Tributes paid to former Trillick footballer ‘Shep’

A FORMER Trillick footballer who was also well-known as an official of the former Omagh District Council has died. Gerry Donnelly, affectionately known as ‘Shep’, was the dog warden for the local council from the 1980s. He was also the main researcher of the ‘GAA in Tyrone’ alongside the author, Joe Martin, who died in August, […]

US urged to help stop legacy bill

A CONTROVERSIAL legacy bill which would see an end to Troubles-related prosecutions and inquests will also deny families from gaining healing and resolution with the past, according to a Tyrone-family whose father was brutally murdered. Earlier this week the House of Lords rejected a provision in the bill that would give conditional immunity to perpetrators, […]

Family of Patsy Kelly ‘hurt’ by new inquest decision

THE family of Patsy Kelly who was murdered after closing up his pub in Trillick nearly 50 years ago have said a decision by the Attorney General not to hold a fresh inquest has caused them ‘enormous hurt’. It comes just weeks after a major report by the Police Ombudsman found that the family was […]