Obituaries, Sunday, May 17th, 10am

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Frances Sheahan, Sligo


Maura McGreal, Dowra and Kinawley


Emily Bright, Riverstown


Mai O Rioradan, Finmore and Ardeski.


Martin Walsh, Easkey and Dromore West


Charles McNulty Barnesmore


Henry Brett, Templeboy




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:


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 this evening 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, at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry. Predeceased by her husband Stanley. In keeping with Government and HSE 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. Funeral mass at 11.30am today in St. Patrick’s Church, Donegal with burial immediately afterwards in St. Agatha’s 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 at Donegal Community Hospital, c/o of the Director of nursing or Cassidy Brothers Funeral Directors, Donegal Town.


Martin Walsh, Owenbeg, Easkey and Gleneaskey, Dromore West, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at St. John’s Hospital Sligo (non coronavirus related). Requiem Mass in the Church of our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Dromore West at 11am today, with burial afterwards in Churchill Cemetery, Dromore West. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Alzheimer’s Society, Aghamore, Sligo. Private family funeral will take place for Martin. Requiem mass can be viewed on and clicking on the Dromore West link. You can leave a message of condolence


Charles (Charlie) McNulty, Ardnablesk, Barnesmore, and McNulty’s Store, Drumrooske, Donegal Town. Non covid related. Reposing at the family home. Removal from the family home on Monday at 10.15am to St. Agatha’s Church, Clar for 11 am funeral mass with burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. In accordance with the HSE guidelines, the family home and funeral mass is strictly private. Those who cannot attend due to current restrictions can offer their sympathies using the online condolence book on


Henry Brett, Ardgevna, Templeboy, Co. Sligo. Peacefully, at the North West Hospice, Sligo in his 93rd year. In accordance with Government directives relating to public gatherings, the funeral will be private to family. A memorial service to celebrate Henry’s life will take place at a later date. Those who wish to leave messages of sympathy to the family may do so on the Condolence section of Family flowers only, donations in lieu to the North West Hospice, Sligo c/o of J.P. Clarke Funeral Director, Coolaney.


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