Barton speaks out in Stormont Assembly on gender-based violence

SPEAKING at Stormont, a Fermanagh MLA has called for “a zero tolerance approach” to dealing with gender-based violence and for the introduction of an education programme to raise awareness of the issue among young people. Rosemary Barton MLA, a former teacher, was speaking after in the wake of the shock and grief and the murder or 23-year-old […]

‘We need to stop violence against women and girls’

CALLS have been made to “tackle” and “stop” misogyny, sexism and violence against women and young girls across the local area following the murder of 23-year-old Ashling Murphy in Co Offaly. Hundreds attended a vigil in Clones on Friday evening in memory of the late school teacher, where a bench was also dedicated to local […]

Fermanagh united in grief at killing of Ashling Murphy

THE PEOPLE of Fermanagh have joined in the outpouring of grief seen across Ireland in recent days following the murder of Tullamore teacher, Ashling Murphy. From Belleek to Tempo, Enniskillen to Roslea, vigils were held across the county at the weekend in memory of the talented and much loved 23-year-old who was murdered while out jogging […]