Rory Gallagher cleared from ban after DRA appeal

THE GAA’s Disputes Resolutions Authority has declared ‘invalid the decision’ to bar former Fermanagh manager Rory Gallagher from coaching. This morning [Wednesday], the DRA found in favour of the former Derry GAA boss in a case he brought against an Ulster Council judgement which precluded him from coaching teams. “Our award will declare invalid the […]

Rolling out domestic violence support across the local community

DOMESTIC violence is a pervasive problem across society, and now the hard working team at Fermanagh Women’s Aid (FWA) is on a mission to make support for victims just as pervasive. In recent years FWA has run a number of very successful training programmes with local police and hairdressers in the area, which have led […]

Alleged victim begged police to deal with ‘drunk bully’

A LOCAL man charged with assaulting his father and brother in a domestic violence incident, failed to appear in court and was detained after a second report of his explosive behaviour was made to police. Described by a judge as “a bully, who rules the roost” the accused was found in the same house with […]

Top local rugby coach assaulted his partner

THE outgoing head coach of Clogher Valley Rugby Team, has appeared in court after assaulting his partner in a domestic violence attack last weekend. Hemi Taukiri (45) of Main Street, Fivemiletown accepted the charge and wanted to have it dealt with straight away, as he is scheduled to return to his native New Zealand imminently. […]