Obituaries, Tuesday, October 13th, 10 a.m.


Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:


James Toland, Inver

Agnes McGrory, Laghey

Michael Lavin, Ballyfarnon

Margaret McDermott, Manorhamilton and Athlone,

Elizabeth Lawrence, Sligo

Mary Curley, Waterford and Sligo




James Toland, Castleogary (PRO: CASTLE-O-GRI), Inver, Co. Donegal. Removal this morning for 11am Funeral Mass in St. Naul’s Church, Ardaghey, with interment afterwards in the local cemetery. The funeral mass will be live streamed on the St Naul’s Parish, Inver, Facebook page. Due to current guidelines, the wake and funeral will be strictly private to family, close friends and neighbours. Messages of condolence can be left on or John McGowan Funeral Director’s Facebook Page.


Agnes McGrory, Trummon, Laghey, Co Donegal, Peacefully at her residence.  Reposing at her residence, with removal today for 2pm Funeral Mass in St Bridget’s Church, Ballintra, followed by burial in the adjoining graveyard. Due to the current government guidelines on Covid 19, house strictly private to family only.  Anyone wishing to offer their condolences to the family can do so on Funeral Mass can also be viewed on  Further enquiries to Jackie Carron, funeral director, on 087 973 4000.

Michael Lavin, Creevagh, Ballyfarnon, Co. Sligo. House strictly private please. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brigid’s Church, Highwood, today at 12.00 noon. Interment afterwards in Kilmactranny Cemetery. Family and close friends only please, adhering to current guidelines regarding public gatherings, wearing of masks and social distancing. Funeral Mass will be streamed live on Facebook page.


Margaret McDermott (née Heavey), Lisnagroagh House, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim and formerly of Bealnamulla, Athlone, Co Roscommon. Funeral Mass today at 12 noon in St Michael’s Church, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.  In accordance with government directives relating to public gatherings, Margaret’s funeral will be private to family only.  Family flowers only please, donations in lieu if desired to North West Hospice.


Elizabeth (Lilly) Lawrence (née Doyle), Number 5, Geldof  Drive, Cranmore, Sligo and formerly of 36 McNeil Drive, Cranmore, Sligo. Funeral will arrive to St. Anne’s Church, Sligo on Wednesday for Requiem mass at 12:00pm, with funeral proceeding to Sligo Cemetery after. You can stream the funeral mass live by following the link Due to the current restrictions, the reposing and funeral will be private for family only. You are welcome to send a message of condolence to her family through the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home website


Mary Curley, (Nee Kivlehan) Orchard Drive Waterford City, and late of Johns Street Sligo and Roslea Easkey.  Funeral to arrive at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Sligo on Thursday for 12noon requiem mass.  Burial afterwards in Roslea cemetery Easkey.  Due to the HSE and Government Guidelines the funeral at all stages will be private to family and close friends only.  The funeral mass can be viewed live on https..//Sligo feed.   Anybody wishing to leave messages of condolence can do so on



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