Domestic abuse cases soar in Fermanagh

THERE was approximately 2,228 reported calls of people suffering from an alleged domestic abuse incident according to the police. During November and December, the PSNI set up their ‘Season’s Greetings’ programme and they reported that ‘substantially more’ people reached out for support for domestic violence over the festive period. Development Manager at Fermanagh Women’s Aid, […]

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 […]

Crime boss nephew attacks Enniskillen mother

  A NEPHEW of the notorious crime boss and drugs trafficker John Gilligan has been handed a suspended jail sentence after he attacked a woman in her Enniskillen home with a knife. Edward ‘Ned’ Gilligan, who is an ex-partner of the Enniskillen woman, appeared before Enniskillen Magistrates Court charged with assaulting the woman and her […]