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Local deaths are listed here

Those Recently Deceased Elswehere are listed below.

Recent Local Deaths

John McHugh, Cairns Hill, Sligo and formerly of Glassdrummond, Drumkeerin and Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon, peacefully at his residence on Saturday, 4th March 2023. John’s funeral took place in St Brigid’s Church Drumkeeran on Wednesday, 8th March 2023.

Madge McGee, (Nee Harte) Dernatowney, Drumkeerin, Co. Leitrim peacefully at her residence surrounded by her heartbroken family on Monday, 9th Jan 2023. Her funeral took place on Wednesday, 11th January in St Brigid’s Church, Creevelea.

Kathleen O'Brien, née Cullen, Cloonagh, Drumkeerin. Who died unexpectedly at her residence on Tuesday, 3rd January. Pre-deceased by her sister Annabella. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her loving husband Kieran, son Danny (Killala); daughters Mary and Alice and all the family. Funeral Mass took place on Friday, 6th January.

Doreen Bell, Windmill Park, Drumkeerin, Co.Leitrim. Who died on Monday, 2nd January 2023.

Tommy Feehily, Tullinwillian, who died peacefully on Tuesday, 15th November at Áras Bhríde. Tommy’s funeral took place on Thursday, 17th November in St Brigid’s Church, Creevelea.

Sean McWeeney, Barraghmore, Drumkeerin, who died at Sligo University Hospital on Tuesday, 1st November 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by his loving wife Darina, son Shane, daughter Kelly, brother Brian, sister Geraldine, brothers in law, sisters in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Sean’s funeral took place on Friday, 4th November 2022 in St. Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin.

Peter Gallagher, Cloonamurgal, Drumkeerin, who died peacefully at Sligo University Hospital on Thursday, 27th October 2022 surrounded by his family.

Predeceased by his brother Sean and parents Mary and Frank. Sadly missed by his sons Sean and Daniel, their mother Ann, daughter in law Sharon, grandson Jack, siblings Anne, Gerry, Joe and Vincent, and relatives. Peter’s funeral took place in St Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin with burial in Aughalaughey Cemetery.

Charles P Ford, Liskellew Upper, Drumkeerin, who died on Wedensday, 19th October 2022 in Our Lady's Hospital, Manorhamilton. Pre-deceased by his parents Patrick and Mary Kate and brothers John, Jimmy and Gabriel. Deeply regretted by his sorrowing brother Micheal, nephews Daniel and Liam, nieces Mary Ann and ChrIstina, cousins, neighbours and friends. Charles’ funeral took please in St Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin on Saturday 22nd October 2022.

Recent Deaths Elsewhere

Anne Normoyle (née Flanagan) formerly of Shass. Dowra who died in Camillus, New York.

Sister of Kathleen Harrison, Sheena and Ann Flanagan-Fallon of Annaghderry.

Mary Doyle (née McNulty) of Bray, Co. Wicklow and formerly of Drumkeerin, passed away peacefully on 8th January 2023, in the loving care of Wicklow Hospice. Beloved wife of Robert, dearly loved mother of Helen, Tony and Kathryn.

Annie Gallagher of Ennis, Co. Clare and formerly of Drumbrahade, Drumkeerin, who died on Friday, 18th November 2022. Her funeral was at St Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin on Monday, 21st November 2022.


Chris Torsney Snr, Sligo, father of Chris Torsney of Drumrewey, Drumkeeran. Chris Snr died on Tueday, 18th October 2022. Formerly Tunnagh, Sooey, Co. Sligo. (Ex staff of Saint Columba's Hospital, Sligo). Dearly loved husband of May, cherished father of; Patrick, Bernard and Chris. Adored grandad of; Amy, Sean, Rebecca, Liam, Niamh, Mark, Niall, Laura and Shea. Sadly missed by his loving family; daughters-in-law; Florence, Catriona and Joan. brother-In-law; Edmond McQuaid, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Frank Gilhooly, brother of Lena Gallagher, who died recently in Birmingham, England.

Proinnsias (Francis) Redican, brother of Andrew Redican, who died on Monday, 25th July 2022, Cricklewood, London and formerly Drumroosk North, Foxfield, Fenagh, Co. Leitrim, peacefully at home surrounded by his family.

Tommy Harrison, brother of Mickie, Cornacloy, who died in Newcastle, England.  

Colm O’Brien, Dromahaire.

Who died after a short illness on Monday, 7th March 2022.

Denise Delaney.

Cousin of Charlie Forde, Denise died in England.

Siobhan McStay (née Darker) Corry, Drumkeerin and late of Blessington, Co. Wicklow.

Who died on Monday, 8th November 2021.

Vincent Crowe, Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan.

Brother-in-Law of Roisín Devanney, Drumkeerin.

Rena Boyle, Ballyshannon.

Mother of Joan Keaveney, Tarmon.

Rena died on Saturday, 20th November 2021.

Lisa Cullen, New York and Tullycorka.

Who died in New York on Sunday, 10th October2021

Her funeral took place on Tuesday, 19th October at St Brigid’s Church, Drumkeerin.

Kitty Dixon (née Devitt), Drumshanbo.

Who died on Tuesday, 21st September at Sligo University Hospital. Sister of Ann McDonagh, Hughie and Martin.

Angela Snape (née Devitt), Greaghnafarna, Arigna.

Who died on Monday, 13th September at Sligo University Hospital. Sister of Ann McDonagh, Hughie, Martin and Kitty.

Anna May Crowe (née McDermott) Ballyconnell, Co. Cavan. Who died on Tuesday, 31st August at Cavan General Hospital. Sister of Roisín Devanney.