SWAH surgery situation raised in House of Lords

THE FIGHT to save SWAH surgery has been taken to the halls of Westminster. Last week Lord Brookeborough, who is a hereditary peer, raised the issue at the House of Lords, after having already written to MPs in the Commons urging them “to provide as much help and influence” as they can in helping restore […]

Seán Quinn story may not be on its last chapter

THERE was a homecoming atmosphere at the Slieve Russell as over 1,000 people gathered to welcome Seán Quinn back to the hotel he built. It was standing room only at the Cranaghan Suite last Thursday night for the launch of Mr Quinn’s book, ‘In My Own Words’, with supporters travelling from as far away as […]

Brother’s death by Belcoo bomb has been a life sentence

THERE has been much talk of ‘legacy’ in recent times, in reference to the British government’s highly controversial amnesty bill. However, for those bereaved by the Troubles, this ‘legacy’ is their lives. Belcoo man Peadar Duffy knows that legacy all too well. When he was 15 years old, he was there when his then 19-year-old brother […]