Obituaries, Wednesday, January 27th, 5 p.m.

Ocean FM has been informed of the following deaths:




Christy O’Boyle, Calry


Shelagh Rhatigan, Cliffoney


Bernard Brennan, Tubbercurry


Angela Wade, Dublin


Roger Lipsett, Dublin, and Kinlough


John Pat Rooney, Manorhamilton


John Keegan, Calry




Christy O’Boyle, Calry, Fivemilebourne, Co. Sligo. Peacefully in his 96th year. Removal from his home on Thursday morning at 11.30am to St Patrick’s Church, Calry, to arrive for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in Sligo cemetery. Due to current HSE guidelines, the family home and funeral are strictly private please. Funeral Mass can be viewed on Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to the Alzheimer’s Day Care Centre, Aughamore. Condolences can be left on condolence section on



Shelagh Rhatigan (neé Tuohy), Palmerston House, Cliffoney, Co. Sligo and formerly of Kenmare, County Kerry. Peacefully at the Nazareth Nursing Home, Sligo.  Given the current restrictions, Shelagh’s funeral is strictly family only, but when times allow, there will be a Mass and a celebration of her life. Her wish would be for all who knew her to stay home, stay safe and light a candle. Her remains will be laid to rest at Ahamlish Cemetery. Condolences can be left on condolence section of Shelagh’s death notice on or privately on the condolence page of  Those of you who would like to can make a donation in Shelagh’s memory to either Sligo Hospice, the RNLI Lifeboats, or Guide Dogs for the Blind.



Bernard Brennan, Tubbertelly, Tubbercurry. Retired District Court Judge. Peacefully in his home. Funeral on Thursday to arrive in St John Evangalist Church, Tubbercurry for Requiem Mass at 12 noon, with burial afterwards in Rhue cemetery. Due to Government and HSE guidelines, the funeral Mass and burial will be private for family only. Mass can be viewed on the Achonry Mullinabreena Facebook page and Tubbercurry Parish Facebook page. Funeral can also be viewed live on    Those who wish to express their sympathy to the family can do so by selecting ‘condolence ‘ on  No flowers by request, donations, if desired, to North West Hospice, Sligo.



Angela Wade (née Fay), of Beneavin House Nursing Home, Dublin 11. Mother of Corina Mudoon (Rosses Point). Removal at 11:45am on Thursday morning from The Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo for Requiem mass at 12:00pm. Funeral will proceed to St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Scarden, Sligo after. You can stream Angela’s funeral mass live by following this link  Due to Government guidelines and restrictions, Angela’s funeral will be private to family only please. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The North West Hospice, C/o Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home or website. You are welcome to send a message of condolence to her family through the Foley and McGowan’s Funeral Home website



Roger Lipsett, 125 Culmore Road, Palmerstown, Dublin, and formerly of Parke, Kinlough, Co. Leitrim. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.



John Pat Rooney, Lisnabrack, Manorhamilton, Co Leitrim. Peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.  Funeral Mass on Saturday at 12 noon in the Church of the Annunciation, Mullies,  followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.  Due to Government restrictions on public gatherings, John Pat’s Funeral Mass will be private to family.  The Mass will be streamed live on Cloonclare Killasnett Parish Facebook Page.  Messages of condolence can be expressed through the condolences link on


John Keegan, Drumkinsellagh, Calry, Sligo, Peacefully at his home. Retired staff of Sligo Corporation. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions Funeral Mass will be private and limited to ten persons. Mass of the Resurrection at 12noon on Friday in St. Colmcille’s Church, Rathcormac, Co. Sligo. Burial will follow in Rathcormac New Cemetery. Family Flowers only, donations in lieu if desired to The Diabetic Association or North West Hospice at . Funeral Mass will be live streamed via Those who wish to leave their expressions of sympathy may do so on, in private at or by traditional manner. All enquiries to Seán Feehily Funeral Directors, Cartron Cross, Sligo 0719159999/0872411114




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