Obituaries, Saturday , November 9th, 2019, 10am  

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Michael Leyden, Sligo


Aisling O’Connor, Ballyshannon


John Heneghan, Tourlestrane


May Carr, Killybegs


David McAndrew, London and Donegal Town


Vivienne Hennessy, Collooney


Brigid O’Dowd, Sligo


Martin Dolphin, Kilglass




Michael James Leyden, Árd Na Veigh, Sligo and formerly of Old Market Street, Sligo. Reposing at his residence 4 Árd na Veigh, Sligo (F91H3KR) on Sunday from 12pm to 8pm. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Monday morning for Requiem mass at 11.30am 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.


Aisling O’Connor, The Abbey, Rossnowlagh Road, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal. Daughter of Sorcha Begley, Ballyshannon and David O’Connor, Cork. Following an accident. Reposing at the family home in Abbey, Ballyshannon. Funeral to arrive at St Joseph’s Church, the Rock, Ballyshannon for Mass of Resurrection today at 12 noon, with interment afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private to the family on the morning of the funeral please. All enquires to Patrick McKenna, Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087 248 5819.


John Heneghan, Banada, Tourlestrane, Co Sligo. Peacefully at his home. Funeral Mass today in St. Attracta’s Church, Tourlestrane, at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Banada Cemetery. House private please at all times. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the palliative care fund, Sligo

May Carr, St. Cummins Hill, Killybegs, Co. Donegal. Removal this evening to St Mary’s Church, Killybegs, for 6pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 11am, with burial afterwards in the local cemetery


David McAndrew, London and formerly of Donegal Town. Brother of Fintan McAndrew. Month’s Mind Mass in St Agatha’s Church, Clar, Donegal Town at 10am on Sunday, followed by burial of ashes in the adjoining graveyard.



Vivienne Hennessy, nee Browne, 4 Kiernan Avenue, Collooney, Co Sligo, formerly of Easkey, Co Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing on Sunday evening in the Church of the Assumption, Collooney, from 4pm to 6:30pm. Funeral Mass on Monday morning at 11am. Private cremation to follow in Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan, at 3pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. House private please.


Brigid (Brigie) O’Dowd, Nee Healy, Top Road, Strandhill, Sligo and formerly Santa Maria Hotel, Strandhill, Sligo and Foxford Co. Mayo. Reposing at the Nazareth House Chapel, Church Hill, Sligo from 3pm to 5pm on Sunday. Funeral to arrive on Monday to Saint Patricks Church, Strandhill, Sligo for Mass of Christian burial at 2pm. Burial to follow in Saint Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Strandhill Road, Sligo. House private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu, if desired, to the North West Hospice, C/O Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors, Pearse Road, Sligo.


Martin John Dolphin, of Leaffoney, Kilglass, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at his residence. Reposing at McGowan’s Funeral Home, Ballina this evening from 5pm until 7pm. Funeral will arrive to the Church of the Holy Family, Kilglass on Sunday at 11.30am for mass of the resurrection at 12noon with funeral proceeding to St. Patricks Cemetery, Kilglass. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Croí C/o Mc Gowan’s funeral home, Ballina.



A 1st year anniversary mass for Eamonn Mulvaney, 10 Joe McDonnell Drive, Sligo and formerly of Sooey, Co. Sligo, will take place on Tuesday, 12th November at 6:15pm in St. Anne’s Church, Sligo.



Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.