Obituaries, Thursday, June 13th 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Alan Eakins, Rosses Point 

Lily McAllister, Cork and Ballyshannon 

Mary Breslin, Killybegs

Augustine Gallagher, Inver

Bert Beirne, Killybegs 

Elizabeth Dowd, Gurteen 

Andy Elliott, Donegal Town 



Alan Eakins, Creggconnell, Rosses Point, Sligo. Funeral to arrive at the Sligo Presbyterian Church, Church Street, Sligo for Funeral Service at 2pm today, followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to a charity of your choice.



Lily McAllister, nee Elliott, St Luke’s Nursing Home, Mahon, Co Cork.  Late of Portnason, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, Peacefully. Wife of the late Jack McAllister, mother of Ernest, Stanley and Pamela.  Funeral service at John McGee and Sons Funeral Home, Belleek Road, Ballyshannon on Friday at 11 am.   Funeral home open from 10 am.  Burial afterwards in the Church of Ireland Cemetery, Garrison Co Fermanagh.  House private please.  Family flowers only donation if desired to the RNLI, c/o John or Darren McGee.



Mary Breslin, Largy, Killybegs, Co Donegal.  Remains reposing at her residence with removal on Friday morning at 10.30am to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 11am Funeral Mass. Burial afterward in the local cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the Day Centre, Killybegs Community Hospital.  Family time from 11pm to 11am both nights.



Augustine Gallagher, Meenacahan, Inver, Co Donegal. Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town. Reposing at his home today and tomorrow, Friday from 11am to 11pm. Rosary on both nights at 10pm.  Removal on Saturday morning for 12noon funeral mass in the Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Frosses, with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please.


Bert Beirne, Elmwood Terrace, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at the residence of his daughter Laura Gormley, Castlereagh, Bruckless from 11am to 11pm today and tomorrow.  Removal on Saturday morning at 10.30am to St. Mary’s Church, Killybegs for 11am funeral mass. Burial afterwards in the local cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to the National Council of the Blind.



Elizabeth Dowd, Gurteen Cross, Gurteen, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at her residence. Funeral service on Friday at 11am in Emlaghfad Parish Church, Ballymote. Interment afterwards in Gurteen Cemetery.  (At Rest)



Andy Elliott, Screen, Donegal Town.  Reposing at his late residence today from 6pm to 10pm, Friday from 2pm to 10pm, and Saturday from 2pm to 10pm.  Funeral Service in Laghey Parish Church at 3pm on Sunday, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard.  House private on the morning of the funeral please.  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. 


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.