Obituaries, Monday, March 23rd, 2020, 5 p.m.

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Philomena Kelly, Surrey and Sligo


Kathleen Healy, Boyle and Ballymote


Peter Duignan, Charlestown and Drumcliffe


Eileen Haran, Grange


Billy Burns, Sligo


Philomena Elizabeth Kelly, Surrey, London and late of Duck Street, Sligo. Suddenly at her home in Surrey.  Private cremation will take place in Surrey, London. Date of Memorial Mass and burial of cremains in Sligo will be announced later. All enquiries to Seán Feehily at Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo (F91EH98) on 0719159999. Private condolence messages for family may be left at


Kathleen Healy, née McDermott, Ardmore and St. Patrick’s Street, Boyle, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Killoran, Lavagh, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at the Plunkett Community Nursing Unit, Boyle. Due to the current Covid-19 situation, Kathleen’s funeral mass will take place privately.  A memorial mass to celebrate her life will be offered at a later date. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Please use the online condolence book at to offer your sympathies.


Peter Duignan, Hagfield, Charlestown, Co. Mayo and formerly of Gortarowey, Drumcliffe, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at St. Attracta’s Nursing Home, Charlestown, Co. Mayo. Family flowers only please. Due to the current Covid 19 situation, Funeral Mass will take place privately. A memorial Mass to celebrate Peter’s life will be offered at a later date. The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this difficult time. Condolences may be left at


Eileen (Ellen) Haran, nee Heaphey, Rinroe, Grange, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. In accordance with HSE directives and government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private family funeral will take place. Memorial mass for Eileen will take place at a later date. Those who wish to do so can send a message of Condolence via email to [email protected].


Billy Burns, Dúnpádraig, Cloverhill Road, Carrowmore, Co. Sligo and formerly of St. Congall`s Parish, Bangor, Co. Down. Funeral mass and burial will be strictly private for family and relatives only. House strictly private please. Due to the current government and HSE guidelines regarding the coronavirus and large public gatherings in the interest of public health, we will be unable to have a traditional funeral at this time. Enquiries to the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo. 071 91 62140.


Ar Dheis Dé go Raibh Siad.