Fermanagh ‘never got official domestic abuse complaint’

THE GAA Fermanagh County Board has said it did not receive any ‘official complaints’ of domestic abuse about its former manager Rory Gallagher, who led the Erne county to the Ulster Championship Final in 2018. The statement comes after Nicola Gallagher, the estranged wife of former Erne boss Gallagher, said she had made allegations against […]

Christmas domestic abuse calls to PSNI every 16 minutes

A SPIKE in domestic abuse at Christmas has sent out a chilling message before the start of the festive season. Stark figures from the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) show that last year during the December and January holiday periods, they received a call every 16 minutes relating to domestic abuse. On Christmas Day alone […]

‘We need to stop violence against women and girls’

CALLS have been made to “tackle” and “stop” misogyny, sexism and violence against women and young girls across the local area following the murder of 23-year-old Ashling Murphy in Co Offaly. Hundreds attended a vigil in Clones on Friday evening in memory of the late school teacher, where a bench was also dedicated to local […]