‘Police failed’ mother fatally stabbed by ex-partner

  A MAGUIRESBRIDGE mother who was killed by her former partner was ‘let down by the state agencies’, her brother told an inquest at Belfast Coroner’s Court yesterday. Concepta Leonard, aged 51, was stabbed by Peadar Phair at her home on May 15, 2017. Her son Conor Gallagher who has Down’s syndrome and was 30 […]

Police probe safeguarding allegations at college

  POLICE are probing allegations of what they are calling ‘non recent inappropriate behaviour’ at Erne Integrated College in Enniskillen. An inspection found the safeguarding arrangements at the college were unsatisfactory. The school does not have a board of governors after nine of the 11 governors resigned. The principal said the resignations were a temporary […]

College principal clarifies his position

IN A statement this afternoon, the principal of Erne Integrated College has clarified his position at the school following the news that nine of the 11 governors at the colege have resigned. Jimmy Jackson-Ware said in a statement that contrary to media reports he remained as principal and will do until his retirement later this […]

Erne Integrated College board of governors resigns

  THE principal of Erne Integrated College in Enniskillen, Jimmy Jackson-Ware, is understood to also have announced his plan to retire.  As yet, no reason has been given to explain why all 11 governors have stood down.  Erne Integrated College has more than 350 pupils and about 75 staff.  It is not clear who will […]

John has ‘a heart for running’

A LOCAL runner who suffered two strokes five years ago, but has since gone on to finish a marathon in under three hours, has said he owes his quality of life to the experts at SWAH, and has hit out at the current cuts to the hospital’s services. There has been much concern about the […]

Ray of Hope memorial weekend returns

THE Fermanagh Herald is once again proud to partner with the ‘Ray of Hope’ memorial weekend. Now in it’s second year the weekend is organised by the McPhillips family from Newtownbutler in memory of their brother Mickey. Fermanagh Herald editor Ray Sanderson said, “We are once again pleased to partner with the McPhillips family and support […]

Graan draw will have added significance this year

THE traditional annual Graan draw will take place this December. And it will have an added significance as the Passionist community is celebrating 300 years in existence. The popular draw, which usually promotes a new car as its first prize, will be a little different this year because of Covid-19 and its restrictions. Graan Rector […]