Obituaries, Monday, June 1st, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:



Kyle Luby, Vancouver and Ballintogher


Gerard McLaughlin, Sligo

Michael Keown, Garrison


Kathryn Kelly-Hannon, Ballymote


Tommy McHugh, England and Drumkeerin


Aodh O’Connaill, Dromahair


Bridget Torsney, Lavagh


Mary Ann Kearns, Ballymote


Myra O’Grady, Sligo


Maura Young, Sligo



Kyle Luby, Vancouver Canada, and formerly of Clerhane, Ballintogher, Co. Sligo. Son of Derek and Jackie and brother of Gavin and Shannon. Unexpectedly, in Vancouver. Due to the current HSE restrictions on funeral gatherings, funeral Mass and burial will be private to family. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 12 noon on Monday 8th June in St. Joseph’s Church, Ballytivinan, Sligo. The Funeral Mass can be viewed via live stream (link to follow). Burial to follow in Sligo Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to The Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust, C/O Seamus Feehily and Son funeral directors, Upper John Street, Sligo, 071 91 7 1117.


Gerard (Gerry) McLaughlin, Treacy Avenue, Sligo. Peacefully, at Sligo University Hospital (non-covid related). Mass of the Resurrection will be streamed live at 9.30am on Tuesday in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo and can be viewed at Burial follows at 2pm in Belfast City Cemetery. In accordance with HSE guidelines, the reposing and Funeral Mass in Sligo and burial in Belfast will be strictly private to family. Family Flowers only please, donations in lieu, if desired, to the Irish Lung Fibrosis Association c/o Sean Feehily’s Funeral Home or online at Condolence messages for the family may be left on or via private message at All enquiries to Seán Feehily’s Funeral Home, Cartron Cross, Sligo on 0719159999/0872411114.


Kathryn Kelly-Hannon, Loughill, Lavagh, Ballymote, Co. Sligo and formerly of Carrownabrickna, Roscommon. Peacefully, at the North West Hospice Sligo. Funeral mass on Tuesday at 11am in St. Michael’s Church, Cloonacool. Burial afterwards in Cloonacool cemetery. Funeral mass will be streamed live on Facebook on Achonry, Mullinabreena Church. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu, if so desired, to the ISPCA c/o family members or Michael Perry funeral director. In keeping with Government and HSE guidelines, a private funeral will take place for family. A memorial service to celebrate the life of Kathryn will take place at a future date. People can offer their sympathy using the online condolence book on


Tommy McHugh, Yorkshire, England and formerly of Greaghnadarragh, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim. Brother of the late Jimmy McHugh. Funeral will take place in England at a later date.


Aodh O’Connaill, Rockvalley, Dromahair, Co. Leitrim and late of Cork. Suddenly, at his home. Husband of Dolores and father of Fergus and Saoirse. In accordance with government directives and HSE guidelines, the funeral will be private to family only. If you wish to leave a message of sympathy please do so online at House private please.


Bridget Torsney, Killoran, Lavagh, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at her daughter Marys residence in Collooney. Funeral arriving at the Church of the Sacred Heart and St. Josephs, Rockfield on Tuesday for 12 noon funeral mass. Burial afterwards in Courtabbey Cemetery. The funeral will be livestreamed on In accordance with government directives related to public gatherings, the funeral will be private to family. Those who wish to leave messages of sympathy with the family, can do so on the Condolence section of


Mary Ann (May) Kearns, Emlaghfad, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Ballymote Community Nursing Home. Due to current government restrictions and HSE guidelines, the family home and funeral will be private to family. Mass of the Resurrection on Tuesday, with burial afterwards in St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to NCBI. Those wishing to convey their sympathies to the family may do so by posting a message of condolence on


Myra O’Grady, nee Scott, St. Brigid’s Place, Sligo. Unexpectedly at her home. Funeral arrangements later. Enquiries to Seamus Feehily and Son Funeral Directors, Upper John Street, Sligo, 071 917 1117


Maura Young, 41 St Brigid’s Place, Sligo. Peacefully, at her home. Predeceased by her husband Joe and son Alan. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 11 am St. Anne’s Church, Sligo, burial afterwards in Sligo Cemetery. House strictly private please. Family flowers only, donations in lieu to The Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland c/o O’Hora Funeral Directors Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo. Due to the current guidelines the funeral at all stages will be private for family members only, messages of Condolence for the family can be left on Funeral Mass can be viewed on Enquiries to Marty O’Hora Funeral Undertaker Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo 086 2205170.




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