Newtownbutler priest leaves lasting legacy as a ‘Fermanagh great’


THE community of Newtownbutler has been left saddened by the death of a Fermanagh great. Monsignor Ignatius McQuillan (90) who was known to many as ‘Fr Iggy’, died peacefully at Cornfield Care Centre in Limavady last Friday. Born in 1931, the Crom Road native continued to play GAA for Fermanagh under the pseudonym of Seán […]


Colm was driven in business and in life until the end


DESCRIBED by his wife as a “warrior”, Colm McGoldrick fought his illness right up until last week when he travelled to London for additional treatment. It wasn’t meant to be, however, when doctors gave Colm and Nicola news they weren’t expecting and the father-of-two passed away peacefully in hospital shortly after. Colm was laid to […]


Community saddened by loss of popular character


THE COMMUNITY of Lisnaskea has been left devastated following the loss of one of its most loved and popular characters. Kevin McCaffrey (70) of St Patrick’s Terrace, died peacefully at his home on August 2. The funeral Mass of the late Mr McCaffrey who was known by many for his outgoing nature and time for […]


Man charged with murder of two-year-old toddler


Armstrong sent message child was ‘melting his head, crying for no reason’ AN ENNISKILLEN man who has been charged with one count of murder and one count of perverting the course of justice has been refused bail in relation to the death of a two-year-old girl. Darren Armstrong, (32), who is originally from Enniskillen appeared […]


Body of man found named as Ferenc Beres


THE BODY of Ferenc Beres was discovered close to the scene of car crash which took place on Main Street, Maguiresbridge on Monday. At around 1.15pm on Monday, local officers received a report of a road traffic collision on the Main Street in Maguiresbridge, in which the male driver of one of the cars involved […]


United in mourning for Peter Jones


THE GAA family and the county has been hit hard in recent months with the unexpected deaths of so many its people. Peter Jones was healthy and active, in fact, the energy with which he approached his many roles in the community is one of the things that set him apart. That, and the number […]