Newtownbutler mourns death of Natasha Graham

THE Newtownbutler community has been left devastated following the death of the much-loved Natasha Graham who was described as a ‘beautiful person’. Formerly of Aghagay Meadows in Newtownbutler, Ms Graham passed away peacefully on Thursday, aged 30 years old. Ms Graham was born in September 1993, six weeks premature. Despite being given only seconds to […]

Sadness at death of much-loved Elizabeth Greene

THE Derrygonnelly community was left deeply saddened following the death of much-loved teacher Elizabeth Greene who left ‘a lasting impression’ on many pupils in West Fermanagh. Formerly of Mullykivet in Derrygonnelly, Ms Greene, 68, passed away peacefully on Tuesday. Born in Belmore Street in Enniskillen to parents Denis and Laura Joan Hughes, Ms Greene (nee Hughes) […]

Sinn Fein’s Dolan welcomes potholes payment boost

A FERMANAGH and South Tyrone MLA has ‘welcomed’ the news that approximately £1 million has been set aside by the Stormont Executive to address the ever-worsening pothole problems in the North. Following his appointment as Minister for Infrastructure, Sinn Féin MLA John O’Down pledged the money to fix the roads which he said were in […]

Enniskillen saddened by death of Margaret McAdam

THE Enniskillen community has been left saddened following the passing of the much-loved Margaret McAdam who was known as a hard worker and a person of deep faith. Formerly of Drumcor Hill in Enniskillen, Ms McAdam passed away peacefully on Wednesday, surrounded by her family. Born in 1936 to parents Owen and Maggie, Ms McAdam grew up […]

UPDATE: Belleek road crash victim named

POLICE has confirmed that the woman involved in Monday evening’s fatal road accident in Belleek was 28-year-old Valeria Amorim. Ms Amorim, who was six months pregnant, died at the scene following a road traffic collision involving a car and three pedestrians. A woman, aged in her 30s, was arrested at the scene and remains in […]

Late Fermanagh cyclist’s memory celebrated by friend

A TEMPO native and keen cyclist will be remembered by his best friend in a tough cycling challenge that will also help raise money for the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. Aran Sheridan, 52, passed away peacefully in his sleep while on a cycling holiday in Majorca on May 3. Originally from Tempo, Mr Sheridan was a former pupil of St […]

Enniskillen community saddened at death of Don Jones

THE Enniskillen community has been left deeply saddened following the passing of Don Jones who was described as a ‘well respected and well regarded man’. Formerly of College Gardens in Enniskillen, Mr Jones passed away peacefully on Sunday, surrounded by his family. Mr Jones was born in the townland of Cullen in Monea. Growing up […]

UPDATE: Fermanagh road reopens after fatal car crash

A pedestrian has been killed following a serious car crash in Belleek.   Emergency services attended the scene of the road traffic collision, which took place at 8pm on Monday night close to the entrance of Daly Park in the centre of the village.   The Boa Island Road, Belleek, which was closed after the […]

‘Fermanagh community is united behind our hospital’

THE POWER of the people of Fermanagh in the fight to save SWAH services is continuing to grow, with the current campaign to bring bariatric surgery to the hospital bringing the entire community together. As previously reported by the Herald, the Department of Health is currently running a consultation on the future of obesity services, which […]

COLUMN: Is there anything after this?

IN THE 1980s when I worked as a priest in a town in Fermanagh, I lived next door to a couple who were rather traditional, conservative Catholics. I wouldn’t have thought of myself as their type of priest as I was a product of the post-Vatican 2 church which for a very brief period flirted with some […]