Enniskillen saddened by death of Margaret McAdam


THE Enniskillen community has been left saddened following the passing of the much-loved Margaret McAdam who was known as a hard worker and a person of deep faith. Formerly of Drumcor Hill in Enniskillen, Ms McAdam passed away peacefully on Wednesday, surrounded by her family. Born in 1936 to parents Owen and Maggie, Ms McAdam grew up […]


Late Fermanagh cyclist’s memory celebrated by friend


A TEMPO native and keen cyclist will be remembered by his best friend in a tough cycling challenge that will also help raise money for the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust. Aran Sheridan, 52, passed away peacefully in his sleep while on a cycling holiday in Majorca on May 3. Originally from Tempo, Mr Sheridan was a former pupil of St […]


Enniskillen community saddened at death of Don Jones


THE Enniskillen community has been left deeply saddened following the passing of Don Jones who was described as a ‘well respected and well regarded man’. Formerly of College Gardens in Enniskillen, Mr Jones passed away peacefully on Sunday, surrounded by his family. Mr Jones was born in the townland of Cullen in Monea. Growing up […]


Community saddened by death of much-loved Freda Hudson


THE Enniskillen community was left devastated following the death of one of its much-loved residents Freda Hudson, who served the local community with ‘a smile’ for over four decades. Ms Hudson, formerly of Chanterhill Road in Enniskillen, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, surrounded by her family. Born between the bridges to parents Hughie and Lily […]


Shock and sadness at sudden death of Kevin McGovern


THE Derrygonnelly community was left shocked and saddened following the death of one of its much loved residents Kevin McGovern. Mr McGovern, formerly of Doagh, passed away suddenly on Sunday, January 21, aged just 49. Born to parents Vera and the late Sean, Mr McGovern was a devoted family man. He was a brother to […]


‘Take good care of all the animals in Heaven’


THERE were heartbreaking scenes at Galloon Parish Church on Sunday as the family and friends – both two legged and four legged – of Niamh King gathered to say goodbye to the much-loved 20-year-old. Young Newtownbutler woman Niamh, pictured below, tragically passed away last Wednesday evening after being struck by a car on the Belfast Road at Lisbellaw, as […]


Kind-hearted Bernadette ‘cared about everyone’


A TRILLICK native who died recently has been described as someone who ‘always put other people first.’ Bernadette McArt, died peacefully at her home on Friday, November 17. She was the sister of former Trillick footballer and Fermanagh and Omagh District Council worker, Gerry ‘Shep’ Donnelly, who died last month. Another sister, Kathleen O’Hagan, also passed […]


Tributes are paid to ‘spirited young lady’ Jenny


TRIBUTES have been paid to ‘spirited young lady’ Jennifer ‘Jenny’ Kavanagh who passed away peacefully at the South West Acute Hospital in Enniskillen on Monday, surrounded by her family. Erne Integrated College expressed its ‘great sadness’ on social media. “Many of us remember Jenny as a spirited young lady with a winning personality,” they said. […]


Sadness following death of teacher and local historian


THE people of Fermanagh were left saddened following the death of former Mount Lourdes Grammar School teacher and local historian Frank Rogers. Mr Rogers passed away on Friday last. An avid Gaelic Games enthusiast, he represented both Lisnaskea Emmetts in Fermanagh and St Josephs Glenavy in Antrim. With St Joseph’s Glenavy, Mr Rogers was an ‘excellent […]