Tributes paid to Lisbellaw United stalwart

TRIBUTES have been paid following the death of Lisbellaw United stalwart Kenneth Forde (62).  Mr Forde, late of Lower Cavanacarragh, Lisbellaw, passed away suddenly at his home on Wednesday last, February 10. Affectionately known as Kenny, he was the first son of James and Elizabeth. He worked for the former Northern Bank for 40 years […]

Tributes pour in for Johnny

TRIBUTES have poured in following the death of well-known community advocate Johnny Corry (86).  Mr Corry, late of Effernan Road, Trillick, passed away peacefully in hospital on Friday, February 5.  He is remembered as a passionate GAA supporter and dedicated community activist. Described as a man who epitomised what a voluntary worker really stood for […]

Fermanagh Talking Newspaper founder passes away

ENNISKILLEN has lost another of its popular characters this week, with the passing of Eugene Kelly from Hillview. Best known as a founding member of Fermanagh’s successful Talking Newspaper for visually impaired people, Eugene and his guide dog friends were a familiar site around the town as they made their way together. A true Enniskillener, […]

True visionary Joe Pat passes away peacefully

THE death has taken place of one of Fermanagh’s finest figures. Joe Pat Prunty (88), of Lettergreen, Newtownbutler, died peacefully at Gortacharn nursing home last Friday after a short illness.  Founder of Prunty Pitches, Mr Prunty was regarded as a “true visionary” and known across Ireland for developing GAA fields using a unique sand-based drainage […]

‘Lovely wee lady’ Lottie (105) passes peacefully

THE DEATH has occurred of one of Fermanagh’s oldest residents. Charlotte (Lottie) Johnston passed away peacefully on Sunday, January 31 at the Graan Abbey Care Home, Enniskillen, aged 105.  Mrs Johnston, formerly of Burnside Park, Enniskillen, had celebrated many milestone birthdays surrounded by friends and family. She had received a telegram from the Queen to […]

Tributes paid to ‘delightful gentleman’

TRIBUTES have poured in following the death of one of Enniskillen’s most prominent businessmen. Robert Wilfred Donaldson, of Racecourse House, Factory Road, Enniskillen, died peacefully in the South West Acute Hospital. Sympathisers described him as ‘a delightful gentleman’ who was ‘full of stories’, ‘an inspirational man who was determined to conquer all and achieved so […]

Tragic road vitcim named

A male motorcyclist who sadly died following a road traffic collision just outside Fivemiletown yesterday evening was 21-year-old William Weir from the Maguiresbridge area.  The collision, involving a black ZNEN motorbike and a silver-coloured Volkswagen Polo, was reported to police just after 6pm yesterday and occurred on the Belfast Road between Fivemiletown and Brookeborough. Police and […]