Obituaries, Thursday, March 12th, 2020, 5p.m.

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Bridie Ryan, Ballinagh


Frank Loftus, Coolaney


Packie Mooney, Ardara


Molly Rooney, Manorhamilton


Michael Savage, Ballisodare


Vincent French, Sligo


James Connolly Cork & Garrison


Dr.Eamonn Mac Searraigh, Sligo


Hughie James, Beltra



Bridie Ryan, (nee McManus) Ballinagh, Co. Cavan and formerly of Derrylahan, Glangevlin, Co. Cavan. Peacefully at Arus Breffni, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim. Remains reposing at Arus Breffni on Friday from 9.30am, arriving to St. Patrick’s Church, Glangevlin for 11am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in adjoining cemetery.


Frank Loftus, Gorthakeeran, Coolaney, Sligo and Cloonamahon Care Centre. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Reposing at Clarke’s Funeral Home, Coolaney, on this evening from 6 pm to 8 pm, with removal to the Church of the Sacred Heart and St Joseph, Rockfield on Friday morning for 11am funeral mass.  Burial afterwards in Rockfield cemetery.


Packie Mooney, Boohill, Ardara, Co. Donegal.  Peacefully at Letterkenny University Hospital. Remains reposing at his late residence today until 11pm. Funeral from there on Friday morning at 11:30am to the Church of the Holy Family, Ardara for 12 noon requiem mass. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Molly Rooney, 3 The Ross, Manorhamilton and formerly Glebe, Kinlough, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at Arus Breffni Nursing Unit, Manorhamilton. Remains reposing at Our Lady’s Hospital Chapel, Manorhamilton, this evening from 5.15pm to 7.15pm, with removal to the Church of the Annunciation, Mullies, to arrive at 8pm. Funeral mass on Friday at 11am, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers to Arus Breffni Patient Comfort Fund. House private please.





Michael Savage, Streamstown, Ballisodare, Co. Sligo. At Sligo University Hospital, Remains reposing at his home today until 6pm, with removal to Saint Brigid’s Church, Corhownagh, Ballisodare, arriving for 7 pm. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12 noon, followed by burial in Saint Nathy’s Cemetery, Collooney. House private to family from 6pm on Thursday evening please.


Vincent (Frenchie) French. The Weigh Bridge, Mail Coach Road, Sligo. Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on this evening from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception on Friday morning for Requiem Mass at 11:30am, followed by burial in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to the North West Hospice, C/o Foley and McGowan Funeral Directors, Market Yard, Sligo.


James Connolly, late of Cork and Garrison Co. Fermanagh. Son of Jim and Jenny Connolly Cork. Reposing at the residence of the late Freddy Conaghan Mullaghmore Co Sligo

on Friday from 5pm to 10pm. Removal on Saturday morning at 9: 15 to arrive at St. Aidan’s Church Kinlough for 10am funeral Mass Interment afterwards in St. Aidan’s cemetery Kinlough. Enquiries to John Mulreany funeral services Bundoran on 0719841547


Dr. Eamonn Mac Searraigh, Rathcarrick, Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Cremation Private. Memorial Service honouring Dr. Eamonn’s life to take place at a later date. Enquiries to Seán Feehily Funeral Directors, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 0719159999.


Hughie James, Cloonakeemogue, Beltra, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Remains reposing at the home of his Son Tom and daughter in law Anne, Dromard, Co. Sligo, F91 Y638, on Saturday from 3 o’clock to 6 o’clock with removal to St. Peter & Paul’s Church, Dromard arriving for 6:45pm. Funeral Mass on Sunday at 1 o’clock followed by burial in Dromard new Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired, to North West Hospice, C/o Gerard Clarke & Sons.


The Month’s Mind Mass for the late Father Jim McGloin will take place in St Michael’s Church, Glenade on Saturday at 12 noon.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.