Obituaries, Saturday, May 16th, 1 p.m.

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




 Mary Gilroy, Sligo


 Frances Sheahan, Sligo


Claire Henry, Curry.


Maura McGreal, (nee Drumm) Dowra, and Kinawley


Emily (Emma) Bright), Riverstown


Mai O Rioradan (Nee Gallagher) Finmore and Ardeskin.


Martin Walsh Easkey & Dromore West




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.



 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 , 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 this afternoon (Sat). 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



Maura McGreal, (nee Drumm) Stranagap, Dowra, Co. Cavan and formerly of Mullen, Kinawley peacefully at Sligo University Hospital (non-covid related). Remains arriving at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Doobally, Dowra on Sunday at 8pm. Funeral Mass on Monday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. In accordance with Covid 19 and HSE regulations the removal, funeral mass and house are strictly private. Anyone wishing to pay their respects may do so in the adjoining church car park keeping a 2m distance and no shaking hands. Those wishing to send sympathy messages can do so on the condolence section of


Emily (Emma) Bright (neé Crean), Carransprawn, Riverstown, Co. Sligo. Peacefully in the loving care of the staff at Bailey’s nursing home, Tubbercurry. Predeceased by her loving husband Stanley. In keeping with Government and H.S.E. guidelines, a private funeral will take place for family. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Emily will take place at a future date. Those who wish to attend but cannot due to current restrictions, can offer their sympathy using the online condolence book on


Mai O Rioradan (Nee Gallagher) Finmore and Ardeskin Donegal.  Remains arriving to St Patrick’s church Donegal today (Saturday) at 5.45 p.m. to repose over night.  Funeral mass on Sunday 11.30 with burial immediately afterwards in St Agathas cemetery Clar.  (Non Covid related). House, removal and funeral mass are private in accordance with the HSE guidelines on public gatherings.  Family flowers only please.  Donations in lieu to the patient comfort fund Donegal Community Hospital.  C/o of the Director of nursing or Cassidy Brothers Funeral Directors, Donegal Town.


Martin Walsh late of Owenbeg Easkey & Gleneaskey Dromore West Co. Sligo peacefully at St. John’s Hospital Sligo (non coronavirus related). Requiem Mass in Church of our Lady of Perpetual Succour Dromore West on Sunday at 11 am with burial afterwards in Churchill cemetery Dromore West. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Alzheimer’s society Aghamore Sligo. Private family funeral will take place for Martin. Requiem mass can be viewed on and click on Dromore West link. Please leave a message on the condolence page.



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