Father avoids jail for assaulting his five-year-old son

  AN Enniskillen man who struck his five-year old child so hard he left bruising, and claimed to have exercised “lawful chastisement”, has been given a suspended prison sentence, for the second time, after committing a similar assault on his other child beforehand.  The accused, who is aged in his thirties, cannot be named to […]


Roslea man in court over ‘vulnerable’ woman

  A fifty-two-year-old man has appeared in court accused of breaching a restraining order, by being in the company of a vulnerable woman.  William Thomas Birney from Dernawilt Road, Roslea is accused of committing the offence on September 25. He initially appeared before Dungannon Magistrates Court on Friday (September 28) where bail was opposed.  A […]

Man charged with horrific knife attack outside pub

  A twenty-year old with over 100 convictions which include high violence has been refused bail for his latest spate of alleged offending. Connor Oliver Floyd of Killen Park, Enniskillen is charged with 18 offences from the same incident on May 11, and has been remanded in custody since. The charges involve possessing an offensive […]

‘Zealous’ barber drove over traffic warden’s foot

  AN ENNISKILLEN barber ran over a traffic warden’s foot as he attempted to move his car to avoid getting a ticket.  Paul McGuigan (39) of Windmill Heights in the town appeared at Enniskillen Magistrates Court last Wednesday where he pleaded guilty to careless driving, following the incident on September 19th last year.  At around […]