Obituaries, Friday, June 19th, 5pm



Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:

Jim Kelly, Dublin and Sligo

Mary Hegarty, Kilcar

John McGee, Ballintra

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Galvin, Ballymote

Nuala Gallagher, Sligo

Fr. Paddy Kilcoyne, Tubbercurry.

Jim Kelly, Dublin and formerly of Maugheraboy, Sligo. Remains reposing at his residence in Maugheraboy on Sunday evening. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Monday morning for Requiem Mass at 11:30am with funeral proceeding to St. Patrick`s Cemetery, Scarden, Co. Sligo afterwards. Due to the current restrictions, the reposing and funeral will be private for family and close friends only.Enquiries to The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on 0719162140.

Mary Hegarty, Cashlings, Kilcar Co Donegal. Removal from her home on Saturday for funeral mass in St Cartha’s church, Kilcar, at 12noon. Interment afterwards in Kilcar cemetery. Covid-19 restrictions apply.

John McGee, Lisminton, Ballintra, Co Donegal.  Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Non-Covid related. Reposing at the residence of his brother Frank, Lisminton, Ballintra.Removal on Sunday Morning at 11:00. Funeral mass in in St. Bridget’s  Church Ballintra with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Due to HSE Guidelines, house and funeral are strictly private. All enquiries to Jackie Carron Funeral Directors. Tel. 087 973 4000

Margaret ‘Peggy’ Galvin (nee Brennan), Carrigans Upper, Ballymote Co Sligo, peacefully at the Community Nursing Unit Ballymote. Removal from Perry’s funeral home, Ballymote on Sunday to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, to arrive for funeral mass at 12 noon. Mass is for family members only and is confined to 25 members max. Burial afterwards in St Columba’s cemetery.

Nuala Gallagher (nee Mitchell), Maugheraboy Estate, Sligo, and formerly of Kilfallagh, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford, unexpectedly at Sligo University Hospital. Due to the current HSE restrictions on funeral gatherings, the funeral mass and burial will be private to family please. Funeral will arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Monday at 2pm for mass of Christian burial which can be viewed live on sligocathedral.ie. Burial afterwards in Sligo cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu if desired to COPD, Sligo c/o Seamus Feehily & Son funeral directors, Upper John St, Sligo.

Fr. Paddy Kilcoyne, Tubbercurry, peacefully in the loving care of his family in Ougham, Tubbercurry, following a short illness. Remains will repose at his family home and will be removed to the Church of the Holy Family, Kiltimagh, on Saturday arriving at 6pm.. In accordance with HSE directives relating to public gatherings, a private Mass of the Resurrection will take place on Sunday at 3.30pm with private burial afterwards in the church grounds. His Requiem Mass on Sunday afternoon will be available to view on: www.kiltimaghparish.org. A Memorial Mass to celebrate Fr. Paddy’s life with extended family and friends will be held at a later date. House strictly private please. Family flowers only. Donations, if desired, to North West Hospice c/o O’Hora Funeral Directors, Kiltimagh, Co Mayo.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES, CURRENT RESTRICTIONS ON ATTENDANCE AT FUNERALS IS A MAXIMUM OF TWENTY FIVE PEOPLE AND ONLY MEMBERS OF THE HOUSEHOLD, CLOSE FAMILY…..OR CLOSE FRIENDS, IF THE DECEASED HAS NO HOUSEHOLD OR FAMILY MEMBERS.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh siad.



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