Graft keeps Barney going

IF Barney McHugh is anything to go by, hard work is what makes for a long life. He has been working at Rockfield Quarry in Donagh since he was 16. Now 84 years old and in great health, grafting is what it’s all about for Barney. “Working certainly hasn’t done me any harm. I’ve been working […]

Donagh man caught in Canada snow storm

A FEARSOME ‘bomb cyclone’ of treacherous heavy snow and icy conditions brought America and Canada to a standstill last week, with the resulting total death toll standing at 59. In the midst of it all in snowy and frozen Vancouver was Fermanagh ex-pat Patrick Quaile. “We have been told constantly by the news not to […]

Questions remain despite convictions

WHILE two soldiers were eventually convicted and jailed for the murders of Michael Naan and Andrew Murray, for the families left behind many questions remain as to how and why their loved ones met such a horrific death. For James Naan, 50 years on, he still struggles to come to terms with what happened to […]

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 […]

This game is ‘massive’ says Chapman

IT’S just three weeks since St Patrick’s and Newtownbutler lined out against each other in the Junior Championship quarter final, with the First Fermanagh’s coming out on top on a scoreline of 2-10 to 0-10 but manager Darren Chapman is putting little emphasis on previous results, as they get ready for the final on Sunday […]