Obituaries, Tuesday, January 12th, 5pm

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




John McGuire, Stranorlar


John Cronin, Ballyshannon


Elizabeth Haran, Coolaney and Bunninadden


Ann Gallagher, Donegal Town


John Kelly, Drumkeerin


Margaret McGowan, Ballymote



John McGuire, Ard na Greine Court, Stranorlar, Co. Donegal and late of Glasbolie, Ballintra, Co. Donegal. Funeral Mass on Wednesday in St. Patrick’s Church, Ballyshannon at 11am, followed by burial in St. Mary’s Cemetery, Cashelard, Ballyshannon. Due to current restrictions, the funeral is private to family members only. A live stream of John’s funeral mass will be available on Messages of Condolence can be left on Enquiries to Darren McGee on 087 21 8483.


John Cronin, Portnason, Ballyshannon, Co. Donegal and formerly of Macroom, Co. Cork. In his 94th year. In Donegal Community Hospital. Funeral to arrive at the Star of the Sea Church, Bundoran on Wednesday for Mass of the Resurrection at 11am with interment in St. Joseph’s Cemetery, The Rock, Ballyshannon. The mass will be streamed live on the Star of the Sea webcam at Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if so desired, to the Donegal Community Hospital, C/o family members John Ferry or Shauna Cooney and Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors, Ballyshannon. Messages of condolence can be left on or through Patrick McKenna Funeral Directors on (087) 2485819. House private, please.



Elizabeth Philomena Haran, née Doyle, Carrownaboney, Coolaney, Sligo and formerly of Bunninadden, Sligo. Peacefully, at Bailey’s Nursing Home, Tubbercurry. Predeceased by her husband John and their son Sean. Removal on Wednesday from her late residence to the

Church of the Sacred Heart and St. Joseph, Rockfield, Coolaney to arrive for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Interment at Rockfield cemetery afterwards. Due to current restrictions, the Funeral is private to family members only. A live stream of the ceremony will be available on Messages of condolence can be left on




Ann Gallagher, Doonan, Donegal Town and formerly of Carrick, Co Donegal. At Sligo Hospice after a long illness. Removal from Shovlin’s Funeral Home, Ardara on Wednesday morning at 10.30 am to arrive at St. Columba’s Church, Carrick for Funeral Mass at 12noon, with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. In accordance with H.S.E and Government guidelines, the funeral and burial is private to immediate family only.   Ann’s funeral mass will be streamed live from this link   Family flowers only please, donations if desired to The Alzheimer Society of Ireland, C/o any family member or Curran’s Funeral Services, Carrick. If you wish to leave a message of sympathy, you can do so by clicking on this link –



John Kelly, Lisacoghill, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital. Funeral cortege will leave John’s late residence on Wednesday morning at 10.20am, travelling via Greyfield bridge, to arrive at St.Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin for Funeral Mass at 11.00am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery. Due to Covid 19 restrictions and in line with Government guidelines, the house and Funeral Mass will be strictly private to family. For those who would like to extend their sympathy to John’s
family, you can leave a message on the condolences section of The funeral Mass will be streamed live and the link can be found on the radio website and The link is  Messages of condolence can also be left on




Margaret McGowan, Cuan Iosa, Ballymote, and formerly of Tunnagh, Killavil, Ballymote, Co. Sligo. Peacefully at Ballymote Community Nursing Unit. Predeceased by her husband, Frank. Remains will arrive at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote, on Thursday for Mass of Resurrection at 12pm. Burial after in St Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote. Due to government and HSE guidelines, attendance at the funeral is limited to 10 persons. Family flowers only please. Donations, in lieu, irf desired to Ballymote Community Nursing Unit, C/o John Judge and Sons Undertaker or any family member. Mass will be stream live on Ballymote parish Facebook page and Ballymote web cam.




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