Fermanagh couple support baby loss certificate calls


A BEREAVED Fermanagh father feels that the implementation of baby loss certificates could help parents through their grief. A baby that dies after 24 weeks is officially recorded as a stillbirth. Despite significant and increasing calls from parents, there is no such formal recognition for babies lost earlier than 24 weeks. After appeals from support […]


Enniskillen ‘devastated’ at death of Jonny Gibson


THE Enniskillen community has been left ‘devastated’ following the death of the much-loved Jonathan (Jonny) Gibson. Formerly of Derrygiff Enniskillen, Mr Gibson passed away on Monday at the South West Acute Hospital. For the former-police dog handler, sport was a huge part of his life, as the many tributes paid to him proved beyond doubt. A founding member of […]


Enniskillen saddened by death of Caroline McCartney


THE Enniskillen community has been left saddened following the death of Caroline McCartney who was described as a ‘resident of a lifetime’. Formerly of Lakeview Park in Enniskillen, Ms McCartney (77) passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 16. A much-loved member of the Enniskillen community, Ms McCartney and her husband Raymond were leading lights in […]


Fermanagh community mourns death of Sadie Hussey


THE Fermanagh community has been left devastated following the sad passing of six-year-old Sadie Hussey who was described as ‘a lovely bright girl’. After a battle with illness, Sadie passed away on Tuesday, April 16. Derrygonnelly Harps GFC paid tribute to Sadie who they described as being ‘full of positive energy’. “We have heard today […]


Sadness at death of well-known Peter Lunney


THE late Peter Lunney was laid to rest last week at his family’s ancestral grave, in the shadow of Molly Mountain. It was a fitting send-off for Peter, who was born in Molly on April 29, 1960, one of Francis and Josephine Lunney’s large family of ten. Despite being born within the borders of Kinawley parish, he […]


Joan Reid was the ‘heartbeat’ of her family and town


THE Enniskillen community was left shocked and saddened following the sudden death of Joan Reid who was described as a ‘heartbeat’ within her family and her neighbourhood. Formerly of 34 Drumcor Hill in Cornagrade, Ms Reid passed away on Thursday, aged 75 years old. At her Requiem Mass at St Michael’s Parish Church on Monday, celebrant […]


Dáire’s life to be celebrated by the rallying community


THE RALLYING community will be out in force next month to pay tribute to Dáire Maguire who died while competing in the Sligo Stages Rally in Ballymote last July. Mr Maguire, then 46, from Lisnaskea, was the co-driver in a Ford Escort driven by Gene McDonald (35) from Cootehill, Cavan, when the car left the road and […]