Obituaries, Friday, May 15th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

Tommy Gilligan, New York and Ballymote

Mary Keenan, Bundoran

Mary Gilroy, Sligo

Karen Cahill, Killybegs and Tuam

Frances Sheahan, Sligo

Claire Henry, Curry.

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 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 streamed live on

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.

Karen Cahill late of Glenlee, Killybegs and Weir Road, Tuam. In accordance to Government and H.S.E guidelines, the wake and funeral are private. Karen remains will be reposing at her mother Emer’s residence until 8pm this evening. Funeral from there on Saturday morning the 16th at 10.30 am via Old Road joining the Shore road going to St Mary of Visitation Church, Killybegs for 11 o’clock requiem mass for immediate family only please. Burial afterwards in the cemetery. Family flowers only please – donations in lieu if desired to Karen’s choice of charity: “Eagles Flying wild life sanctuary, Ballymote “, care of Kelly’s Funeral directors, Oakfield, Raphoe.

Frances Sheahan (née O`Brien) of Oakfield Crescent, Ballydoogan, Sligo and formerly of Ballintemple, Dundrum, Co. Tipperary, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral will arrive at the Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Monday morning for Requiem mass at 11:30am for family only, followed by private cremation in Shannon Crematorium, Shannon, Co. Clare. The funeral mass will be streamed live on  Due to the current restrictions, the funeral and cremation service will be private for family only. You are welcome to send a message of condolence to the family through the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home website:

Claire Henry, Drimbane (PRON: Drim-ban), Curry, Co. Sligo. A private family funeral will take place due to Government advice regarding public gatherings. Funeral mass will be streamed live on the Curry Parish Church YouTube channel at 2pm on Saturday. A memorial mass will be held at a later date.Family flowers only please.   Donations, if desired, to S.H.O.U.T. (Sligo Hospital Oncology Unit Trust). Those who would have liked to attend the funeral, but cannot due to the current restrictions, can leave a personal message for Claire’s family on

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