Fr Gregory Hannan, R.I.P.

Fr Gregory Hannan, R.I.P.

The diocese is saddened to learn of the death of Fr Gregory Hannan, R.I.P.  Gregory was born in Gurteen, Co. Sligo and ministered in the diocese of Achonry since his ordination in 1962, serving in St Nathy’s College, Swinford, Kilmovee, Ballisodare and Ballymote.  Retiring as Parish Priest in Ballymote he remained as “Priest in Residence” until a decline in health led to his retirement.  He died on the Feastday of St Gregory The Great, in the care of the staff of Nazareth House, Sligo.


Reposing at Nazareth House Chapel on Wednesday 4th September from 5pm with Liturgy of Prayers at 7 o’clock.

Reposing at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Ballymote on Thursday from 5 o’clock until 8 o’clock concluding with Prayers.

Concelebrated Funeral Mass on Friday 6th at 12 noon. Interment afterwards in the Church Grounds.