Obituaries, Tuesday, June 25th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Breege Finnegan, Sligo


Tony Mc Caul, Ballintra


Mary Teresa O’Dowd Riverstown


Ellen Mac Loughlin, Carton and Knockvicar,


Violet Johnston Templeboy


Mary Mullin, Donegal Town


Margaret Graham, Ballintra


Breege Finnegan, Neé Heneghan, 37 Mountain Close, Cartron View, Sligo. Suddenly, at her residence. Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo this evening from 5.30pm with removal at 7pm to St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan, Sligo, arriving at 7.30pm. Requiem mass on Wednesday morning at 11 am, with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations if desired to Croí, c/o  Foley and McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.


Tony Mc Caul, Ballybulgan, Ballintra, Co. Donegal and formerly of Glencoagh, Mountcharles. Peacefully at Donegal Community Hospital, Donegal Town. Remains will be reposing at Gallaghers Funeral Home, Station Road, Mountcharles this evening from 5pm until rosary at 9pm. Removal from there on Wednesday morning going to the Church of the Sacred Heart Mountcharles, for 11am Funeral mass, with burial afterwards in the adjoining churchyard.


Mary Teresa O’Dowd nee O’Hara late of Rusheen, Riverstown, Co Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Reposing at her home today from 4pm until 8pm. Removal to the Church of The Sacred Heart, Riverstown on Wednesday for funeral Mass at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in St Nathy’s cemetery, Collooney.



Ellen (Evelyn) Mac Loughlin, Carton, Sligo and formerly Smutternagh, Knockvicar, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Peacefully in Drumderrig Nursing Home, Boyle. Reposing in Mahon’s Funeral Home, Boyle today from 5pm until 6.30pm. Removal afterwards to N.U.I.G, body donated to medical science. Memorial Mass in Cregg House Chapel, on Saturday July 6th at 12noon.


Violet Johnston, Barnacoghill, (Bar na- cathal) Templeboy, Co Sligo.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Reposing at Sweeney’s funeral home, Dromore West, today from 6pm with removal at 7.30pm to St Mary’s Church, Kilmacshalgan, arriving at 7.45pm. Funeral Service on Wednesday at 1pm with committal afterwards in Churchill cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to St John’s patient comfort fund.  House private please.


Mary Mullin, Ballyshannon Rd, Donegal Town. Formerly of ‘The Shamrock Inn’, Donegal Town. Remains will be reposing at her late residence today from 4pm to 10pm, and on Wednesday from 1pm to 10pm. Removal from there on Thursday morning to St Agatha’s Church Clar for 11am funeral mass, with burial afterwards in Clar cemetery.  Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if so desired to the Donegal Community Hospital patient comfort fund care of Faulkner Funeral Directors or any family member.  House private on the morning of the funeral please.

Margaret Graham, Ballydermot, Ballintra, Co. Donegal. Removal from Donegal Community Hospital at 6pm today to her brother Arthur’s residence. Reposing until 10pm today, and on Wednesday from 4pm to 10pm. Funeral Service in Ballintra Methodist Church at 2pm on Thursday followed by burial in Laghey Churchyard. House private on the morning of the funeral please. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if so desired to the Palliative Care Unit, Donegal Community Hospital care of George Irwin Funeral Directors or any family member.

A months mind mass will be held for Charles Quinn, Meelacally, Donegal Town and Killymard, on Friday at 7pm in St. Mary’s Church, Killymard.

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