Obituaries, Thursday, September 19th 13pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Sister Sylvia Parkes, California and Dromahair


Mary Kate O’Gara, Glencolmcille


Rose Byrne – California, and Aclare, Sligo.


Bernard Mcniff, Drumshambo, Leitrim


Padraig Murphy, Calry, Co.Sligo


Robert Feeney, Ballisodare, Co.Sligo


Michael Joe Ward, –  Cairns Hill, Sligo,





Sister Sylvia Parkes, Convent of Mercy, Perris, California,  late of Dromahair Co. Leitrim and Convent of Mercy Sligo. Peacefully in California. Cremation has taken place in California. Sister Sylvia ashes will repose at our Lady of Mercy, 3 St. Patrick Avenue Sligo from 3pm until 5.30pm on Friday. Mass of Christian burial will take place at 11am on Saturday at St.Ann’s Church Sligo with burial of the ashes to follow at the Sligo cemetery.


Mary Kate O’Gara,Ballard,Glencolmcille, Co Donegal. Peacefully at her residence in Ballard, Glencolmcille, Co Donegal. Removal this evening to St Columba’s Church, Cashel, Glencolmcille for 7pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House strictly private from 10pm to 11am.



Rose Byrne, nee Cunney – California, USA and late of Claddagh, Aclare, Co.Sligo. Funeral will take place in California. A memorial mass will be held in The Church of the Holy Rosary, Kilmactigue this Sunday at 10 am.



Bernard (Bernie) Mcniff, 2 Dowra road, Drumshambo, Co. Leitrim, formerly Moneenterriff Dowra, Co. Cavan. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Remains reposing at his home, 2 Dowra road, Drumshambo on This afternoon from 4pm to 9pm

Removal from his residence on Friday to St Patrick’s church, Drumshambo for funeral mass at 12 noon followed by burial afterwards at Drumshambo new cemetery. House private at all other times please.



Padraig Murphy, Kinsellagh, Calry, Co.Sligo Peacefully at the Hazelwood Unit, St. John’s Hospital, Sligo. Reposing at Sean Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on this evening from 5pm with removal at 6:30pm to St. Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, Co.Sligo  arriving at 7pm. Mass of the Resurrection on Friday at 11am. Burial follows in Sligo Cemetery. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to St. John’s Patient Comfort Fund. c/o Sean Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo


Robert Feeney, Kilmacowen, Ballisodare, Co.Sligo ,  Remains reposing at his residence on This afternoon from 4 o’clock until 8 o’clock, Removal on Friday morning to the Star of the Sea Church Ransboro for 11 o’clock  Funeral Mass followed by burial in Kilmacowen Cemetery, House private to family on Friday morning please


Michael Joe Ward, Cairns Hill, Sligo, at Summerville Nursing home, Strandhill, Sligo.

Reposing at the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo  on Friday morning  from 10:30am to 12:00pm.

Funeral will arrive to  St. John’s Church, Carraroe, Sligo on Friday afternoon for Requiem mass at 12:30PM with burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery.

Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The North West Hospice, care of The Foley & Mc Gowan Funeral home, Market Yard, Sligo.


A first anniversary mass for Marie (Ma-REE) Burke, Marian Road, Boyle will take place on Monday September 23rd in St Joseph’s Church Boyle at 10 am.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.