Obituaries, Monday, February 24th, 2020, 5p.m.

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Irene Oates, Grange and England


Hugh Brennan, Grange


Michael O’Gara, Glencolmcille


Jim Donoghue, Ballymote


Rita McGuinness, Sligo


Tommy Kelly Belleek


Steven Doyle, Collooney



Irene Oates, nee Gallagher, Aughagad, Grange, Co. Sligo and Luton, England. Reposing at her home in Aughagad this evening from 6pm to 9pm. Removal on Tuesday morning to the Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange, to arrive for Requiem Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Ahamlish cemetery.


Hugh Brennan, Mount Temple, Grange, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at his home. Reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home, Cliffoney on Tuesday from 5pm to 8pm. Liturgy of prayers at 8pm. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 12 noon in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Grange. Burial afterwards in Ahamlish Cemetery. House private to family and friends only please. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to Cancer Research Ireland, C/o Burke’s Funeral Directors.


Michael O’Gara, Garveross, Glencolmcille, Co. Donegal. Remains reposing at his residence on Tuesday from 10am to 10pm. Funeral mass on Wednesday morning in St. Columbus Church, Cashel at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. House private on the morning of the funeral please.  Shuttle bus from Church of Ireland from 10 am all day Tuesday. Family flowers only.  Donations in lieu to RNLI Lifeboat, C/o Michael Byrne undertaker or any family member.


Jim Donoghue, O’Connell Street, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at Ballymote Community Nursing Unit. Reposing at his residence (F56HT93) on Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm. Removal on Wednesday to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote for Requiem Mass at 1pm. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. House private on Wednesday morning please.


Rita McGuinness, nee Collery, Cemetery Road, Sligo and formerly of Ballintogher, Co Sligo. Peacefully, at her residence. Reposing at her residence this evening from 5pm until 9pm. Funeral Mass will take place in St Theresa’s Church, Ballintogher at 12 noon on Tuesday, with burial afterwards in Carrowcrin Cemetery, Ballinagar.


Tommy Kelly Rathfort Crescent, Belleek, Co Fermanagh and formerly Cloghore Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Unexpectedly. Family home private at present. Funeral arrangements to follow. Enquiries to Patsy McCauley funeral directors on 077 032 10437.


Steven Doyle, “The Chalet”, Rathrippon, Collooney, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at his home. Reposing at Séan Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo (Eircode:F91EH98) on Thursday from 10:30am, concluding with A Celebration of Life at 11:30am. Burial will follow in St. Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney, Co. Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo, C/o Séan Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo.



The Months mind Mass for the late Dympna McKeon of Raheny, Dublin and formerly Conway’s Cross, Drumnacool, Co Sligo will take place in the Church of The Sacred Heart, Riverstown on Saturday 29th February at 8pm.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.