Today's Mayo death and funeral notices


Mary O'Brien (née O'Malley), Rosbeg, Westport.

Predeceased by her husband John. Sadly missed by her loving son Myles and his wife Ruth, grandchildren Megan, Finn and Suzey, sister Christina Malone, brother Frank O'Malley, sisters-in-law Glynis and Rosemary, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May her gentle soul rest in peace

Private Funeral Mass will be held in St. Mary's Church, Westport on Wednesday July 8, at 3 p.m. with burial afterwards in Murrisk Cemetery. Mary's Mass can be viewed on


Colm Mellett, “Doolough Lodge”, Doolough, Geesala, Ballina and formerly of Lissatava, Hollymount.

Predeceased by his partner Breege Shaw. He will be sadly missed by his family nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Funeral will arrive at the Church of St. Colmcille, Geesala on Saturday for Funeral Mass at 12 noon followed by burial in Geesala Cemetery. Live streaming of the Funeral and Funeral Mass is available at McDonnell Funeral Directors Facebook page.

Due to H.S.E guidelines regarding the coronavirus (Covid–19) Colm’s funeral will be confined to family and close friends. Memorial Mass will be held at a later date for the repose of Colm’s soul which will be confirmed in due course.


Paddy Gannon, Kilgalligan, Carrowtigue, Ballina.

Predeceased by his parents Anthony and Mary, son Anthony and sister Kathleen. He will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, son Paraic (Ballina), daughters Caroline (New York), Regina (Galway) and Connie (Kilgalligan), brother John (Kilgalligan), sister Bridie O'Sullivan (Dublin), brother in law Dan (Dublin), grandchildren Luke, Aoibheann, Sarah and Katie, sons in law, daughter in law, nieces, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Funeral cortège will leave his residence on Friday afternoon to arrive at The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Carrowtigue, for funeral Mass at 1 o'clock. Burial will take place immediately afterwards in Kilgalligan Cemetery.

Funeral Mass and burial will be available to view live on Friday from 1 p.m. via the following link:

Due to H.S.E guidelines regarding the Corona Virus (Covid-19), Paddy’s funeral is confined to family and close friends. A memorial Mass for the repose of Paddy’s soul will be held at a later date which will be announced in due course.


Catriona Canning, Ballylahan, Foxford.

Sadly missed by her heartbroken family, father Dennis, mother Kathleen, brothers Martin and Joseph, sister Denise and partner Edward (USA), sister-in-law Sarah, nephews Jake, and Matthew (USA), niece Grace and her loyal friend Molly, aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

Catriona will lie in repose at her family home from noon on Wednesday July 8, with removal on Thursday July 9, at 1 p.m. to St. Peters and Pauls Church, Straide for Mass at 2 p.m. followed by burial afterwards in the New Cemetery.

Catriona’s Funeral Mass can be viewed at and also at


Denis Buckley, Aughervilla Upper, Claremorris and late of Curragh, Donoughmore, Co. Cork.

Denis will be sadly missed by his children Liam, Marie and Steve, his sister Bridie, brother Dan, his in-laws, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Denis’s Funeral cortège will arrive for Funeral Mass at 1p.m. in The Church of Our Lady, Barnacarroll, Claremorris on Thursday, July 9, (from his residence via Kiltimagh Road and Murneen) with burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Due to current government guidelines on public gatherings, please adhere to the current Covid-19 guidelines in church (50) and cemetery (100).

May the gentle souls of the deceased rest in peace.

Sympathy is extended to the bereaved families on their loss.

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