“Many of Michael’s fans will contact me through social media, which is great,” he said.
Tributes paid to “larger-than-life” Garrison curate
“John was at home with everyone. During his long illness, his many friends brought him great comfort, for which he was very grateful.”
Garrison set for official launch of new whiskey
The new liquor comes from the story of a local man, Angus Scott, who nurtured his distilling magic on the waters around Lough Melvin 200 years ago.
Belleek and Garrison residents dealing with effects of flooding
FLOODING continues to be a problem in Belleek, while residents and businesses in Garrison are still cleaning up their properties following floods likened to “the river running down the street”. Videos of the torrential rain and its effect on the villages have been posted online showing the extent of the flooding and the panicked reaction […]
Fr Joe McVeigh in interview
THIS MONTH for the ‘Fermanagh Lives Lived’ series of in-depth interviews, the Herald was in conversation with Fr Joe McVeigh from Ederney. Fr Joe talks about his 50 years of ministry which began in Fermanagh the same year as internment was introduced, his early days in Moneyvriece and St Michael’s College, and his passion for […]
Two die in heartbreaking double road tragedies
THE county came to a heartbreaking standstill this week as a result of two separate car collisions that tragically claimed the lives of two local people. A man in his 50s died at the scene following a one-vehicle collision on the Marble Arch Road, Florencecourt, during the early hours of yesterday, Tuesday, morning, while a […]
Brollagh staff and pupils belittled
“It’s like rubbing salt in the wound.”
Fermanagh upbringing prepared Monica for finance job
FIRST FEMALE LEAD: FERMANAGH woman, Monica O’Reilly (nee McGuinness) has become the first female to lead the US financial services division of the global accountancy and consulting giant, Deloitte, in the firm’s 175-year history. Based in San Franciso, Monica has held several leadership roles in the so-called Big Four company and has 30 years experience […]
Going from bad to worse – sewage backing up at local estate after power is cut off
“Border village left with ticking health and ecological time bomb on its doorstep” – Dolan IT’S BEEN called “an environmental disaster” by residents, and now the ongoing sewerage saga at a local housing development has been made all the worse. A group of 20 homeowners at Ravensbrae in Garrison have been campaigning in recent months to […]
Extinction Rebellion joins fight against fracking
Campaigners have noted there is already a wealth of scientific evidence showing just how harmful fracking can be.