver. House private please.




Tommy Heraghty, Main Street, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. Funeral arrangements to be announced later. House private please.




A Memorial Mass will be celebrated for James (Nasie) Breheny, Astoria, New York, USA and formerly of Bricklieve, Castlebaldwin, Co. Sligo, on Sunday at 11am in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo.





Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.