Friends of Katie help raise funds for ‘SHINE’ project

THREE young women are raising money for a local support group set up to help those suffering from borderline personality disorder (BPD) after the tragic death of their best friend. Katie Donnelly had been suffering from the disorder when she died suddenly at the Fermanagh and Tyrone Hospital in Omagh last September. Lack of treatment and […]

Dentists are making a loss ‘on most NHS treatments’

LOCAL Dentists are losing money on the majority of their NHS treatments. According to the British Dental Association (BDA) in Northern Ireland, dental teams carrying out treatments like fillings, crowns and extractions for NHS patients are costing them money. The Department of Health said it supported dentists with both investment and increases in allowances and […]

Gaels distance themselves from tweets amid abuse claims

ENNISKILLEN Gaels have distanced themselves from three retweets on their Twitter account regarding Derry manager Rory Gallagher’s domestic violence allegations. Three tweets by sports writer and author, Ewan MacKenna, about the influence of social media in the domestic violence claims against Mr Gallagher, were retweeted by the Fermanagh club. In his three tweets, Mr MacKenna made his […]

Columba fondly remembered as a ‘colourful character’

THE Enniskillen community has been left saddened following the death of one of its most popular characters Columba Fitzpatrick. Formally of Glenwood Gardens, Mr Fitzpatrick, 79, passed away peacefully at the South West Acute Hospital on Monday, surrounded by his family. “He was a character and was very quick-witted,” Columba’s son Pio said. “Everybody left his company in […]

Tempo man dies on holiday in Spain

A TEMPO native has tragically died while on holiday in Spain. Aran Sheridan, 52, passed away peacefully in his sleep from natural causes in Majorca on Wednesday morning, May 3. Originally from Tempo, Mr Sheridan is a former pupil of St Joseph’s College and St Michael’s College in Enniskillen. He had been living in Omagh for the past […]