Obituaries, Tuesday, February 25th, 2020, 5 p.m.

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Hugh Brennan, Grange


Michael O’Gara, Glencolmcille


Jim Donoghue, Ballymote


Tommy Kelly Belleek


Steven Doyle, Collooney


David McCrea, Ballintra


Sandra Kelly, Sligo


Tommy Gillan Snr, Tullaghan


James Raymond Mullen, Rosses Point


Joan Kelly, Dromahair, formerly Manorhamilton



Hugh Brennan, Mount Temple, Grange, Co. Sligo. Suddenly at his home. Reposing at McGloin’s Funeral Home, Cliffoney this evening until 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 today until 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 today. 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) today 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.


Tommy Kelly Rathfort Crescent, Belleek, Co Fermanagh and formerly Cloghore Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. Unexpectedly. Family home private at present. Reposing at the family home at Rathfort Crescent on Wednesday from 12 noon until  Private at all other times. Requiem mass on Thursday morning at in Saint Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon, followed by interment in Magheramenagh cemetery, Belleek. ,Family flowers only please, donations, if so desired, to Donegal branch of the Alzheimer Society, C/o Patsy McCauley Funeral Director.


Steven Doyle, “The Chalet”, (Shal-A) 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.


David McCrea, Ballinakillew, Ballintra. Peacefully at Aras Mhic Shuibhne Nursing Home. Remains arriving at Drumholm Parish Church at 6.30pm this evening. Funeral service tomorrow, Wednesday, at 2pm in Drumholm Parish Church, followed by burial afterwards in Drumholm graveyard.


Sandra Kelly, née Steels, 26 Cranmore Drive, Sligo. At The North West Hospice, Sligo. Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo (F91YR61) on Wednesday evening from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Thursday morning for Requiem Mass at 11:00am, with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery after. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to The North West Hospice, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo.


Tommy Gillan Snr, Derryloughan, Tullaghan, Co Leitrim.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Remains reposing at his son Tommy and daughter in law Sarah’s residence, Uragh, (Ur –a) Kinlough (F91C1K8) on Wednesday evening from 6 pm until 10 pm and on Thursday from 2pm until 10pm.  Removal on Friday morning to arrive at St Aidan’s Church, Kinlough for 11 am funeral mass.  Burial afterwards in the St Aidan’s cemetery.  Family flowers only, donations in lieu is so desired to North West Hospice, the Mall, Sligo, C/o Gilmartin undertakers or any family member.


James Raymond (Ray) Mullen, Ballyweelin, Rosses Point, Sligo, and late staff of the Bank of Ireland. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, The Mall, Sligo. Reposing at his home Wednesday from 4pm to 7pm. House private thereafter. Funeral will arrive Thursday to Saint Columba’s Church, Rosses Point, for funeral mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Rosses Point Cemetery, Sligo. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the North West Hospice, C/o Séamus Feehily and Son, Funeral Directors, Upper John Street, Sligo.


Joan Kelly, nee Moran, Larkfield, Lawns, Dromahair, Co Leitrim, and formerly of Halfway House, Manorhamilton. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Fowley’s Funeral Home, Dromahair, on Wednesday from 5pm to 7:30pm. Removal on Thursday to St Patrick’s Church, Dromahair, for funeral mass at 1pm. Cremation to follow at Lakelands Crematorium, Cavan. Family flowers only, donation in lieu, if desired, to North West Hospice, 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.