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The death has occurred of James (Jim) Mathers Ironside (Jim Ironside)

Ceann Torr, Cairns Hill, Sligo and formerly of Aberdeen and Strandhill.

Peacefully, surrounded by his family at University Hospital Galway. Jim, predeceased by his son James. Loving husband of Liz (McTernan) and dear father of Sandra, Dorothy, Tracy, Wendy and Craig. He will be sadly missed by his wife Liz, daughters, son, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters Nessie, Sheila, Edith and Elizabeth, in-laws, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbors and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo on Thursday evening (24th March) from 6:30pm to 7:30pm. Funeral will arrive to St. John’s Church, Carraroe, Sligo on Friday morning at 11:00am for Requiem mass. Cremation Service will take place in Shannon Crematorium for family only at 5:00pm.

You can stream Jim’s funeral mass live by following this link –

You are welcome to stream Jim’s Cremation Service live by following the link below and entering the password – BF16C

Cremation Service Live Stream –

House private please.

If you will be attending the funeral, please wear a mask or face covering and refrain from shaking hands with the family.

Family flowers only. Donations in lieu of flowers if desired to Sligo Cancer Support Centre, care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home.

You are welcome to leave a message of condolence for his family on the funeral home website


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