PJ McGuinn

Ard na Veigh, Sligo and formerly of Lecarrow, Ballymote, Sligo.

20 May, 2023

Retired Garda Siochana in Sligo.

Peacefully, surrounded by his loving family at his home. P.J., predeceased by his parents, brothers and sisters. Beloved husband of Geraldine (Née Breheny) and dear father of Margaret Mary Harte (Drumcliffe), Geraldine Mc Guinn (Ransboro), Patricia Mc Aloon (Mullaghdun), Edel Gallagher (Tullaghan), James Mc Guinn (Portinch) and Martina Fergus (Kinlough). He will be sadly missed by his wife, daughters, son, grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sisters Carmel and Aggie, nieces, nephews, in-laws, relatives and friends.

Rest in Peace.

Reposing at the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home, Market Yard, Sligo F91 YR61 on Sunday evening 21st May from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Funeral will arrive to The Cathedral of The Immaculate Conception, Sligo on Monday 22nd May for requiem mass at 11:30am with funeral proceeding to St. Columba’s Cemetery, Ballymote, Co Sligo for burial after.

You can livestream PJ’s funeral mass live by clicking ‘Live Stream’ below.

House Private Please

Family flowers only please, donations if desired to either The Renal Dialysis Unit at Sligo University Hospital or the Sligo Branch of The Irish Kidney care of The Foley and McGowan Funeral Home.

You are welcome to leave a message of condolence for his family on the Foley and McGowan Funeral Home website www.sligofuneralhome.ie

You are welcome to leave a message of condolence below for the family – please see form at bottom of page. Alternatively, you can send a private message to the family on info@sligofuneralhome.ie


  1. So sorry to hear of PJ passing, he was a lovely man. Thinking of the whole family at this difficult time

  2. My deepest condolences to all the family he was such a lovely man may the angels comfort you all 🌹

  3. To dear PJ . You were a great man who we will never forget. You took David under your wing when he first set foot in Ireland all those years ago and he loved you ever since, we will miss you very much as will Geraldine and your lovely children James, Margaret Mary, Geraldine, Patricia, Martina and Edel and their families. We will all miss you and your wealth of knowledge.
    Sleep tight big man. Deepest sympathy to all the family. R.I.P

  4. Rest in peace PJ one gentleman sorry to all the family 🙏

  5. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

  6. Deepest sympathy to Geraldine and family on the death of PJ may his gentle soul Rest in Peace!

  7. deepest sympathy to Patricia and family at this sad time on the passing of your dad PJ. May he rest in peace

  8. We were so sorry to hear of the death of PJ.Deepest sympathy to all the McGuinn family .We are thinking of you all today as you say goodbye to a wonderful husband.father and grandfather.Remembering ye all in our prayers.RIP PJ.from all the killoran family in Cedar Drive

  9. Sincere sympathy to all the McGuinn family on the passing of PJ, may he rest in peace.

  10. Deepest sympathy to all the family

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