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DEATH NOTICES

Local deaths are listed here

Those Recently Deceased Elswehere are listed below.


Recent Local Deaths


Dermot Fallon

Formerly of Carrowlaur, Drumkeerin.

Who died on Wednesday, 21st July 2021 at Sligo University Hospital in the presence of his devoted wife Brid.

His funeral took place on Friday, 23rd July at St Brigid’s Church , Drumkeerin.


Tessie O’Rourke (née Higgins)

Formerly of Main Street, Drumkeerin.

Who died on Sunday, 20th June 2021. Her funeral took place at St Brigid’s Church, Drumeerkin on Tuesday, 22nd June.


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

Drumkeerin

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

Recent Deaths Elsewhere



Aileen Kilcummins, niece of Mary Flynn, who died recently in the U.S.A.


Kathleen Horeckyj (née Travers) sister of the late Paddy Travers of Greyfield.

Died in Scotland.

Funeral took place on Wednesday, 26th May 2021.


Bridget Buckley (née Flanagan)

Formerly of Shass, Dowra who died in New York, USA; following an accident. Sister of Kathleen Harrison, Sheena and aunt of Ann Flanagan-Fallon, Annaghgerry.


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.