EX ARMAGH star Oisin McConville has spoken movingly of how he was on the brink of committing suicide on the lonely streets of London in 2003, as his gambling addiction spiralled out of control-at a moving public talk in the Wark Hall Belleek. In his own frank way, he told the audience: “I was a compulsive gambler […]
“John was at home with everyone. During his long illness, his many friends brought him great comfort, for which he was very grateful.”
RIGHT across the county, people have united and donated in aid of a fundraising campaign to secure medical cancer treatment for Belleek native, Tanya Dunne. Tanya, a stalwart of the Erne Gaels GAA club, is fighting for her life after receiving news that her chemotherapy is not controlling her illness and she now has to […]
FERMANAGH household are in for “a bumpy six months ahead” when it comes to the cost of home heating oil and motor fuel, as the global energy crisis starts to hit home. This week fuel prices hit their highest levels since 2012, close to a record high, as the soaring cost of gas across the globe has a […]
There will also be several Belleek collectibles within the sale including a rare Belleek butter stamper.
THE CHILDREN and staff of St John the Baptist Primary School in Belleek got creative recently to celebrate their start of the school year Mass. The Mass was celebrated by chaplain Fr John Kearns, and all the children participated in the outdoor celebration of the Eucharist, through song, prayer, readings and symbols. The celebrations were […]
The commemorative plaque has been unveiled at St Luke’s Hospital in Wolisso, Ethiopia.
FLOODING continues to be a problem in Belleek, while residents and businesses in Garrison are still cleaning up their properties following floods likened to “the river running down the street”. Videos of the torrential rain and its effect on the villages have been posted online showing the extent of the flooding and the panicked reaction […]
A COUNTY Fermanagh man accused of making and planting a bomb under the car of a police officer in Belfast two years ago, has been refused bail. Peter Granaghan from Blackrock Park in Belleek has been on remand in Maghaberry Prison awaiting trial for the attempted murder of a PSNI officer since his arrest in […]
LAST NIGHT firefighters from Belleek and Enniskillen Fire Station responded to reports of significant flooding across 2 main roads in Belleek. Firefighters from Ballyshannon Fire Station also attended the incident. A spokesperson from the NIFRS said, “A male had become trapped in his car but was out of the vehicle when Firefighters arrived. “Firefighters […]