“Deep sadness” as former Bishop passes away

THE Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, the Most Revd John McDowell, and the Bishop of Clogher, the Rt Revd Dr Ian Ellis, have issued the following statements on the death of the Rt Revd Brian Hannon, formerly Bishop of Clogher from 1986 to 2001, which took place this morning (Monday, 10th January) […]

Tributes pour in for ‘true humanitarian’ Desmond Tutu

AS people across the world awoke on St Stephen’s Day, they were greeted with the sad news that Archbishop Desmond Tutu had passed away. The Archbishop, a champion of human rights, a peace and reconciliation activist and a much-loved figure around the world, died aged 90 years old following a battle with prostrate cancer. During […]

Derrylin farmyard accident victim was ‘a people person’

“No matter how active my father was with his work, people came first and numerous people have commented over the last few days, with great appreciation, that he always made time for people. “He was a people person” Thus, Rev Stephen Foster, in his moving tribute to his late father, Norman, during Monday’s Thanksgiving Service in […]

Communities in mourning as accident claims three young lives

COMMUNITIES across the Fermanagh and Tyrone border areas have been left heartbroken following the tragic death of three young men who died as a result of a road collision on the main A5 at Garvaghey on Monday. Peter Finnegan from Clogher who lost his life as a result of the accident played a key role in the success […]

Community heartbroken following tragic death of gentleman Seamie

THE village of Donagh stands in a state of shock following the sudden death of a true gentleman who was known to many as a popular and highly respected character throughout the county of Fermanagh. Seamus (Seamie) Gleeson of Kilturk North, Donagh who owned the well-known ‘Gleeson Contracts Ltd’ died suddenly at his home on Monday. St Patricks GFC who […]