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Local deaths are listed here

Those Recently Deceased Elswehere are listed below.

Recent Local Deaths

Thomas (TP) Farrell

Áras Bhríde, Drumkeerin, formerly of Aughacashel, Co. Leitrim.

Who died on Monday, 8th February. His funeral took place at St Brigid’s Church , Drumkeerin on Wednesday, 10th February.

Gerry McPadden

Formerly of Main Street, Drumkeeran.

His funeral took place on Saturday, 30th January.

John Kelly

Husband of Celia, Lisacoghill, Drumkeeran, who died, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital, on Monday, 11th January 2021.

Brigid (Brigie) Wynne (née Curran)

Drumkeerin, who died on Friday, 18th December, peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family after a long illness borne with great dignity and strength.

Tommy McPartlan

Formerly of Corry, who died suddenly on Sunday, 13th December.

Frances O’Brien (née McDowell)

Glassdrummond More, Drumkeerin

Who died peacefully at Sligo University Hospital on

Monday, 14th September 2020.

Norman Kelly


Who died peacefully at the North West Hospice, Sligo on Monday, 17th August 2020 aged 97.

Tommy Drugan

Tullynamoyle, Drumkeerin

Died suddenly on Wednesday, 5th August 2020.


Christopher Gilhooly

Sheena, Drumkeerin

Died in Sligo Universtiy Hospital on

Wednesday, 17th June 2020.

The funeral took place on Friday, 19th June 2020.  

Recent Deaths Elsewhere

Lorcan Clarke, brother of Gabriel, whose funeral took place in Dundalk on Monday.

Fran Wales, brother-in-law of Dorien Bell, who died in England.

Maura Miney (nee McMorrow)

St. Mary's Close, Carrick on Shannon, and formerly of Gubaderra.

Died on Wednesday, 17th March in St. Phelim's Nursing Home, Dromahair. Funeral Mass in St. Mary's Church, Carrick on Shannon, on Saturday 20th March. 

Michael Raymond Forde

Raheny, Dublin and late of Drumkeerin.

Died peacefully in Dublin on 9th March 2021surrounded by his family.

Michael will be very sadly missed by his wife, Dorothy,  son Ter and daughters Eileen and Annette, sons-in-law Paul and John, grandchildren Matt and Jake, sister Eilish, nieces and nephews.

His funeral was on Friday, 12th March in Raheny, Dublin.

John P. McMorrow

Strandhill Road, Sligo, and formerly of Gubaderra.

Died on Wednesday, 17th February in St. Phelim's Nursing Home, Dromahair.

Funeral Mass was in Sligo Cathedral on Saturday,  20th February.

Kathleen McHugh (née Clancy)

Of Sligo, wife of John who died on Tuesday, 9th February.

Her funeral took place in St Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin on Thursday, 11th February.

Annette Irwin (née Redican)

Sister of Andy Redican, who died recently in

Milton-Keynes, England.

Mary Agnes Scanlan (née O’Grady)

Sister of Eamonn O’Grady, who died on Wednesday, 13th January. Formerly of Ballyconnell, Cavan.

Kathleen Rooney (née Forde)

Mother of Rosaleen Devitt, who died on Wednesday, 20th January. Formerly of Kiltyfea, Cloone.

Kathleen’s funeral was on Friday, 22nd January,

St Mary’s Church, Aughnasheelin.

Fr Joe Flynn

St Patrick’s Missionary Society, Kiltegan, Co Wicklow,

Who died on Tuesday, 19th January.

Formerly of Tents, Tarmon.

Michael Fox

Brother of Marian Connaire, who died in England.

Frank Blake

Formerly of Caurlaur, who died in Scotland.

Margie Cornyn (née Forde)

Sister of Teresa Devitt

Who’s funeral took place on Friday, 20th November 2020

at Newbridge.


Paudric Monaghan

Brother of Sharron Harrison who died suddenly in Spain on Thursday, 15th October 2020.

Kieran Scanlon

Died in England.

Funeral took place in St Brigid’s Creevelea on

Monday, 28th September 2020.

Lesha (Elizabeth) Simpson (née McHugh)

Formerly of Glassdrummon Mór, who died at Heartlands Hospital on Saturday, 26th September 2020.

Survived by her husband, Philip and 7 children and 11 grandchildren.