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Carmel O'Brien

The death has occurred of

Carmel O'Brien
(née Blythe)

2 Old Fort Road, Kevinsfort, Sligo Town, Sligo

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family at Sligo University Hospital. Carmel, predeceased by her beloved husband Tommy, brother Dermot and sister Madeline Honan. Loving mother of Rory, Mary, Patrick and Cormac and dear grandmother of Cian, Aaron, Laoise, Robyn, Lauren, Aoife, Shona and Tadgh. She will be sadly missed by her sons, daughter, grandchildren, son-in-law John Moynihan, daughter-in-law Orla, Cormac’s partner Charlotte, brother Vinnie, sisters Aileen Lowery, Moira Gautron and Rosaleen Jones, brothers and sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.


Rest in Peace.


Reposing at her residence on Wednesday evening from 5:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, for Requiem Mass on Thursday at 12:00pm. A private Cremation Service will take place for family after. You are welcome to stream Carmel’s funeral mass live by following this link -


Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to Benbulben COPD Support Group care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo. Make a donation online -


You are welcome to leave a message of condolence for her family below.


Date Published:

Sunday 5th November 2023

Date of Death:

Saturday 4th November 2023

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