Obituaries, Sunday, May 10th, 1pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Tommy Gilligan, New York and Ballymote


Mary Carew, Ballymote


Tom Elliott, Sligo


Margaret McGloin, Ballyshannon and Glenade


Jean Manning, Ballyshannon and Ballintra




Tommy Gilligan, Astoria, New York and late of Dohern, Chaffpool, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Private funeral will take place in New York. A memorial mass will take place in St Nathy’s Church, Achonry at a later date to celebrate Tommy’s life. Those who wish to express their sympathy to Tommy’s family can do so by selecting the condolence section of


Mary Carew, nee Kerins, San Pio, Oldrock, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital. Removal from the Perry Funeral Home, Ballymote on Monday for Funeral Mass in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Bunninadden to arrive at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. In keeping with Government and HSE guidelines, a private funeral will take place for family. A memorial mass to celebrate Mary’s life will take place at a future date.


Tom Elliott, 27 Lynndale, Sligo. Peacefully, at the North West Hospice, Sligo. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Monday morning for Requiem mass at 11:30am, for family only, with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery after. You can stream the funeral mass live by following this link – Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu of flowers, if desired, to The North West Hospice, Sligo, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo. You are welcome to send a message of condolence to his family through the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home website


Margaret McGloin, 51 Erne Street, Ballyshannon and formerly Ahanlish, Glenade, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully, at the North West Hospice (non Covid-19). House and funeral private please. Memorial mass to celebrate Margaret’s life will be held at a later date.


Jean Manning, nee Boyle, Cluain Barron, Ballyshannon and late of Ballymagroarty, Ballintra, Co. Donegal. At Sligo University Hospital due to a non Covid-19 related illness. Following government guidelines, the house and funeral will be private to family members. A celebration of Jean’s life will be offered at a later date. Those who would like to extend their sympathy, can do so through the condolence section of or through Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon on 087 2485819.


Ar dheis Dé go raibh siad.