Obituaries, Thursday, June 13th 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:





Lily McAllister, Cork and Ballyshannon


Mary Breslin, Killybegs


Augustine Gallagher, Inver


Bert Beirne, Killybegs


Elizabeth Dowd, Gurteen


Andy Elliott, Donegal Town


Mark Sheridan, Sligo


Michael Griffin, Donegal Town, formerly Mountcharles








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.



Mark Sheridan, 95 Doorly Park, Sligo. Suddenly. Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo, on Sunday evening from 7pm to 8:30pm. Funeral will arrive to St Anne’s Church, Sligo, on Monday morning, for Requim Mass at 11am, with burial afterward in Sligo Cemetery.



Michael Griffin, Ardeskin, Donegal Town (formerly of Station Road, Mountcharles). Peacefully at his home. Michael’s body has been donated to the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin for medical research. A wake will take place in Gallagher’s Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles this Friday from 2pm until 9pm. A mass to celebrate his life will take place in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Mountcharles on Saturday 15th June at 8.30pm. No flowers please. Donations in lieu if so desired to the Donegal Hospice, c/o Gallagher Funeral Directors, Mountcharles or any family member. Family home in Mountcharles is private to family and close friends only please.




Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.