Obituaries, Friday, May 15th, 8am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


Tommy Gilligan, New York and Ballymote


Elisabeth (Ella) Mc Art, Sligo


Mary Keenan, Bundoran


Philomena Gilmartin, Sligo.


Mary Gilroy (Nee Jordan), Sligo.



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


Elisabeth (Ella) McArt, Kevinsfort Heath, Sligo. Peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family. Due to current restrictions regarding COVID-19, Mass of the Angels and burial will be private to family only. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Sligo Hospital Oncology Unit Trust (S.H.O.U.T.)  or to North West Hospice, c/o Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo at Those who wish to leave a message of condolence for family may do so on

All enquiries to Seán Feehily Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on

071 91 599 99/087 2411 114.


Mary Keenan, The Rock, Bundoran, Co Donegal. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.(non Covid related). Funeral Arriving at Our Lady Star of the Sea Church Bundoran on Saturday for 11am Funeral Mass. Burial afterwards in St. Ninnidh’s Cemetery Newtown, Bundoran. Family Flowers only. Donations in lieu if desired to Cancer Care West C/o Mc Gloin undertakers or a Member of the Family, In accordance with Covid 19 Guidelines House and Funeral Strictly Private.  Condolences can be left on or at Mass will be Live Streamed on


Philomena Gilmartin (Phil) nee Downes, Shannon Oughter (ee-ther), Sligo, peacefully at North West Hospice, Sligo. Non-covid related. Due to the current Covid-19 restrictions, Funeral Mass in St.Joseph’s Church, Ballytivnan this morning (Friday) at 11am will be private to family only. Private cremation will follow. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired to Sligo Stoma Support Group online at Those who wish to leave a condolence message for family may do so at House private please. All enquiries to Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo, Phone 071 91 599 99/0872411114.



Mary Gilroy (Nee Jordan) Ballytivnan , Sligo. Peacefully at her home. Due to the current HSE restrictions on funeral gatherings. Funeral Mass and Burial will be private to family on Saturday. Condolences for Mary can be emailed privately to [email protected] Family flowers only please donations in lieu if desired to the North West Hospice C/O Seamus Feehily and Son funeral directors, Upper John Street, Sligo. A mass to celebrate Mary’s life will be held at a later date.


Ar dheis Dé go raibh siad.